News Story of the Day
February 18, 2015, Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska State Troopers are investigating public allegations of physical and mental abuse against students of an Eastern Orthodox church school for troubled youths in Kodiak.
Former students of St. Innocent’s Academy have submitted victims’ statements to the website Academy Abuse, which went live in early January.
Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:16am, LillieNews.com
Allegations date to the early 1990s
The Ramsey County Attorney's Office announced Feb. 11 that it would not pursue criminal charges relating to allegations of criminal sexual conduct alleged to have taken place at Saint John the Baptist Parish School in New Brighton in the early 1990s due to lack of evidence.
febrero 16, 2015, sinembargo.mx
Ciudad de México, 16 de febrero (SinEmbargo).– “Pon la cabeza en mi pecho. Saca la lengüita”, le dijo el sacerdote Fernando Karadima Fariña, conocido como El Marcial Maciel chileno, a Juan Carlos Cruz Chellew. “Yo la sequé y puso su lengua en mi lengua y me empezó a toquetear”.
Helen Davidson, Wednesday 11 February 2015 02.33 EST, The Guardian
Royal commission finds church repeatedly failed in its treatment of victims at the hands of its clergy
Cardinal George Pell and the Sydney archdiocese fought a legal claim by an abuse victim, John Ellis, to discourage others from attempting the same, the royal commission has found.
Jennie Olson, Created: 02/11/2015 10:26 AM, KAALtv.com, Austin, MN
The names of 17 clergy who have been accused of sexual abuse or misconduct with a minor in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis were released Wednesday.
By Jackelyn Severin, 4:00 am, Tue February 10, 2015, South Dakota Public Broadcasting
House lawmakers are discussing a measure surrounding child sex abuse cases and the statute of limitations in South Dakota.
Melissa Davey, Sunday 8 February 2015 19.21 EST, The Guardian
Rabbi James Kennard, head of Mount Scopus school in Victoria, says it would be ‘honourable’ for Yeshivah heads to step down.