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FL - Archbishop owes flock an explanation for sudden reversal

We are grateful that Fr. Garcia has been suspended. We are appalled that it has taken years. Wenski owes his flock and explanation and St. Agatha parishioners an apology.

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US - Scouts abuse scandal-where’s the action?

It's been a week since BSA abuse and cover up files were released. It's been more than a week since BSA officials pledged to "notify law enforcement of any allegations that have not already been disclosed."

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OK - Embattled church hires big PR firm

Embattled officials with Victory Christ Church in Tulsa, OK have hired one of Oklahoma's largest public relations firm to help it manage allegations that it covered up the rape of a 13-year-old girl on its campus.

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MD- Ex-Maryland priest charged; SNAP responds

A former Maryland Catholic priest and registered sex offender, now living in Illinois, has been accused of practicing psychology without a license. He also faces charges that he failed to register as a sex offender, as required by law. 

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IL- Peoria area ex-priest charged; SNAP responds

A former Catholic priest and registered sex offender, now living in the Peoria diocese, has been accused of practicing psychology without a license. He also faces charges that he failed to register as a sex offender, as required by law. 

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CA - Eagle Scout and Assistant Scout Master to be Arraigned for Child Abuse

A Northern California Boy Scout leader will be arraigned tomorrow on charges that he sexually abused two Scouts.

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CA - Psychologist is sued for abuse

A new civil lawsuit charges that a Capitola psychologist performed lewd acts with an eight year old girl under his care.

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MO - Two cases settle in Kansas City, SNAP responds

We suspect these cases have settled for the same reasons Catholic officials settle clergy sex abuse cases - because they want to keep their complicity hidden.

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MO - Priest pleads not guilty

A Catholic priest who’s from here and living back here now pled not guilty yesterday to charges that he molested a Colorado boy last year.

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IL- Boy Scout Officials forced to release “perversion files”; reveals hundreds of scout officials accused of child abuse in Illinois

When the Boy Scouts’ “perversion files” were court ordered to be released yesterday, thousands of cases of child abuse and cover-ups were made public. In Illinois alone, roughly 283 Boy Scout officials are accused of abuse. 

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US - Victims back call for Congressional probe into Scouts' abuse/cover up

Two attorneys who represent child sex abuse victims are calling on Congress to audit the Boy Scouts after more than 20,000 documents have been released focusing on the more than 1,200 of the Scout “ineligible volunteers.” 

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UK- A victim's proposal in light of Jimmy Savile scandal

In light of the Jimmy Savile scandal, every mom and dad must stress to themselves and their families this simple fact: child molesters come in every shape and size and occupation. Neither prominence and power, nor charm and charisma, means an adult is “safe.”

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