Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday called on bishops from around the world to revive the Christian faith among those who have forgotten or abandoned it.
The Church needs a new âmissionary dynamicâ of lay people and must pay âparticular attention (to) baptized people who do not live according to the requirements of the baptism,â he said as 262 bishops wound up a three-week huddle that broached all major issues and crises shaking the 2,000-year-old institution.
Clerics must also apply ânew methods, a new language that suits different culturesâ in their bid for a ânew evangelism,â he said during a closing mass at Saint Peterâs....
Catholic pedophilia in Poland, a well-done article, which you are going to have to read if you want to know something about the topic anyway since it seems to be the only one around about itâ
https://tinyurl.com/y2pw78zd (Revolution' in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse) from which,
Vanessa Gera wrote: .... Crowdfunded and free on YouTube, "Tell No One" has gotten more than 21 million views so far and has prompted a new wave of survivors to come forward. About 150 people have contacted a foundation helping victims of clerical abuse, "Have No Fear." One was an 86-year-old man who was molested when he was 6 and had never told anyone until now....
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Lachlan Cartwright wrote: The Vaticanâs third-most powerful official has been convicted in Australia on all charges he sexually abused two choir boys there in the late '90s, according to two sources with knowledge of the case.
A unanimous jury returned its verdict for Cardinal George Pell on Tuesday (Australian time) after more than three days of deliberations, the sources said, in a trial conducted under a gag order by the judge that prevented any details of the trial being made public....
https://tinyurl.com/y9k7bbp8 "Vatican No. 3 Cardinal George Pell Convicted on Charges He Sexually Abused Choir Boys"
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KETV wrote: According to the archdiocese, of the 38 clergy with substantiated allegations of sexual abuse of minors or misconduct with minors since 1978:
â˘ 34 offended before 2002 and the establishment of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People â˘ 24 were archdiocesan priests â˘ 10 were priests from another state/country/religious order ministering in the archdiocese â˘ 4 were deacons
âWe acknowledge this report with sorrow, and know that it will cause a great deal of pain,â said Archbishop George Lucas in a news release....
excerpt from,"Omaha Archdiocese submits documentation of abuse or misconduct by 38 clergy members"
.Nicole Winfield, Associated Press wrote: ...David Clohessy, former director of the victims' advocacy group SNAP, said.
"Criminal prosecutions, governmental investigations and journalistic exposes â stemming from brave victims and church whistleblowers â are the best way to protect kids, expose wrongdoers and end cover-ups,"...
Jim Lincoln wrote: Excerpt from: https://tinyurl.com/y7lq4uxj Of course Abuse Tracker covers some of the same material, but it wasn't from the BBC.
These are just a few reported cases. But if you can get your hands on pamphlets titled "Crimes of Roman Catholic Priests - Or Flowers from the Pope's Garden," published by WM. Lloyd Clark, Milan, Ill., 1912 4th edit. you will run to the streets with the truth about the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Victims sought but never received justice. These are crimes against humanity and against God no man can measure.
â˘ McNamara, 80, was sentenced to 36 months in jail and will serve nine months of a partially suspended sentence â˘ He pleaded guilty to seven charges of indecent assault while he was in charge of St Paul's Secondary School â˘ The judge called his behaviour shocking and an ongoing trauma to victims
--[URL=http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-03/catholic-brother-gerard-mcnamara-jailed-for-nine-months/10195396]]]Catholic brother Gerard McNamara jailed for nine months over 'repulsive' sexual abuse[/URL]
This guy gets off of a slap on the wrist and isn't even kicked out of the priesthoodâ
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An interesting article out of Lincoln Nebraska. There's a lot more to it than what I've quoted.
Grant Schulte wrote: ...the diocese is facing a potential criminal investigation and criticism that it mishandled abusive priests even as it should have been subjected to increased scrutiny after the Boston scandal.
From 2002 to 2015, leaders of the Lincoln diocese refused to participate in annual audits designed to uncover sex abuse allegations and gauge how well church officials were complying with child-protection policies....
excerpt from [URL=]]]Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations[/URL]
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What do you knowâ I saw this story listed on a local television website, and I see abuse tracker also has it.đ
The Catholic Diocese of Lincoln wrote: The Catholic Diocese of Lincoln has removed a Lincoln priest from the ministry after he had an âemotionally inappropriate, non-sexual relationshipâ with a 19-year-old man.
Reverend Charles Townsend, pastor of St. Peterâs Catholic Church in South Lincoln, was immediately withdrawn from the ministry after Bishop James Conley learned of the relationship last year, Conley said in a statement Saturday.
Conley also said the relationship involved alcohol.
âThis past week, we reported this incident to the civil authorities,â Conley said. âI also met with the man and his parents and expressed my regrets for failing to inform them.â...
ABC.net.au wrote: The Executive of the National Council of Priests of Australia (NCP) has "wholeheartedly" endorsed the appeals for Archbishop Philip Wilson to resign, and have called on the Pope to intervene.
--[URL=http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-20/national-council-of-priests-calls-on-pope-to-intervene/10018926]]]National Council of Priests of Australia calls on Pope to intervene in Philip Wilson case[/URL]
They want their boss sacked â Now that is brazen independence.
