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Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation

Jan Wodniak Tadeusz Rakoczy Title: Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation Author: Paulina Guzik Publisher: Crux Date: 15OCT2020 In 1984 in the town of Międzybrodzie in southwestern Poland, a boy was abused by the local parish priest for more than five years, beginning when he was 12. Today, more than thirty-six years later,

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Top expert fears abuse of minors within families has increased during lockdown

Hans Zollner Lockdown Fears Title: Top expert fears abuse of minors within families has increased during lockdown Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 25SEP2020 ROSARIO, Argentina – Father Hans Zollner, arguably one of the most prominent Church officials working on abuse prevention, says he understands the frustration some victims feel upon not seeing “immediate

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast

Clergy Abuse Crisis Podcasts Title: Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 19SEP2020 As U.S. Catholics await the release of the Vatican’s report on former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was laicized by Pope Francis for serial sexual abuse, a new podcast chronicles the scourge

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Crisis: Episode 2: Show Notes

Podcast: Crisis Episode 2 Title: Crisis: Episode 2: Show Notes Podcast: Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Host: Karna Lozoya Publisher: The Catholic Project Date: 16SEP2020 Sexual abuse by clergy of the Catholic Church is not a new problem. “How Did We Get Here?” looks at the early signs in the 1950’s and walks

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Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations

Vatican Response Royal Commission Title: Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations Author: ACBC Staff Publisher: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Media Blog Date: 04SEP2020 The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has provided the Holy See’s observations on 12 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to the Australian Government.The Royal

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Opinion

Explainer: What the church has done to fight clergy sex abuse since 2018’s ‘summer of shame’

Dulle Clergy Sex Abuse Title: Explainer: What the church has done to fight clergy sex abuse since 2018’s ‘summer of shame’ Author: Colleen Dulle Publisher: America Magazine Date: 14AUG2020 It has been two years since the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report was published on Aug. 14, 2018, documenting in at times disturbing detail at least 1,000 cases of

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Opinion

Eradicating the McCarrick Virus

Eradicating the McCarrick Virus Title: Eradicating the McCarrick Virus Author: The Editors Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 24JUL2020 EDITORIAL: Two years after the former cardinal’s sexual predilections were revealed, the Vatican still hasn’t released its report. It has now been two years since Pope Francis accepted Theodore McCarrick’s resignation from the College of Cardinals, shortly after

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Pope Francis finally makes bishops accountable for cover-ups

Kieran Tapsell Vademecum Analysis Title: Pope Francis finally makes bishops accountable for cover-ups Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: John Menadue-Pearls and Irritations Date:  24JUL2020 On 16 July 2020, the Vatican published a manual for dealing with allegations of child sexual abuse against Church personnel. It marks a significant change in culture expressed in canon law for

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Zero tolerance for clerical sexual abuse of children

Zero Tolerance Clergy Abuse Title: Zero tolerance for clerical sexual abuse of children Author: UCA News Reporter, New Delhi Publisher: UCA News Date: 21JUL2020 Indian bishops back new Vatican guidelines that call for even vague and anonymous claims to be investigated. Catholic bishops in India have agreed to follow new Vatican guidelines to investigate allegations of

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