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Priests Sex Abuse

The Protestant Clergy Sex Abuse Pattern

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

Egregious violations by Protestant clergy have failed to generate the same levels of outrage as the Catholic sex abuse scandal. Why?

Sexual Misconduct By Clergy: Who's To Blame?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Although nobody is to blame for the sexual misdeeds of another, when a leader is allowed to continue leading despite serious moral or ethical shortfalls, the followers have some answering to do, as well.

The Man Who Brought Down the Catholic Church

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tom Matlack

Princess was one of the first brave sexual abuse victims to speak out. Without him, it's possible that the church would have continued its cover-up for years.

Pope, Breaking Silence, Says Church Must 'Do Penance'

Religion News Service | Francis X. Rocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Breaking his silence as an international clergy sex abuse scandal has roiled the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday (Ap...

The New Yorker: Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church | Hendrik Hertzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

It is not "anti-Catholic" to hypothesize that these things may have something to do with the Church's extraordinary difficulty in coming to terms with...