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Failure of Zero Tolerance Towards Sexual Abuse in the Church: Two Emblematic Cases - Il Messaggero

Failure of Zero Tolerance Towards Sexual Abuse in the Church: Two Emblematic Cases - Il Messaggero | Apollyon | Scoop.it

If it is not a failure, it's very close. The strict zero tolerance towards sexual abuse does not seem to work everywhere...

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BBC: Nigerian Televangelist Accused of Repeatedly Raping Female Disciples - JulieRoys.com

BBC: Nigerian Televangelist Accused of Repeatedly Raping Female Disciples - JulieRoys.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Nigerian televangelist Temitope Joshua repeatedly raped and abused disciples in his church over decades, a new BBC investigation has found.

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December 28, 2023 9:02 PM
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Former Aurora pastor faces 16 charges for rape, abuse; Detectives say more victims likely - KPTV.com

Former Aurora pastor faces 16 charges for rape, abuse; Detectives say more victims likely - KPTV.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A former pastor at a church in Aurora was indicted Wednesday on 16 counts of sexual assault, and at least some of the victims were children, the Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office said Sunday.

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December 8, 2023 9:43 PM
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Before removal, Louisiana priest was accused of misconduct by multiple women | New Orleans | The Guardian

Before removal, Louisiana priest was accused of misconduct by multiple women | New Orleans | The Guardian | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Police investigation of Anthony Odiong began on Wednesday after 2019 complaint to archdiocese spurred little action

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February 21, 2023 2:22 PM
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Jesuits say abuse accusations against priest are highly credible - Reuters

Jesuits say abuse accusations against priest are highly credible - Reuters | Apollyon | Scoop.it

ROME (Reuters) -The Roman Catholic religious order of Jesuits said on Tuesday that accusations of sexual, psychological and spiritual abuse against a prominent member of the order were highly credible and that restrictions on him had been tightened. 

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November 11, 2022 6:08 PM
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Tennessee church shuts down after pastor accused of sexual misconduct - 

Tennessee church shuts down after pastor accused of sexual misconduct -  | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A Tennessee church shut down for good after its pastor resigned over sexual misconduct allegations.Chris Watts stepped down as pastor of Life Change Church after a newspaper interviewed a 19-year-old woman who accused him of starting an inappropriate sexual relationship with her three years ago

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September 30, 2022 7:59 PM
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'A long way to go': Catholic women call for wide-ranging church reforms in new international survey - TheConversation.com

'A long way to go': Catholic women call for wide-ranging church reforms in new international survey - TheConversation.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A substantial majority were concerned about the prevalence of abuse, racism, and sexism in church contexts, and many raised issues relating to transparency and accountability.

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April 20, 2022 11:58 PM
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Archbishop resigns from Anglican Church of Canada over sexual misconduct - ReligionNews.com

Archbishop resigns from Anglican Church of Canada over sexual misconduct - ReligionNews.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

(RNS) — Mark MacDonald was national Indigenous Anglican archbishop of the ACC and is known for his climate justice advocacy.

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Australian bishop Christopher Saunders charged with rape - BBC.com

Australian bishop Christopher Saunders charged with rape - BBC.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The high-ranking Catholic was arrested after a long investigation and has always denied wrongdoing.

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December 29, 2023 12:38 PM
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Year-end 2023: Abuse crisis - AngelusNews.com

Year-end 2023: Abuse crisis - AngelusNews.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Efforts continued throughout 2023 to tackle clerical sex crimes in the Catholic Church.

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December 15, 2023 9:47 PM
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Vatican closing down Loyola Community co-founded by Rupnik - Catholic News Agency

Vatican closing down Loyola Community co-founded by Rupnik - Catholic News Agency | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The shutdown, which must take place within one year, is “due to serious problems concerning the exercise of authority and the way of living together.”

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December 7, 2023 10:03 PM
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IHOPKC Founder Mike Bickle Confessed to ‘Bad Judgments and Bad Mistakes’ with ‘Jane Doe,’ Ministry Leader Says - JulieRoys.com

IHOPKC Founder Mike Bickle Confessed to ‘Bad Judgments and Bad Mistakes’ with ‘Jane Doe,’ Ministry Leader Says - JulieRoys.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Mike Bickle confessed privately to making “bad judgments and bad mistakes,” according to Dan Bohi, a ministry leader connected to IHOPKC...

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February 3, 2023 7:42 PM
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Report: 'Dances With Wolves' actor used spiritual influence to groom Indigenous girls - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper

Report: 'Dances With Wolves' actor used spiritual influence to groom Indigenous girls - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Former actor and alleged cult leader Nathan Chasing Horse made his first appearance in court on charges including sexually assaulting, trafficking and abusing Indigenous girls and women and instructing his “sister” wives to use suicide pills in the event of his death ...

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October 31, 2022 9:43 PM
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In stinging rebuke of hypocrisy, woman reveals her sexual assault happened at church, not drag show - DailyKos.com

In stinging rebuke of hypocrisy, woman reveals her sexual assault happened at church, not drag show - DailyKos.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The Republican attack on books written by LGBTQ authors may have met its match in an ally who spoke out at a Tennessee library board meeting last Wednesday. Up against claims that books exploring gender were "age-inappropriate" and attacks from...

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August 18, 2022 5:31 PM
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After abuse claim against Quebec cardinal, 3 more women file complaint against church - MSN.com

After abuse claim against Quebec cardinal, 3 more women file complaint against church - MSN.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

MONTREAL — After Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet was accused by a woman of sexual assault in a class-action lawsuit introduced this week, more women have come forward with similar allegations against members of the province's Catholic Church.

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March 24, 2022 1:06 PM
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Hillsong pastor Brian Houston resigns after revelations of indiscretions with women - ReligionNews.com

Hillsong pastor Brian Houston resigns after revelations of indiscretions with women - ReligionNews.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

(RNS) — In a statement posted on its website Wednesday, the board said it had accepted Houston's resignation and acknowledged 'there will be much emotion at this news.'

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