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Thursday, March 25, 2010

I Feel Like Dancing, Yeah

City of Angels is on AlterNet this morning:with a story very much like this (with a different headline...).

Vatican Declined to Defrock U.S. Priest Who Abused Boys
Top Vatican officials, including the future Pope Benedict XVI, did not defrock an American priest who molested as many as 200 deaf boys, even after warnings from several bishops...

Okay the above story is in the New York Times... wait a few and then they are followed up by, yep:

Pope 'failed to discipline US priest' who abused deaf children
The Guardian - ‎13 minutes ago‎
The pope faces questions about his handling of the case of Father Lawrence Murphy while in charge of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. ...

Vatican says it was unaware of alleged American priest abuse
CNN (blog) - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The Vatican said it was unaware of an American priest believed to have molested up to 200 boys until 20 years after civil authorities investigated - then ...

'NYT': Vatican Knew Wis. Priest Might Have Molested 200 Deaf Boys; Did Not ...
NPR (blog) - Mark Memmott - ‎1 hour ago‎
"Top Vatican officials -- including the future Pope Benedict XVI -- did not defrock a priest who molested as many as 200 deaf boys, ...

Pope 'failed to act' over abuse - ‎1 hour ago‎
Senior Vatican officials, including Pope Benedict XVI, have been accused of not doing enough to stop sexual abuse by Catholic priests in the US, ...

Abuse Scandal's Ripples Spread Across Europe
New York Times - Katrin Bennhold, Nicholas Kulish - ‎3 hours ago‎
MUNICH — The fallout from the sexual abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church settled across Europe ...


Pope Benedict Implicated In Failure To Discipline Child Predator ...‎Lez Get Real - Bridgette P. LaVictoire - 8 hours ago
In what may end up being the final shoe to drop in the global child sex abuse scandal to hit the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict has been implicated in ...

Abuse Scandal's Ripples Spread Across Europe‎ - New York Times

Pope Benedict XVI Implicated In Cover-Up Of Wisconsin Sex Abuse ...‎ - Barcelona Reporter

Now the Pope himself is implicated in cover-up of sex abuse of 200 ...‎ - Daily Mail

all 663 news articles »

OOH I Like this one:

Pope accused of covering up sexual abuse
The Star (South Africa)
[the 2001 document]
[in Latin]
March 25, 2010 Edition 2
GENEVA: Hans Kueng, the dissident Catholic theologian from Switzerland, has accused Pope Benedict XVI of playing a role since 2001 in keeping sex-abuse claims against priests out of the public eye.

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