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“Lone survivor on Vatican abuse commission resigns in frustration” & related articles

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National Catholic Reporter Joshua J. McElwee  |  Mar. 1, 2017 Marie Collins (CNS photo/Carol Glatz) The only active member of Pope Francis’ new commission on clergy sexual abuse who is an abuse survivor has resigned from the group due to … Continue reading

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Does the left hand know what the right is doing?

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Well, what can I say? Anther case of the left had not knowing what the right is doing? This will be a bit of a ramble.  I’m trying to make sense out something which, to me, makes no sense. First. … Continue reading

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“ Indian bishop lifts convicted priest’s suspension“ & related article

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Decision on confessed sex offender made after Vatican consultations, Ootacamund prelate says ucanews.com reporter, Kochi, India February 11, 2016 Addressing U.S. cardinals in 2002, Pope John Paul II issues a stern warning against priests who would harm young people. An … Continue reading

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“Updated: Government does not agree with release on parole of ‘priest’ guilty of sexual abuse” & related article

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The Independent Friday, 7 August 2015, 09:22 The release of defrocked priest Godwin Scerri on parole was not taken by the Church but by the Parole Board, the Curia said in a statement this morning. It was referring to media … Continue reading

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“Pope approves ‘abuse of office’ proposals for bishops in sex abuse cases” & related articles

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news.va 10 June 2015 2015-06-10 Vatican Radio (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has created a new Vatican tribunal section to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from sexually abusive priests. The head of the Vatican press office, Fr … Continue reading

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“Action against Kerala priest: Church awaits directions from Vatican” & related article

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Z News (India) Last Updated: Monday, May 18, 2015 – 20:40 Kochi: Roman Catholic Church in Kerala is waiting for “directions” from the Vatican after taking initial action against a priest based on Canon law for allegedly raping a teenaged … Continue reading

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Vatican orders Sydney Archdiocese to reopen abuse inquiry

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The Australian August 25, 2014 12:00AM Dan Box Crime Reporter Sydney THE Vatican has asked the Catholic archdiocese of Sydney to review an investigation conducted under previous archbishop Cardinal George Pell, which criticised the credibility of two alleged victims of … Continue reading

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“Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski defrocked by Vatican for sexually abusing boys” & related article

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Polish-born clergyman was Vatican’s ambassador to the Dominican Republic CBC News Posted: Jun 27, 2014 6:06 PM ETLast Updated: Jun 27, 2014 6:48 PM ET Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was fired from his diplomatic post on Aug. 21 after the archbishop … Continue reading

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“Pope will be tough on paedophile priests, says sex abuse crisis authority“ & related articles

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Monsignor Charles Scicluna says Pope Francis will not be lenient because justice matters more than protecting the church theguardian.com Reuters Saturday 18 January 2014 16.13 GMT Charles Scicluna: ‘I have met with Francis and he has expressed great determination to … Continue reading

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Pope taps German theologian to head orthodoxy post

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BloomBergBusinessweek News AP News 02 July 2012 By Nicole Winfield VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope named Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller to head the Vatican’s all-important orthodoxy office Monday, tapping a German theologian like himself to head the congregation he … Continue reading

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