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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Culture of silence keeps abuse systems in place

Culture of Abuse Silence Title: Culture of silence keeps abuse systems in place Author: Grace Tame Publisher: The Age Date: 06MAR2021 In recent weeks, the once unspoken horror of sexual abuse has become the dominant focus of public conversation. But the events playing out in the centre of our nation – and the corrupt cultures

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Madonnina
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Vlog: How Are Institutional Defendants Responding to Claims Brought Under the California Child Victims Act?

California Child Victims Act Title: Vlog: How Are Institutional Defendants Responding to Claims Brought Under the California Child Victims Act? Author: Mike Reck Publisher: Jeff Anderson and Associates Date: 03MAR2021 Transcript: So, being about a year into the window provided by the Child Victims Act, we’ve now had a chance to really see a response

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Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse

Abuse In Care NZ Title: Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse Author: Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry Publisher: Scoop NZ Date: 04MAR2021 Witnesses for faith-based institutions, including Archbishops and a Cardinal, will give evidence before the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry this month, on their processes for

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Scholars Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities

Native American Clergy Abuse Title: Scholars Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities Author: Taylor Ha Publisher: Fordham News Date: 03MAR2021 Denise K. Lajimodiere, Ed.D., an indigenous educator and a guest speaker in a new Fordham discussion series, recounted the historical and intergenerational trauma experienced by indigenous sexual abuse survivors in U.S. Catholic boarding

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Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron

“Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Title: Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Author: Jeff Anderson Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 01MAR2021 On February 28, 2021, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin “Marty” Baron retired from journalism. His legacy and his influence on the clergy sexual abuse survivors’ movement cannot be understated. It’s

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The Conscience of the Catholic Church

Catholic Anne Barrett Doyle Title: The Conscience of the Catholic Church Author: Rose Minutaglio Publisher: Elle Date: 26FEB2021 “Are you Catholic?” Anne Barrett Doyle smiled at me expectantly with kind, sea-green eyes. It was months before the pandemic hit, and Barrett Doyle had invited me over to the Boston loft she and her husband moved

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Clergy sex abuse survivors and whistleblower priests join together for healing and worship

Whistleblower Priests Clergy Abuse Title: Clergy sex abuse survivors and whistleblower priests join together for healing and worship Author: Kimberly Curth Publisher: Fox8Live.com Date: 24FEB2021 NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Survivors and whistleblower priests are joining together in an unconventional way. They’ve found common ground in their personal experiences speaking out about clergy sexual abuse while

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Protection of minors: A balance is needed

Hiding Behind Confessional Seal Title: Protection of minors: A balance is needed Author: Gudrun Sailer Publisher: Vatican News Date: 19FEB2021 As many churches in different countries prepare to mark a Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse, an interview with Dr Myriam Wijlens, a professor in canon law and member of the Pontifical

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