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Pope and Church Sex Abuse Scandal

On Catholic Child Abuse, Please Leave the Jews Out of It

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alan Elsner

Like many non-Catholics, I have been observing the unfolding international scandal over sexual abuse of children by priests with a kind of shocked fascination.

Pope Sex Abuse Scandal: In Palm Sunday Sermon, Pope Says He Won't Be Intimidated

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI opened Holy Week on Sunday amid one of the most serious crises facing the church in decades, with protesters in...

Sex-Abuse Victims: 'It's Always The Church First'

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

BOSTON — Two years ago, Bernie McDaid stepped out of a police escort and into a Washington, D.C., chapel for a secret meeting with Pope Benedict...

Sean Brady: Catholic Leader Won't Quit For Serial Rape Coverup

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN � Ireland's senior Roman Catholic, Cardinal Sean Brady, said Monday he would not resign despite admitting he helped the church collect eviden...

Papal Bull: Sex, Lies and Vatican-tape

Edward Lozzi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward Lozzi

Pope Benedict is in Australia about to pull the same media stunt of faux concern for the victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy that he pulled in the United States in April of this year.

Chicago Archdiocese Settles With Sex-Abuse Victims For Over $12 Million

The Chicago Tribune | Manya Brachear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago will pay $12.7 million to settle lawsuits brought by clergy sex-abuse victims, including boys molested by Da...

My Spiritual Journey: The Pope, His Relevance, And Those Sexual Molestation Cases

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

The big news this week is that Pope Benedict XVI is here for a visit. (Whee! His spiritual journey coincides with my spiritual journey!) And as it tur...

Pope: I Am "Deeply Ashamed" Over Clergy Sex Abuse

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. — Pope Benedict XVI stepped onto U.S. soil for the time as pontiff Tuesday, arriving to a presidential handshake and...