Japan Catholic church to open sex abuse probe

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:52:49 +0000

Japan Catholic church to open sex abuse probe

TOKYO, Japan – The Catholic Church in Japan said Tuesday it will launch an internal probe into claims of sexual abuse against children by its clergy, after a wave of paedophilia revelations worldwide.

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Pope’s sex abuse summit: What it did and didn’t do

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 11:03:33 +0000

Pope's sex abuse summit: What it did and didn't do

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis’ summit on preventing sexual abuse was never going to meet the expectations placed on it by victims groups, the media and ordinary Catholics outraged over a scandal that has harmed so many and compromised the church’s moral authority so much.

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Pope Francis vows to end abuse cover-ups but victims disappointed

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 22:44:25 +0000

Pope Francis vows to end abuse cover-ups but victims disappointed

Pope Francis closed out his extraordinary summit on preventing clergy sex abuse by vowing Sunday to confront abusers with “the wrath of God” felt by the faithful, end the cover-ups by their superiors, and prioritize the victims of this “brazen, aggressive and destructive evil.”

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PNPA junks plea of 3 cadets in oral sex scandal

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:24:11 +0000

The PNPA has denied the appeal of the three cadets sacked for their alleged involvement in the so-called oral sex scandal in the institute.

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Sanctions, sex abuse and silence: A primer on the pope saga

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2018 file photo, Pope Francis is caught in pensive mood during his weekly general audience at the Vatican. Francis' papacy has been thrown into crisis by accusations that he covered-up sexual misconduct by ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)

Two weeks after Pope Francis’ papacy was thrown into crisis by accusations that he covered-up sexual misconduct by ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Francis has refused to respond, his accuser has changed his story and a host of new characters have entered the fray.

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