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“More charges of inappropriate touching aimed at Vatican envoy to France” & related articles

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Crux Jun 15, 2019 Claire Giangravè FAITH AND CULTURE CORRESPONDENT”luigi ventura ROME – More people have come forward to accuse Archbishop Luigi Ventura, the papal representative to France, of inappropriate behavior and groping. The Vatican diplomat currently is entrenched in … Continue reading

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“Zanchetta to stand trial in Argentina for sexual abuse of seminarians” & related articles

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Catholic News Agency 10 June 2019   Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta. Credit: Vatican Media. Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 10, 2019 / 09:30 am (CNA).- Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been criminally charged with sexually assaulting two seminarians before … Continue reading

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Full text of Benedict XVI: ‘The Church and the scandal of sexual abuse’

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Catholic News Agency Vatican City, Apr 10, 2019 / 04:23 pm (CNA).- The following is a previously unpublished essay from Pope emeritus Benedict XVI: On February 21 to 24, at the invitation of Pope Francis, the presidents of the world’s … Continue reading

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Pope Francis issues new legislation for protection of minors” & related articles and audio

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The Vatican on Friday released three new documents from Pope Francis concerning the protection of minors and vulnerable persons in the Vatican City State. Vatican City News     Vatican website 29 March 2019 By Christopher Wells “The protection of minors and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis address after closing Mass at Vatican Summit

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[As found on Vatican Website:    “Abuse of Minors.  The Church’s Response ” ] Francis Speeches 2019 February [ AR  – DE  – EN  – ES  – FR  – IT  – PL  – PT ]   MEETING “THE PROTECTION OF MINORS IN THE CHURCH” [Vatican’s New Synod … Continue reading

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Pope Francis decries critics of church as ‘friends of the devil’

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Pontiff disturbed over tide of accusations prior to Vatican summit on sexual abuse Wed 20 Feb 2019 17.08 GMT Last modified on Wed 20 Feb 2019 19.28 GMT Angela Giuffrida7 Pope Francis with priests at the end of his weekly general audience … Continue reading

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New book confirms Viganò‘s report that Pope Francis knew about McCarrick abuse

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Lifesite News 18 February 2019 February 18, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The much-discussed and soon-to-be-released book In the Closet of the Vatican by Dr. Frédéric Martel contains a passage in which the author confirms a key element of the Archbishop Viganò … 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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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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