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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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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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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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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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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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Law firm starts database of Catholic child abuse

Jeff Anderson Abuse Database Title: Law firm starts database of Catholic child abuse Author: Cara Chapman (Press-Republican) Publisher: Adirondack Daily Enterprise Date: 08APR2021 PLATTSBURGH — A Minnesota-based firm on Tuesday launched a database it hopes will aid child abuse survivors, law enforcement and fellow attorneys in their efforts to seek justice from the Catholic Church

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‘Profound evil’ of abuse must be eradicated, Pope Francis tells symposium

Pope Francis Profound Evil Title: ‘Profound evil’ of abuse must be eradicated, Pope Francis tells symposium Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) via Catholic News Service (CNS) Date:  08APR2021 VATICAN CITY — As religious leaders, scholars, experts and abuse survivors come together online to participate in a three-day international symposium on faith, healing

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Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Claims Tucson Was “Dumping Ground” For Predatory Catholic Priests

Tucson Predatory Catholic Priests Title: Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Claims Tucson Was “Dumping Ground” For Predatory Catholic Priests Author: Irvin Jackson Publisher: AboutLawsuits.com Date: 06APR2021 According to allegations raised in a lawsuit filed on behalf of at least three survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, the Church used southern Arizona as a “dumping ground” for

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