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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,......
  • Man Found Not Guilty In Priest Revenge Attack

    Man Found Not Guilty In Priest Revenge Attack
    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A man charged with beating a Roman Catholic priest that he says molested him has been found not guilty. The jury found William Lynch not guilty of felony assault and felony elder abuse, despite his admission that he attacked Father...
  • Justin McLeod's Blog

    Justin McLeod's Blog
    August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end.  With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business.  I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools.  There are several reasons why I'm switching...
  • Maine as a state of mind

    Maine  as a state of mind
    While rushing to meet a deadline on her third novel, J. Courtney Sullivan, author of "Maine," our Printers Row Book of the Month selection, took a break to chat about memories of her Catholic girlhood, the origins of Maine, and colleges for women. A...
  • High-Ranking Priest Found Guilty On One Count In Child Sex Abuse Case

    High-Ranking Priest Found Guilty On One Count In Child Sex Abuse Case
    Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric accused of imperiling children by helping cover up sexual abuse, was found guilty Friday of one count of child endangerment. He was found not guilty on a second count of endangerment and a conspiracy...
  • Seattle jury awards $8 million in Catholic sexual abuse case

    Seattle jury awards $8 million in Catholic sexual abuse case
    A jury has awarded $8 million to a former student of St. Benedict School in Seattle in a lawsuit against the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, a worldwide Catholic religious order of priests. It is believed to be the largest monetary judgment...
  • Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup

    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup
    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and Julien Temple headline the Toronto International Film Festival's documentary lineup this year, a program that also features work by Marina Zenovich and Matthew Cooke. Fans of nonfiction film can take in movies on everything...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Who will be the next Pope? Local religious studies experts weigh in on pope's resignation

    Who will be the next Pope? Local religious studies experts weigh in on pope's resignation
    SOUTH BEND – Many questions are surrounding the pope's sudden resignation. It's something that hasn't happened in our lifetime. So what will a new pope mean for the Catholic Church?   Our experts said once a new pope is elected, they don't...
  • Pope Benedict XVI's one unforgivable failure

    Nothing distinguished the papacy of Pope Benedict XVI so much as the way in which he is leaving. We should be grateful that he realizes his body is failing him — most people in power do not — and is abdicating. But let's not forget that it...
  • 'Legacy of faith': Bishop D'Arcy remembered

    'Legacy of faith': Bishop D'Arcy remembered
    Despite deteriorating health, Bishop Emeritus John M. DArcy preached the word of God right up to the end. During a mass held last week by the Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades at DArcy's Fort Wayne home, DArcy -- confined to a wheelchair -- began preaching...