Tag: transparency

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Polish bishop let priest accused of sex abuse keep teaching children – Vatican orders investigation

Vatican Investigates Polish Bishop Title: Polish bishop let priest accused of sex abuse keep teaching children – Vatican orders investigation Author: Juliette Bretan Publisher: Notes From Poland Date: 13SEP2020 A priest being investigated for alleged child sex abuse was allowed to continue working, including teaching children in a public school, for eight years after the

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Bishop-elect of Duluth resigns following sexual abuse allegation

Michel Mulloy Child Abuse Title: Bishop-elect of Duluth resigns following sexual abuse allegation Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine (America Media) Date: 07SEP2020 Pope Francis has today accepted the resignation of Michel Mulloy, the bishop elect of Duluth following an allegation of the sexual abuse of a minor and a subsequent investigation. The Vatican announced

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Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver covered up systemic abuse, silenced survivors for decades, lawsuit claims

Archdiocese of Vancouver Abuse Title: Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver covered up systemic abuse, silenced survivors for decades, lawsuit claims Author: Rhianna Schmunk Publisher: CBC News Date: 28AUG2020 Archdiocese hopes ‘publicity’ will help give survivors ‘confidence to come forward; get the help they deserve’ A woman who claims she was assaulted as a child at a

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Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done

Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines Title: Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done Author: Paula Jefferson Publisher: The Irish News Date: 27AUG2020 The Vatican, under the direct intervention of Pope Francis, has strengthened its guidance to bishops on how the Catholic Church should combat clerical abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. Paula

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Two more sex abuse suits filed against ABQ orphanage

St. Anthony‘s Orphanage Abuse Title: Two more sex abuse suits filed against ABQ orphanage Author: Colleen Heild Publisher: Albuquerque Journal Date: 24AUG2020 Two more former students of the now-closed St. Anthony Home for Boys came forward Monday to file childhood sexual abuse lawsuits against nuns who ran the orphanage after a top superior at the

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Opinion

Opinion: Pull back the curtain of secrecy on abuse by priests

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Abuse Title: Opinion: Pull back the curtain of secrecy on abuse by priests Author: Kathy Weyer Publisher: Cincinnati.com Date: 24AUG2020 St. Peter in Chains Cathedral is now a “minor basilica.” It is clear that Archbishop Dennis Schnurr is excited and proud, and it is clear that he welcomed members of the news

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Blog

The Polding House Push and The Catholic Weekly Bugle.

Plenary Council Dumb Silence Title: The Polding House Push and The Catholic Weekly Bugle. Author: David Timbs Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 20AUG2020 Over the past year in particular, Australian Catholics have become convinced that their bishops, with some exceptions, are playing games with them in the lead up to the national Plenary

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Opinion

Explainer: What the church has done to fight clergy sex abuse since 2018’s ‘summer of shame’

Dulle Clergy Sex Abuse Title: Explainer: What the church has done to fight clergy sex abuse since 2018’s ‘summer of shame’ Author: Colleen Dulle Publisher: America Magazine Date: 14AUG2020 It has been two years since the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report was published on Aug. 14, 2018, documenting in at times disturbing detail at least 1,000 cases of

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