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Pope warns of lost trust without more abuse accountability

Pope Warns of Lost Trust Title: Pope warns of lost trust without more abuse accountability Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 29APR2022 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis gave a new mandate to his sex abuse advisory commission Friday, telling its members to work with bishops around the world to establish special welcome centers

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Opinion

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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Church abuse record ‘makes a mockery’ of moral leadership

Francis Sullivan Cover Up Title: The cover up culture in the Church on child sexual abuse had had “an insidious effect”. Author: Sarah MacDonald Publisher: The Tablet Date: 17FEB2022 The former chief executive of the Catholic Church’s Truth, Justice and Healing Council which oversaw the Church’s response to Australia’s Royal Commission into child sexual abuse

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For years, Cardinal Marx has been face of Catholic Church in Germany

German Church Cardinal Marx Title: For years, Cardinal Marx has been face of Catholic Church in Germany Author: Anli Serfontein Publisher: Crux Date: 30JAN2022 BERLIN — No other German bishop has dominated Catholic life in Germany as much in recent years as Cardinal Reinhard Marx, who announced he will stay on as archbishop of Munich

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Opinion

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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‘Suffering of clerical abuse survivors offers seeds for more faithful Church’

Safeguarding Conference in Warsaw Title: ‘Suffering of clerical abuse survivors offers seeds for more faithful Church’ Author: Devin Watkins Publisher: Vatican News Date: 20SEP2021 Church representatives from Central and Eastern Europe wrap up the second day of a safeguarding conference in Warsaw, which seeks to turn the pain endured by survivors of clerical sexual abuse

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Opinion

The challenge of sexual abuse: What has happened since the February 2019 Summit

Challenge of Sexual Abuse Title: The challenge of sexual abuse: What has happened since the February 2019 Summit Author: Father Federico Lombardi, SJ Publisher: Vatican News Date: 26AUG2021 In February 2019, Pope Francis invited the presidents of every episcopal conference to the Vatican for a Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church to

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