Even after a nationally-run expose into secret files, the spread of a federal investigation to their diocese, and a 60 minutes profile of the brave whistleblower who brought those files to light, church officials in Buffalo are still keeping secrets.
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It is being reported today that at least four ex-priests with histories of abusing children were granted or renewed licenses to practice social work and related professions in Wisconsin under Governor Scott Walker. All four have been identified by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee as priests with substantiated histories of sexual abuse or misconduct.
Iowa’s attorney general announced that he is opening an inquiry into the handling of clergy abuse cases by Catholic dioceses throughout his state.
An auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of New York has been removed from his post following a credible allegation of abuse.
For more than 30 years Iowa Catholic officials knew a priest had abused at least 50 kids but kept silent. By protecting Fr. Jerome Coyle, the Diocese of Sioux City actively put other children at risk.
The Diocese of Steubenville publicly named 16 priests that have been removed from their duties due to “credible” allegations of sexual abuse.
The Diocese of Youngstown publicly named 31 priests that have been removed from their duties due to “credible” allegations of sexual abuse.
USA Gymnasts Sarah Klein and Jessica Howard to Join Other Sexual Abuse Survivors in First “All Survivors Day” Event in Philadelphia Nov. 3
CHILD USA, SNAP invite public to support survivors of sexual assault at worldwide gatherings
Philadelphia, Pa. – Oct. 30, 2018 - Survivors of sexual assault, including two gymnasts who were survivors of USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, are among those who will speak at an event in Philadelphia on Nov. 3 for the first “All Survivors Day,” an international day to recognize survivors of sexual abuse. Gatherings are being held in several U.S. cities and throughout the world.
For the second time in a week, an Omaha priest has been accused of sexual misdeeds. Now, Nebraska Catholic officials should go further and actively seek out anyone who may have additional information concerning the allegations against these two clerics.