Abuse Of Minors

Thumbnail church credit jeremy noble via flickr cc by 20 cna Americans think statute of limitations laws should be applied equally

Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Jul 18, 2016 / 03:54 pm (CNA).- By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans believe it is unfair to extend the statute of limitations...

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Thumbnail the keepers credit netflix cna Archdiocese speaks ahead of Netflix series on murdered nun

Baltimore, Md., May 17, 2017 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- No one knows who killed Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik. A young nun who was on a year’s...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica dome credit luxerendering shutterstock cna As abuse survivor leaves, Vatican group aims to listen better to victims

Vatican City, Mar 27, 2017 / 10:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a victim who suffered past clerical abuse resigned from the Vatican's anti-abuse...

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Thumbnail priest collar credit lisa f young via wwwshutterstockcom cna Australian bishops apologize for Church's failure in sex abuse crisis

Sydney, Australia, Feb 6, 2017 / 10:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Days before Australia’s Royal Commission on institutional sex abuse begins their final...

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Thumbnail 20171006t1052 1086 cns vatican gardens green Australian bishops meet in Rome as Church reels from recent crisis

Last week, Church leaders from Australia traveled to Rome to meet with Vatican authorities to discuss the various crises Catholics in the country...

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Thumbnail credit pleuntje via flickr cc by sa 20 cna Australian bishops oppose forcing priests to reveal details of confession

The bishops of Australia have indicated that they will resist the Royal Commission's proposal that priests be legally obligated to disclose details...

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Thumbnail cardinal george pell of sydney australia speaks to cna oct 25 in rome credit alan holdren cna 2 19 16 1 Australian police charge top Vatican official with sexual abuse

Vatican City, Jun 28, 2017 / 07:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After years of fighting allegations of sexual abuse and negligence in handling abuse cases,...

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Thumbnail confessional credit as photo studio shutterstock cna Australian priest rips confession proposal as government 'intrusion'

An Australian priest has called the Royal Commission's recent proposal to enforce law requiring that clergy face criminal charges if they do not...

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Thumbnail confessional credit pleuntje via flickr cc by sa 20 cna A victory for the seal of Confession in Louisiana

Baton Rouge, La., Nov 1, 2016 / 03:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic priests do not have to break the seal of Confession to report the alleged abuse...

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Thumbnail fr robert w oliver courtesy of archdiocese of boston cna us catholic news 1 2 13 Boston priest named secretary of Vatican commission to protect minors

The Vatican announced today that Msgr. Robert W. Oliver will leave his position as promoter of justice to take on a new role as the secretary of...

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Thumbnail priest credit neville elder shutterstock cna Brazilian priest mentioned in 'Spotlight' film commits suicide

Vatican City, Aug 10, 2016 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Bonifacio Buzzi, a Brazilian priest convicted of child abuse and who was mentioned in...

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Vatican City, Feb 16, 2017 / 03:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-   The Vatican has sent Cardinal Raymond Burke to Guam to act as presiding judge at the...

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Thumbnail cardinal marx at the german bishops press conference at the teutonic college on october 5 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 10 5 15 Cardinal Marx faces accusations over handling of alleged abuse case

Trier, Germany, Aug 19, 2016 / 12:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Accusations have been raised in a number of German media that Cardinal Reinhard Marx of...

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Thumbnail phone 3 credit unsplash cna Cardinal Parolin: When protecting kids in the digital world, don't forget the peripheries

In the keynote speech at a conference on protecting children in the digital world, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said child...

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Thumbnail cardinal george pell prefect of the secretariat for the economy outside romes hotel quirinale march 3 2016 after meeting with sex abuse survivors credit alexey gotovskiy cna Cardinal Pell will plead not guilty to abuse charges in Australia

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2017 / 03:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a brief hearing in a court in Melbourne Wednesday morning, Cardinal George Pell said he...

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Thumbnail child dignity digital world vatican 2017 Child safety summit reflects pope’s ‘extraordinary’ power to convene

Ever since the collapse of the Papal States in 1870, the Vatican has had to make its way in the world as a “soft power,” relying on moral authority...

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Detroit, Mich., Oct 12, 2016 / 12:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Seeking God’s forgiveness for generations of failures in the Church, the Archdiocese of...

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Thumbnail phone 1 credit unsplash cna Expert 'shocked' at lack of awareness about online abuse

At the close of a Rome conference on child protection online, a leading expert in the field said that while the statistics are well-known, he was...

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