clerical sex abuse

A more complete Pell story
Why the Australian cardinal had vicious enemies

….Within a hundred days of becoming archbishop of Melbourne, Pell appointed an Independent Commissioner to receive and evaluate claims of clerical sexual abuse, and worked closely with the Victoria police to avoid archdiocesan interference in their

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A more complete Pell story
Why the Australian cardinal had vicious enemies
2020-05-26T05:20:14-07:00

California expects barrage of child sex-abuse lawsuits
Potentially thousands preparing to sue under new law allowing victims more time to report allegations of abuse

A new law sponsored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and takes effect Jan. 1, raises the statute of limitations to 40 years of age, or up to five years after discovery of sexual abuse. The

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California expects barrage of child sex-abuse lawsuits
Potentially thousands preparing to sue under new law allowing victims more time to report allegations of abuse
2019-10-23T09:40:38-07:00

Sacramento diocese helped accused priest obtain clergy position in Mexico, lawsuit claims
Suit was filed on behalf of Juan Ricardo Torres, who alleges Father Castellanos began abusing him when he was 15

A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims the Catholic Church’s Sacramento diocese assisted one of its priests in obtaining a new position with a parish in Mexico after sexual abuse accusations in Northern California in the

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Sacramento diocese helped accused priest obtain clergy position in Mexico, lawsuit claims
Suit was filed on behalf of Juan Ricardo Torres, who alleges Father Castellanos began abusing him when he was 15
2019-10-17T13:49:34-07:00

McElroy: all hands on deck
Mandatory sex abuse meeting for 2500 employees of San Diego diocese

More than 2,500 employees of the San Diego-Imperial Roman Catholic Diocese have been summoned to what is being called a first ever all-hands meeting here with the bishop.

A press release Thursday said the

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McElroy: all hands on deck
Mandatory sex abuse meeting for 2500 employees of San Diego diocese
2019-08-09T09:31:10-07:00

California dioceses choose Gray Davis, Leon Panetta to oversee abuse payoffs
Sex scandals compounded by abortion scandal

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Mary Rose Short. In May of this year, six California dioceses announced a new monetary compensation program for abuse victims. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and the dioceses

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California dioceses choose Gray Davis, Leon Panetta to oversee abuse payoffs
Sex scandals compounded by abortion scandal
2019-09-17T15:23:29-07:00

Priest twice convicted of possessing child porn still collecting a paycheck from Fresno diocese

A Catholic priest twice convicted of possessing child pornography in Merced County — and recently released from prison — has continued to receive checks from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno since he was first arrested

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Priest twice convicted of possessing child porn still collecting a paycheck from Fresno diocese2019-07-07T18:07:29-07:00

LA archdiocese warns of renegade priest

A former Catholic priest removed from ministry and convicted of molestation was reportedly presiding at home Masses in Fillmore, according to a May 30 alert from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

The notice

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LA archdiocese warns of renegade priest2019-06-26T21:40:08-07:00

Six California dioceses launch compensation program for abuse victims

Six of California’s Catholic dioceses – including the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest – announced on Tuesday that it was launching an Independent Compensation Program for survivors of clergy sex abuse.

The new

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Six California dioceses launch compensation program for abuse victims2019-09-18T12:54:01-07:00