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Posted in Clergy Abuse

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups

Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases…

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Posted in Psychology

Pope Francis Says Therapy Helped Him

Pope Francis recently disclosed that he once attended therapy for six months to help him “clarify some things” in his life. The pontiff made the…

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Posted in Religion

Pope Francis confirms there is no hell

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/our-humanity-naturally/201803/smile-there-is-no-hell-even-the-pope-says-so Controversy erupted this week with reports that Pope Francis denied the existence of hell (link is external). Quoted by an Italian journalist who is…

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Pope renews action on sexual abuse

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43098231 Pope Francis has announced the renewal of the Church’s panel tasked with combating sexual abuse of children, in the wake of a fresh controversy….

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis asks victims for forgiveness

http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2018/01/16/pope-francis-asks-forgiveness-from-victims-of-clerical-sex-abuse/ Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests. Addressing government authorities and members…

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Posted in Psychology

#Pope #Francis #Visited #Psychoanalyst #Aged 42

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/01/pope-francis-psychoanalysis Pope Francis has revealed that he sought the help of a psychoanalyst for six months when he was 42 and the leader of the…

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Pope: Breastfeed Just like the Virgin Mary nursed Jesus

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/pope-francis-encourages-moms-to-breastfeed-in-the-sistine-chapel_us_5873a543e4b043ad97e491ff? When it comes to breastfeeding in church, Pope Francis has a simple message for moms: Go for it! While celebrating the Feast of the…

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For Victims of Sexual Abuse, Pope’s Visit Recalls Childhood Trauma – The Takeaway

http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/victims-sexual-abuse-popes-visit-recalls-childhood-trauma/ According to one estimate, as many as 100,000 American children have been victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy. Pope Francis…

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Peacemaking calls for courage, much more so than warfare&

Pope Francis: “Peacemaking calls for courage, much more so than warfare” http://t.co/rEKPLp2zx3 — HuffPost Religion (@HuffPostRelig) July 19, 2014 Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has telephoned…

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