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Abuse Tracker 2006
Part 1:
January–February 2006

On this page we offer cached copies of all the articles about the crisis blogged by Kathy Shaw on her indispensable Abuse Tracker.

See articles for March-April 2006, May-June 2006, and July-August 2006. See also our article collection for 2003-2005, and our timeline of selected articles and documents 1950-present.

JANUARY 2006

January 1

- Catholic Church and Abuse Victims' Lawyers Talk Settlement, by Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press, Boston MA (January 1, 2006)

January 2

- Vatican Dismisses Priest Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors, by Mary Pemberton, Associated Press, Alaska (January 2, 2006)
- Pact Makes St. Pat's 100G Scandal Secretary 'Fire'proof, by Dan Mangan, New York Post (January 2, 2006)
- Church Eligible for Better Residential Schools Deal, by Marites N. Sison, Anglican Journal, Canada (January 2, 2006)
- On the Cheap, The Day, Boston MA (January 2, 2006)
- Priest Charged, Anglican Journal, Canada (January 2, 2006)

January 3

- Priest Sex Abuse Case Goes to Highest Court, Associated Press, Albany NY (January 3, 2006)
- Court to Rule on Time Limits in Priest Sex-Abuse Suits, by Andy Newman, New York Times (January 3, 2006)
- SNAP Wants Bishops to Monitor Priests, by Dustin Lemmon, Quad-City Times, Iowa (January 3, 2006)
- Sex Assault Victim Looks Forward to New Chapter in Life, Gannett Wisconsin Newspapers (January 3, 2006)
- Severance Payments: The Canadian Government Has Offered a Cash Settlement for Indigenous People Forced into Residential Schools As Children, by Anne McIlroy, Guardian (January 3, 2006)
- State's Highest Court Hears Arguments in Clergy Abuse Cases, by Mark Johnson, Associated Press (January 3, 2006)
- Fugitive Priest Returned to Phoenix from California, Associated Press (January 3, 2006)

January 4

- Victims Urge Iowa Bishops to Sanction Alleged Abuser: Retired Sioux City Bishop Lawrence Soens Says Claims against Him Are Untrue, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (January 4, 2006)
- Court Hears Priest Abuse Suit: Appeal to State's Top Judges Cites Statute of Limitations, by Yancey Roy, Albany Bureau (January 4, 2006)
- N.Y. High Court Confronts Implications of Liability for Old Abuse Cases, by John Caher, New York Law Journal (January 4, 2006)
- Boston Archdiocese Sex Abuse Settlement Rejected, by Belinda Yu Tue, Leading the Charge, Boston MA (January 4, 2006)
- Lawmakers Seek to End Limits on Church Liability: Abuse Cases Are Targeted, by Frank Phillips, Boston Globe (January 4, 2006)
- Regional Briefing: Priest Flown Back to Face Sex Charges, Associated Press, Arizona (January 4, 2006)
- State's Highest Court Hears Arguments in Clergy Abuse Cases, Associated Press (January 4, 2006)
- Bishop Addresses Morals out on, by Philip Elliott, Courier & Press, Evansville IN (January 4, 2006)
- Statute of Limitations Case Heard, by Rocco LaDuca, Observer-Dispatch (January 4, 2006)
- New Abuse Claims against Priests, by Denise Lavoie, Hartford Courant (January 4, 2006)
- Victims in Newest Clergy Abuse Lawsuits Claim Different Treatment by Archdiocese, Associated Press (January 4, 2006)
- Decision Time in Church Case, by Carol Eisenberg, Newday (January 4, 2006)
- Blessed Bigotry: Pope Benedict XVI Is Anti-Gay Person of the Year: 'God's Rottweiler' Actively Pursues Political Agenda against Gay Marriage, Priests, by Dyana Bagby, Houston Voice (January 4, 2006)
- Victims Group Asks for Names of Abusive Priests, Associated Press, Davenport IA (January 4, 2006)
- Apostle Gerald Griffith under Investigation, Grenada Broadcasting Network (January 4, 2006)
- Victims 'Couldn't Say No' to Award: Industrial Schools Charity Admits Abused Members Gave in to Cash Lure of Compensation, by Fergus Black, Irish Independent (January 4, 2006)
- Final Bill for Victims of Abuse Could Hit €1.3bn, by Kathy Donaghy, Irish Independent (January 4, 2006)
- Stating the Obvious, by Russell Shaw, Arlington Catholic Herald (January 4, 2006)
- Prosecutors Now Say Killing of Nun Wasn't Premeditated, Associated Press (January 4, 2006)
- Snap: Sex Abuse Victims Seek Help Warning Others about Molesting Priest: Cleric Is Suspended Yet Now Allegedly Works As Chaplain in Philadelphia: He's Also Worked in New York, New Jersey & Texas: Church Officials Should Reach Out to Others He Hurt, Group Says, Yahoo! News (January 4, 2006)
- Monsey Rabbis Call Colleague Untruthful: Seven Haredi Leaders Say Mordechai Tendler Unfit to Serve, by Gary Rosenblatt, Jewish Week (January 4, 2006)
- Portland Archdiocese Vows to Continue Work Despite Court Ruling, by Ed Langlois, Catholic News Service (January 4, 2006)
- Top Court Hears Arguments in Priest Sex-Abuse Charges, by Andy Newman, The New York Times (January 4, 2006)
- Ex Avondale Priest Returns to Face Charges, by John Machay, West Valley View (January 4, 2006)

