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Survivor of priest abuse blasts handling of latest church response

By Holliday Moore, December 18, 2014 @ 11:06 am

PHOENIX -- A survivor of sexual abuse is calling leaders at the Catholic diocese in Gallup, New Mexico, cowards.

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MPR wins national journalism award

Neal Justin, Updated: December 17, 2014 - 2:16 PM

Minnesota Public Radio has won a a prestigious national award for its series of investigative stories into how the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis attempted to cover up abuse of children by priests.

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Personnel Foul -- Central Catholic questions its hiring practices as sexual misconduct allegations surface about another football coach.

December 17th, 2014 BETH SLOVIC | News Stories

When it comes to football, Central Catholic High School has a lot to cheer about.

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Ex-Spokane bishop denies smear tactics in diocese’s legal battle

Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review, December 16, 2014 in City

Spokane’s former Bishop Blase Cupich disputes the testimony of a now-resigned top lieutenant, saying he never directed attorneys to sling mud at the law firm that guided the Spokane Diocese through bankruptcy.

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Church Sex Scandals Are Rooted in Theology

Jay Michaelson, Divine Injustice, 12.15.14

A unique report on the ultra-conservative Bob Jones University points to the theological roots of sexual abuse and scandals.

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Syracuse bishop considers outing priests with credible sexual abuse accusations against them

By John O'Brien | jobrien@syracuse.com  ost-Standard  December 12, 2014 at 1:00 AM, updated December 12, 2014 at 7:31 AM

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Catholic Diocese of Syracuse has found credible evidence that as many as nine of its priests sexually abused children, but has not made their names public.

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Why no public comment from Church on priest's removal?

Updated: Wednesday, December 10 2014, 06:15 PM EST

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio – Questions have been raised about how Steubenville's Diocese is handling the news have emerged after a local priest was removed from the church.

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5 new clergymen named in alleged abuse case

Mike Springer  6:35 PM MST Dec 09, 2014

GALLUP, N.M. —Five new clergy members accused of sexual abuse are believed to be publicly named for the first time in a motion filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

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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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