Priest Sex Abuse

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January 15, 2019 - 2:09 pm
The governing body for the Jesuit order in the northeastern United States released a list Tuesday of 50 priests under its jurisdiction who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct with minors.
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Church Pews
December 21, 2018 - 3:40 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announced Friday that Father James Downs has been placed on administrative leave after an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor was received Thursday evening.
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October 16, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Days after Washington's archbishop resigned over his handling of sexual abuse allegations, the Archdiocese of Washington released the names of more than two dozen clergy members it says have been "credibly accused" of sexually abusing minors.
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September 25, 2018 - 12:14 pm
Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations.
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September 03, 2018 - 1:19 pm
For more than a decade, a conservative Catholic diocese in Nebraska was the only church in the U.S. that refused to participate in annual reviews of sexual misconduct that were a key reform enacted in the wake of the 2002 Boston clergy abuse scandal.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
August 29, 2018 - 10:53 am
Pennsylvania's top law enforcement officer is calling on the state's lawmakers to respond to the grand jury that investigated clergy sex abuse in the state.
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Pope Francis
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August 25, 2018 - 9:52 am
Pope Francis said at the start of a visit to Ireland on Saturday that he shares the outrage of rank-and-file Catholics over the failure of church authorities to punish the "repugnant crimes" of priests who raped and molested children.
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Robert Mangino
August 22, 2018 - 11:27 am
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has approved the recommendation from Cardinal Donald Wuerl that his name be removed from the High School bearing his name.
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Robert Mangino
August 21, 2018 - 12:54 pm
An online petition on Change.org asking for the removal of Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s name from North Catholic High School has gained over 7,200 signatures.
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(Michael M. Santiago/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File)
August 20, 2018 - 10:40 am
The bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese pushed back against a call for his resignation and said the diocese has "followed every single step" needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse.
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