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“I wanted to go throw up:’ MPs slam bishops’ continued refusal to ask Pope to apologize for residential schools” & related articles

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 Global News 18 April 2018 By Amanda Connolly National Online Journalist  Global News Residential school survivor and NDP MP Romeo Saganash told reporters the decision by Canadian bishops to defend not asking the Pope to issue a formal apology made … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Carlos Urrutigoity (VIII)

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This is the conclusion of a eight-part series of posts on the Commonweal blog on the Urrutigoity case. Access other parts of the series here:  Part 1;      Part 11;     Part III;      Part IV;     … Continue reading

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Ex-Pope Benedict denies abuse cover-up

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BBC News Europe 24 September 2013 Last updated at 13:24 ET The former Pope, Benedict XVI, has denied any role in covering up child sex abuse by priests, in his first public comments since retirement. The emeritus Pope, as he … Continue reading

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“Pope’s decision ‘partly prompted’ by claims over influence of gay lobby” & related articles

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irishtimes.com 21 February 2013 PADDY AGNEW, in Rome Italian daily La Repubblica this morning sensationally claims that Pope Benedict’s resignation was at least partly prompted by an internal report prepared by three senior cardinals, alleging that various lobbies, including a … Continue reading

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Who is the “high-level” official?

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Deacon Herman Cassista pleaded guilty nearly a full year ago.  He has just been sentenced: 09 February 2013: Former Quebec City deacon gets 7 years for sex assault of boys, men I have no idea why it took a year.  … Continue reading

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Papal Prophecy of St. Malachy Says There Will be Just One More Pope After Benedict

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The Cleveland Leader February 11, 2013 – 9:08am by Julie Kent Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday morning that he would be stepping down as the head of the Catholic Church, making him the first Pope to step down rather than … Continue reading

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Full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s declaration

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Pope cites ‘advanced age’ in resignation By CNN Staff updated 9:59 AM EST, Mon February 11, 2013 (CNN) — Pope Benedict XVI on Monday said he plans on resigning the papal office on February 28. The following is the full … Continue reading

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Vatican Explains Sex-Abuse Policy

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Wall Street Journal 12 April 2010 By STACY MEICHTRY ROME—The Vatican on Monday published a guide to the Holy See’s norms for handling sexual-abuse cases in an attempt to quell criticism over Pope Benedict XVI’s response to the sex-abuse crisis. … Continue reading

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Moral squalor

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I have been busily trying to find a new blog “theme” – it is long past time my software was updated for ease of use for all.  I thought it would be a simple process but not so.  So, I … Continue reading

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