Tag Archive for Catholic sex abuse cases

Finally! Disgraced U.S. cardinal leaves Rome job  Cardinal Bernard Law, who was forced to resign as archbishop of Boston in 2002 over a sex-abuse scandal, has left his prestigious post in the Italian Church after turning 80, the Vatican announced…

(Columbian) Church ordered to pay $238,000 to child abuse victims A Colombian court orders the Catholic Church to pay $238,000 as compensation to the families of two victims of a pedophile priest, newspaper El Tiempo reported Tuesday. According to El…

 Vatican editor says media coverage of abuse promoted purification. Media coverage of the clerical sex abuse scandal helped Catholics come to terms with the need to purify and renew the church, although the coverage was not always fair, said the…

Hand Wringing & Blame

The pastoral latter is carefully constructed to address several groups of people affected by clerical sexual abuse, or implicated in it as perpetrators, or as complicit in their protection. Benedict speaks directly to the survivors and heir families, and to…

Faithful Obedience, or Collaboration in Heresy?

At Enlightened Catholicism, Colleen has posted a powerful piece from Australia, after Pope Benedict’s visit there and expressions of regret and sorrow over Australian clerical abuse.  The author, Tom Doyle, writes of his experiences and reflections on the church, after…

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