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Four sisters recount lives haunted by clergy abuse

Madeleine Baran ·  · Nov 17, 2014

Nancy Meyers remembers the fear in the priest's eyes when he spotted her.

It was a Sunday morning in 1990, and Nancy, then 42, and her sister Kate had just arrived at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lino Lakes to confront the man Nancy says had sexually abused her as a child.

Bruges bishop allows abuse suspect to work with street children

14th November 2014

The Bishop of Bruges is once again at the centre of controversy after it emerged that the Roman Catholic Church authorities allowed a priest who had been accused of sexual abuse to leave for Brazil to work with street children.

Priest convicted of raping boy in 1980s at Ipswich camp


A Roman Catholic priest was convicted of five counts of child rape for assaulting a boy on multiple occasions between 1981 and 1982 in Ipswich, the Essex district attorney’s office said Wednesday.

Advocacy group faults bishop's response on abusive priest

Posted By  on Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 9:36 AM

SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) plans a demonstration Saturday at Little Rock Catholic diocese over what it believes is an inadequate response by...

Archdiocese of Chicago Releases Decades of Clerical Abuse Documents

Travis Cornejo | November 6, 2014 2:30 pm

On Thursday morning, the Archdiocese of Chicago released approximately 15,000 pages of documents related to 36 Archdiocesan priests with substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct with minors. Watch Brandis Friedman's web extra interviews below.


Chicago Archdiocese releases files on 36 abusive priests

CHICAGO Thu Nov 6, 2014 11:35am EST

(Reuters) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago released on Thursday internal files of 36 priests who church officials found had sexually abused children.

College student speaks out for the first time ...

College student speaks out for the first time about being sexually abused by female gym teacher at Catholic high school

Gozo Bishop slams delay in Church abuse probe

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 07:27

It is “unacceptable” for the Church to take eight years to investigate allegations of priestly abuse, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech said.

Clergy Abuse Victims Urged To Come Forward

By Rebekah Rae. CREATED Nov 2, 2014

 OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) A former pastor who served at an Omaha church is accused of sexually abusing a minor.  Two years after his death, the church announced a priest thousands trusted is accused of sex crimes.

Jehovah's Witnesses Ordered to Pay $13.5M to Bible Teacher's Alleged Victim

NBC San Diego

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 • Updated at 8:07 AM PDT

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