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Condemnation in name only: abuse in the Catholic Church

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On the 20th August 2018, Pope Francis wrote in a letter that he condemned the “atrocities” of child sex abuse and the subsequent “clerical cover-ups” to the more than 1.3 billion members of the Catholic Church. In it, he asked for forgiveness for the magnitude of mistakes that were made … Read More

Unforgivable Sins: Systematic Child Abuse Within the Catholic Church

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Father Lawrence Murphy was a beloved priest. A charming, charismatic individual, his prowess as a fundraiser for St John’s school for the deaf in Wisconsin, at which he worked, was unmatched. As an individual who could hear, but was also fluent in sign language, Murphy was cherished by children and … Read More