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Croatia Church finds priest guilty of pedophilia

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ir Independent Record (helenair.com) 22 February 2014 ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The Croatian Catholic Church has found one of its priests guilty of sexually abusing minors, the first such ruling in the staunchly Catholic nation. The head of Croatia’s Bishops … Continue reading

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“Church not helping Peru on pedophilia inquiry into bishop: prosecutor” & related articles

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reuters.com By Mitra Taj LIMA | Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:19pm EDT (Reuters) – The Catholic Church has yet to help authorities in Peru who are investigating whether a defrocked bishop sexually abused children before Pope Francis forced him from … Continue reading

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Catholic Sunday Weekly niedziela tygodnik katolicki online 17 October 2013 Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ Pope Francis announced that on 27 April 2014 there will be a ceremony of canonization of blessed John Paul II, the pope of Poles, together with pope … Continue reading

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“Archbishop apologises for ‘slip of the tongue’ claims that paedophilia is caused by divorce” & related article

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 *   Archbishop Jozef Michalik said his comments were taken out of context *  He had said that sex abuse was the result of people ‘looking for love’ *   He claimed that divorce can be as harmful to children as paedophilia … Continue reading

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“‘Paedophile priest’ staying with parents in southern Poland” & related article

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Police have tracked down the whereabouts of Father Wojciech Gil, one of two Polish priests wanted by Interpol on paedophile charges in the Dominican Republic. Polskie Radio (www.thenews.pl) 02 October 2013     02.10.2013 08:44 Family home of Father Wojciech Gil in … Continue reading

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“Pope accepts bishop resignation over pedophilia cover-up” & related aricles

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presstv.ir (Ireland) 01 October 2013 File photo of Pope Francis Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church has formally accepted the resignation of an Irish bishop who admitted sheltering a priest accused of child abuse. William Lee, the Bishop of … Continue reading

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“Pedophilia: Lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Moncton and a former priest” & original French text

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Acadie Nouvelle By Mathieu Roy-Comeau mathieu.roy-comeau @ acadienouvelle.com [The following is an unofficial translation of the original attached article (scroll down)] MONCTON – A alleged victim of Yvon Arsenault begins a civil lawsuit against the former priest of the Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Random thoughts

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I have a few thoughts rumbling about re the manner in which the Church deals, or fails to deal, with clerical sexual molesters. I really got thinking about this when, a few days ago, I posted the following: 06 June … Continue reading

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Cardinal Says Pedophilia Not A Crime: Durban Archbishop Says Pedophilia Not A Crime: Durban Archbishop Wilfrid Fox Napier Apologizes For Saying Pedophiles Should Not Be Punished For ‘Disorder’

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International Business Times March 18 2013 9:26 AM By Jill Heller South Africa’s Archbishop of Durban, Wilfrid Fox Napier, apologized on Monday for offending victims of child abuse after he described pedophilia as a “mental illness” and not a crime … Continue reading

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“Miami priest accused of child sex abuse” & related article

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Press TV Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:16PM The Archdiocese of Miami said on Wednesday that Father Rolando Garcia was placed on leave after they learned that he had been accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old runaway boy. In a press … Continue reading

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