Registration begins for those alleging clergy sex-abuse
Independent compensation program sponsored by six California dioceses will start registering those who claim to be victims on Monday, Sept. 16

The following is an excerpt from a letter from Bishop Kevin Vann of the Diocese of Orange, published by OC Catholic:

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:

In May,

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Registration begins for those alleging clergy sex-abuse
Independent compensation program sponsored by six California dioceses will start registering those who claim to be victims on Monday, Sept. 16
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USCCB’s annual child-abuse report: 1,385 adults reported 1,455 new allegations

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“The church is facing a crisis that it hasn’t faced perhaps since the Middle Ages”

In Marin County, the pastors of St. Anselm Parish in Ross and Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Mill Valley sensed that communication and community were needed in the days following the Pennsylvania grand jury report

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Lay panel that investigated priest sex abuse for U.S. bishops seeks reappointment

A lay board appointed 15 years ago by the U.S. Conference of Bishops to investigate the priest sex abuse scandal is seeking to be reappointed and given the power to probe high-ranking members of the Catholic

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