Posts Tagged ‘Sauvé Report’

French Catholic Academy says sex abuse report could ruin Church

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

A small group of French Catholic Academy members say the Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church (CIASE) report prepared by Academy members has produced a skewed document that could be “ruinous” for institutional Catholicism. The report was commissioned by the French Bishops’ Conference. The CIASE report was wrong to impute the Church with Read more

French Catholic Church accepts it allowed “systemic” abuse

Monday, November 8th, 2021

The French Catholic Church allowed the child abuse to become “systemic,” said Archbishop Eric de Moulins-Beaufort, chair of the country’s Bishops Conference. In a statement on Friday, the conference said the French Catholic Church bears “institutional responsibility” for the thousands of child abuse cases documented in a report released in October. “This responsibility implies a Read more

French bishops conference focus on “massive phenomenon” of child abuse

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
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The French Catholic bishops conference began on Tuesday, with half the seven-day meeting to focus on damning child abuse revelations. The 120 bishops are meeting to pour over a shock report released last month that detailed child abuse of more than 200,000 minors spanning 70 years. The findings of the Sauvé report on sexual abuse Read more

Call for bishops in France to resign en masse over sex abuse scandal

Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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There have been calls for the mass resignation of all bishops in France over the sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church throughout the country. The “Appeal for a Renewed and Trustworthy Church”, was posted on Monday. It is an online petition calling for the en masse resignation of the country’s bishops. “As a sign Read more