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Sex Abuse Victims

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....

Vatican Sex Abuse Record Under Investigation By UN

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 07.12.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican has been called to give detailed information on its record on child sexual abuse to a United Nations panel, a move that...

Hebrew Theological School Apologizes To Sex Abuse Survivor Put On Notice

Chaim Levin | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Chaim Levin

Kaylie has remained strong and steadfast, delivering a very important message: we cannot and will not be silent about sexual abuse or our communities' reactions to the topic and survivors.

There Are No 'Perfect Victims'

Chi Mgbako | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Chi Mgbako

When many people think of typical victims of human rights abuse, they often conjure up stereotypical images of passive and powerless people.

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 ...