Raid on home of journalist who reported on the sexual abuse of the Sodalicio religious association

January 21, 2022. PERU. Pedro Salinas: “The message of the Sodalicio is that, if you mess with them, they will screw you all your life”.  In an interview with Infobae, the investigative journalist, who uncovered the Sodalicio case, talked about the raid on his home and the religious group, involved in the largest sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Since 2015, when the book “Half monks, Half soldiers” was disclosed, both Paola Ugaz and Pedro Salinas have been systematically harassed from the front pages of far-right newspapers, telephone threats and emails, in addition to seeking to open legal proceedings. It is very exhausting, says Salinas in this interview with Infobae, but they are going to continue investigating the religious group.  Read […]

2022-01-29T04:32:08+00:00January 29th, 2022|0 Comments

Church authorities order second inquiry into troubled Peruvian order

JANUARY 22, 2022.  PERU + ROME – At the same time it is conducting a canonical investigation of a Peruvian religious order accused of abuse, the Archdiocese of Lima has come under fire from an oversight body for failing to respond to complaints about the same order sent their way. More Here: https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-americas/2022/01/church-authorities-order-second-inquiry-into-troubled-peruvian-order

The Archdiocese of Lima has not responded to a Crux request for comment.

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2022-01-29T04:17:09+00:00January 29th, 2022|0 Comments

Bishop Franco Mulakkal was found NOT GUILTY on charges of rape.

JANUARY 21, 2022. INDIA.
Bishop Franco Mulakkal was found not guilty on charges of rape. But now the Kerala Catholic Church has been left seriously divided, with some asking whether the church has too much power. More info here:
REPORT BY ECA MEMBER Virginia Saldanha. Mulakkal verdict leaves nuns more vulnerable to clergy sex abuse. Read the report here: https://www.globalsistersreport.org/news/religious-life/blog/mulakkal-verdict-leaves-nuns-more-vulnerable-clergy-sex-abuse
2022-01-29T04:19:19+00:00January 29th, 2022|0 Comments

ECA’S 5TH YEAR.