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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • A Catholic homecoming

    A Catholic homecoming
    As the queen mother of megachurches, Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington has become a refuge for spiritual seekers and people of faith who no longer feel inspired by the religious institutions that raised them. After the sex abuse scandal...
  • Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.

    Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.
    As papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi had the formidable job of representing the Vatican at a time of challenge and scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as escorting Pope Benedict XVI on his 2008 American visit. By...
  • 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....
  • Vatican issues report on Irish church child abuse investigation

     
    Vatican acknowledges shame over abuse of young people in Ireland and sets guidelines....
  • 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.......
  • 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....
  • Catholic Scandal

     
    I have a good friend who is a devout Catholic. Every time I write about sexual abuse by priests and the church hierarchy’s institutional schemes to cover it up, he accuses me of being anti-Catholic. Since my column today is......
  • Catholic priest, former Crespi High employee, arrested on sex abuse allegations in Florida

     
    A Roman Catholic priest who formerly worked at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino has been arrested in Florida on 11 counts of sexual abuse involving a 14-year-old boy. Father William Wert had previously been arrested on sex-related charges in......