Tag: “Vos estis lux mundi” (7 May 2019)

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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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Opinion

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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Opinion

Editorial: The first case of ‘Vos Estis’ in action, and it’s fallout

OSV Editorial Vos Estis Title: Editorial: The first case of ‘Vos Estis’ in action, and it’s fallout Authors: Our Sunday Visitor Editorial Board: Gretchen R. Crowe, Scott P. Richert, Scott Warden, York Young Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor Date: 21APR2021 At the request of Pope Francis, Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston, Minnesota, resigned April 13 after

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A Historic Resignation

Holding Bishop Hoeppner accountable Title: A Historic Resignation Author: Paul Moses Publisher: Commonweal Magazine Date: 16APR2021 When Msgr. Roger Grundhaus wanted to baptize his niece’s baby in the cathedral of a nearby diocese, there was the simple matter of getting a letter from his bishop affirming that he was a priest in good standing.Bishop Michael

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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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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Child Sexual Abuse

Timor-Leste: Political leadership, patriarchal relationships, and the paedophile priest

Timor Leste Paedophile Priest Title: Timor-Leste: Political leadership, patriarchal relationships, and the paedophile priest Author: Sara Niner Publisher: Lens.Monash.Edu Date: 26FEB2021 Xanana Gusmao’s recent contrived jovial participation in the birthday celebrations of “self-professed” paedophile and defrocked foreign priest Richard Daschach has shocked many of his supporters, not least his Australian former wife and three Timorese-Australian sons

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The bishops begin to admit cases of child abuse: they already recognize 45, about twenty unpublished so far

Spanish Catholic Church Abuse Title: The bishops begin to admit cases of child abuse: they already recognize 45, about twenty unpublished so far Author: Bhavi Mandalia Publisher: Pledge Times Date: 24FEB2021 The Spanish Church continues to be an exception in the Western Catholic world when it comes to dealing with the scandal of child abuse.

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