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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • Pope must embrace transparency [Letter]

    Pope must embrace transparency [Letter]
    The United Nations has decried the Vatican for not being transparent about the sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests, bishops and cardinals over the past few decades ("UN panels urges Vatican to turn over sex abusers to authorities," Feb. 5). Moreover, the United Nations holds Pope Francis to be accountable, in a manner of speaking.
  • Baltimore-area nuns fighting Obamacare rule

    Baltimore-area nuns fighting Obamacare rule
    It's a war that seemingly ended a long time ago, being fought in the most unlikely of places: contraception, at homes for the elderly run by an order of Roman Catholic nuns. The Little Sisters of the Poor, with a house in Catonsvlle, are fighting the...

    Claims mount against Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo

    Claims mount against Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo
    Cecil Singleton had settled in to watch an episode of "Parenthood" when he caught a TV news teaser featuring the words "Elmo sex scandal." A man had accused puppeteer Kevin Clash — the man behind the world's most popular Sesame Street puppet —...

    Push to strengthen state's child abuse reporting law debated

    Push to strengthen state's child abuse reporting law debated
    Maryland is one of three states that requires workers in certain occupations to report child abuse but whose law doesn't include criminal sanctions against those who fail to do so, according to a state legislative analysis. That distinction met with...

    Police investigating sex abuse allegations at Anne Arundel Catholic school

    Police investigating sex abuse allegations at Anne Arundel Catholic school
    Anne Arundel County police are investigating sexual abuse allegations by a former student at Monsignor Slade Catholic School in Glen Burnie, officials of the Archdiocese of Baltimore said Wednesday. In a letter posted on the archdiocese website and...