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clerical abuse
April 26, 2021
The Nuncio to Spain says "no one can doubt the credibility of the Church in its statements and activities" with regard to clerical sexual abuse.
March 19, 2021
Archbishop Stefan Hesse of Hamburg made his brief declaration live on YouTube March 18, saying: “I am of the firm conviction that taking responsibility is part of our duty to actively deal with this dark chapter in the best possible way and to move towards a better future for everyone, first and foremost for the victims themselves.”
February 11, 2021
“These are unfounded accusations,” Fr. Gabriele Martinelli said during two hours of questioning in a Vatican courtroom on Feb. 10.
January 26, 2021
The accusations against the 89-year-old Bishop Hart involved 11 victims who were boys at the time of the alleged crimes, and one girl. “These findings do not equate to innocence,” A statement from the diocese of Cheyenne said, “rather, a high burden of proof has not been met.”
November 17, 2020
The USCCB Fall General Assembly is being held virtually this year because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
November 12, 2020
After thirty years of such reports, the idea that the Church has any credibility left to protect is absurd.
November 10, 2020
the McCarrick Report will be part window, part reflection of institutional leadership culture and decision-making.