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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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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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“Chilean bishops implore forgiveness for sex abuse scandal and offer to resign” & related articles

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The 34 Chilean bishops that make up the country’s episcopal conference released a statement on Friday offering to resign and putting their fate in the hands of Pope Francis. Vatican News 18 May 2018 By Linda Bordoni Members of Chile’s … Continue reading

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“Chile’s bishops resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up” & related articles

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ABC News18 May 2018 By nicole winfield, associated press VATICAN CITY — May 18, 2018, 7:21 AM ET The Associated PressPope Francis reads his message during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 16, … Continue reading

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“Chile archbishop defends himself as pope’s summit opens” & related articles

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The News Tribune     (Tacoma Washington) May 15, 2018 07:08 AM By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press FILE – In this April 13, 2013 file photo, Chile’s Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa attends Mass for the election of a new pope … Continue reading

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“Pope to Chile abuse victims: ‘I was part of the problem'” & related article

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ABC News ROME — May 2, 2018, 12:57 PM ET By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press The Associated Press Pope Francis attends his weekly general audience, in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) The … Continue reading

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“Chilean clerical sex abuse victim urges pope to fire “toxic” bishops” *& related articles

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Channel News Asia 25 April 2018 A Chilean man who was sexually abused by a priest as a boy will urge Pope Francis to sack “toxic” bishops who covered up the assaults, he said on Tuesday ahead of a face-to-face … Continue reading

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“Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile” & related articles

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The Spokesman-Review Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 7:47 a.m. Archbishop Charles Scicluna points during a press conference prior to a meeting with people who claim to have been victims of sexual abuse by members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, … Continue reading

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The bloom is fading

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When it comes to Pope Francis’ attempts to cultivate an image as a pope who has zero tolerance for, and understands and sympathizes with victims of clerical sexual abuse, the latest revelation regarding the pope’s denial of knowledge regarding the … Continue reading

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