Vatican envoy investigating child rape cover-up said children were “spiteful”

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Vatican envoy investigating child rape cover-up said children were “spiteful” A Vatican envoy sent to investigate a shocking paedophilia cover-up at the Antonio Próvolo Institute for deaf children in Mendoza province — where priests and employees have been accused of the systematic sexual abuse of minors over decades — has sparked outrage after […]

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Vatican reports global decline in priests.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Recently published documents out of the Vatican are painting a bleak picture for the growth of the Church, showing an overall decline in the number of seminarians, priests and women religious all over the world. The documents, known as the Pontifical Yearbook 2017 and the 2015 Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae, were published by the Vatican’s Central Office of […]

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Serious concerns about Vatican intervention in new maternity hospital.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Serious concerns about Vatican intervention in new maternity hospital. Concerns about the possible intervention of the Vatican in the future ownership and ethos of the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) have been raised with the Minister for Health Simon Harris by Amnesty International Ireland. Executive director Colm O’Gorman said he had set […]

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Pope Francis acknowledges 2,000+ cases backlog in sex abuse Investigations.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Pope Francis acknowledges 2,000+ cases backlog in sex abuse Investigations. The Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases, and criticism of the slow pace is justified, Pope Francis has said. But he said Saturday that more staff were being added and insisted the Vatican is “on the right […]

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Australian Police Can Now Charge Cardinal George Pell. But will they?

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Australian Police Can Now Charge Cardinal George Pell. But will they? Australian police have received their final advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions on its investigation into historic sex abuse allegations against Cardinal George Pell — and the force must now decide whether to charge Australia’s highest-ranked Catholic. The Daily Telegraph […]

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Vatican finds 3 priests guilty of child rape and “separates” them from church.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Vatican finds 3 priests guilty of child rape and “separates” them from church. El Salvador’s Catholic Church has separated three men from the priesthood after a Vatican court found them guilty of sexually abusing children. One is Mgr Jesus Delgado, one of the country’s best-known priests and a former top official in the San […]

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Abuse Victim Quits Vatican Commission, Citing ‘Resistance’

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Abuse Victim Quits Vatican Commission, Citing ‘Resistance’ Marie Collins, who was molested by a priest in Ireland when she was 13, expressed frustration over what she called reluctance among the Roman Catholic Church’s hierarchy to implement the commission’s recommendations — even those approved by the pope. “I feel I have no choice […]

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