Tag: Clergy abuse

NY Times talks to men who got settlements after alleged abuse by cardinal

NY Times talks to men who got settlements after alleged abuse by cardinal

| July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A front-page New York Times article published July 16 detailed the alleged abuse of two seminarians in the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey, by then-Bishop Theodore McCarrick in the 1980s that resulted in settlements to each man.

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Uptick in abuse claims likely after high-profile case brought to light

Uptick in abuse claims likely after high-profile case brought to light

| Mark Pattison | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

An increase in calls to dioceses to report claims of clergy sexual abuse has happened before, and is likely to happen again in the wake of the credible claim lodged against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, according to the head of the U.S. bishops’ Secretariat for Child and Youth Protection.

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Abuse allegation against Cardinal McCarrick found credible

Abuse allegation against Cardinal McCarrick found credible

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, said June 20 he will no longer exercise any public ministry “in obedience” to the Vatican after an allegation he abused a teenager 47 years ago was found credible.

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Pope to meet with second group of abuse survivors from Chile

Pope to meet with second group of abuse survivors from Chile

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will meet with five priests who suffered abuse by Chilean Father Fernando Karadima or his followers, the Vatican said.

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All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations after meeting pope on abuse

All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations after meeting pope on abuse

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis after a three-day meeting at the Vatican to discuss the clerical sexual abuse scandal.

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Survivors hope pope will act against ‘epidemic’ of abuse in the church

Survivors hope pope will act against ‘epidemic’ of abuse in the church

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three Chilean abuse survivors who met with Pope Francis said his apology to them must be accompanied by concrete actions, not only against those who commit sexual abuse, but against those who cover it up.

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Pope told Jesuits he regularly meets abuse survivors, journal reports

Pope told Jesuits he regularly meets abuse survivors, journal reports

| Cindy Wooden | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told a group of Jesuits in Peru that he often meets on Fridays with survivors of sex abuse.

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Pope meets with clergy sex abuse victims in Chile

Pope meets with clergy sex abuse victims in Chile

| January 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis met in private Jan. 16 with survivors of sexual abuse by Chilean clergy, a Vatican spokesman said.

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Pope asks forgiveness from victims of clergy sex abuse in Chile

Pope asks forgiveness from victims of clergy sex abuse in Chile

| January 16, 2018 | 4 Comments

Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests.

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Vatican investigating abuse at pre-seminary

Vatican investigating abuse at pre-seminary

| Cindy Wooden | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Vatican announced it had launched a new investigation into reports about sexual abuse in a pre-seminary for young adolescents run by the Diocese of Como, Italy, but located inside the Vatican.

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Irish association to offer sessions for priests falsely accused of abuse

Irish association to offer sessions for priests falsely accused of abuse

| Nick Bramhill | November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Irish priests who have been falsely accused of sexually abusing children are being offered group therapy sessions in a bid to improve their mental health.

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Annual audit of Church abuse allegations shows work still needed

Annual audit of Church abuse allegations shows work still needed

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 14th annual report on diocesan compliance with the U.S. Catholic Church’s “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” shows that church leaders have taken steps to help many find healing as victims of clergy sexual abuse, but there is still work to be done.

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