Paul David Ryan Virginia Title: Ex-priest indicted, accused of sexually assaulting Va. teen in 1979 Authors: Tom Jackman & Michelle Boorstein Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 04MAY2021 A former Catholic priest and serial child molester from Australia has been indicted in Virginia on charges of sexually assaulting a teenage boy twice at a Virginia ski resort
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Michael Pfleger Diocese Obstruction Title: Parishes cannot obstruct sex abuse investigations Author: Michael Sean Winters Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 23APR2021 The Catholic Church’s struggle to eradicate the cancer of clergy sex abuse is on trial today. The community at St. Sabina church in Chicago is trying to obstruct the investigation of their much-beloved pastor
‘Just sick over it’: Clergy sexual abuse victims, their advocates lament error that derailed Pa. amendment
Incompetent Kathy Boockvar Resignation Title: ‘Just sick over it’: Clergy sexual abuse victims, their advocates lament error that derailed Pa. amendment Author: Deb Erdley Publisher: TribLive Date: 01FEB2021 Mark Rozzi was crushed Monday when Gov. Tom Wolf called to tell him an amendment seeking to open a window of opportunity in court for old child
There’s another path for survivors of clergy sex abuse to get justice. It faces an uphill climb in the legislature.
Clergy Sex Abuse Justice Title: There’s another path for survivors of clergy sex abuse to get justice. It faces an uphill climb in the legislature. Authors: Angela Couloumbis and Cynthia Fernandez Publisher: Spotlight PA powered by The Inquirer Date: 01FEB2021 HARRISBURG — When Republican state Rep. Jim Gregory learned Monday from Gov. Tom Wolf that an
Angry over botched constitutional amendment, Pa. lawmakers call for action to aid child sexual abuse victims
Pennsylvania Kathy Boockvar Resignation Title: Angry over botched constitutional amendment, Pa. lawmakers call for action to aid child sexual abuse victims Author: Ivey DeJesus Publisher: PennLive.com Date: 01FEB2021 For some, it was a kick in the gut. Some lawmakers and advocates have fought for nearly a decade to reform the state’s child sex crime laws.
Catholic Abuse Prevention Flaws Title: Report finds flaws in Catholic Church abuse-prevention plans Author: David Crary (AP) Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 01OCT2020 NEW YORK — Child-protection policies adopted by Roman Catholic leaders to curb clergy sex abuse in the United States are inconsistent and often worryingly incomplete, according to a think tank’s two-year investigation
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
Trauger Guilty SNAP Reacts Title: Disgraced Catholic Priest Francis Trauger Pleads Guilty, SNAP Reacts Authors: SNAP Contact: Michael McDonnell & Zach Hiner Publisher: SNAP Date: 08JUL2020 A former Catholic priest and serial child abuser from Levittown, Francis (Frank) X. Trauger, will plead guilty to charges he sexually assaulted two boys. We are grateful to the police
USCCB Abuse Claims 2019 Title: US Catholic bishops: clergy sex abuse claims tripled in 2019 Author: David Crary AP National Writer Publisher: ABC News AP Date: 25JUN2020 NEW YORK — U.S. Roman Catholic bishops said Thursday that the church tallied 4,434 sex abuse allegations against clergy in the 2018-19 audit year, triple the number seen the