Tag: Clergy sex abuse crisis

With bankruptcy end, fresh opportunities to help abuse survivors

With bankruptcy end, fresh opportunities to help abuse survivors

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Frank Meuers and Tim O’Malley meet every month or so, often for breakfast, to talk about the Church and clergy sex abuse. Meuers is the southwest Minnesota chapter director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, aka SNAP, and O’Malley directs the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment.

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U.S. bishops take part in weeklong retreat about clergy sex abuse crisis

U.S. bishops take part in weeklong retreat about clergy sex abuse crisis

| Carol Zimmermann | January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Catholic bishops are taking part in a closed-door retreat Jan. 2-8 at Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary of the Lake near Chicago to prayerfully consider ways to rebuild trust over the clergy sex abuse crisis.

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Six sex abuse survivors announce lawsuit against U.S. bishops

Six sex abuse survivors announce lawsuit against U.S. bishops

| Rhina Guidos | November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the U.S. bishops entered the last public part of their 2018 fall general assembly, centered largely on the clergy sex abuse crisis, six clergy sex abuse survivors announced Nov. 14 a lawsuit against the prelates’ main organization, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Vatican asks USCCB to delay vote on sex abuse response proposals

Vatican asks USCCB to delay vote on sex abuse response proposals

| Dennis Sadowski | November 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the urging of the Vatican, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will not vote on two proposals they were to discuss at their Baltimore meeting regarding their response to the clergy sex abuse crisis.

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