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Concerned Catholics organize to investigate archdiocese

Updated: Dec 08, 2014 10:42 PM PST, by Jolene Toves

Guam - With recent controversies emerging within the Catholic Church, a new organization led by parishoners has formed to be the voice of the Catholic community. Catholics from parishes across the island have organized to form the non-profit group called Concerned Catholics of Guam to investigate recent controversies within the Archdiocese of Agana and its management.

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Monsignor Jozef Wesolowski: A Most Wanted Man

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On December 3, 2014, the Vatican Information Service issued a Declaration “on the situation regarding the ex-nuncio Msgr. [Jozef] Wesolowski.”

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Mountain View: Advocates for those molested by priests want psychiatrist out of El Camino Hospital

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Former priest, an Omaha native, is sentenced in sex assault

Thursday, December 4, 2014 3:00 am  From staff reports  

A Texas jury on Tuesday sentenced a former Catholic priest and Omaha native who once served in Nebraska to 30 years in prison for the aggravated sexual assault of a 16-year-old, according to a report by a San Antonio television station.

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Former priest sentenced to 30 years in teen's sex assault

Updated TODAY, December 3, 2014     By Van Darden  Web - News Editor  KSAT.com

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Pope’s Vatican watchdog on abuse: Wrong priest for the job

Boston Globe Editorials   December 2, 2014

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Lapses let abusive ex-priest have contact with kids

Madeleine Baran · · Dec 1, 2014

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The Pope & Priest Sexual Abuse

By Rod Dreher

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Australia's pursuit of Vatican documents on pedophile priests is likely to be addressed at a UN torture committee press conference.

Source: AAP 26 NOV 2014 - 5:20 PM 

The UN Committee against Torture is this week expected to address the powers of Australia's child abuse royal commission, with implications for Australian-Vatican relations.

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Sex Abuse: Different Pope, Same Strategy

By Rod Dreher

Pope Francis this past September named an American Jesuit, Fr. Robert Geisinger, formerly the head of the Chicago Jesuits, to be the Vatican’s top prosecutor for serious crimes, including child sexual abuse.

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