Tag: clergy sex abuse

March 29, 2019 – Vatican Guidelines for Protection of Minors – FULL TEXT

https://zenit.org/articles/vatican-guidelines-for-protection-of-minors-full-text/

The Supreme Pontiff Francis’ Apostolic Letter in the Form of a ‘Motu Proprio’ on the Protection of Minors and Vulnerable Persons

December 1, 2018 – In New Book, Pope Francis Addresses Homosexuality and the Clergy

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/in-new-book-pope-francis-addresses-homosexuality-and-the-clergy

In an excerpt from the book, released Friday by Religión Digital, the Pope said he is concerned about the issue of evaluating and forming people with homosexual tendencies in the clergy and consecrated life.

November 19, 2018 – Church in Chile to sign accord with prosecutor’s office for investigation of abuse

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/church-in-chile-to-sign-accord-with-prosecutors-office-for-investigation-of-abuse-68702

The Chilean  bishops’ conference has announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with the prosecutor’s office for the investigation of sex crimes within the Catholic Church.

Bishop Luis Fernando Ramos Perez, auxiliary bishop of Santiago and secretary general of the bishops’ conference,  made the announcement at the conclusion of the bishops’ Nov. 12-16 plenary assembly in Lo Cañas, a Santiago suburb.

 

November 15, 2018: Vatican, US bishops face class-action lawsuit from victims of clergy sex abuse

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwj-sKHOg9jeAhWGrFkKHQv9DSYQzPwBegQIARAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.catholicnewsagency.com%2Fnews%2Fvatican-us-bishops-face-class-action-lawsuit-from-victims-of-clergy-sex-abuse-79829&psig=AOvVaw1Gm-U2hBAASbQf_BArFMpG&ust=1542427305302429

September 25, 2018 – Sex abuse scandal in German Catholic Church sparks celibacy debate / Report – Sexual abuse of minors by catholic priests, deacons and male members of orders in the domain of the German Bishops’ Conference

https://amp.dw.com/en/sex-abuse-scandal-in-german-catholic-church-sparks-celibacy-debate/a-45609846

German bishops have begun meeting in Fulda to discuss a study on widespread sex abuse by Catholic priests. Some are calling for celibacy to be overhauled, while others want the church to focus on victim compensation.

and see:

https://dbk.de/fileadmin/redaktion/diverse_downloads/dossiers_2018/MHG-Study-eng-Endbericht-Zusammenfassung.pdf