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Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges

Theodore McCarrick Dedham Court Title: Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges Authors:  Shelley Murphy & John R. Ellement Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 03SEP2021 DEDHAM — Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he sexually assaulted a teenager 47 years ago, making

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Survivors abused by ‘sadistic’ priest win compensation battle, but money ‘won’t change’ impact

Bryan Coffey Clergy Abuse Title: Survivors abused by ‘sadistic’ priest win compensation battle, but money ‘won’t change’ impact Author: Matt Neal Publisher: ABC News Date: 26AUG2021 Two men who were abused by a paedophile priest in regional Victoria in the 1960s have reached landmark settlement agreements with the Catholic Church. Key Points: Coffey, who died in

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New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner

Marie Collins Zero Tolerance Title: New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner Author: Vivienne Clarke Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 02JUN2021 Veteran campaigner Marie Collins has expressed her disappointment at the changes to the Catholic Church’s penal code announced by the Vatican on Tuesday. The new rules will force bishops to take action action against

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Madonnina
Opinion

It’s time for our Catholic president to address the church’s sexual abuse scandal

President Biden David Clohessy Title: It’s time for our Catholic president to address the church’s sexual abuse scandal Author: David Clohessy | Religion News Service Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 13MAY2021 (RNS) — The unemployed. The unvaccinated. The front-line health care workers. The struggling small-business owners. The kids who should be back in school. Millions need

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up

Canadian Bishops Vos Estis Title: Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 08MAY2021 ROME – At a time when many are eager to see more implementation of Pope Francis’s recent norms for bishops’ accountability, the Canadian bishops have rolled out a new online reporting

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Kaul launches clergy sexual abuse probe

Kaul Catholic Abuse Probe Title: Kaul launches clergy sexual abuse probe Author: Todd Richmond Publisher: Associated Press Date: 27APR2021 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Justice has launched a sweeping investigation of sexual assault in Catholic churches and orders across Wisconsin, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday. Kaul, a Democrat, said during a

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Wisconsin to launch statewide investigation of clergy sex abuse, attorney general document reveals

Josh Kaul Clergy Abuse Title: Wisconsin to launch statewide investigation of clergy sex abuse, attorney general document reveals Authors: Haley BeMiller, Laura Schulte & Patrick Marley – USA Today Network Wisconsin Publisher: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Date: 23APR2021 Attorney General Josh Kaul notified the state’s five dioceses as well as separate orders of Catholic priests that his

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