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Clergy Sex Abuse Victims

Pope To Sex Abuse Victims: 'I Beg Your Forgiveness'

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and went fur...

After Pope Francis' Apology, Abuse Victim Still Has One Question For The Church

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness last week from those who have been sexually abused by priests and vowed to make changes to prevent future assaults....

Jury Awards Victim $100M In Priest Abuse Verdict

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion

MIAMI -- A Miami jury returned a $100 million verdict Thursday against a retired Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing dozens of boys over...

Clergy Sex Abuse Victims File International Court Case Against Pope

AP | MIKE CORDER and RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 11.13.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Clergy sex abuse victims upset that no high-ranking Roman Catholic leaders have been prosecuted for sheltering guilty p...

German Bishops Offer Cash To Abuse Victims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells Religion News Service BERLIN -- Germany's Roman Catholic Church is offering cash payments of up to 5,000 euros ($6,925) to victims ...

Symbols Of Repentence In The Irish Church (VIDEO)

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

A video response to Catholic sex abuse scandal in Ireland and an important show of repentence in Dublin.

Authorities Awaiting Complaint In Exorcist Priest Scandal

Roger Bianchini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roger Bianchini

Exactly what happened between the hard-line, no compromise former face of the pro-life movement and his female victim during the admitted "lapses of chastity" remain unknown.

Top Church Official Indicted In Philly Abuse Probe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) Advocates for victims of clergy sexual abuse are hailing the indictment of a senior Roman Catholic offici...

Church Abuse Victim Sues Pope, Senior Vatican Officials

AP | DINESH RAMDE and ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MILWAUKEE — A neatly typed letter dated March 5, 1995, is addressed to the No. 2 man at the Vatican and recounts the story of a priest who preye...

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.

Pope Benedict Meets, Prays With Clergy Sex Abuse Victims

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict XVI, after urging bishops, priests and parishioners to heal the wounds caused by the clergy sex abuse scandal, talked and prayed privat...