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Vatican sex abuse summit organizer unsure if accused priests still active

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‘I find it beyond belief that they could … not know who the perpetrators are,’ says survivor CBC Posted: Feb 23, 2019 8:02 PM ET | Last Updated: 11 hours ago Megan Williams Father Hans Zollner, organizer of the Vatican … Continue reading

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Silence, denial are unacceptable, archbishop says leading up to Vatican summit

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Catholic Register 18 February 2019 By  Catholic News Service VATICAN – When presented with an accusation that a priest has sexually abused a child, “whether it’s criminal or malicious complicity and a code of silence or whether it is denial” … Continue reading

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Archbishop Terrance Prendergast sj: “Archbishop Ventura to be Nuncio in France”

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[From Archbishop Terrance Prendergast’s  blogpsot, “The Journey of a Bishop”  25 September 2009] RINUNCE E NOMINE NOMINA DEL NUNZIO APOSTOLICO IN FRANCIA Il Santo Padre Benedetto XVI ha nominato Nunzio Apostolico in Francia S.E. Mons. Luigi Ventura, Arcivescovo titolare di … Continue reading

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“Vatican’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints about ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick reveals a lot about the Catholic Church” & related articles

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Washington Post 02 October 2018 By Michelle Boorstein In this Nov. 14, 2011 photo, then Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall assembly in Baltimore. McCarrick. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) In November 2000, a … 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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“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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“Prosecutors Seek Complete Ban On Media Reporting Of Cardinal George Pell Trial” & related article

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newmatilda.com 14 My 2018 By Chris Graham on May 14, 2018 Media & Culture Cardinal George Pell. After Wednesday you may not hear about the trial of one of the world’s most senior Catholic Church officials again, until it’s over. … Continue reading

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Globe-trotting, parish-hopping and Catholic-name-dropping priest

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Yesterday, as promised a few days ago, I scanned and posted excerpts from Miracles in Louisiana?  one of Father Luc Meunier‘s many books. Meunier, who literally molested his way across both Canada and the United States, and, I would guess, … Continue reading

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“Chilean cardinal at center of abuse scandal won’t travel to Rome” & related article

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CRUX 10 May 2018 Inés San Martín VATICAN CORRESPONDENT Chilean Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa, retired archbishop of Santiago, is pictured during the Mass for the election of the Roman pontiff in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in this … Continue reading

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