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“Names of removed priests to stay secret” & related articles

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The list of reassignments announced this week by the Diocese of Scranton omits the names of priests relieved of their duties on accusations of misconduct. The Times Leader 28 June 2002 By MARK GUYDISH markg@leader.net SCRANTON – The Diocese of … Continue reading

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“Church change welcome, albeit much too late” & related articles

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The Irish Times 09 September 2012 BREDA O’BRIEN AS A teacher, it is horrifying to read that a religious order, the Spiritans, which ran some of the country’s most prestigious schools, regularly moved abusers from school to school. Untold and … Continue reading

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Archdiocese sets guidelines for abuse cases

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The Toronto Star 18 July 1989 Michael McAteer Star religion editor After a rash of sex abuse cases involving priests in Canada, Toronto’s Roman Catholic archidiocese has issued its priests interim procedures for handling “cases of alleged misconduct.” The procedures … Continue reading

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Catholics discuss policy for sexual misconduct

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The Edmonton Journal 11 August 1989 PAUL DE GROOT Journal Staff Writer A policy for dealing with sexual misconduct and other problems facing priests is in the works for the Edmonton Archdiocese. A first draft should be available this fall … Continue reading

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USCCB meeting: plans for Year of Faith announced; 10-year report on abuse scandal issued

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CatholicCulture.org CWN – June 14, 2012 On the opening day of the spring meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the chairman of the National Review Board (NRB) discussed a new 10-year progress report on addressing the clerical … Continue reading

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Diocese publishing list of priests removed during past decade

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The Catholic Courier 06 June 2012 EDITOR’S NOTE: On June 6, 2012, the Diocese of Rochester published on its website a categorized list of priests who have been removed from ministry since the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued its … Continue reading

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Paedophile priest dubbed ‘The Night Priest’ jailed for abusing and plying altar boys with cocaine, 18 YEARS after church chiefs were first warned about him

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The Daily Mail Online PUBLISHED: 13:18 GMT, 4 May 2012 | UPDATED: 14:27 GMT, 4 May 2012 Italian Father Ricardo Seppia given nine years in prison Fellow priest said he warned church chiefs in 1994 Father Seppia arrested after gay … Continue reading

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Vatican sex crimes prosecutor warns bishops

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boston.com 08 February 2012 Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, a psychologist who for a decade ran a U.S. treatment center for abusive priests, right, listens to Monsignor Charles Scicluna during a press conference in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. The Vatican’s sex … Continue reading

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Polish priest tells about colleague

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Catholic Sentinel (Portland, Oregon) 2/2/2012 2:31:00 PM A Polish priest testified that a man reported to him that he was sexually abused by the former rector of a parish in Kolobrzeg, Poland. The testimony is believed to be the first … Continue reading

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Archdiocese of Ottawa Guidelines in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse by a Cleric (First Draft) 1987

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Archdiocese of Ottawa March 23, 1987 (No 18) GUIDELINES IN CASES OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE BY A CLERIC (FIRST DRAFT) 1. INTERVIEW WITH PARENTS As soon as a cleric is accused and the parents’ name is known, a compassionate, understanding … Continue reading

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