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Catholic Child Abuse

3 More Resign In Scandal Around Accused N.J. Priest Who Violated Lifetime Ban On Ministry To Children

Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion

By Mark Mueller The Star-Ledger COLTS NECK, N.J. (RNS) The pastor and two youth ministers at a Catholic church where a visiting priest violated a...

Priest Blames Late Archbishop In Philly Sex Abuse Coverup

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 04.28.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- A Roman Catholic monsignor charged with protecting predator-priests lost a last-minute bid to have criminal charges dismissed Monday, ...

Catholic Church Pedophile Investigator Jailed For Child Porn

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion

A Catholic Church pedophile abuse investigator is serving time in jail after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography on a laptop and camera...

Report: Kansas City Diocese Put Children In Jeopardy

Posted 11.02.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph could have put children in jeopardy when it faile...

Vatican Defends Pope's Record On Sexual Abuse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI, while still a cardinal, sought in vain to expedite the process for de...

Protecting Children From The Church's Abuse Of Power

William F. McMurry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William F. McMurry

Until the governments of our world wrestle the power over children away from religious organizations operating in secrecy and without accountability, justice will remain an elusive butterfly.

Pope Outlines Scope Of Irish Abuse Probe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Catholic archbishops of New York and Boston will meet personally with victims of abu...

Thomas Merton, Rock Stars, and the Enablers that Serve Them

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Shaw

Let's see who the enablers are, and who those are who stand up and condemn their words.

Abusing Children: Not Just For Catholic Priests

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Given the public outcry against the Catholic Church, I am curious to see how the Jewish community will respond to the case of Bryan Bramly, the Arizona rabbi accused of molested a child.

Ireland To Demand Catholic Church Pay Additional Reparations For Child Abuses

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Ireland's government announced Tuesday it will summon Roman Catholic orders and demand they contribute more funds to the thousands of p...