Category: Child Sexual Abuse

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Child Sexual Abuse

A painful, necessary reminder

The Keepers Sister Cathy Title: A painful, necessary reminder Author: Most Rev. William E. Lori Publisher: Archdiocese of Baltimore In May, Netflix released a seven-part series called “The Keepers,” which details the efforts of a number of people to solve the 1969 murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik, S.S.N.D. Sister Cathy, as she is known by

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Child Sexual Abuse

A.W. Richard Sipe, a Leading Expert on Clergy Sex Abuse, Dies at 85

Sipe Clergy Sex Abuse Title: A.W. Richard Sipe, a Leading Expert on Clergy Sex Abuse, Dies at 85 Author: Sharon Otterman Publisher: The New York Times Date: 09AUG2018 A. W. Richard Sipe, a researcher, psychotherapist and former priest who spent his life studying the roots of sex abuse within the Roman Catholic Church, becoming one

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Child Sexual Abuse

New lawsuit says current pastor is a child molester

Fr. Alex Anderson ALERT! Title: New lawsuit says current pastor is a child molester Author: David Clohessy Publisher: Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), Date: 24AUG2020 New lawsuit says current pastor is a child molester As a young boy, victim wrote top church official about him Cleric has been publicly accused of abuse

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Child Sexual Abuse

Victims question Kamala Harris’ record on clergy abuse

Victims Question Kamala Harris Title: Victims question Kamala Harris’ record on clergy abuse Author: Michael Rezendes Publisher: The Associated Press (AP) Date: 27JUN2019 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joey Piscitelli was angry when Kamala Harris emerged as a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination. It brought back the frustration he felt in the 2000s, when he was

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Child Sexual Abuse

Silenced priest warns of gay crisis

Priest Silenced Church Crisis Title: Silenced priest warns of gay crisis Author: Julia Duin Publisher: The Washington Times [Arlington VA] Date: 15NOV2004 Starting today, 290 of the nation’s Catholic bishops will meet at the Capitol Hyatt for their yearly business meeting and to tie up loose ends on the massive sexual-abuse crisis that has shaken

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Child Sexual Abuse

New Abuse Lawsuit Filed Concerning Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: New Abuse Lawsuit Filed Concerning Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Author: Joseph H. Saunders Publisher: Los Angeles Legal Examiner Date: 03AUG2020 Today, I filed a civil sexual abuse lawsuit against the Diocese of Metuchen concerning a courageous survivor who was abused by McCarrick in the early 1980’s when McCarrick was the bishop

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Child Sexual Abuse

Dolan Defies Demands of Survivors, Provides Safe Harbor & Continuing Cover-Up For Monsignor John Paddack

Cardinal Dolan Protected Paddack Title: Dolan Defies Demands of Survivors, Provides Safe Harbor & Continuing Cover-Up For Monsignor John Paddack Author: Trusha Goffe Publisher: Jeff Anderson and Associates Date: 29JUL2020 ACCOUNTS OF 11 KNOWN SURVIVORS PAINT GRIM PORTRAIT OF SYSTEMIC ABUSE AND COVER-UP ACROSS MULTIPLE ASSIGNMENTS FOR 19 CONSECUTIVE YEARS IN ARCHDIOCESE Downloads Timeline of

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Child Sexual Abuse

Archdiocese of Newark Faces Nine New Sex Abuse Lawsuits

Martin McCarrick’s Personal Secretary Title: Archdiocese of Newark Faces Nine New Sex Abuse Lawsuits Author: Autumn McClain Publisher: Top Class Actions Date: 27JUL2020 Nine new sex abuse lawsuits against the Archdiocese of Newark include allegations regarding seven clerics, including one cleric who hadn’t been accused before. The suits allege that some of these clerics were

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Child Sexual Abuse

Reporting abuse — the church’s blind spot

Reporting Abuse Church Blindspot Title: Reporting abuse — the church’s blind spot Authors: Gregory Love & Kimberlee Norris Publisher: Church Executive website Date: 28MAY2020 When in doubt, REPORT.  If every allegation of child sexual abuse was simply reported by church leaders to appropriate authorities, the resulting positive impact would be immeasurable. Survivors of abuse would

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