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Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

| Don Clemmer | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church in the United States is living through two storms, a U.S. cardinal observed. He said there is the policy of “zero tolerance” toward undocumented immigrants, which has plunged communities into fear, and the Holy Spirit working “like a hurricane” to smash structures of clericalism through the current clergy sexual abuse crisis.

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Immigrant kids at border present and accounted for — and number growing

Immigrant kids at border present and accounted for — and number growing

Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy for immigrants crossing illegally into the United States, resulting in children being separated from their families, the number of minors in U.S. custody has grown by nearly 2,000.

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Pope says church was late fighting abuse, promises ‘zero tolerance’

Pope says church was late fighting abuse, promises ‘zero tolerance’

| Carol Glatz | September 21, 2017 | 6 Comments

Pope Francis has endorsed an approach of “zero tolerance” toward all members of the church guilty of sexually abusing minors or vulnerable adults.

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