Tag: transparency

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News

Polish Church faces reckoning over sex abuse

Polish Church Abuse Reckoning Title: Polish Church faces reckoning over sex abuse Author: Anna Maria Jakubek                  {Agence-France Press (AFP)} Publisher:  Yahoo News via AFP Date: 08JUL2020 Jakub Pankowiak’s story of sexual abuse by a priest is part of a documentary called “Hide and Seek”. Jakub Pankowiak’s story of

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Church should empower victims to disclose abuse

Charles Scicluna Pontifical Secret Title: Church should empower victims to disclose abuse Author: Juliet Palmer Publisher: CathNews NZ Pacific Date:  06JUL2020 The Catholic Church needs to empower victims of clerical abuse to disclose their predicament, says Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna. It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis published “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You

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Two former Diocese of Jefferson City priests dismissed

Priests Duesdieker Lahr Laicized Title: Two former Diocese of Jefferson City priests dismissed Author: Joe Gamm Publisher: News Tribune Date: 05JUL2020 Two men who are on the Diocese of Jefferson City’s list of priests who were credibly accused of clergy abuse have been laicized, or dismissed from being priests. Robert Duesdieker was ordained in 1980 and

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Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims

Archbishop Scicluna Clergy Abuse Title: Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 02JUL2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis issued his historic document, “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You are the light of the world),” and ushered in

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Blog

Catholics want reform

Catholics Want Reform Title: Catholics want reform Author: Peter Johnstone Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 30JUN2020 Catholics are rising up and accepting responsibility for renewing their Church. Catholics across Australia and New Zealand have met via Zoom to support the growing movement for reform of the Catholic Church. Representatives of 17 reform groups

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Final Reports and Publications

The 2019 Annual Report on the Implementation of the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People”

USCCB Child Protection Report Title: The 2019 Annual Report on the Implementation of the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” Author: prepared by the Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection for the National Review Board and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was authorized by the USCCB President, Archbishop

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Abuse allegations against former Springfield Bishop Christopher Weldon ‘unequivocally credible,’ investigation finds

Bishop Weldon Abuse credible Title: Abuse allegations against former Springfield Bishop Christopher Weldon ‘unequivocally credible,’ investigation finds Author: Anne-Gerard Flynn Publisher: MassLive Date: 24JUN2020 SPRINGFIELD — A retired superior court judge’s review of sexual abuse allegations against former Bishop Christopher J. Weldon, who led the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield for more than 25 years, found

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Opinion

Editorial: For the good of the Church, release the McCarrick report

OSV Release McCarrick Report Title: Editorial: For the good of the Church, release the McCarrick report Authors: Our Sunday Visitor Editorial Board: Gretchen R. Crowe, Scott P. Richert, Scott Warden, York Young Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor Date: 23JUN2020 That June 20 came and went quietly effectively communicates the current status of the Vatican’s long-anticipated report on

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Irish laypeople deplore bishops’ financial opacity, clericalism in managing diocesan accounts

Irish Laypeople deplore clericalism Title: Irish laypeople deplore bishops’ financial opacity, clericalism in managing diocesan accounts Author: Cameron Doody Publisher: Novena News Date: 22JUN2020 Irish laypeople have deplored their bishops’ financial opacity and clericalism in managing diocesan accounts. The complaint came in the latest edition of the transparency tables of We Are Church Ireland. The importance

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