Category Archives: Vatican

“Vigano letter responds to Cardinal Ouellet’s charge of rebellion against pope” & related articles

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Catholic  News Agency  CNA 19 October 2018 By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 19, 2018 / 08:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a new testimony Friday, Archbishop Carlo Vigano charged that Pope Francis has been negligent in his responsibilities to the … Continue reading

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“Vatican’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints about ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick reveals a lot about the Catholic Church” & related articles

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Washington Post 02 October 2018 By Michelle Boorstein In this Nov. 14, 2011 photo, then Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall assembly in Baltimore. McCarrick. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) In November 2000, a … Continue reading

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Ottawa priest defrocked following abuse admissions, allegations

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The Ottawa Citizen Updated: October 1, 2018 Andrew Duffy William Barry McGrory leaves the court house in Ottawa in November 2016. Tony Caldwell / Postmedia Network An Ottawa priest who is to stand trial next year on historic sex abuse … Continue reading

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Archbishop Philip Wilson

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The Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court. Picture: AAP Sam Buckingham-Jones Journalist 12:35AM July 31, 2018 The Pope has effectively sacked Philip Wilson after the Adelaide archbishop refused to stand down despite being the most senior Catholic to … Continue reading

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“US Vatican cardinal: “Not once did I even suspect” McCarrick” & related articles

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ABC News VATICAN CITY — Jul 31, 2018, 4:49 PM ET By Nicole Winfield, associated press The Associated PressCardinal Kevin Farrell, head of the Vatican’s family and laity office, talks during an interview with The Associated Press in office in … Continue reading

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Former Vatican diplomat wanted in Windsor for child pornography gets five years

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Windsor police issued a Canada-wide warrant for Capella last September on charges of accessing child pornography, possessing child pornography and distributing child pornography. The Windsor Star 24 June 2018 Craig Pearson & The Associated Press Updated: June 24, 2018 Former Holy … Continue reading

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“Vatican court jails ex-diplomat Italian priest Carlo Alberto Capella for child porn” & related articles

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USA TodayPublished 1:50 p.m. ET June 23, 2018 Deutsche Welle (Photo: Vatican handout, EPA-EFE) A Vatican court sentenced Carlo Alberto Capella to five years in prison for the possession and distribution of child pornography on Saturday. The 51-year-old priest admitted to … Continue reading

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“Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop, alleged to have sexually abused minor” & related articles

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USA TodayBridgewater Courier News Published 11:53 a.m. ET June 20, 2018 | Updated 5:31 p.m. ET June 20, 2018 USA Today Network Paul C. Grzella,  Mitchell Garabedian, a Boston, Mass. attorney who has represented over 3,000 victims of clergy abuse, … Continue reading

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“Pope sends abuse investigators back to Chile, ‘ashamed’ church didn’t listen” & related articles

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CW 39 Houston Posted 7:14 AM, June 1, 2018, by CNN Wire (CNN) — Pope Francis is sending investigators back to Chile to look into historical child abuse and accusations a bishop covered up crimes against minors, the Vatican said … Continue reading

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Despite warnings, past Buffalo bishops returned abusive clergy to parishes

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The Buffalo News Published   May 27, 2018 | Updated May 27, 2018 By Jay Tokasz When a mother complained that the Rev. Norbert F. Orsolits propositioned her teenage son in a bar, the Diocese of Buffalo quietly sent him away … Continue reading

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