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Cardinal Joachim Meisner
March 18, 2021
The report found more than 200 wrongdoers and more than 300 victims, most of them boys under the age of 14. Roughly half the allegations pertained to sexual abuse of different kinds and gravity, while the rest fell under the rubric of “boundary violation” or other misconduct of a sexual nature.
July 16, 2017
The former pontiff also likened the Church to a boat that at times has 'taken on so much water as to be on the verge of capsizing'
July 10, 2017
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July 06, 2017
Pope Francis prayed God would reward the cardinal for his 'faithful and fearless dedication to the well-being of the people of the East and West'
July 06, 2017
Cardinal Meisner's life reminds us there was once a very different kind of German Catholicism
July 06, 2017
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July 05, 2017
Cardinal Meisner, who was Archbishop of Cologne for 25 years, was one of the four cardinals who submitted the 'dubia' to Pope Francis
November 24, 2016
Kazakhstani bishop hails 'courageous' cardinals who wrote to Pope Francis asking for clarity