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Newark archdiocese bought second beach house for use by McCarrick

.- Months before officials in the Archdiocese of Newark sold a beach house used by former cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sexual abuse and coercion, the archdiocese bought a second beach house on the Jersey Shore, at which McCarrick reportedly hosted friends and courted donors.

Report abuse learned in confession or go to jail, says Australian state

BRISBANE, Australia – A new law requires priests in the state of Queensland to break the seal of confession to report child sex abuse to police or face three years in jail.

Duluth Bishop-Elect resigns amid sexual abuse allegation

DULUTH, MN-- Officials with the Diocese of Duluth announced Monday morning Bishop-elect Michel Mulloy has officially resigned following an accusation of sexual abuse of a minor.

Priest added to list of Albany diocese abusers after decades of allegations

ALBANY — Three new cases alleging child abuse in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany were filed this past week - including one involving a priest who in August was put on the diocese's list of offenders after years of allegations against him.

Diocese of Phoenix sued for alleged child sex abuse by former priest

PHOENIX — Two lawsuits were filed against the Diocese of Phoenix and one of its churches Wednesday for alleged sexual abuse from a former priest.

Former Catholic brother returned to face Mississippi charges

A former Catholic brother has been extradited from his home state of Wisconsin to Mississippi, where he faces sexual battery charges in a case involving two impoverished Black boys who say they were pressured as men into accepting paltry payouts to settle their abuse claims.

What I Wish the Orthodox Community Knew About Sexual Assault

I am an Orthodox Jewish woman. I am proud of my identity and heritage, and find enormous value in my culture. I find that most of the flaws and challenges in my community stem from a severe lack of information, so I have an enormous amount of empathy for people who may not know the impact that their words may have. However, that does not erase the impact of their words. I have felt this most acutely when it comes to my community’s reaction to my sexual assault.

Volunteer At 2 Aliso Viejo Churches Accused Of Molesting Girl Since 2010

MISSION VIEJO (CBSLA) — A Mission Viejo man who volunteered at two Aliso Viejo churches has been arrested on suspicion of molesting an underage girl, and investigators believe he may have more victims.

Ex-priest is accused of abusing 4 kids. Monett woman says church ignored her pleas.

For at least the past 16 years, Elizabeth Mangler has kept a file saved on her computer:


47 names of clergy abuse victims part of accidental email leak

A clergy abuse victim who participated in the Philadelphia Archdiocese's independent compensation program for survivors is alleging that the confidentiality of nearly 50 other victims was compromised when the program administrator mistakenly sent the individual an email in 2019 with the names of participants from another diocese's program.

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