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Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast

Clergy Abuse Crisis Podcasts Title: Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 19SEP2020 As U.S. Catholics await the release of the Vatican’s report on former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was laicized by Pope Francis for serial sexual abuse, a new podcast chronicles the scourge

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Former Bellingham priest named in child sex abuse settlement

Archdiocese of Boston Abuse Title: Former Bellingham priest named in child sex abuse settlement Author: Alison Bosma Publisher: The Milford Daily News Date: 15SEP2020 Three former priests associated with the Archdiocese of Boston, including one who worked in churches in Hudson and Bellingham, were named in child sexual abuse settlements reached earlier this year.”Our clients

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Group demands local diocese add new name to list of credibly accused abusers

Brian Highfill Clergy Abuse Title: Group demands local diocese add new name to list of credibly accused abusers Author: Dan Copp Submitted by: Kevin Bourgeois Publisher: Daily Advertiser Date: 04SEP2020 A group that advocates for Catholic Church sex abuse victims is asking the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux to add a new name to its list of “credibly

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St. Mary’s sex-assault victims speak out

John J. Gallagher Abuse Title: St. Mary’s sex-assault victims speak out Author: Breanna Edelstein Publisher: The Eagle Tribune Date: 29AUG2020 LAWRENCE — Two women who were sexually abused by the Rev. John J. Gallagher in the 1970s are speaking publicly — for the first time — about their childhood trauma with the hope of empowering

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Royal Commission launches separate probe into Marylands abuse

Royal Commission Marylands abuse Title: Royal Commission launches separate probe into Marylands abuse Author: Liz McDonald Publisher: Stuff Date: 21AUG2020 Abuse of children at Marylands School in Christchurch from the 1950s to the 1980s will be the subject of a special Royal Commission investigation. The Royal Commission looking into the abuse of children in state and

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Former West Virginia bishop apologizes, reimburses diocese

Bishop Michael Bransfield SNAP Title: Former West Virginia bishop apologizes, reimburses diocese Author: John Raby AP Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 20AUG2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former Roman Catholic bishop in West Virginia has issued an apology two years after resigning amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct, and the diocese said Thursday that he

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KBI received 205 reports of priest abuse; opened 120 cases

Kansas Bureau Investigation Priests Title: KBI received 205 reports of priest abuse; opened 120 cases Author: The Associated Press Staff Publisher:  KWCH12/AP Date: 15AUG2020 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says it has received 205 reports of abuse by Catholic priests and has opened 120 cases. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt

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Ex-archbishop in Chile dies before facing trial for sex abuse

Francisco Jose Cox Huneeus Dies Title: Ex-archbishop in Chile dies before facing trial for sex abuse Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 14AUG2020 Francisco Jose Cox Huneeus, died age 87 in Chile, on Aug. 12, 2020. He died two years after being defrocked by Pope Francis. He faced several allegations of sexually abusing minors.

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