Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “sex abuse”

The Pope & Priest Sexual Abuse

A quick follow-up on a couple of hot topics on this blog

Posted November 26th, 2014

Sex Abuse: Different Pope, Same Strategy

Francis’s indefensible promotion of a fellow Jesuit who covered up abuse

Posted November 24th, 2014

Dunham Family Values

Lena Dunham molested her little sister when they were both children. How dare you judge her for it!

Posted November 3rd, 2014

The ‘Pedopriester’ Gets a Parish

A Belgian bishop appoints a convicted molester. So much for Pope Francis’s promise

Posted November 1st, 2014

Rotherham Is Everywhere

You don’t think you can be fooled by sexual abusers? You’re lying to yourself.

Posted September 7th, 2014

‘Trust Us,’ Said The Bishop

A Catholic reader in south Louisiana sent me over the weekend this …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Westminster As Chinatown

Don’t know if you’ve been following the burgeoning scandal in the UK, …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

The Lies, The Endless Lies

Minnesota Public Radio’s Madeleine Baran is doing an incredible job of reporting …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Catholic Bishops As Fifth Columnists In War On Religious Liberty

A reader sends along the sworn affidavit of Jennifer Haselberger (PDF), from 2008-2013 …

Posted July 15th, 2014

Media Bias & The Seal Of The Confessional Story

This might seem like inside baseball to some of you, but the …

Posted July 14th, 2014

Pope To Abuse Victims: ‘No Más.’ Really?

A new beginning, or the same old same old?: Pope Francis on …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Vladyka Caligula

The Serbian Orthodox Church has removed a powerful bishop after allegations, some …

Posted May 8th, 2014

Pope Francis Apologizes For Priest Sex Abuse

A public statement: I feel compelled to personally take on all the …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Dear Pope Francis, To Know Is Not The Same As To Do

Pope Francis has named his top-level panel to deal with the sexual …

Posted March 24th, 2014

How Not To Respond To GRACE

The Christian sexual abuse investigating team GRACE, which was abruptly fired by …

Posted February 12th, 2014

Why Is Bob Jones University So Nervous?

The fundamentalist college fired GRACE, the investigator it hired to look into allegations …

Posted February 11th, 2014

The Problem Is The People, Not The Process

A Catholic reader sent me this tremendous post from Commonweal’s Grant Gallicho, …

Posted October 14th, 2013