French Cardinal Say He Did Nothing Wrong In Covering Up Sex Abuse

French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, Archbishop of Lyons France, may face criminal charges for his failure to remove a priest accused of sexually molesting at least 45 French Boy Scouts in the 1980s and 1990s. The priest, Father Bernard Preynat, admitted to authorities that he molested the Scouts. He was suspended by Barbarin in 2015 but […]

Vatican Sex Abuse: Bishops Not Required to Report

A recently published Vatican sex abuse document used to train new bishops states that bishops are not required to report sexual abuse. The document has been used as a guide for new bishops since 2011 but was only recently released to the public. Instead of having a simple policy of requiring all bishops to report […]

Spotlight Movie Shines a Light on Boston’s Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal

Spotlight, a new film premiering November 6th, will focus attention on the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize winning investigation of the city’s priest abuse scandal. The film, which takes its title from the name of the investigative team at the Boston Globe, will give movie-goers a behind-the-scenes look at the city’s largest newspaper’s decision to delve […]

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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