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Minnesota Lawsuit Aims to Make Vatican Publish Names of Sex Predator Priests

Three of the plaintiffs are brothers–and this is their third time suing the Holy See. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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Pope Issues New Law On Reporting of Sex Abuse of Minors and Vulnerable Adults In Vatican

On March 26, Pope Francis promulgated Law N. CCXCVII on the Protection of Minors and of Vulnerable Persons of Vatican City State.  It requires any public official of the Vatican City State who has information or a well-founded belief that … Continue reading

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Former Cardinal McCarrick Defrocked By Vatican Over Sex Abuse

In the Vatican yesterday, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a statement (full text) announcing that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been "dismiss[ed] from the clerical state," i.e. defrocked.  McCarrick had already resigned from the College of … Continue reading

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News from the Vatican

It stays on even without a clip or pin, if it's not too windy Yesterday was Vatican Day in the IPKat's in-box. Since the Holy See does not yet have its own IP blogger-in-residence this member of the IPKat's blogging … Continue reading

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Vatican to implement EU financial crimes legislation by end of year

[JURIST] A spokesperson for the European Commission [official website] on Friday said that the Vatican [offical website] will implement the European Commission’s laws against money laundering and financial fraud [EU materials] by the end of the year. According to Amadeu … Continue reading

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