Monthly Archives: May 2011

Jesuit Institution St.Marys High School,Mazgaon Derecognised

Students’ future at stake as St Mary’s School is derecognised The future of 959 students of St Mary’s School in Mazgaon is at stake after the state School Education Department derecognised Classes V to X. The order was passed by … Continue reading

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Concern about ‘creeping authoritarianism’ in the Church

We know that we have a jobs crisis in the Irish Republic. Recently our new government outlined a strategy to alleviate it, which has received a qualified welcome. There is also a ‘jobs crisis’ in the Irish Catholic Church. It … Continue reading

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Sex abuse: Germany urged to compensate all victims

Sex abuse: Germany urged to compensate all victims Germany should compensate all people who were sexually abused as children, an official appointed to inquire into decades of abuse in boarding schools and church groups recommended Tuesday. The scandal arrived in … Continue reading

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Suspicion Apostolic visitation report will ignore deep problems

Suspicion Apostolic visitation report will ignore deep problems RITE AND REASON : The report is likely to be characterised by a restorationist tone and nostalgia for a church that is past. THE APOSTOLIC visitation of the Catholic Church in Ireland … Continue reading

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Salesians suspend two members following pro-pedophilia remarks

Salesians suspend two members following pro-pedophilia remarks The Salesians of St. John Bosco removed two European members from their duties after it was discovered one belonged to a pro-pedophilia organization and another made remarks defending pedophilia. The Salesian headquarters in … Continue reading

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Religious group to face abuse claims

Religious group to face abuse claims The body representing Irish Catholic missionary congregations is developing a strategy to prepare its members for an onslaught of allegations of sexual abuse. The Irish Missionary Union (IMU) is understood to have hired several … Continue reading

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Arrested Italian priest confirms he is HIV positive AND Vatican suppresses Cistercian abbey in Rome

Arrested Italian priest confirms he is HIV positive An Italian priest accused of sexually abusing minors and supplying them with illegal drugs has admitted to prison doctors that he is HIV-positive, Italian media reported Saturday. Father Riccardo Seppia was arrested … Continue reading

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