It is intriguing that when the topic here is the sexual abuse of children that some would like to silence or restrict that!!!
Why is that?
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France probes 'cannibalism' case
Judge: Men can seek damages from church
Lay Catholic group marks 5 years of battling Boston Archdiocese over church abuse
Life's underdogs always had a friend in Father Joe
Life's underdogs always had a friend in Father Joe
The Rev. Joseph Baker was known in the Holy Family Parish north of Downtown as a man dedicated to feeding the body as well as t
Stockton Diocese subject of abuse lawsuits
Tackling the divorce issue
When Lou Bondi presents Bondiplus tomorrow evening, a programme which is going to tackle the current divorce debate, I hope he
'1m children' face home violence
'Boy abused for being disruptive'
A CHRISTIAN Brother sexually abused an adolescent student more than 20 years ago after he had been a "bad boy" and disrupted cl
'Hand of God' again.
Lots more happening in the dustup over the decision of a Catholic-diocese-owned PBS affiliate not to air the clergy abuse docum
'She has no rights, she belongs to me'
48 Patel patients denied payouts
Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed Against Priest Convicted Of Killing Nun
Abuse lawsuits filed against Diocese of Stockton
Abuse scandals damage religion
Adult ADHD 'not treated properly'
Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse: some things we would like you to understand
Albany diocese clears upstate Catholic priest of abuse charges
America's reel pain
Contemporary directors tackle war, torture and abuse in this year's crop of movies – with little comic relief
Anger over escaped sex offenders
The State Government has vowed to "shine a bright light" on aseries of bungles surrounding the escape of three intellectually d
Anger over escaped sex offenders
Another priest removed after 1971 sex abuse
Archbishop resigns after spying allegations
Archdiocese plans to close small Chelsea grade school
Archdiocese settles 15 Catholic clergy abuse cases for almost $1.6 million
Archdiocese settles sex claims for $1.6 million
Archdiocese: Gumbleton not forced out for condemning abuse
Archdiocese of Detroit officials disputed reports today that they forced Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton from running St. Leo
At Churches Set to Close, Faithful Dig In for Battle
At Churches Set to Close, Faithful Dig In for Battle
A week after the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York released its final list of 21 parishes to be closed as part of a broad
Auxiliary Bishop Richard Garcia heads to Monterey to become only the second Latino to lead a California diocese
People were upset. Angry. And I don't blame them. A lot of damage was done.
Aware ACSSA Newsletter No. 7 June 2005
Awareness Center a clearinghouse of concern - and controversy
Awareness Center and other blogs draw praise and scorn
Baptist churches more vulnerable to clergy sex abuse, experts say
A recent sex scandal involving two North Texas pastors and the women who accused them of molestation is unusual because the vic
Bellevue report: Assistant pastor guilty of sex abuse against son
Paul Williams, minister of prayer and special projects at Bellevue Baptist Church, sexually abused his son 17 years ago, accord
Biblical Blasphemy of Baptist Clergy Sex Abuse
It was used as a weapon against me when I was a young church girl. Now, whenever I encounter it, I can scarcely breathe.
Bishop Jakes Calls Churches to Protect Their Flock
Bishop names accused priests
Bishop Richard Malone's statement regarding priests accused of sexual abuse
The following is the complete text of Bishop Richard Malone’s statement regarding the release of the names of four priests accu
Bishop spins parish departure
Bishop takes heat in abuse case
Victims group wants Wenski's apology in Deltona priest's removal
Bishop takes heat in abuse case
Victims group wants Wenski's apology in Deltona priest's removal
Bishop: Appropriate steps taken
He explains why he didn't tell Deltona parishioners of abuse claims about a priest.
Bishop: Appropriate steps taken
He explains why he didn't tell Deltona parishioners of abuse claims about a priest.
Boys stripped 'for tick check'
PRIVATE schoolboys were forced to strip off and be washed down by a Christian Brother more than 20 years ago, under the pretenc
Cardinal’s message on 5th anniversary of abuse crisis
Catholic church pilfering prolific
Catholic Church Says Group's Claims Not True
Catholic clergy abuse lawsuit against Vatican can go ahead, judge rules
Catholic diocese pays $1.2 million in cases
Catholic diocese pays $1.2 million in cases
Catholic Diocese sets aside $12M for sex abuse claims
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston announced Friday it will settle child sex abuse claims in South Carolina, designating
Child abuse link to future health
Child abuse reports double in four years
"The fact that this is the seventh year running that every national indicator of child abuse and neglect has worsened shows tha
Child mental illness soars
DRUGS, family breakdown and rising pressures have been cited as factors in a surge in juvenile mental health cases.
