Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Banners said 'You have the records of our abuse'

VICTIMS of child sex abuse wept openly in the street as the Royal Commission commenced its long-awaited hearing this morning. More than 20 advocates wielding placards rallied outside the County Court in Melbourne as The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse commenced its long-awaited inquiry.

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The One Who Got Away

Dr. David Primeaux was beloved in Petersburg, Va. The computer science professor at Virginia Commonwealth University was an active member and past chairman of the Historic Petersburg Foundation, a country-club nonprofit that restores old buildings in this historic city of about 35,000, 23 miles south of the state capital, Richmond, where for nearly two decades he taught at VCU.

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Wauwatosa Parishioners Learn Their Priest is Under Investigation

WAUWATOSA -- On one of the most attended Sunday services of the year, parishioners at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Wauwatosa were told their priest is under a police investigation.

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Group started for survivors of clergy abuse

A South Florida man is organizing a chapter of SNAP, or the Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests.

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Sex abuse by Orchard Lake friar first reported in 1985, dad of alleged victim says

A longtime Michigan resident said Tuesday that he confronted an official at Orchard Lake St. Mary's high school in 1985 about his son's alleged sexual abuse by Brother Stephen Baker, a Franciscan friar who killed himself in January after abuse incidents became public at Ohio and Pennsylvania schools.

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Ex-Pastor Faces Life Sentence After Federal Jury Convicts Him in Teen Sex Case

LAKELAND | A former pastor faces mandatory life in prison after a federal jury found him guilty Friday of sexually assaulting a teenage boy and trying to groom two others for abuse.

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Map: Exploring the Priest Abuse Scandal in L.A.

As we revealed in an exclusive investigation, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for years responded to some of the sexual abuse allegations against priests by moving them around from one parish to another. We wanted to find out just how many churches the accused men had lived at or worked at. In other words, we wanted to know how extensive the scandal had really become in our own back yard.

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Ex-priest Patrick McCabe sentenced for child abuse

A 70-year-old former priest who abused two boys more than 30 years ago has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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Former Damien students file lawsuit for alleged sex abuse

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A new civil lawsuit accuses a former Damien Memorial School chaplain of sexually assaulting two former students in the early 1980's. Father Gerald Funcheon worked at the school from 1982 to 1984. He is accused of molesting the alleged victims, identified as John Roe No. 9 and John Roe No. 10, multiple times.

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Uganda's critical dossier author priest suspended

The Archbishop of Kampala, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, has suspended maverick cleric Fr Anthony Musaala, who authored a document criticising Catholic Church colleagues for sexual crimes among others.

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