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Catholic archbishop urges new anti-abuse rules in Asia

February 9, 2012 ·  , Agence France-Presse

VATICAN CITY – The Catholic Church in Asia has a “pressing need” for rules against child abuse by priests as the issue has been hidden by “a culture of shame,” the archbishop of Manila said on Thursday. “There is a pressing need to formulate national pastoral guidelines for handling such cases,” Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle […]

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Alleged child sex abuse victim speaks out at Vatican

February 7, 2012 ·  By CNN Wire Staff

An Irish woman who detailed her own harrowing experience of child sexual abuse at the hands of a priest spoke out during a Vatican symposium on Tuesday, telling church officials that an apology was not enough. “Those fingers that would abuse my body the night before were the next morning holding and offering me the […]

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Vatican prosecutor warns on Asia child abuse problem

February 6, 2012 ·  By Dario Thuburn, Agence France Presse

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican’s top anti-abuse prosecutor has warned that the Catholic Church in Asia is falling behind in the fight against pedophilia due to cultural differences over what constitutes child abuse. “The problem is very accentuated in Asia,” Archbishop Charles Scicluna told reporters

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Leading priest predicts the end of celibacy in the Catholic Church

January 24, 2012 ·  By PATRICK COUNIHAN, IrishCentral Staff Writer

A leading missionary priest has claimed that celibacy will soon be a thing of the past – and described it as a ‘business arrangement’ for the Catholic Church.

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Getting it straight on Sacramentorum Sanctitatis Tutela

December 19, 2009 ·  , irishcatholic.ie

In 2001 the Vatican issued a document called Sacramentorum Sanctitatis Tutela. This sets out how offences against the sacraments and offences against minors should be dealt with by the Church. Critics of the Church insist that this document instructed bishops to cover up allegations of clerical sex abuse and not tell the civil authorities. This is […]

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Final farewell for campaigning Irish priest

May 6, 2004 · 

Published in The Irish Catholic Father Niall O’Brien’, whose funeral Mass was celebrated this week in Dalgan Park, Navan, said in a final interview his only crime was to help poor Filipinos get a decent wage to support their families. Jailed in the Philippines by the Marcos Government in 1983 he recalled that the reason […]

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Turbulent priest with a social mission

May 1, 2004 ·  , Published in The Irish Times

Father Niall O’Brien, who has died aged 64, became known internationally in the early 1980s during a 17-month Philippines trial on a trumped-up murder charge. He was one of the “Negros Nine” accused under the Marcos dictatorship of shooting a mayor on the southern sugar island of Negros. A Columban missionary, who worked for nearly […]

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Turbulent priest with a social mission

May 1, 2004 · 

Published in The Irish Times Father Niall O’Brien, who has died aged 64, became known internationally in the early 1980s during a 17-month Philippines trial on a trumped-up murder charge. He was one of the “Negros Nine” accused under the Marcos dictatorship of shooting a mayor on the southern sugar island of Negros. A Columban […]

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Vatican Calls For Action Against Prostitution

April 12, 2000 · 

VATICAN CITY, APR 12 (ZENIT.org).- The Vatican called on the international community to intervene against prostitution and other exploitation of women, children, and illegal finmigrants.

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Vatican Lauds Moratorium on RP Executions

April 3, 2000 · 

WHERE there used to be only death and persecution, lights were turned on last week to celebrate the moratorium on executions in the Philippines.

The Vatican’on Saturday lighted up the ancient Roman Colosseum as a message that Philippine government leaders have been enlightened to respect the value of human life, according to Manila Auxiliary Bishop Teodoro Bacani.

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