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New attorneys general to continue investigating clergy abuse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Newly inaugurated state attorneys general said they plan to continue investigations of clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic church as thousands of victims reach out to state hotlines and online systems to report past abuse.

Letter to Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul

Dear Attorney General Kaul, We are writing to you as survivors of clergy sexual assault in Wisconsin. Our organization of survivors and the survivors associated with us encompass three generations of victims. Recent developments over the past year in the clergy sexual abuse and cover up crisis has once again engulfed the Catholic church, not only in the United States but around the world.  Next month, Pope Francis is convening, for the first time in the history of the church, a global gathering of bishops to address this crisis.  

Removing Engler Is Only the First Step for MSU

For immediate release: January 17, 2019 Following a recent interview in which he disparaged victims of serial abuser Larry Nassar, the interim President at Michigan State University resigned yesterday. Today, the MSU Board of Trustees sped up that resignation so that it was effective immediately.

Four more accused priests were in KC

Four more accused priests were in KC One is still working in the church today Victims want local bishop to ‘out abusive clerics’ They also want non-profit agency re-named It honors KC bishop who oversaw most abuse

Abuse victims blast Indianapolis archbishop

SNAP discloses an Indy priest facing three pending lawsuits for child sexual abuse Yet he was left off recent archdiocesan “credibly accused” list, group points out Archbishop should add the clergyman to his list, as well as expand it  “Victims, witnesses & whistle blowers should call attorney general,” SNAP says

Abuse victims want Louisville accused cleric list ASAP

Abuse victims want Louisville accused cleric list ASAP Archbishop should make it “thorough & detailed,” group says Five clerics who largely abused elsewhere should be added, victims claim SNAP: They’re almost completely ‘under the radar’ and may have hurt local kids” Group wants victims, witnesses and witnesses to call KY state attorney general”

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Stop Child Sexual Abuse

If you see child sexual abuse, or have a reasonable suspicion of sexual abuse or your child has been sexually abused, call 911 or your local police immediately. 

If you suspect abuse, call the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-Child or visit the Child Help Hotline. Trained crisis operators staff the lines 24/7 to answer your questions. If necessary, they will show you how to report in your local area.

Child pornography is a federal crime. If you see or suspect images that may be child pornography, report to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTip Line

 

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