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Phil Saviano, clergy abuse victim who refused to stay silent, dies at 69

Phil Saviano Clergy Abuse Title: Phil Saviano, clergy abuse victim who refused to stay silent, dies at 69 Author: Bryan Marquard Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 28NOV2021 Phil Saviano was near death from AIDS three decades ago and thousands of dollars in debt when the Worcester Diocese tried to silence him with a settlement that

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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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Opinion

He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen?

Jason Berry Clergy Abuse Title: He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen? Author:  Ben Proudfoot Featuring: Jason Berry Publisher: The New York Times Date: 24AUG2021 Nearly 20 years ago, an investigation by The Boston Globe into sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests ignited a firestorm of scandal that

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Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s

Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s Author: Shelley Murphy Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 29JUL2021 Defrocked former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy during a wedding reception at Wellesley College in the 1970s, making him the highest-ranking Roman Catholic

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Anti-abuse center gets upgrade, sensing both progress and frustration

Catholic Anthropology Child Protection Title: Anti-abuse center gets upgrade, sensing both progress and frustration Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 02MAY2021 Catholic Anthropology Child Protection ROME – Last week, a well-known center at one of Rome’s pontifical universities aimed at protecting children from clerical sexual abuse, and beyond, was upgraded to an institute of

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

Catholics owe Marty Baron a debt of gratitude. He told us the truth about the clerical sex abuse crisis.

Marty Baron Clerical Abuse Title: Catholics owe Marty Baron a debt of gratitude. He told us the truth about the clerical sex abuse crisis. Author: Eileen Markey Publisher: America Magazine Date: 26MAR2021 Marty Baron, editor of The Boston Globe when the newspaper exposed the Catholic hierarchy’s systemic coverup of sexual abuse of children by clergy,

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

The Editorial Board: Attorney general shows complicity by Malone in shielding accused priests

Attorney General Malone Complicit Title: The Editorial Board: Attorney general shows complicity by Malone in shielding accused priests Author: News Editorial Board Publisher: Buffalo News Date: 29NOV2020 In 2019, a member of a Catholic parish’s pastoral council in Elma told The News that Bishop Richard J. Malone had “taken the blame here and the bullet

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Opinion

Confessions of a Vatican source: Jason Berry on the McCarrick report

Jason Berry McCarrick Report Title: Confessions of a Vatican source: Jason Berry on the McCarrick report Author: Jason Berry Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 25NOV2020 When Pope John Paul II made Theodore McCarrick a cardinal in 2001, the archbishop of Washington, D.C., was a silk-between-the-fingers fundraiser. A year later, when the pope summoned the

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Paul Shanley, priest at center of sex scandal, dead at 89

Paul Shanley Predator Priest Title: Paul Shanley, priest at center of sex scandal, dead at 89 Author: Associated Press (AP) Publisher: Martinsville Bulletin Date: 06NOV2020 RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT DATE OF DEATH TO OCT. 28, 2020 – FILE – This undated identification photo released Friday, July 28, 2017, via the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry

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Former Woonsocket priest charged with molesting three boys

Rev John Petrocelli Indictment Title: Former Woonsocket priest charged with molesting three boys Author: Amanda Milkovits Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 05NOV2020 The indictment of former Rev. John Petrocelli is the first criminal case under the attorney general’s review of the Providence Diocese PROVIDENCE — A former priest on the Diocese of Providence’s list of

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