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Church Motivated to keep Abuse Secret, Inquiry Hears

Reporting church abuse ‘should be mandatory’ Senior MPs Bill Shorten and Joe Hockey reveal their own personal experiences with Catholic church abuse on 3AW. • ‘Alpha paedophile led church pack-rape gang’ • At 11, given cans of beer, cigarettes, then … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI Cover Up 200 Child Abuse Claims

 A BBC documentary has exposed that Pope Benedict XVI, aka Cardinal Ratzinger, played a leading role in a systematic cover-up of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests. In 2001, while he was a cardinal, he issued a secret Vatican … Continue reading

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Vatican has Long History of Intrigue and Controversy

Reuters  |  Posted: 06/01/2012 11:07 am Updated: 06/01/2012 5:00 pm Current Vatileaks scandal is apparently just one in a long line of historical controversies. VATICAN CITY, June 1 (Reuters) – Pope Benedict is fighting the worst crisis of his papacy, … Continue reading

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Church Sex-abuse Victims urge ICC Prosecution

Complaint filed against Pope Benedict and three Vatican officials by US-based group, alleging crimes against humanity. An international group for victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests has asked the International Criminal Court to prosecute Pope Benedict XVI and three … Continue reading

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US Sex Abuse Victim Sues Vatican for Cover-up

The mother of a Chicago boy abused by a Roman Catholic priest sued the Vatican on Wednesday for its alleged role in covering up clergy sex abuse. The case comes just weeks after a landmark ruling in Oregon in which … Continue reading

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