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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......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • A tacit endorsement of a downsized papacy

     
    There's irony in the decision of the Vatican to fight lawsuits stemming from the allegations of sexual abuse of minors by clergy. In resisting the claims of victims from the United States, the Holy See is arguing that local bishops are not Vatican...
  • Sex-abuse scandal: How one archbishop responded to the Catholic sex-abuse crisis

     
    The New York Times examines how Archbishop Timothy Dolan, formerly of Wisconsin and now of New York, handled the crisis involving the sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests. In the piece, Dolan describes his struggle to balance treating abuse...
  • Sex abuse scandal: Pope says he begs forgiveness

     
    Continuing a pattern of strong words about the Roman Catholic Church's sex abuse crisis, Pope Benedict XVI today said he had begged forgiveness from God for the Church's failings. While speaking to a group of priests, the Pope said the Church would do all...
  • New testimony sheds light on Mahony's role in notorious priest abuse case [Updated]

     
    Testimony by Cardinal Roger Mahony made public Tuesday gives the clearest account to date of how he handled the notorious case of Father Michael Baker, who is serving a 10-year prison term for sexually abusing children. Mahony has long said......
  • Lawsuit says priest abused student at Bellflower's St. John Bosco High in 1960s

     
    A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Norwalk is the latest to accuse the Roman Catholic Church of systematically allowing a priest to sexually abuse a minor, in this case a former student at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower. The......