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Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

U.S. Catholics' Satisfaction With Bishops Is Up

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 10.10.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The bishops may take some satisfaction in an approval rating of 70 percent, but raising poll numbers was never their goal. The year 2012 still presents challenges, especially in the area of sexual abuse.

Sexual Abuse Of Children: 10 Years Of Hard-Earned Knowledge

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The guiding principle when confronting child sexual abuse is to remember that it is most of all about the person who was abused. It is not about the offender, the institution or anyone's reputation.

Catholic Bishops To Take Second Look At Abuse Reforms

Posted 08.11.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) A review of church sex abuse guidelines will top the agenda when the nation's Roman Catholic bishops meet...

Catholic Bishops Report Increase In Abuse Accusations

Posted 06.11.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) U.S. Catholic bishops announced Monday (April 11) that sexual abuse accusations against Cathol...