Tag: vulnerable adults

Madonnina
Opinion

New Vatican laws on clergy abuse not enough, says former papal commissioner

Collins Irish Abuse Survivor Title: New Vatican laws on clergy abuse not enough, says former papal commissioner Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCROnline.com) Date: 17JUN2021 A respected former member of Pope Francis’ commission on clergy sexual abuse has expressed disappointment in the recent revision of the criminal section of the Catholic Church’s

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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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Madonnina
News

New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner

Marie Collins Zero Tolerance Title: New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner Author: Vivienne Clarke Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 02JUN2021 Veteran campaigner Marie Collins has expressed her disappointment at the changes to the Catholic Church’s penal code announced by the Vatican on Tuesday. The new rules will force bishops to take action action against

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Canon Law

Vatican tells bishops to get serious on crime and punishment

Canon Law Crime Punishment Title: Vatican tells bishops to get serious on crime and punishment Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 02JUN2021 ROME – On Tuesday the Vatican published a long-awaited revision of Book VI of the Code of Canon Law, unveiling a brand-new penal system including a handful of new crimes and making

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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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Madonnina
News

Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020

Child Protection Week 2020 Title: Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020 Author: Communications Office Publisher: Melbourne Catholic, Date: 02SEP2020 This year marks the 30th anniversary of Child Protection Week (6-12 September). The theme for 2020, ‘Putting Children First’, was chosen by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) and underscores

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Madonnina
News

Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done

Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines Title: Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done Author: Paula Jefferson Publisher: The Irish News Date: 27AUG2020 The Vatican, under the direct intervention of Pope Francis, has strengthened its guidance to bishops on how the Catholic Church should combat clerical abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. Paula

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Madonnina
Child Sexual Abuse

Dolan Defies Demands of Survivors, Provides Safe Harbor & Continuing Cover-Up For Monsignor John Paddack

Cardinal Dolan Protected Paddack Title: Dolan Defies Demands of Survivors, Provides Safe Harbor & Continuing Cover-Up For Monsignor John Paddack Author: Trusha Goffe Publisher: Jeff Anderson and Associates Date: 29JUL2020 ACCOUNTS OF 11 KNOWN SURVIVORS PAINT GRIM PORTRAIT OF SYSTEMIC ABUSE AND COVER-UP ACROSS MULTIPLE ASSIGNMENTS FOR 19 CONSECUTIVE YEARS IN ARCHDIOCESE Downloads Timeline of

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