Child offender job ban 'working'
Child offender job ban 'working'
Child Pornography Exists on the Internet
Child sex guilty plea
Former Kununurra FESA regional co-ordinator Graeme James Down, 55, has pleaded guilty in the Perth District Court to child sex
Child sex victim to pay
Child sex victim to pay
Christopher Pearson: Secret policeman's fall
Church abuse-case actions opposed
Standing in front of Orlando's Catholic headquarters Tuesday, leaders of a nationwide support group for survivors of clergy sex
Church bars raped women from pill
Church has much to do to restore trust, Boston cardinal says on sex-abuse scandal’s 5th
Clergy Abuse Developments, in Denmark and California, Regarding the Jehovah's Witnesses, the Catholic Church, and an Oscar-Nom
The Jehovah's Witnesses religious organization is rightly credited with establishing important free speech precedent in the Uni
Clergy abuse survivors hold march, panel talk
Clergy abuse victims call for reform
Clergy misconduct
Clergy Sex Abuse
Clergy sexual misconduct: What's being done to rein in abuse?
Compo scope widens
Congregant protests 'secrecy' in priest investigation
Catholic Church officials need to break their silence about a former Deltona priest accused of sexually abusing a man, said the
Court lets sect kids see dad, but not TV
Court orders closure of paedophile website
Davenport Diocese extends abuse reporting pledge by four years
Despite Reforms, Scars Remain from Clergy Abuse
Diocese facing 3 new lawsuits
Diocese reaches class action settlement in abuse cases
The Diocese of Charleston has reached a class action settlement with Richter and Haller, LLC, Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
Diocese settles sex-abuse case
Diocese settles with six victims
Total payout will be $625,000
Diocese, lawyers agree to mediated settlements on abuse claims
The Diocese of Charleston and Richter and Haller LLC, the law firm representing alleged victims of clergy sexual abuse, have ag
Disgraced priest dies a prisoner
LONDON, Ont. -- The life of disgraced Roman Catholic priest Charles Sylvestre ended on a gurney in a stark Kingston prison hosp
Dog collar and whip 'is ethical therapy'
A PERTH psychologist says forcing a patient to wear a dog collar and call him master is well within his profession's ethical gu
Examining the abuse-control system
In the jurisdictional jungle, where does the buck stop in misconduct cases?
Faithful raise their voices in call for reform
Fall River Diocese still in dark ages of financial disclosure
Flurry of collaboration allegations in Polish archbishop affair
Former Christian brother pleads guilty to abuse
A former Christian brother yesterday pleaded guilty to five counts of abuse involving three boys at a Perth Catholic college mo
FORMER wards of the state will be granted free access to key state government services under a landmark multimillion-dollar pla
Forty years later, former altar boys settle lawsuit against Diocese
Giving victims a voice
With task force and training, ET ministry leaders of various faiths uniting to speak out against domestic violence
Green light for abuse lawsuit against Holy See
Hair and now, the day of judgment
Hawaii diocese settles to avoid sex-abuse trial
Matter involves former Guam pastor
Holiday Hypocrisy
How one Boston synagogue met the challenge of the cantor's sexual abuse
http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2007/01/16/hand_of_god_story_needs_few_extras/
http://www.nsw.liberal.org.au/policies/FinalNicolesLaw.pdf
In world awash in lies, religion and journalism hold key to truth
Exactly. Is anyone telling us the truth?
Indigenous justice call
Initial trial in S.D. church-abuse cases is delayed
Insurers win access to church documents
IRS wants receipts for tithes, offerings
The next time you toss cash into the church collection plate, you might want to ask the usher for a receipt. New federal rules
Is molestation being swept underneath the Eruv?
Within Jewish circles, much of the focus on sexual predators hascentered on the Orthodox community, particularly its moreultra-
Is Orthodoxy Confronting Abuse?
Is there a double standard for clergy?
Israel's Katsav faces rape charge
Israel's ministry of justice says it plans to charge the country's largely ceremonial head of state, Moshe Katsav, with rape an
Jewish Survivors of Sexual Violence - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Judge dismisses abuse case against Diocese of San Diego
One of five clergy-abuse cases set for trial against the Diocese of San Diego has been dismissed by a judge who ruled there was
Judge orders Springfield Diocese to release documents to insurers
Judge rules against S.D. diocese in 2 abuse cases
Judge rules against S.D. diocese in 2 abuse cases
Punitive-damage requests allowed
Judge rules against S.D. diocese in 2 abuse cases
Punitive-damage requests allowed
Judge sets trials for numerous SoCal clergy abuse cases
Judge: Men can seek damages from church
KMBH pulls plug on documentary
“To our knowledge, (KMBH) is the only station that did not broadcast it due to content,” Zimmerman said.
Lawsuit alleges sexual abuse in Peoria diocese
Lay group marks five years of battling Boston Archdiocese
Liberia's child rape victims
Africa's first female president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, came to power in Liberia a year ago, promising to tackle the problem of
Man charged with rape of seven-year-old
Mass. Diocese Ordered to Release Sex Abuse Documents to Insurers
McMurry & Associates Win Ruling Against Vatican
Medics 'under-report child abuse'
Missouri Baptist pastor sentenced to 20 years for child sex-abuse
New molest case against ex-LA priest
No exemption from gay rights law
Downing Street has said there will be no exemption from anti-discrimination laws for Catholic adoption agencies.
