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An arrest warrant was issued Monday for the former choir director of an Ogden church — charged with having sexual contact with a 12-year-old female parishioner — after he missed a court appearance.
Netherlands Posted on Jul 20, 2015
The creditors committee in the bankruptcy of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis wants clergy sex abuse victims to have until next year to file claims against the church.
After the Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden removed Edward Igle from active ministry in 2000 over an allegation of sex abuse, he turned to his second career: family counseling.
Published: July 14, 2015, 11:46 pm Updated: July 14, 2015, 11:59 pm, WSAV3
An historic day in Georgia.
That’s how advocates described the moment in June Governor deal signed the Hidden Predator Bill into law.
Wednesday, a major portion of that bill will “open the doors of justice” for victims.
A letter from the nuns at Sean Ross Abbey in County Tipperary to adoptive parents, published this week, throws a harsh light on the prevailing attitudes of the clergy to unwed Irish mothers and their offspring, who were often forcibly adopted for cash, records show.
Holy Seers, 07.10.151:00 AM ET, The Daily Beast
This week, police alleged an Oregon priest either placed a camera in his church’s bathroom or covered for someone who did. He wouldn’t be the first religious leader to do so.
Jul. 7, 2015, National Catholic Reporter
We published our first major exposé on the abuse of minors by clergy in our June 7, 1985, issue, just days before the U.S. bishops were to gather at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., for their annual June meeting. Our coverage comprised a long piece out of Louisiana by Jason Berry about a young priest-pedophile in the Lafayette diocese;
Jul. 9, 2015, National Catholic Reporter
The reports I did on clergy child molesters in the Lafayette, La., diocese changed my life in ways that reverberate still.