Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

by Kieran Tapsell

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ISBN-13: 9781921511455
Publisher: ATF Press
Publication date: 03/01/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Acknowledgment xi

2 Introduction 1

3 Chronology of Church Response to Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children 9

4 Potipbar's Wife 49

5 Sex and the Confessional 61

6 The Murder in the Cathedral 69

7 Canon Law 77

8 The Canonical System of Trials 91

9 Canon Law on Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children 95

10 The Secrecy Provisions of Canon Law 127

11 Misprision of Felony 141

12 Mandatory Welfare Reporting 149

13 Law and Culture 155

14 The Ineffectiveness of the Church Processes 185

15 The Practical Application of Canon Law 207

16 The Cardinals Defend the Privilege of Clergy 229

17 Bishops Conferences: Sexual Abuse Protocols and the Vatican 241

18 The Defence of Vatican and Pope Benedict XVI 277

19 Benedict's Pastoral Letter. Blame the Bishops 289

20 The Cloyne Report in Ireland 299

21 Some Theological Problems with Facing the Truth 307

22 The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Report 313

23 The Australian Royal Commission 317

24 A Greek Tragedy: Not Facing the Truth 333

Index of Subjects 353

Index of Names 359

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