Category Archives: Pope Francis

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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“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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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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Pope Francis sends letter to the Chilean Bishops

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Vatican News 17 May 2018 At the conclusion of three days of “fraternal” meetings, Pope Francis hands the following letter to the 34 Chilean bishops with whom he had closely examined the clerical sex abuse scandal that has tarnished the … Continue reading

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“Chilean Bishop Suspends 12 Priests, Apologizes for Not Acting Sooner” & related articles

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Bishop Goić’s apology came after a program detailing misconduct accusations aired and after the bishop returned from the Chilean bishops’ meeting with Pope Francis. National Catholic Register 22 May 2018 Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News Bishop Alejandro Goić Karmelić (Warko2006 CC 3.0) … Continue reading

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One can only wonder

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Previously convicted Church organist Brian Lucy has a court date for sentencing tomorrow afternoon in Brockville, Ontario: 22 May  2018:  2 pm, sentencing, Brockville Ontario courthouse (41 Court House Square Please keep the victims in your prayers ***** The unofficial … Continue reading

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Pope Francis said ‘that you are gay does not matter’, abuse survivor claims

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The Catholic Herald posted Monday, 21 May 2018 by Staff Reporter   Juan Carlos Cruz said the Pope told him ‘God made you like this and loves you like this’ A survivor of clerical sex abuse has said that Pope … Continue reading

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Confusion abounds

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I’ve posted a few more articles regarding the Chilean bishops and all them submitting  their resignations, or of them offering to resign.  Confusion abounds  : 18 May 2018:   “Chilean bishops implore forgiveness for sex abuse scandal and offer to resign” … Continue reading

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