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Sun StaffDALLAS - The elected leader of the nation's Roman Catholic bishops told them yesterday that the church's leadership is largely to blame for the sexual abuse scandal roiling American parishes - a crisis he called "perhaps the gravest we have faced." "My...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Juneau, Thomas J Reese, France, Sexual Assault
Sun StaffWilton D. Gregory has been blazing trails in the Catholic church for nearly 20 years. In the early 1980s, at age 36, he became the youngest Catholic bishop in the country. Last year, he became the first African-American elected to lead the U.S. bishops'...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBy any measure, the scene that unfolded at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops meeting Thursday had all the marks of a historic turning point in how the long-defensive church confronts its sexual abuse crisis. Never before had victims of abuse by...
Courant Staff WriterThe leaders of the U.S. Roman Catholic Church sought to wriggle from the suffocating grip of their sex-abuse scandal Monday as many lent support to a newly revised policy on how to treat abusive priests. Gathered for their annual conference, bishops from...
Sun StaffAccused of backsliding in their commitment to protect children from pedophile priests, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops voted overwhelmingly yesterday to begin a second round of audits to ensure that dioceses comply with provisions to prevent sexual...
Tags: John Kerry, Abusive Behavior, Sex, Elections, Sexual Assault
Sun StaffWASHINGTON - The vast majority of Roman Catholic bishops have complied with orders to implement safeguards designed to protect children from sexual abuse, according to an audit released yesterday by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops....
Tags: John Jay, Sex, Employees, Education, Sexual Assault
Sun StaffThe Vatican has rejected at least part of a proposed policy on child sexual abuse adopted by the U.S. Catholic bishops in June because it conflicts with the rights of priests protected by church law, according to church sources. Vatican officials are...
Sun StaffWASHINGTON - In a speech stressing hope and conciliation, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged his colleagues yesterday to re-establish a sense of Christian community in the beleaguered church. Addressing nearly 300 bishops at...
Sun StaffDALLAS - As the nation's Catholic bishops gather today to decide how tough they should get with clergy who sexually molest children, a grieving mother hopes they will consider the pain endured by victims like her son. When Janet Patterson met with four...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Suicide, Health, Child Abuse, Crimes
Associated PressNEW YORK - The Roman Catholic church needs to pick up the pieces, Cardinal Edward Egan told parishioners yesterday as bishops returned to their pulpits after passing a new mandate on dealing with pedophile priests. Egan and other church leaders...
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