Tag: Bishop Accountability

Days of covering up abuse allegations are over, says Vatican adviser

Days of covering up abuse allegations are over, says Vatican adviser

| Carol Glatz | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ new norms on protecting minors and strengthening accountability are the latest steps in driving home the message that the days of keeping abuse allegations covered up or ignored are over, said the Vatican’s top abuse investigator.

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Cardinal DiNardo welcomes new papal norms on preventing clergy abuse

Cardinal DiNardo welcomes new papal norms on preventing clergy abuse

New papal norms on preventing clergy sexual abuse are “a blessing that will empower the Church everywhere to bring predators to justice, no matter what rank they hold in the Church,” said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability

Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability

| Carol Glatz | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has revised and clarified norms and procedures for holding bishops and religious superiors accountable in protecting minors as well as in protecting members of religious orders and seminarians from abuse.

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Protesters gather outside U.S. bishops’ meeting, call for change

Protesters gather outside U.S. bishops’ meeting, call for change

| Emily Rosenthal | November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened a Day of Prayer at the Fall Bishops General Assembly Nov. 12, John McKeon was the first to walk a path along Aliceanna Street outside the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, just after 9 a.m.

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