In Penn State’s Sex Abuse Case, a Focus on How Paterno Reacted
Prosecutors say that Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant coach, continued to abuse boys after Coach Joe Paterno was told of an allegation against Sandusky in 2002.
Editorial: Columbus Catholic diocese must move ahead on sex abuse study
If we’re weary, wary and skeptical — and we are — how must the actual victims of sexual abuse by priests feel about the glacial pace
If Catholic Bishops can learn to use social media, why not lawyers?
Catholic Bishops are looking to social media as a means of reaching Catholics who are disconnected from the church. I see the same potential for lawyers.
Sex, lies and leadership: What we learn from the sex offender program and Catholic sex-abuse coverup
With the state of Minnesota and the MSP Catholic Church one see how bureaucracies can malfunction, perverted one small step at a time by leaders unwilling to make the right decisions.
Saginaw Diocese leaders discuss sex-abuse claims, naming of 13 clergy
"Dioceses all over the country, at this point, are releasing names," Bishop Walter Hurley told reporters Wednesday. "Part of it is an increased awareness, if you will, of the implications of sexual abuse, the need to validate the victims, the survivors of that."
What The Bishops Won't Say (McCarrick & Sex Abuse Crisis)
With rumours about X Cardinal McCarrick being lay laicized (DEFROCKED), the Bishops are being very silent. Who knew what, or homosexual nature of his sin. Th...
How is the sex abuse crisis affecting Catholic giving?
It's a serious question among many of us in the non-profit Catholic world. And it's a source of concern for pastors and administrators, as well. America magazine took a survey of its readers and reported last week: Many respondents told America that they had reduced their financial contributions to the Catholic
Top Vatican Cardinal says Church made enormous mistakes over sex abuse
Australian Cardinal George Pell said on Sunday the Catholic Church made "enormous mistakes" and dismissed cases of sexual abuse of children in "scandalous circumstances", as he became the highest-ranking Vatican official to testify on Church abuse.
Pope Francis' edict to have little effect on how US priests, nuns report sex abuse
While a recent mandate on child sexual abuse from Pope Francis made headlines worldwide and garnered praise from Catholic leaders and some
100 years later, the jury convenes in Eastland Disaster
Robert A. Clifford was in high school when he first learned about the S.S. Eastland, which capsized while docked in the Chicago River in 1915, killing 844 of its 2,500 passengers. “The Great Chicago Trial that Never Was” — a mock criminal trial for the Eastland Disaster — took place Thursday at the Harold Washington Library’s Cindy Pritzker Auditorium.
Alison Arngrim: Why Hollywood Has a Sex Abuse Problem
'Little House on the Prairie' star Alison Arngrim, who was sexually abused as a child, explains why sexual abuse persists in Hollywood.
Brooklyn Diocese Hit With Another 10 Sex Abuse Suits
The Diocese of Brooklyn is facing 10 additional clergy sexual abuse suits filed in New York state court, adding to at least 44 lawsuits filed against it after a recently enacted law expanded the limitations period for such claims.
Why the Catholic Church can't move on from the sex abuse crisis
Many Catholic bishops and priests are frustrated by the continued coverage of the sex abuse crisis in the media. They believe they have fixed the problem and the church should be able to move on. The...
How to make convenings count: a new hands-on guidebook
Note from Beth: This resource has lots of useful framework and design tips for designing and implementing convenings which can also be applied to designing workshops, meetings, and other gatherings. How to make convenings count: a new hands-on guidebook By Noah Rimland Flower The Networked
How Pennsylvania’s legislature gets away with not helping victims of child sex abuse
It should be no surprise that Harrisburg turned its back on survivors. The legislative culture allows it.
Pope Summons World's Top Bishops To Vatican For Meeting On Sex Abuse Crisis
Faced with the worst scandal of his papacy, Pope Francis is planning a summit to discuss child sex abuse prevention.
‘We dare not fail’: Australia’s top bishop on the church’s sex abuse crisis
After the Vatican’s historic summit on the sexual abuse of children, Archbishop Mark Coleridge says “the mission of the church” is at stake.
Why the Catholic Church can’t move on from the sex abuse crisis
Many Catholic bishops and priests are frustrated by the continued coverage of the sex abuse crisis in the media. They believe they have fixed the problem and the church should be able to move on.
Pitino's horse, police sex abuse scandal and more: What to know for Thursday
Rick Pitino is back in the news ... but not for why you think. Plus, catch up on headlines about JCPS, police and more.
A blind eye to sex abuse: How USA Gymnastics failed to report cases
The prominent Olympic organization failed to alert authorities to many allegations of sexual abuse by coaches.