Indian nuns report systematic sexual abuse from priests.

Join us : facebook.com/occupythevatican Indian nuns report systematic sexual abuse from priests. The arrest of Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal for allegedly raping a nun has sparked an outpouring of testimonies from nuns across India of systematic clerical abuse. Several Indian nuns spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity and detailed personal accounts of sexual abuse […]

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Vatican spokesman Greg Burke resigns without official reason, increasing tensions and disarray under pope Francis. 

Join Us : facebook.com/occupythevatican Vatican spokesman Greg Burke resigns without official reason, increasing tensions and disarray under pope Francis. VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican spokesman and his deputy resigned on Monday over disagreements on strategy, ending a year of upheaval in the Holy See’s communications structure. A brief Vatican statement gave no reason for […]

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New law in Australia will no longer block victims from suing the Catholic Church for child sex offences.

Join us : facebook.com/occupythevatican New law in Australia will no longer block victims from suing the Catholic Church for child sex offences. Victims of child sex abuse in NSW can now sue the church after the state government removed a legal roadblock used by institutions to avoid compensating survivors. From January 1 churches will no […]

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The Catholic church used a playbook to cover up abuse and sent priests to “treatment centers” – but many ignored the advice.

Join us : facebook.com/occupythevatican The Catholic church used a playbook to cover up abuse and sent priests to “treatment centers” – but many ignored the advice. An FBI investigation has found that the Catholic church had a ‘playbook’ for covering up sex abuse crimes by its priests. A grand jury report released Tuesday, revealed that […]

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Illinois Diocese Didn’t Investigate 500 Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse.

Join Us : facebook.com/occupythevatican Illinois Diocese Didn’t Investigate 500 Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse. CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday issued a blistering report about clergy sexual abuse, saying that Catholic dioceses in Illinois has not released the names of at least 500 clergy accused of sexually abusing children. The preliminary report […]

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Pope Francis silent regarding crisis over abuse scandals in U.S.

Join us : facebook.com/occupythevatican Pope Francis silent regarding crisis over abuse scandals in U.S. A few weeks after the devastating extent of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania was laid bare in a 900-page grand jury report, Father Michael Stumpf was approached by one of his parishioners. “She demanded: ‘What do you know?’ […]

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