Sexual Abuse

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, is pictured in a Feb. 24, 2014, photo. A U.K. inquiry released Nov. 10, 2020, criticized Cardinal Nichols and the Vatican for failing to show compassion or leadership in the fight against child abuse. (CNS photo/Max Rossi, Reuters)
Ricardo da Silva, S.J. December 03, 2020
After the latest report on the abuse of children by clergy and other in the Catholic Church in England and Wales, survivors are tired of promises and expressions of sorrow. They want structural reform.
The Associated Press December 01, 2020
The Buffalo diocese sought bankruptcy protection in February, citing hundreds of lawsuits filed against it since August 2019 over its handling of sexual abuse allegations.
“Prison Journal" recounts the first five months of Pell’s 404 days in solitary lockup.
Ricardo da Silva, S.J. November 24, 2020
The Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick is an indictment of institutional knowledge and decision-making in the Catholic Church.
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 24, 2020
Even decades after McCarrick’s abuse, seminaries are still learning how best to equip their students to recognize and report inappropriate behavior. A new working group wants to help.
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Monday sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and two former church leaders, alleging they covered up allegations of sexual misconduct and misused charitable assets.