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No secret that ‘pontifical secrecy’ is taking a beating at pope’s summit

Pontifical Secret Transparency Scicluna Title: No secret that ‘pontifical secrecy’ is taking a beating at pope’s summit Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publisher: Crux Date: 23Feb2019 ROME – One hallmark of Pope Francis’s style is that during big moments, he prefers to have his friends and allies in the spotlight. That’s certainly the case during

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Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit

Provolo Institute Zero Tolerance Title: Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit Author: Hannah Brockhaus Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 21FEB2020 Rome, Italy, Feb 21, 2020 / 12:49 pm (CNA).- One year after the Vatican hosted a summit on the abuse crisis, three former students of an Argentine institute which cared

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Survivors storm Rome to mark anniversary of global abuse summit

Anniversary Global Abuse Summit Title: Survivors storm Rome to mark anniversary of global abuse summit Author: Elise Ann Allen Publication: Crux Date: 20FEB2020 ROME – This week clerical abuse survivors from around the world have flocked to Rome to mark the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’s global summit on child protection, which took place at

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Removal of ‘pontifical secret’ in clerical sex abuse trials a step forward for justice

Pontifical Secret Marie Collins Title: Removal of ‘pontifical secret’ in clerical sex abuse trials a step forward for justice Author: Marie Collins Publication: The Irish Times Date: 18FEB2020 On the December 17th last the Vatican announced that the “pontifical secret” would no longer be applied to canon law trials involving clerical sexual offences. Many people were unaware of

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Piecemeal Protections The Canadian Church Struggles to Confront Sex Abuse

Piecemeal protections Canada Commonweal Title: Piecemeal Protections The Canadian Church Struggles to Confront Sex Abuse Author: Michael W. Higgins Publication: Commonweal Date: 11FEB2020 It was early December of last year when I heard an extraordinary interview with a Canadian bishop on CBC Radio One, Canada’s premier English-speaking public broadcaster. Extraordinary, because it was thirty minutes long;

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Fr. Hans Zollner: Clergy abuse has damaged the church, but ‘more damage has been done to human beings’

Church damaged by abuse Title: Fr. Hans Zollner: Clergy abuse has damaged the church, but ‘more damage has been done to human beings’ Author: Gia Myers Publication: America Media via Catholic News Service (CNS) Date: 06FEB2020 VILLANOVA, Pa. (CNS) — Almost 200 people filled the Driscoll Hall Auditorium on Villanova University’s campus Jan. 29 looking to deepen

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The Pope’s Declaration on Clergy Abuse: A Step in the Right Direction or a Band-aid on A Much Deeper Wound?

Zero tolerance clergy abuse Title: The Pope’s Declaration on Clergy Abuse: A Step in the Right Direction or a Band-aid on A Much Deeper Wound? Author: Mark M. Bello Publication: The Legal Examiner Date: 05FEB2020 The stories are similar, remarkably consistent. The survivors suffer the similar, yet unique, pain. The predators come from many walks of life and

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Interview of the editorial director, Andrea Tornielli, with Archbishop Charles Scicluna, adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on the occasion of the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father Francis concerning the Instruction on the Confidentiality of Legal Proceedings, 17.12.2019

Scicluna an epochal decision Title: Interview of the editorial director, Andrea Tornielli, with Archbishop Charles Scicluna, adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on the occasion of the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father Francis concerning the Instruction on the Confidentiality of Legal Proceedings, 17.12.2019 Author: Andrea Tornielli Publisher:Vatican

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Priests in group shut down by Vatican accused of sex abuse

Prato Bishop Giovanni Nerbini Title: Priests in group shut down by Vatican accused of sex abuse Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press via Star Tribune Date: 29JAN2020 Nine priests and brothers of a Catholic group recently shut down by the Vatican are under investigation by Italian authorities for allegedly sexually abusing two brothers, officials and

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