COMMENTARY: Part II — The Ruth Institute report ‘Receding Waves: Child Sexual Abuse and Homosexual Priests Since 2000,’ finds surprising changes in both the victims and the perpetrators of clerical sexual abuse.
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Annual report was released May 31 by the USCCB’s Secretariat for Child and Youth Protection.
Pope Francis will soon issue a motu proprio ‘on the protection of minors and vulnerable persons.’
The Center for Child Protection (CCP), part of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, is offering a new two-year licentiate master’s degree to combat and prevent child abuse.
The bishops released a Nov. 19 statement calling for action, prayer and penance during their plenary assembly.
The statement on procedures for child protection and handling complaints of sexual abuse was released before the bishops’ visit to Rome.
‘Create clear institutions where complaints against bishops and superiors can be brought forward, provide for truly independent investigations, and hold those who cover up accountable,’ Myriam Wijlens advised.
The pair allowed a friar suspected of sexual abuse to continue to work with children.
On Feb. 17-18, the Archdiocese of New Orleans will inaugurate a new program to alert parents, educators and clergy about the harm posed by explicitly sexual material and arm them with protective tools.