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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • Analysis: Sandusky seems determined for trial

    Analysis: Sandusky seems determined for trial
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky appears determined to hold out for a trial on explosive child sexual abuse charges that could put him in prison for the rest of his life, legal experts said. Sandusky could face...
  • Monster Mash: National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum; Banksy artwork

     
    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is said to be close to suing the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum foundation over hundreds of millions of dollars in disputed costs. Banksy, the anonymous street artist, is causing a stir with a sculpture...
  • L.A. Fire Department settles firefighter's harassment case

     
    The Los Angeles Fire Department must pay almost $500,000 to settle a case filed on behalf of a male firefighter who was harassed by coworkers over a sexual abuse suit linked to the Catholic Church....
  • Vatican issues report on Irish church child abuse investigation

     
    Vatican acknowledges shame over abuse of young people in Ireland and sets guidelines....
  • Mexico abuse victims denounce Vatican as Pope Benedict XVI visits

     
    Sexual abuse victims angrily accused the Vatican on Saturday of protecting a notorious Mexican priest for decades, and said they were dismayed that Pope Benedict XVI will not meet with them on his visit to the country....
  • New sex abuse lawsuit filed against Orlando Diocese

     
    Attorney Adam Horowitz is filing a lawsuit today against the Catholic Diocese of Orlando for the sexual abuse of a teenager by by Father William Authenreith in 1978. According to the Complaint: In approximately 1978, St. Mary’s Priest William...
  • Monsignor Lynn sentenced to up to six years

     
    David Gibson writes for the Religion News Service about the sentencing of Monsignor William J. Lynn: (RNS) Monsignor William J. Lynn, the first U.S. Catholic official convicted for covering up the sexual abuse of children, was sentenced to 3-6 years in...
  • Catholic Catalyst on celibacy and sexual abuse

     
    William A. Donahue, publisher of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights' Catalyst publication, had this take on celibacy and sexual abuse: “Homosexuals are responsible for almost all of the predatory behavior so how would marriage...
  • Sports, religion and Penn State

     
    Religion News Service writer David Gibson discusses why Penn State is — and isn't — like the Catholic Church: (RNS) Penn State coaching legend Joe Paterno is out in the university’s burgeoning sex abuse scandal, and comparisons to the...
  • Child Sex Abuse Laws

     
    I promised in Monday’s post to share the full text of state House Judiciary Chairman Ron Marsico’s, R-Dauphin, response to a child sex abuse protection advocate who wanted to know why he was blocking consideration of two important bills on.......
  • Catholic Conference Response

     
    In case you've been wondering why any legislator would oppose even discussing two Pennsylvania House bills that would loosen statutes of limitations for civil suit in child sex abuse cases, the answer is that there are powerful forces opposing them.......
  • The pope in Britain: Church’s response to sex abuse crisis was insufficient

     
    On his flight this morning to Britain, Pope Benedict XVI again condemned elements of the Roman Catholic Church's response to a worldwide sexual abuse crisis that has ensnared members of the clergy in 26 countries. Benedict said the church should have done...