COMMENTARY: The February summit of bishops at the Vatican signaled a turning point in how the Church is framing sexual abuse.
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COMMENTARY: Let us unite in bringing the darkness to light and healing to all.
The center will ‘help start diocesan paths to provide formation for the prevention of abuse’ and assist in canonical and civil lawsuits.
Amid widespread disillusionment over clergy sexual abuse, encouraging examples emerge.
The Holy Father’s decision to investigate the Diocese of Osorno comes on the heels of Vatican confirmation of a systemic cover-up of sexual abuse by Chile’s hierarchy.
Conclusion of a yearlong trial ends with removal from office.
The prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith defends its role as a source of unity for the universal Church, and its expertise in the prosecution of clergy sexual abuse cases.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan in letter about new independent compensation program: ‘As this Year of Mercy nears its conclusion, it is fitting and proper that we take this opportunity to ask forgiveness.’
Msgr. William Lynn was convicted on one felony count of child endangerment for failing to protect children from a priest with a known history of abuse. Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said he has no doubts about retrying the case next May.
The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors met in October to continue its work on norms and procedures to protect children and vulnerable adults from sexual abuse.