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Sexual Abuse in the Church

3 Weeks Ago I Revealed I Was Abused by a Priest. Here's How It Changed my Life., Ed Hanratty, HuffPost, September 17, 2018. Copyright © 2018 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Another Navajo sues LDS Church, Brady Mccombs, The Associate Press, The Salt Lake Tribune, January 30, 2017. Copyright © 2017 The Salt Lake Tribune.

Archbishop of Washington D.C. Removed from Ministry over 'Credible and Substantiated' Allegations of Sexual Abuse Against a Teen, Elizabeth Preza, AlterNet, June 20, 2018. Copyright © 2018 AlterNet Media.

Archdiocese of Baltimore relieves Highlandtown priest accused of abuse in the 1970s, Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun, May 21, 2018. Copyright © 2018 The Baltimore Sun.

ASU professor resigns amid Catholic Church child sexual-abuse scandal, Jason Pohl, AzCentral, November 10, 2017. Copyright © 2017 www.azcentral.com.

Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA: May 10, 2002. Copyright © 2002 Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC. 

Brazilian priest cited in 'Spotlight' hangs himself in jail, Reuters, August 8, 2016. Copyright © 2016 Reuters.

Cardinal Wuerl Says He Will Ask Pope Francis to Accept Resignation, NBC 4, Washington, DC: September 12, 2018. Copyright © 2018 NBCUniversal Media, LLC.

Catholic Church admits 'shameful' legacy of abuse after study leaked, Riham Alkousaa, Reuters, September 12, 2018. Copyright © 2018 Reuters.

The Catholic Church knew he was an abuser, but helped him get a job in public schools, Rick Anderson, Los Angeles Times, October 13, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Los Angeles Times. 

Chicago Priests Raped and Pillaged for 50 Years, Barbie Latza Nadeau, The Daily Beast, November 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Newsweek / Daily Beast Company LLC. 

Church 'colluded' with sex abuse bishop Peter Ball, BBC, June 22, 2017. Copyright © 2017 BBC.

Church Fear of Scandal Hurts Abuse Victims in New York and Elsewhere, Celia Wexler, HuffPost, July 1, 2017. Copyright © 2017 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Even as the Catholic Church claims to come clean, something is not right, Elizabeth Bruenig, The Washington Post, November 23, 2018. Copyright © 1996-2018 The Washington Post.

Examining the Film "Spotlight" ~ Media Discussion Guide, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Olympia, WA: March 2016.

The film "Spotlight" shines a light on prevention, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Harrisburg, PA: November 19, 2015.

Former Bishop of Phoenix accused of repeatedly molesting boy, The Associated Press, CBS News, Phoenix, AZ: August 4, 2017. Copyright © 2017 CBS Interactive.

Guam's clergy sex abuse cases up for mediation, Haidee V. Eugenio, Pacific Daily News, July 28, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Pacific Daily News.

Jesus wept: There were 12 reported incidents of Christian pastors molesting kids ~ in just the last month, Tom Boggioni, The Raw Story, April 2, 2016. Copyright © 2004-2016 Raw Story Media, Inc.

Louisiana church posts video of standing ovation for priest after child sex accusations, David Edwards, The Raw Story, August 5, 2014. Copyright © 2004-2014 Raw Story Media, Inc.

The Next Christian Sex Abuse Scandal ~ By Grace Alone, Kathryn Joyce, The American Prospect, May 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The American Prospect.

NY clergy sex abuse may be sweeping but legal cases few, Jennifer Peltz and David Klepper, Associated Press, September 7, 2018. Copyright © 2018 Associated Press.

Pastor Mike Sperou Faces Child Sex Charges After 7 Women Accuse Him of Abuse, Andy Campbell, HuffPost, April 13, 2015. Copyright © 2015 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Pennsylvania grand jury finds some police and district attorneys helped Catholic church cover up priest abuse, Tim Darragh, The Morning Call, September 1, 2018. Copyright © 2018 The Morning Call.

Pennsylvania Releases Damning report on Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal, Carol Kuruvilla, HuffPost, August 14, 2018. Copyright © 2018 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Pope Francis summons bishops to Vatican for summit on preventing sex abuse, Doug Stanglin and Jane Onyanga-Omara, USA Today, September 12, 2018. Copyright © 2018 USA Today.

Report slams Dutch Catholic church over sex abuse, Mike Corder, Associated Press, Yahoo! News, The Hague, NL: December 16, 2011.

Report Uncovers Nearly 100 Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against Catholic Leaders in Guam, Antonia Blumberg, HuffPost, August 7, 2017. Copyright © 2017 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

Sex Abuse and the Catholic Church: Why Is It Still a Story?, Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times, April 20, 2016. Copyright © 2016 The New York Times Company.

Silent No More ~ The Untapped Potential of the Church in Addressing Sexual Violence, Tearfund, March 2011. Copyright © 2011 Tearfund.

SNAP concerned with survivor confidentiality after judge's sanctions, Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter, September 2, 2016. Copyright © 2016 The National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company.

SPOTLIGHT: A Multi-Faith Discussion Guide, FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA: 2015.

Stirred by Sexual Abuse Report, States Take on Catholic Church, Sharon Otterman and Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times, September 6, 2018. Copyright © 2018 The New York Times Company.

Thoughts on the movie, SPOTLIGHT, Silence & Cover-ups, Michael Skinner.

Unholy Secrets: The Legal Loophole That Allows Clergy to Hide Child Sexual Abuse, Jack Jenkins, Reader Supported News, August 8, 2016. Copyright © 2006 Reader Supported News.

US Catholic Church shells out $150 million over sexual abuse claims and pedophilia prevention, Agence France-Presse, The Raw Story, April 18, 2015. Copyright © 2004-2015 Raw Story Media, Inc.

Vatican City Will Strengthen Its Punishments for Child Sex Abuse, Kumar Ramanathan, Think Progress, July 11, 2013. Copyright © 2005-2013 Center for American Progress Action Fund.

Why Catholics should be grateful for 'Spotlight' and the media's exposing abuses within the church, Christopher White, The Washington Post, November 13, 2015. Copyright © 1996-2015 The Washington Post.

Why the Vatican continues to struggle with sex abuse scandals, Chico Harlan, The Washington Post, August 12, 2018. Copyright © 1996-2018 The Washington Post.

Women from 'The Keepers' discuss experience at Baltimore conference on child sexual abuse prevention, Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun, April 19, 2018. Copyright © 2018 The Baltimore Sun.














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