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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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Basilian insult to victim and jury

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The Basilians aren’t about to turn the other cheek.  The order is refusing to accept the judgment of a jury whereby it awarded Mr. Rod MacLean, a victim of clerical sexual abuse,  $500,000 punitive damages and damages for economic loss: … Continue reading

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Where is this going?

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Look at this: 23 May 2018:  “Pope Francis Will Receive 5 Priests Who Were Victims of Abuse in Chile” & related article More Chilean ‘victims’ invited  to meet Pope Francis. Some, it seems, are victims of clerical sexual abuse, while … Continue reading

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“Pope Francis Will Receive 5 Priests Who Were Victims of Abuse in Chile” & related article

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To ‘listen to their valuable opinion to improve the existing preventive measures and the fight against abuses in the Church’ ZENIT May 23, 2018 12:18 ZENIT Staff From June 1-3, 2018, the Holy Father will receive a second group of … Continue reading

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