January 5

- A Tradition Lives on, by Deirdre Cox Baker, Quad-City Times, Davenport IA (January 5, 2006)
- Audit: Diocese in Compliance, by Bill Zajac, The Republican (January 5, 2006)
- Pastor Arraigned in Sex-Abuse Case, Associated Press, Oregon (January 5, 2006)
- Dublin Design: Poised to Break Out, by Virginia Gardiner, New York Times (January 5, 2006)
- Cleveland Bishop Contacts Vatican about Retirement, Associated Press, Ohio (January 5, 2006)
- Court: Episcopal Parish Cannot Secede, by David O'Reilly, Philadelphia Inquirer (January 5, 2006)
- Rabbinical Court Slams Embattled Rabbi, by Rukhl Schaechter, Forward, New York (January 5, 2006)
- Priest Faces Lesser Charge of Murder in Nun's Death, Associated Press, Cleveland OH (January 5, 2006)
- Arlington Minister's Arrest Was for Failed Drug Test, Records Show, by Nathaniel Jones, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (January 5, 2006)
- Tulsa Pastor Arrested In OKC On Lewdness Charge, ChannelOklahoma.com (January 5, 2006)
- Hospice Operator Fires Counselor: It Dismissed the Priest after Learning He Had Been Accused of Sex Abuse and Suspended in New York, by David O'Reilly, Philadelphia Inquirer (January 5, 2006)
- Anti-Gay Baptist Priest Arrested for Soliciting Male Prostitute, in GCN, Dublin, Ireland (January 5, 2006)
- Don't Let Michigan Courts Bury Priest Sex Abuse Cases: State Must Change Statute of Limitations for Victims, by Justin C. Ravitz, Detroit News (January 5, 2006)
- Former Lubbock Chaplain Fired After Abuse Allegations, on KAMC 28 (January 5, 2006)
- Bishop Will Meet with Parishioners, on KSTP (January 5, 2006)
- Levada's Secret: As He Prepares to Be Deposed in San Francisco Next Week, Former S.F. Archbishop William Levada May Have to Come Clean about a Priestly Child Molester He Protected in Portland, by Ron Russell, San Francisco Weekly (January 5, 2006)
- DSS Shelter Counselor Accused of Raping Teen Girl under His Care, by Laura Crimaldi and Maggie Mulvihill, Boston Herald (January 5, 2006)
- House of the Accused: When Priests Within the Salesian Order Based in San Francisco Were Accused of Sex Abuse, the Leaders Chose to Keep Quiet, by Ron Russell, San Francisco Weekly (January 5, 2006)
- Dubuque Archdiocese Releases Report on Clergy Abuse, Associated Press (January 5, 2006)
- Jones in Court, News 10 Now, Syracuse NY (January 5, 2006)
- Bend Pastor Arraigned in Sex Abuse Case, Associated Press, Portland OR (January 5, 2006)

