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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • The devil's in the details of Discovery's 'The Exorcism Files'

     
    As if there aren't enough reality shows on TV capable of scaring the bejeezus out of people, there's another one coming that's intended to do just that. Discovery Channel, through a rare pact with the Vatican, plans to air a......
  • 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......
  • Catholic bishops to gather in Seattle, weigh charter revisions

    Catholic bishops to gather in Seattle, weigh charter revisions
    Proposed revisions to a U.S. Roman Catholic Church charter that addresses the sexual abuse of children by priests are insignificant and fail to address church cover-ups, critics said on Tuesday. Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests...
  • Catholic bishops meet in Bellevue to discuss clergy sex abuse

    Catholic bishops meet in Bellevue to discuss clergy sex abuse
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened their spring meeting Wednesday with votes planned on revising the church's policy on protecting children from clergy sex abuse, and on a statement opposing physician-assisted suicide. More than 300 clergy...
  • The God Squad: Parents shouldn't deny 'old-fashioned' moral code

    Question: Despite the conservative Catholic stance on morality and church issues we've taken all our married life, our older unmarried son and daughter have no problem with sleeping over at a lover's home, in the same bed, with the full knowledge of the...
  • Lobdell: Singing to break the silence

    For years, Elaina Kroll had stopped singing. The Newport Beach resident had been robbed of her childhood passion by her church choir director, who molested her. The sexual abuse she had suffered as a bewildered 16-year-old had been, in her mind,...
  • 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...
  • Pope John Paul II One Step Closer to Sainthood

    Pope John Paul II One Step Closer to Sainthood
    VATICAN CITY -- The pope on Friday signed off on the miracle needed for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, and set May 1 as the date to honor one of the most beloved popes of all times as a model of saintliness for the church. Pope Benedict XVI said...
  • In Theory: Is atheism on the attack?

    Q. With the recent publication of books such as "god [sic] Is Not Great," "The God Delusion," "Letter To A Christian Nation" and "The End Of Faith" by so-called "New Atheists" like Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris, atheism seems to...
  • 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...