Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse Against Cardinal McCarrick Force Removal from Ministry

The Vatican says sex abuse allegations against American Cardinal Theodore McCarrick are credible and has removed him from public ministry. McCarrick, now 87, is accused of sexually abusing a teenager 50 years ago, when McCarrick was a priest. Rumors have circulated about McCarrick and young seminarians since he was the bishop of Metuchen, New Jersey […]

Consensus Model Praised in Resolution of Helena Diocese Sex Abuse Claims

Perhaps the rural Catholic diocese of Helena Montana can teach the larger Catholic dioceses and archdioceses a thing or two when it comes to resolving sexual abuse claims. The Diocese of Helena has successfully reached a bankruptcy and reorganization plan that includes more than 300 sexual abuse claims through a process of consensus rather than […]

Catholic Diocese of Savannah Faces New Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

The Diocese of Savannah and its former bishop are facing a civil sexual abuse lawsuit filed last week in Jasper County, South Carolina. The suit was filed in South Carolina because the alleged perpetrator, former Catholic priest Wayland Yoder Brown took the victim there and abused him on multiple occasions between August 1987 and May […]

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