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Archbishop Philip Wilson pleads not guilty to concealing child sex abuse

May 7, 2015 - 3:16PM

Gabriel Wingate-Pearse, May 7, 2015 - 3:16PM, The Sydney Morning Herald

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson has pleaded not guilty to concealing child sex abuse in the Catholic church via his lawyer in Newcastle Local Court on Thursday.



A Youth Minister's Downfall is Tearing First Christian Church of Florissant Apart

By Danny Wicentowski, Published Wed., May 6 2015 at 8:00 AM


As he waits to face his victims, the former youth minister can do nothing but stare at his manacled hands. His piercing blue eyes barely move as St. Louis County Circuit Judge Robert Cohen adjudicates some half-dozen criminal cases — heroin possession, burglary, probation violations. An hour passes before Brandon Milburn's name is called.

New Group, Children of Priests Demands Recognition from the Vatican

Dolan quietly removes abusive priest; SNAP responds

For immediate release: Sunday, May 3

Statement by David Clohessy of St. Louis, Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (314 566

Trying to avoid bad publicity, NYC Cardinal Timothy Dolan has quietly suspended a priest accused of abusing a teenaged parishioner and giving him money to buy drugs.

Last clergy files released in Los Angeles 8 years after deal

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press : May 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for hundreds of sex abuse victims in Los Angeles released the last batch of files Friday kept by the Roman Catholic church on priests accused of molesting children.

Diocese names priests, sisters, staff accused of sexual abuse

April 30, 2015, The Independent Record

The Diocese of Helena posted an online list Wednesday of every employee accused of sexually abusing a minor while working there.

The list dates back to the 1930s and includes the names of 80 priests, Ursuline Sisters, lay workers and others. A settlement between the Diocese and hundreds of victims requires that the names be posted and remain pinned to the Diocese homepage for the next decade.

Priest admits abuse in video, reveals alternate reason behind dismissal from Lousiville KY post

Derrick Rose, @WHAS11Derrick 11:50 p.m. EDT April 28, 2015, WHAS 11 ABC

In a videotaped deposition and several documents released Tuesday, which include a letter written by Louisville native Father Gilbert "Allen" Tarlton, the priest admits to several incidents where he engaged in sexual misconduct with students or children in his care.

Bishop Robert Finn to preside over ordinations despite resignation

04/27/2015 6:15 PM, 04/27/2015 7:50 PM, Kansas City Star

Despite announcing his resignation a week ago, Bishop Robert W. Finn will preside over the priestly ordinations of seven deacons next month in the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese.

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ME -- Former Bangor priest found guilty for sexual assault

, Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm

BANGOR — A former priest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bangor was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison with all but 6½ years suspended for sex crimes involving children.

GA -- Child Abuse Advocates Take to Church Steps to Send a Message

Posted: Apr 22, 2015 3:15 PM PDT,By Andrew Davis, Anchor/Reporter, WSAV3

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