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Clergy Abuse

Amanda's Story Of Religious Abuse As A Teen

Jack Watts | Posted 07.31.2011 | Religion
Jack Watts

The list of downright despicable behavior I witnessed over the years is too long to mention here -- everything from financial impropriety to sexual indiscretions to cruelty-for-pleasure.

True Reform Would Start With 'I'm Sorry'

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 07.19.2011 | Religion
Kim Michele Richardson

If the Catholic Church is to erase this stain on its reputation, it will have to be based on a complete reversal of its callous shielding of abusers within its ranks. I and other victims are still waiting.

Why Religion Must Change

Steve McSwain | Posted 06.15.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

In the U.S. alone, the annual reports of virtually every denomination show steep and perhaps even irreversible declines. Could this be the beginning of the end of religion?

Bishop Blase Cupich On Protecting Children (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Bishop Blase Cupich, chair of the U.S. Bishops' Committee on Protection of Children and Young People, speaks about the work of the committee in implem...

Healing Requires Revealing: How The Church Is Failing Abuse Survivors

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kim Michele Richardson

The opportunity for accountability, resolution and a promise for the protection of vulnerable children is now.

A Solo Vigil Against Clergy Abuse

Religion News Service | By Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Eleanor Goldberg Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Protesting every day for the last 12 years has become more challenging for John Wojnowski ...

Father H's Story: Germany's Pedophile Priest Scandal

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The psychiatrist said, "[he] was narcissistic, like other pedophiles, and I repeatedly warned church officials in the 1980s that he shouldn't be allow...

Forgive Not: A Catholic's Struggle With The Sins Of His Church

The New Republic | Garry Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Since the papacy has been frozen in a defensive crouch, defying historical fact and free inquiry, it has been opposed to anything that might diminish ...

Say It Ain't So

Donna Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donna Scott

In a time where too few journalists try to tackle subjects that are controversial, Lynn Vincent is a bit of a maverick. Lynn is witty, funny, and like it or not, evangelical. And she's co-authoring Sarah Palin's new book.