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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • 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.......
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Hurt Locker' on Showtime

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 26 – Oct. 2nd in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SHORT FUSE: Jeremy Renner plays a bomb-disposal expert in the......
  • Study finds accused pedophile priests clustered in Chicago parishes

     
    Catholic priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago who were credibly accused of sexual abuse served at nearly 60% of parishes in the city at some point in time, according to an in-depth statistical study of clerical assignments. The Chicago-based affiliate of...
  • Records of sexual abuse by San Diego priests to be released Sunday

     
    After a wait of three years, documents detailing the sexual abuse by San Diego Catholic priests that led to a $198.1-million settlement with victims are set to be released Sunday afternoon. A San Diego County Superior Court judge late Friday......
  • Wim Wenders may take on Catholic Church child abuse scandal

     
    The great German director Wim Wenders has been participating in a PR campaign in Europe urging victims of the Roman Catholic Church's worldwide priest pedophilia scandal to come forward, and he may tap into his concern on the subject to make a movie about...
  • Reform Catholics react to Dolan’s election as bishops president

     
    Leaders of Voice of the Faithful, the 30,000-strong organization committed to reforming the Catholic Church, expressed hope for their reform initiatives as Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York was elected U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops preside...