Jury finds Green Bay Catholic diocese guilty of fraud in allowing priest suspected of child abuse to continue serving
In the first trial against a Catholic diocese for sexually abusive clerics in Wisconsin state history, a jury found the diocese guilty of fraud in allowing a priest accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with children to continue in his job.
In the mid 1990's a pair of controversia
Change statutes of limitations: Victims need 'years, even decades,' to deal with abuse before confronting abusers, says Philly editorial
Among the difficult realities of child sexual abuse is that victims might need years, even decades, to come to terms with their abuse. So says an editorial in Sunday's Philadelphia Patriot-News.
It isn’t until they deal with the emotional trauma of what happened to them that they the
Evidence in landmark trial of Roman Catholic hierarch shows a culture of secrecy and self-interest over safety of flock
In over eight weeks of testimony in the landmark case of a Roman Catholic diocese and its administrator for child endangerment, jurors saw a parade of witnesses and close to 2,000 documents, some decades old, that detailed what bishops, pastors priests, and church officials knew and did (or didn
Roman Catholic priest found guilty in Dallas of murder-for-hire plot to kill his young sexual abuse accuser
The Roman priest caste, notorious for intimidating its own victims, its own charity organizations, its nuns and even the Girl Scouts of America has produced yet another heavy.
A Dallas County jury has found a Roman Catholic priest, John F. Fiala, guilty of plotting the death of a young bo
Culture of coverup remains in discredited Roman order of priests founded by a pedophile, as leading member admits fathering children
Following an Associated Press expose confronting the defamed order of priests that pope Ratzinger (a.k.a. Benedict XVI) declined to disband, the Roman Legionnaires of Christ, a favorite priest order of the current and the former pope, has admitted once again to covering up for one of its most public
After attacking nuns, catholic charities and international charity groups, Roman bishops in USA go after Girl Scouts
From the outrageous, to the preposterous, to the absurd, Roman bishops are now attacking the Girl Scouts. They are shotgunning for anyone to blame for anything to take attention off of their total denial and moral bankruptcy, as evidenced in the long enduring priest sexual abuse crisis and its syste
'Never admit to victims that there are other cases' said memo to Philly church official accused of child endangerment and coverup
A memo in the landmark Philadelphia trial of a Roman Catholic diocesan official was cited by the prosecution as evidence of the church’s attempt to minimize scandal and conceal clergy sex abuse. The defendant's lawyer, on the contrary, used the memo in the accused priest's "Eichmann&q
Trend in US Catholic dioceses: put abuse lawyers on bishop's payroll, says Missouri diocese
In a statement sent to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch late Friday afternoon, Katie Pesha, the archdiocese's executive director of communications and planning, confirmed that Archbishop Robert Carlson had hired Tom Buckley, formerly of the law firm Buckley & Buckley, as the archdiocese’s in-hou
New charges of failure to protect children from priest sexual abuse emerge against Irish Roman Catholic hierarch
In a BBC report broadcast yesterday the Roman cardinal in Ireland, Sean Brady, has been accused of further child endangerment and official church coverup.
The BBC's This World program reports that as late as 2010 Brady had the names and addresses of those being abused by Brendan
- Jury finds Green Bay Catholic diocese guilty of fraud in allowing priest suspected of child abuse to continue serving