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Churches defend clergy loophole in child sex abuse reporting

Churches Defend Clergy Loophole Title: Churches defend clergy loophole in child sex abuse reporting Authors: Jason Dearen & Michael Rezendes Publisher: Associated Press Date: 28SEP2022 It was a frigid Sunday evening at the Catholic Newman Center in Salt Lake City when the priest warned parishioners who had gathered after Mass that their right to private

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Priest: Church needs to emphasize pastoral work with sex abuse survivors

Jesuit Father Jerry McGlone Title: Priest: Church needs to emphasize pastoral work with sex abuse survivors Author: Rhina Guidos Publisher: Crux Date: 26JUN2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Each year the U.S. Catholic Church unveils its annual report on what it’s doing to prevent abuse of minors by clergy and other church workers.What it also should tell

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Archbishop Nienstedt: an example of how the pope’s abuse law is not working

Vos Estis Archbishop Nienstedt Title: Archbishop Nienstedt: an example of how the pope’s abuse law is not working Author: Hank Shea Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 09JUN2022 Anne Barrett Doyle of the group BishopAccountability.org recently wrote a thoughtful article on how Pope Francis’ major law to hold bishops and religious superiors accountable for abuse they

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Cardinal Angelo Sodano dead at 94

Cardinal Angelo Sodano Dead Title: Cardinal Angelo Sodano dead at 94 Author: J.D. Flynn/Ed Condon Publisher: The Pillar Date: 28MAY2022 Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Vatican Secretary of State under Pope St. John Paul and Pope Benedict XVI, died Friday. The cardinal was 94 years old.Sodano was also dean of the College of Cardinals for nearly 15

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My Holy-Week Peace (Becoming Catholic, Part III)

Mark White Knestout’s Trash Title: My Holy-Week Peace (Becoming Catholic, Part III) Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 12APR2022 When the hand-held candles light up the church, with the Paschal Candle in front of the altar, at the beginning of the Easter Vigil: Christ triumphs, and we rejoice. The ritual of

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Anna Farrow: Church’s ‘Long Lent’ of clerical abuse

Long Lent Church Abuse Title: Anna Farrow: Church’s ‘Long Lent’ of clerical abuse Author: Anna Farrow Publisher: The Catholic Register Date: 19MAR2022 Entering the season of Lent can seem like a blessed relief. The harsh mark of ash on the forehead, the stark words of truth, “you are dust,” the stripping away of the distractions

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Pope Francis’ ‘Zanchetta problem’

Pope Francis’ ‘Zanchetta problem’ Title: Pope Francis’ ‘Zanchetta problem’ Authors: Ed. Condon and JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 05MAR2022 The criminal conviction of Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta for the sexual abuse of seminarians has sent shock waves through the Argentine Catholic Church, and the Vatican. The conviction also raises questions about the credibility of Pope

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Pope Benedict faulted over sex abuse claims: New report is just one chapter in his – and Catholic Church’s – fraught record

Pope Benedict faulted Title: Pope Benedict faulted over sex abuse claims: New report is just one chapter in his – and Catholic Church’s – fraught record Author: David Gibson Publisher: The Conversation Date: 29Jan2022 An in-depth report released last week alleges that former Pope Benedict XVI allowed four abusive priests in Munich to remain in ministry. The

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Book Update + Talks

Ordained By a Predator Title: Book Update + Talks Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 05JAN2022 20 C+M+B 22 Happy New Year, dear reader. The publisher sent me a mock-up of the dust cover for Ordained By a Predator: Becoming a Priest in the Middle of a Criminal Conspiracy. We have

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20 years after Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight,’ we need a national database of accused clergy

20 Years After ‘Spotlight’ Title: 20 years after Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight,’ we need a national database of accused clergy Author: Barbara Thorp Publisher: NCR Online Date: 04JAN2022 In the United States, the terrible truth that Catholic clergy have sexually violated children has been known publicly now for at least 36 years. For this truth-telling, we

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