Dallas Charter

May 13, 2013

Abuse Report Finds Six Credible Allegations Against Clergy in 2012

The latest report on child protection in the U.S. Catholic Church found a total of six credible allegations of abuse of minors by diocesan clergy in 2012, with a 20% decrease in the numbers of new credible abuse allegations about incidents in the past 60 years.

August 25, 2011

Boston Archdiocese Posts Sex-Abuse Database Online

Cardinal O'Malley embraces viral communication in the Internet Age

June 21, 2011

Go-To Investigator on the Dallas Charter

Archbishop Chaput discusses his approach to combating sexual abuse.

May 20, 2011

On Sex Abuse, the Buck Stops With the Bishops

News analysis: The Vatican confirms that bishops bear ultimate responsibility for dealing with clerical perpetrators. A recent scandal sheds some light on how that responsibility is being carried out.

April 26, 2011

Philadelphia and the Dallas Charter

Are Church authorities unfairly lumping priests who simply patted a knee with those accused of serious allegations?