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Accusations against Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop John Charles McQuaid

Published on Mar 11, 2014

DUBLIN, IRELAND – The following is an exclusive interview with the first victim to ever go public with an accusation against Archbishop John Charles McQuaid and current Archbishop in Dublin Diarmuid Martin. 160 more words

Religion

U.N. to question Vatican again on clergy sex abuse

U.N. to question Vatican again on clergy sex abuse
Rachel Zoll April 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A second U.N. committee plans to question Vatican officials on failures to stop clergy sex abuse. 146 more words

Clergy Abuse

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who sexually abused children, Pa. bill expands list of those required to report child abuse

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who sexually abused children
By Daniel Burke and Laura Smith-Spark, CNN
Fri April 11, 2014

(CNN) — Pope Francis made his strongest condemnation yet of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy on Friday, asking for forgiveness and pledging to impose penalties on “men of the church” who harm children. 351 more words

Child Abuse

Pope assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the “evil” of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its efforts to protect the young. 736 more words

News

Notorious pedophile priest convicted again, The Shame of the Church

Notorious pedophile priest convicted again  8 Apr 2014

More than half a century after he started sexually abusing the sons and daughters of his parishioners, Australia’s worst pedophile priest has learnt he is likely to die in jail. 230 more words

Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released their eleventh annual report on the progress of implementing the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People as part of the effort to increase transparency with regards to sexual abuse. 515 more words

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Italy's bishops pass Vatican-backed rule that child molestation does not have to be reported, Harris pleads not guilty to 2011 murder charge (practiced voodoo), Children of serial killer Robert Pickton’s victims will split $4.9M in compensation fund

Italy’s bishops pass Vatican-backed rule that child molestation does not have to be reported
Kashmira Gander Friday 28 March 2014

Italy’s bishops have adopted a policy, with backing from the Vatican, that states they are not obliged to inform police officers if they suspect a child has been molested. 482 more words

Clergy Abuse