Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal

Rachel Kalas
November 08, 2019 - 6:33 pm
The 30-year-old accuser testified that the priest sexually assaulted him in the church’s basement while he was attending a camp for altar boys in 2001.
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Church Pews
Joe DeStio
October 09, 2019 - 12:35 pm
It’s expected to take several month for victims who have filed for compensation from the sex abuse fun set up by the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh to learn if and how much they will get paid.
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John Delaney shows off his tattoos
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Associated Press
September 28, 2019 - 11:08 am
When post offices close Monday, the last victim compensation funds at Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses will also close
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Bishop David Zubik
August 14, 2019 - 9:00 am
It has been a year since the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on child sex abuse by Catholic clergy was released and on Wednesday Bishop David Zubik released a statement reflecting on the year.
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© Sipa USA
May 28, 2019 - 10:51 am
Newly released correspondence involving defrocked Washington, DC Cardinal Theodore McCarrick show the extent to which his successor, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, was aware of sex abuse allegations against McCarrick.
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May 21, 2019 - 3:56 pm
The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors.
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May 09, 2019 - 1:50 pm
Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to protect their flocks.
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April 11, 2019 - 11:58 am
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has published an analysis on the Catholic Church's clergy sex abuse scandal, blaming it on the sexual revolution of the 1960s and church laws that protected priests.
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AP Photo/Sandro Perozzi
March 26, 2019 - 5:25 am
The founder and all-female editorial board of the Vatican's women's magazine have quit after what they say was a Vatican campaign to discredit them and put them "under the direct control of men," that only increased after they denounced the sexual abuse of nuns by clergy.
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newly-elected Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, Archbishop of Santiago, Chile, holds his papal Bull of the Creation of Cardinals and wears the red three-cornered biretta hat during a consistory inside the St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican
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March 23, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Pope Francis on Saturday replaced Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati as archbishop of Santiago, Chile, after he was placed under criminal investigation in the country's spiraling church sex abuse and cover-up scandal.
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