No more delays
Officials to probe children killings
Opening books enhances trust
Out of control
Outspoken Catholic Pastor Replaced; He Says It’s Retaliation
Auxillary Bishop believes his lobbying on behalf of victims of sexual abuse led to his
Parishioners not showing concern
The Rev. Lou Phillips said he hasn't gotten one concerned phone call from parishioners since the state's Roman Catholic bishop
Pedophile confesses to more
Pedophile priest thought confession would erase sins, conference hears
Pedophile priest thought confession would erase sins, conference hears
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Priest 'couldn't control lust'
Priest Accused Of Pinning Man During Sex Attack; Coverup Alleged
Group Asks For Alleged Victims To Come Forward
Priest blames girls for abuse he caused
Priest blames girls for abuse he caused
Priest defrocked after rape conviction
A Roman Catholic priest who's in prison for raping a teenage boy in the 1980s has been defrocked by the Vatican, the Boston Arc
Priest Defrocked Following Rape Conviction
Priest faces more sex charges
Priest removed as sexual allegations surface
Priest Under Criminal Investigation, Diocese Under Fire
A Volusia County priest is under criminal investigation and the Orlando Diocese is under fire, as well, for allegedly misleadin
Priest up for sexual abuse
Priest's death bittersweet for his abuse victims
Convicted pedophile priest Charles Sylvestre died Monday at a prison hospital, just months into his three-year sentence for abu
Prosecutor urges unified voice
Chatham-Kent Crown attorney Paul Bailey appeals to Catholic bishops for unity.
Protecting kids the responsibility of all adults
Protecting our Children Reducing child sex offending
Psychologist 'forced bulimic client to wear dog collar'
A LEADING Perth psychologist forced his bulimic client to wear a dog collar, sexually assaulted her and whipped her with a wire
Public shame file plea
Qld police save Canadian abuse victim
Rape prosecutions 'must improve'
Reining in abuse
Reining in abuse
The anti-abuse guidelines represent a well-intentioned yet sporadically flawed attempt to address a problem that had once been
Reining in abuse Where does the buck stop?
Retired Canadian priest who pleaded guilty to numerous sexual assaults dies
LONDON, Ontario: A retired Canadian priest who recently pleaded guilty to decades of sexual abuse has died at the age of 84, hi
Retired Ont. priest who pleaded guilty to sex assaults dies
Pedophile priest Charles Sylvestre died Monday night, after serving just a few months in prison for sexually abusing 47 girls o
School right to sack 'too touchy' teacher
Services for victim/survivors of sexual assault Identifying needs, interventions and provision of services in Australia
Sex Abuse Victims to Hold 54 Vigils on Anniversary of Catholic Sex Scandal
Sex fiends' job scandal
Sex fiends' job scandal
Since when has rod meant beating children?
I was appalled to hear that our school systems still entertain the thought of corporal punishment. I worked for the Hattiesburg
Some Dissenters Quit the Church But Don't Stop Being Catholic
Spokane diocese reaches settlement
Spokane sex abuse bankruptcy case settled for $48 million
The Awareness Center, Inc. - is the Jewish Coalition Against Sexual Abuse/Assault (JCASA)
The bishop’s last move
Last Thursday, Mgr GUZEPPI MERCIECA celebrated the closing of 30 years at the helm of the Maltese Church. Karl Schembri writes
The Cardinal’s Sins
The embezzlement plate
The following is the text of a recent affidavit made by Father Robert Hoatson, whose RICO lawsuit is being challenged by the pa
The world is their cloister
This person belongs to a group known as demonstrators of paraphilia
Tighten financial controls on U.S. parishes, add bishops’ oversight, lay experts urge
Total awareness beyond the news
US child molester gets 152 years
A man in the US state of California has been sentenced to 152 years in prison for abusing two 12-year-old boys.
Utah's new Catholic bishop: 'Gifted, zealous' pastor
Vatican Sex Abuse Lawsuit Allowed
Victims of Clergy Abuse Wrestle with Faith, Past
Vigil spotlights abuse by clergy
Voice of the Faithful
Washington clergy abuse settlement gets 1st OK
Washington clergy abuse settlement gets 1st OK
Wayward Clergy: Is it Rampant or an Aberration?
Web plea rescues Canadian child
Week of prayer has done little to unite Christians
People of faith have the best reason for blocking the unity their Lord demanded.
Wife of imam tells of persistent abuse
Wife of imam tells of persistent abuse
William Donohue, president of Catholic League
You Carry the Cure In Your Own Heart
Emotional abuse of children can lead, in adulthood, to addiction, rage, a severely damaged sense of self and an inability to tr


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