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  • The mysterious case of the missing Vatican tribunal

    The mysterious case of the missing Vatican tribunal

    When abuse survivor Marie Collins resigned last week from the pope’s anti-abuse advisory board she cited the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s failure to implement a tribunal for trying bishops who cover up abuse. But was that idea actually scrapped, or simply modified to achieve the same result?

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  • Why survivor’s exit from papal panel may be a blessing in disguise

    Why survivor’s exit from papal panel may be a blessing in disguise

    Although the optics of the exit of the lone survivor serving as an active member of Pope Francis’s anti-sex abuse commission aren’t good, the reality is that naming survivors as members puts them in an extremely awkward spot, trapped between their loyalties to the Vatican and to fellow survivors.

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