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Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges

Theodore McCarrick Dedham Court Title: Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges Authors:  Shelley Murphy & John R. Ellement Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 03SEP2021 DEDHAM — Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he sexually assaulted a teenager 47 years ago, making

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Madonnina
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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Blog

The McC Criminal Case: Two Receptions

God Is Never Late Title: The McC Criminal Case: Two Receptions Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 06AUG2021 Theodore McCarrick began his ministry as Archbishop of Washington DC in January of 2001. After a ceremony at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, there was a reception in a banquet hall at the Capitol Hilton,

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Madonnina
Opinion

Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy

James Finn Jeffrey Burrill Title: Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy Author: James Finn Publisher: whosoever.org Reprinted from Medium with permission of the author. Date: 24JUL2021 Powerful priest exposes Church hate speech Last autumn as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops actively lobbied Congress to kill a proposed national suicide hotline because it directed help

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Defrocked Catholic priest Richard Lavigne in deathbed tapes: ‘I assume I’m going to heaven’ (audio)

Defrocked Catholic priest Lavigne Title: Defrocked Catholic priest Richard Lavigne in deathbed tapes: ‘I assume I’m going to heaven’ (audio) Author: Stephanie Barry Publisher: MassLive.com Date: 11JUL2021 Until his last breath, defrocked Roman Catholic priest Richard R. Lavigne — prolific child molester, alleged murderer and catalyst for many lifetimes of ruin — remained convinced he

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As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate

Grey Nuns Child Abuse Title: As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate Author: Simon Nakonechny Publisher: CBC News Date: 09JUL2021 WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. Three Quebec-based religious orders that staffed residential schools in the rest of Canada have earned

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UN investigators call on Vatican to do more to stop abuse

United Nations Mandatory Reporting Title: UN investigators call on Vatican to do more to stop abuse Author: Cindy Wooden (Catholic News Service CNS) Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCROnline) Date: 22JUN2021 VATICAN CITY — While acknowledging Vatican-mandated reforms in the handling of clerical sexual abuse, four U.N. special rapporteurs urged the Vatican to make it mandatory that church officials

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UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations

Office Of High Commissioner Title: UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations Author: OHCHR Staff Publisher: OHCHR.Org United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner Date:  21JUN2021 GENEVA (21 June 2021) – UN human rights experts* urged the Holy See to take all necessary measures to stop and prevent

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Madonnina
Opinion

Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness

Catholic Church Survivor Centred Title: Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness Author: Cathy Driscoll, Saint Mary’s University Publisher: The Conversation Date: 16JUN2021 In light of the recent discovery of 215 Indigenous children in unmarked graves at a former Catholic-run residential school in British Columbia and investigations at other former

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