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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • 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...
  • Lawsuit: Former Orlando priests gave boys alcohol

    Accounts of plying boys with alcohol, showing them pornography and then molesting them are among the allegations detailed in the lawsuits against two former priests and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando. A third priest actively preaching in an...
  • Chicago Catholic Archdiocese offers counseling for families of sex abuse victims

    Long scorned by victims' advocates for not doing enough to help survivors of clergy sex abuse, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has tried to make up for lost time and lost souls. On Tuesday, the archdiocese launched an unprecedented counseling...
  • Release of Cardinal George's deposition revealing

    Editor's note: This article appeared in the Aug. 15, 2008, edition of the Chicago Tribune. . When Cardinal Francis George released his deposition on the sexual abuse scandal last week, he offered an unprecedented look into the Roman Catholic Church'...
  • Letters to the editor

    People make traffic worse Re "Isolated in our cars, but suffering together," June 8 Very good article on congestion in L.A. But did you notice that many of the people highlighted in the article contribute, in his or her own way, to the congestion?...
  • Realism on tap at AFI Fest

    Realism on tap at AFI Fest
    Film fans, it's time to get your passports stamped. When the AFI Fest begins Thursday night, it will kick off 11 days of screenings and events that will bring some of the best films from the international festival circuit here to Los Angeles, including...
  • Book on Clergy Abuse Comes Out In June

     
    When Values Collide: The Catholic Church, Sexual Abuse and the Challenges of Leadershipby Father Joseph Chinnici deals with the crisis embroiling the church in the United States, Ireland, Germany and Italy: its roots and repercussions. Chinnici, who&#...
  • Pope: Church’s sins led to sex-abuse scandal

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that Pope Benedict XVI has used strong words to heap blame on what he thinks is the party responsible for the global sex-abuse scandal: the Roman Catholic Church itself. From the story: “The greatest persecution...
  • A tacit endorsement of a downsized papacy

     
    There's irony in the decision of the Vatican to fight lawsuits stemming from the allegations of sexual abuse of minors by clergy. In resisting the claims of victims from the United States, the Holy See is arguing that local bishops are not Vatican...
  • Sex-abuse scandal: How one archbishop responded to the Catholic sex-abuse crisis

     
    The New York Times examines how Archbishop Timothy Dolan, formerly of Wisconsin and now of New York, handled the crisis involving the sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests. In the piece, Dolan describes his struggle to balance treating abuse...
  • Sex abuse scandal: Pope says he begs forgiveness

     
    Continuing a pattern of strong words about the Roman Catholic Church's sex abuse crisis, Pope Benedict XVI today said he had begged forgiveness from God for the Church's failings. While speaking to a group of priests, the Pope said the Church would do all...
  • New testimony sheds light on Mahony's role in notorious priest abuse case [Updated]

     
    Testimony by Cardinal Roger Mahony made public Tuesday gives the clearest account to date of how he handled the notorious case of Father Michael Baker, who is serving a 10-year prison term for sexually abusing children. Mahony has long said......