The petition represents nine California Catholic dioceses and archdioceses.
Results from Tag: 'clergy sex abuse'
Last month the Spanish parliament overwhelmingly approved the creation of an independent commission to investigate alleged sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.
The Catholic Church in Poland has been undergoing a reckoning on clerical sexual abuse for several years.
The victim, now 28, entered the seminary when he was 19.
An analysis of Bishop Zanchetta considering the external pressure on cases of abuse and a need for a balance in handling accusations.
COMMENTARY: ‘We will get there when we get there’; a look at the psychological, spiritual and social impact of childhood sexual abuse.
According to Europa Press, the report interviewed 43 victims and another nine cases were identified through other channels.
The survey identified 171 victims of people connected with the Catholic Church, including 118 victims of abuse by clergy.
COMMENTARY: The issue is not over, but there are many reasons for hope.