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Posts tagged “sex abuse”

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

Abuse Scandal Shakes Yeshiva U.

The Jewish Daily Forward has for the past 10 months or so …

Posted October 11th, 2013

Postcards From The Abuse Scandal Frontlines

Two stories, sent by readers from the Catholic frontlines. The first from …

Posted October 9th, 2013

Protestants ‘Worse’ Than Catholics On Abuse

Amazing words from one of Billy Graham’s grandsons, a Liberty University law …

Posted September 27th, 2013

Milwaukee’s Shame

Laurie Goodstein in the NYT: Files released by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese …

Posted July 1st, 2013

Doctor Who’s Pervert Masters

Speaking of Mr. Berman and Horace Mann, there are now more stories …

Posted March 26th, 2013

Can A Pope Sack Bishops?

Mark Shea — whom I like, just so you know — and …

Posted March 15th, 2013

Roger Mahony Suffers For Your Sins

I’m sorry to harp on this, but the public meltdown of the …

Posted February 19th, 2013

UK Savile Sex Abuse Cover Up

An outrage: The British police and the country’s leading child welfare group …

Posted January 11th, 2013

The Cost Of Courage

Yesterday in New York, a jury convicted a prominent member of the …

Posted December 11th, 2012

If Only Priests And Bishops Could Marry

… Catholics wouldn’t have child molesters in the clergy. Oh, wait: Police …

Posted November 17th, 2012

The Savile Row

(Sorry, couldn’t resist that subject line.) The tempest over the late BBC …

Posted November 2nd, 2012

The Paralyzing Power of Clericalism

A man in his 20s wakes up in bed one night to …

Posted October 2nd, 2012