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Pope Francis’ process for investigating accused Catholic bishops clearly requires reform

Francis Vos Estis Reform Title: Pope Francis’ process for investigating accused Catholic bishops clearly requires reform Author: NCR Editorial Staff Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 11MAY2021 Pope Francis’ new system to evaluate allegations of sexual abuse or cover-up against individual Catholic bishops, which went into effect in June 2019, is admirable. For the first time

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Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up

Canadian Bishops Vos Estis Title: Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 08MAY2021 ROME – At a time when many are eager to see more implementation of Pope Francis’s recent norms for bishops’ accountability, the Canadian bishops have rolled out a new online reporting

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Pope’s anti-corruption decree for Vatican limits gifts to 40 euros

Pope Francis Anti-Corruption Decree Title: Pope’s anti-corruption decree for Vatican limits gifts to 40 euros Author: Philip Pullella Publisher: Reuters Date: 30APR2021 Pope Francis issued a new decree on Thursday mandating full economic disclosure and controls for Vatican managers, including cardinals, and stipulating that no one can accept personal gifts worth more than 40 euros

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Kaul launches clergy sexual abuse probe

Kaul Catholic Abuse Probe Title: Kaul launches clergy sexual abuse probe Author: Todd Richmond Publisher: Associated Press Date: 27APR2021 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Justice has launched a sweeping investigation of sexual assault in Catholic churches and orders across Wisconsin, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday. Kaul, a Democrat, said during a

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Accountability, transparency, due process still needed, abuse experts say

Accountability transparency due process Title: Accountability, transparency, due process still needed, abuse experts say Author: Carol Glatz   Publisher: The Boston Pilot via CNS   Date:  13APR2021 ROME (CNS) — To help foster a wider discussion on work that still must be done to safeguard minors and vulnerable people in the Catholic Church, a canon law

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Legal lessons: Past abuse cases help train canon lawyers

Accountability Transparency Pontifical Secret Title: Legal lessons: Past abuse cases help train canon lawyers Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: The Catholic Spirit Date: 07APR2021 When Pope Francis abolished the “pontifical secret” covering the church’s judicial handling of cases of the sexual abuse of minors, it was hailed as a major step forward in promoting greater transparency

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Will the Vatican investigate a cardinal implicated in its own abuse trial?

Cardinal Angelo Comastri Investigation? Title: Will the Vatican investigate a cardinal implicated in its own abuse trial? Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publisher: Crux Now Date: 25FEB2021 ROME – An unusual sex abuse trial currently underway in the Vatican took a potentially explosive turn Wednesday, and the response may have a great deal to say

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Clergy sex abuse survivors and whistleblower priests join together for healing and worship

Whistleblower Priests Clergy Abuse Title: Clergy sex abuse survivors and whistleblower priests join together for healing and worship Author: Kimberly Curth Publisher: Fox8Live.com Date: 24FEB2021 NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Survivors and whistleblower priests are joining together in an unconventional way. They’ve found common ground in their personal experiences speaking out about clergy sexual abuse while

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Protection of minors: A balance is needed

Hiding Behind Confessional Seal Title: Protection of minors: A balance is needed Author: Gudrun Sailer Publisher: Vatican News Date: 19FEB2021 As many churches in different countries prepare to mark a Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse, an interview with Dr Myriam Wijlens, a professor in canon law and member of the Pontifical

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