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ABC wrote: Australia's prime minister on Thursday called on Pope Francis to fire an Australian archbishop who is the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever convicted for covering up child sexual abuse.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said two weeks ago that Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson should have resigned when he was convicted in May of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile priest in the Hunter Valley region north of Sydney during the 1970s....
Turnbull is a former lawyer who was born a Presbyterian but converted to Catholicism â his wife's religion â in 2002.
Catholicism in the largest denomination in Christian-majority Australia.
Wilson stood down from his position as archbishop days after he was convicted....
--[URL=https://www.kaaltv.com/world/australian-prime-minister-calls-on-pope-to-fire-archbishop/4994290/]]]Australian prime minister calls on pope to fire archbishop[/URL]
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Archbishop Wilson getting off easy Home detention?
Nancy Notzon wrote: Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson has been sentenced to 12 months' detention for concealing child sexual abuse.
Magistrate Robert Stone adjourned the matter to August 14 while Wilson's home detention order is assessed for suitability.
He will be eligible for parole after six months.
In May, the 67-year-old was found guilty of concealing the sexual abuse of children between 2004 and 2006 at the hands of paedophile priest Jim Fletcher in the 1970s.
Wilson is the most senior clergyman in the world to be convicted of concealing child sex abuse.....
--[URL= http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-03/archbishop-wilson-sentenced/9883610]]]Archbishop Philip Wilson sentenced to 12 months' detention for child abuse cover-up /URL]
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â˘ Catholic Church is the first non-government institution to opt in to the national scheme â˘ All states and territories, except for WA, have signed up to the scheme â˘ The royal commission found 62 per cent of victims who reported abuse in a religious institution were from Catholic-managed institutions...
Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher said the Church was "expecting to be paying out for survivors for many years to come".
[URL=https://tinyurl.com/yboyu93l]]]The key events that led to the child abuse royal commission[/URL]
--[URL=http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-30/catholic-church-joins-national-redress-for-child-abuse-victims/9816742]]]Catholic Church signs up for national redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse[/URL]
Nancy Notzon wrote: The most senior Catholic to be charged with concealing child sexual abuse â Adelaide's Archbishop Philip Wilson â has been found guilty by a New South Wales court, in a landmark ruling....
Speaking outside court, abuse survivor Peter Gogarty said the verdict was "one of the most significant days in criminal law in Australian history".
"I think this will now open the doors for other jurisdictions to start looking at trying to prosecute people who deliberately looked after their institution and, literally, threw children to the wolves," Mr Gogarty said....
--[URL=https://tinyurl.com/y9kauuxw]]] Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson found guilty of covering up child sexual abuse[/URL]
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I suppose right now, there are Australians who think I'm picking on them. I do pay attention to their new sources and we have a lot in common. Good things like the English language, and bad things like a meddlesome Romish Churchđ
Danny Tran wrote: A former detective, who was financially and professionally ruined by his own superiors for trying to bring a paedophile priest to justice, will receive compensation almost 50 years after he was pushed out of Victoria Police....
....Denis Ryan gave up his police pension when he chose to resign from the force after being ordered to drop his investigation into Monsignor John Day, a Catholic paedophile priest who preyed on children in the Mallee....
--[URL=http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-07/denis-ryan-victorian-detective-police-pension-booted-force/9645982]]]Ex-detective Denis Ryan wins compensation decades after being pushed out of Victoria Police[/URL] Just as an aside, I believe that Anglican Book of Prayers has the Great marriage ceremony that contains the words, "... For Better or Worse"? This gives the story I think a little more complexity. Go read the article...keep track of, [URL=http://tinyurl.com/jyztfs7]]] Abuse by Priests[/URL]â with [URL=http://tinyurl.com/hs3yvm7]]]Abuse Tracker[/URL].
court reporter Emma Younger wrote: Cardinal George Pell has been committed to stand trial on multiple historical sexual offences but the most serious of the charges have been struck out.
Magistrate Belinda Wallington has ruled there is enough evidence to commit Australia's most senior Catholic cleric to stand trial on about half of the offences he was charged with....
--[URL=http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-01/cardinal-george-pell-court-decision/9713630]]]Cardinal George Pell pleads not guilty to historical sexual offence charges after being committed to stand trial[/URL]
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Harriet Sherwood Religion wrote: Francisâs reception in Santiago has been much more low key than he is used to. The focus of criticsâ anger is the appointment by the pope of Juan Barros Madrid as bishop of Osorno in southern Chile in 2015. The new bishop is accused of covering up the activities of a notorious sex abuser in the church, Father Fernando Karadima, in the 1980s and 90s.
Karadima, a powerful, well-connected priest, was found guilty by a Vatican internal inquiry of sexual and psychological abuse in 2011, 27 years after the first complaints about him were made. He was forced to retire, and sentenced to a lifetime of âpenance and prayerâ.
The pope, ... has encountered an atmosphere of distrust in the church, which has lost moral authority because of abuse scandals and clerical elitism.
--[URL=https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/16/pope-francis-pain-and-shame-sexual-abuse-children]]]Pope Francis expresses 'pain and shame' for clergy's sexual abuse of children[/URL]
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