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Australian Victims Want Pope To Act On Church Abuse Crisis

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Pope Francis has promised concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests, but an Australian victims' advocate remains sceptical about whether a landmark summit will deliver the necessary changes.

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The Catholic Church Is Headed For Another Sex Abuse Scandal As #NunsToo Speak Up

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All eyes will turn to Rome between 21-24 February, when senior church clerics across the world meet to discuss how to handle the widening sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.

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World

Pope Defrocks Former Cardinal Found Guilty Of Sexual Abuse

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Former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults.

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News

Pope: Nuns Were Being Held As Sex Slaves By Priests

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Nuns have suffered and are still suffering sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic priests and bishops, and even being held as sexual slaves, Pope Francis confirmed on Tuesday.

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Claims Of Forceful Kissing, Molestation Carried Out By Nuns

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A woman has described years of alleged abuse by nuns in the hopes of inspiring others to share their stories.

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Bad Habits: Two Nuns Steal $695,000 To Go Gambling In Las Vegas

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Two sisters at a Catholic elementary school in California have allegedly ditched their vow of poverty to embezzle hundreds of thousands for gambling at casinos and trips away.

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National

Archbishop's Concealing Child Abuse Conviction Quashed

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The conviction of Catholic archbishop Philip Wilson for concealing child sex abuse in the church has been quashed by a Newcastle court.

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World

Pope Claims Being Gay Is 'Fashionable'

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Pope Francis has delivered an ultimatum to gay priests: Be celibate or leave.

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You Can Now Cuss God Freely In Ireland

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The Republic of Ireland has voted to scrap the country's laws on blasphemy.

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National

Tap And God: Churches Are Trying To Move With The Times

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They might be accused of having archaic attitudes about certain things, but some churches are trying to modernise at least part of their services.

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Comedy

Tap To Pray: Sydney Church Introduces Collection Platewave

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Now it’s more convenient than ever to be pious

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National

New Laws Could Help Child Abuse Survivors Sue

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Thousands of survivors of child sex abuse will be able to sue institutions for under new NSW laws.

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National

DPP Wants Former Archbishop Thrown In Jail

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The Director of Public Prosecutions called the current sentence inadequate.

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National

Catholic Church 'Unlikely' To Introduce Voluntary Celibacy

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'Its roots are deep, and it touches upon the discipline of the universal Church.'

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Australian Catholic Leaders Won't Break The Seal Of Confession

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The Royal Commission's key recommendation to order priests to disclose confessions 'would undermine religious liberties'.

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News

Pope Compares Church Sexual Abuse, Corruption To Excrement, Victims Say

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In the first papal visit to Ireland in more than four decades, Pope Francis acknowledged the Church's shame.

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World

300 Priests Abused Thousands Of Children Over 70 years: Report

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The report follows a two-year investigation which contained graphic examples of children being groomed and sexually abused by clergymen.

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Former Archbishop Philip Wilson Gets Home Detention

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Victim Peter Gogarty said he was disgusted the disgraced Catholic official will now begin a “holiday with his sister”.