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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • Cardinal Mahony's removal not enough, church critics say

     
    Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez's decision to relieve Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of all public duties over his mishandling of clergy sex abuse of children decades ago does not go far enough, some abuse victim advocates said Friday. David Clohessy,......
  • Rebuke of Cardinal Mahony casts a lengthy shadow at L.A. churches

     
    Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez's decision to relieve his predecessor, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, of all public duties over his mishandling of clergy sex abuse of children decades ago was met by both resignation and disbelief in churches across the...
  • Priest files reveal disturbing stories of child molestation, coverup

     
    More disturbing stories of priests' molestations of children -- and questionable actions by church leaders -- emerged in 12,000 pages of once-confidential personnel files....
  • Church sex abuse scandal brings reflection at L.A. congregations

     
    New revelations about the church abuse scandal made for a reflective and painful Sunday at Catholic parishes across Southern California....
  • Pew finds Catholics hope next pope allows priests to marry

     
    As the pontificate of Benedict XVI winds down, many American Catholics express a desire for change, according to a new survey report by the Pew Research Center. For example, most Catholics say it would be good if the next pope allows priests to marry. And...
  • Victim of priest molestation urges Pope Francis to defrock Mahony

     
    A man who will receive part of a $10-million settlement from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for abuse by a former priest on Thursday called on the new pope to punish church leaders who had covered up molestation of children.......
  • Five Catholic religious orders release files on L.A. clergy abuse

    Confidential personnel records from five Catholic religious orders were turned over to victims of sexual abuse Wednesday in the first wave of a court-ordered public disclosure expected to shed light on the role the groups, operating independently of the...
  • Chicago Jesuits hid sex crimes

    Chicago Jesuits hid sex crimes
    Internal church records released Tuesday show that Chicago Jesuits consciously concealed the crimes of convicted sex offender Donald McGuire for more than 40 years as the prominent Roman Catholic priest continued to sexually abuse dozens of children...
  • Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese releases abuse files

    Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese releases abuse files
    Files recently released by the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese show that 29 clergy accused of sexual abuse served assignments at local parishes, where some of the alleged child molestation took place. Of the 29 men who were named, eight were...
  • Police: Priest in Underwear Seen Chasing Boy After Assault

    Police: Priest in Underwear Seen Chasing Boy After Assault
    WOODBURN, Ore. -- A 46-year old priest is facing sexual abuse charges after being accused of fondling a 12-year-old boy during a sleepover. Police say the boy was invited to spend the night at the home of Father Angel Armando Perez. The boy told...
  • Family criticizes Notre Dame in 2nd sex attack case

    Family criticizes Notre Dame in 2nd sex attack case
    For the second time this school year, a family has complained that the University of Notre Dame failed to swiftly and thoroughly investigate their daughter's report of being sexually attacked in a residence hall. The family of a woman who attended nearby...
  • Book review: 'Absolute Monarchs'

    Book review: 'Absolute Monarchs'
    Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy John Julius Norwich Random House: 513 pp., $30 When preeminent British historian John Julius Norwich tells us in the introduction to his sweeping history of the Catholic papacy that his job is to give us "a...