Sexual Abuse

Colleen Duggan March 23, 2020
What if each and every priest acknowledged the pain and devastation this scandal has caused?
A reporting system accepting sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. bishops and eparchs is in place.
After an appeals court found his sweeping 2012 trial flawed and his conviction was twice overturned, Monsignor Lynn, 69, is set to be retried Monday on a single child endangerment count.
John J. Conley March 13, 2020
How could he see so clearly the need to respect the vulnerable and then abuse those under his spiritual care?
Australian Cardinal George Pell seeks a last chance to have his sexual assault conviction overturned in court.
Fingerprinting is now required of the bishop; all priests and deacons; all seminarians; all Catholic school principals, teachers, staff and certain volunteers; as well as chancery staff.