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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • Vatican issues report on Irish church child abuse investigation

     
    Vatican acknowledges shame over abuse of young people in Ireland and sets guidelines....
  • Monster Mash: National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum; Banksy artwork

     
    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is said to be close to suing the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum foundation over hundreds of millions of dollars in disputed costs. Banksy, the anonymous street artist, is causing a stir with a sculpture...
  • L.A. Fire Department settles firefighter's harassment case

     
    The Los Angeles Fire Department must pay almost $500,000 to settle a case filed on behalf of a male firefighter who was harassed by coworkers over a sexual abuse suit linked to the Catholic Church....
  • Catholic priest, former Crespi High employee, arrested on sex abuse allegations in Florida

     
    A Roman Catholic priest who formerly worked at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino has been arrested in Florida on 11 counts of sexual abuse involving a 14-year-old boy. Father William Wert had previously been arrested on sex-related charges in......
  • The devil's in the details of Discovery's 'The Exorcism Files'

     
    As if there aren't enough reality shows on TV capable of scaring the bejeezus out of people, there's another one coming that's intended to do just that. Discovery Channel, through a rare pact with the Vatican, plans to air a......
  • Records of sexual abuse by San Diego priests to be released Sunday

     
    After a wait of three years, documents detailing the sexual abuse by San Diego Catholic priests that led to a $198.1-million settlement with victims are set to be released Sunday afternoon. A San Diego County Superior Court judge late Friday......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Hurt Locker' on Showtime

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 26 – Oct. 2nd in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SHORT FUSE: Jeremy Renner plays a bomb-disposal expert in the......
  • A tacit endorsement of a downsized papacy

     
    There's irony in the decision of the Vatican to fight lawsuits stemming from the allegations of sexual abuse of minors by clergy. In resisting the claims of victims from the United States, the Holy See is arguing that local bishops are not Vatican...
  • New testimony sheds light on Mahony's role in notorious priest abuse case [Updated]

     
    Testimony by Cardinal Roger Mahony made public Tuesday gives the clearest account to date of how he handled the notorious case of Father Michael Baker, who is serving a 10-year prison term for sexually abusing children. Mahony has long said......
  • Lawsuit says priest abused student at Bellflower's St. John Bosco High in 1960s

     
    A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Norwalk is the latest to accuse the Roman Catholic Church of systematically allowing a priest to sexually abuse a minor, in this case a former student at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower. The......
  • One of these things is not like the others

     
    Even when the Vatican does the right thing in connection with sexual abuse, it does so in a way that undermines its credibility. That's the case with revisions in church law strengthening discipline for priests who abuse minors. Article 6 of new...