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sexual abuse scandal - Latest News
Jun 11, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- Two major themes emerged at the USCCB Tuesday: a desire to see a defined role for laity in the process of handling accusations against a bishop and the need for a clear distinction between sexual abuse and sexual misconduct more broadly.
Dec 21, 2018 - 05:45 am .- Pope Francis strongly condemned clerical sex abuse in his annual Christmas speech to the Roman Curia Friday, promising that the Church leadership will never again cover-up abuse or treat such cases lightly.
Oct 29, 2018 - 10:30 am .- In a statement released last Wednesday and repeated at Masses over the weekend, Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington and Bishop Barry C. Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond pledged that they would cooperate with Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s investigation into clerical sexual abuse of minors in the state.
Oct 12, 2018 - 04:30 pm .- Several U.S. bishops responding to the official resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C. expressed hope Friday that the decision would bring healing for survivors of clerical abuse.
Sep 25, 2018 - 06:51 am .- Pope Francis said in Estonia Tuesday he is aware of the negative feelings many young people have toward the Catholic Church and their disappointment in a lack of clear denunciation of sexual scandals.
Jul 25, 2018 - 11:30 am .- Cardinal Enrico Ezzati, Archbishop of Santiago, has been summoned by local authorities to answer questions about the ongoing sexual abuse scandal in the Church in Chile.
Jan 16, 2018 - 05:03 am .- In the first official encounter of his apostolic visit to Chile, Pope Francis expressed his shame and sorrow for the child sexual abuse crisis that occurred at the hands of clergy of the Catholic Church.