The responses of the Catholic Church to the sex abuse cases can be viewed on three levels: the diocesan level, the episcopal conference level, and the Vatican. Responses to the scandal proceeded at levels in parallel, with the higher levels becoming progressively more involved as the gravity of the problem became more apparent.
In the deeply Catholic Rust Belt community of Buffalo, New York some parishioners are using the Sunday collection basket to ask embattled Bishop Richard Malone to resign. Instead of giving money ...
Sexual scandals and inappropriate behavior are as old as the Bible. I give you (1 Corinthians 5:1) in which Paul writes: "It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of ...
She thought about not coming. Disillusioned by the sex abuse scandal again consuming the Catholic Church, Claartje Bertaut considered skipping Sunday Mass for the first time in more than four decades.
The Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. ... But at least those scandals involved adults; what has happened within the Roman Catholic Church involves children and for that reason it is the greater sin.
The Catholic Church’s Sex Abuse Scandal Is A Crisis Of Faith We don’t need more bland expressions of sorrow from bishops. We need public penance, resignations, and a new generation of leaders ...
A Pennsylvania grand jury report that identified 301 predator priests has renewed an international wave of reports on the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church.
Poulson’s case is an example of how abuse and cover-up continue to plague the Catholic Church, even after the scandal first exploded into the national consciousness 16 years ago in Boston.
The sexual abuse scandal has shaken the Catholic Church for more than 15 years, ever since explosive allegations emerged out of Boston in 2002. But even after paying billions of dollars in ...
News about accusations of sexual abuse made against the Roman Catholic Church. Commentary and archival information about Roman Catholic Church sex abuse cases from The New York Times.