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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • Pope meets with abuse victims, apologizes for church coverups

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis met privately with a small group of victims of pedophile priests Monday and apologized for the way the Catholic Church covered up child sex abuse perpetuated by clergy members.
  • Pope Francis will follow through on convictions

    The article on the front page of the July 8 Morning Call, with Pope Francis begging for forgiveness during his homily, has moved me very much back to my faith after I was turned away by the atrocities committed by the upper echelon of the Roman Catholic...

    Pope Francis begs forgiveness of sex abuse victims

    Pope Francis begs forgiveness of sex abuse victims
    Pope Francis met for the first time with victims of clerical sexual abuse on Monday and pledged that bishops who covered up such abuse of minors would be held accountable. Likening the abuse to a “sacrilegious cult” that drove its victims...

    Priest abuse case headed for trial

    ST. LOUIS When the Rev. Joseph D. Ross was assigned to minister at St. Cronan Church, the other priest there already knew his secret. He heard the pastor coming to help him in 1991 had just returned from the St. Luke Institute in Silver Spring, Md., a...

    Kansas City Diocese ordered to pay $1.1 million for violating contract with sex abuse victims

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Six years after reaching a $10 million settlement with victims of sexual abuse, the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has been ordered to pay $1.1 million for violating terms of the contract. The order, issued by arbitrator...