January 6

- Dubuque Archdiocese Releases Report on Clergy Abuse, in Sioux City Journal (January 6, 2006)
- Vatican Defrocks Retired Dubuque Priest: William Schwartz Has Been Accused of Abusing Boys in the 1960s and '70s, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (January 6, 2006)
- Talks on Sex Abuse by Priests Restarted, by Jean Guccione and Glenn F. Bunting, Los Angeles Times (January 6, 2006)
- Archdiocese Releases Report on Abuse Investigations, by Julie Birkedal, Globe Gazette, Iowa (January 6, 2006)
- Breaking: Pope Defrocks Former Waterloo Priest, by Pat Kinney, Courier, Waterloo IA (January 6, 2006)
- Annual Report of the Diocese of Dubuque: Regarding the Implementation of the Policy for the Protection of Minors, in Diocese of Dubuque (January 6, 2006)
- Pastor arraigned in sex-abuse case, Associated Press, Oregon (January 6, 2006)
- Bills Target Sex Abuse Lawmakers, Victims Unite, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (January 6, 2006)
- Charities Lose Sex-Lawsuit Shield, by Deborah Howlett, Star-Ledger, New Jersey (January 6, 2006)
- Archdiocese Names Priests Accused of Abuse, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (January 6, 2006)
- Head of Survivors Group Disagrees with Policy on Abuse Reports, by Stella Shaffer, Radio Iowa (January 6, 2006)
- Ex-Priest's Abuse Trial Will Stay in Bay Area, Judge Says, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (January 6, 2006)
- Bid to Protect Church Assets, by Richard Major, Tablet (January 6, 2006)
- New Bishop a Sign of Health for Yukon Diocese, on CBC News (January 6, 2006)
- Codey Signs Law Lifting Charity Shield, by Krystal Knapp, Trenton Times (January 6, 2006)
- 45 Lawsuits against LA Archdiocese Move toward Settlements: 500 Alleged Victims Filed Lawsuits, on NBC 4 (January 6, 2006)
- NY Archdiocese Announces Church Trial for Accused Priest, in New York Newsday (January 6, 2006)
- Priest, Accused of Orlando Abuse, Resigns from Indiana Church, on WFTV (January 6, 2006)
- The state of the Archdiocese, Catholic Telegraph, Cincinnati OH (January 6, 2006)
- Reward Fund Being Converted to Help Abused Children, Associated Press, Duluth MN (January 6, 2006)

January 7

- Settlement of Clergy Sex Abuse Cases May Be Closer, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 7, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Abusing Central Florida Boy Resigns, by Christopher Sherman, Orlando Sentinel (January 7, 2006)
- NY Archdiocese Announces Church Trial for Accused Priest, Associated Press (January 7, 2006)
- Priest to Get His Tribunal, by Steve Dunleavy, New York Post (January 7, 2006)
- Bx. Priest Wins Right to Hearing on Sex Rap, by Owen Moritz, New York Daily News (January 7, 2006)
- Mahony Abuse-Settlement Effort Derided, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (January 7, 2006)
- Geoghan's Alleged Killer to Go to Trial in Worcester, by Denise Lavoie, Boston.com (January 7, 2006)
- Vatican Grants Church Trial in Abuse Case, by Andy Newman and Michael Luo, New York Times (January 7, 2006)
- Proposed Church Abuse Settlement in Covington Heads to Judge, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press, Lexington KY (January 7, 2006)

January 8

- Judge to Review Sex-Abuse Settlement, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press, Louisville KY (January 8, 2006)
- Groups Reflect on Clergy Abuse Scandal, by Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe (January 8, 2006)
- Catholic Paper Reverses Ban on Ads for Travel Agency, by Tim Townsend, Post-Dispatch. St. Louis MO (January 8, 2006)
- Trial of Former Salem Man Who Killed Pedophile Priest Starts Monday, by Denise Lavoie, Salem News (January 8, 2006)
- Marilyn Vise Hired As Webmaster for St. Clair County, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (January 8, 2006)
- Archbishop: Church Will Resist Ruling, by William McCall, Associated Press, Corvallis OR (January 8, 2006)
- Former SF Archbishop Returns for Sex Abuse-Related Questioning, by Kim Curtis, Associated Press, San Jose CA (January 8, 2006)

January 9

- Suspect: I Killed Priest to 'Save the Children', by Denise Lavoie, Chicago Sun-Times (January 9, 2006)
- Inmate's Lawyer to Argue Insanity in Geoghan Killing, by Maria Cramer, Chicago Sun-Times (January 9, 2006)
- Vatican Official to Face Questions on Oregon Cases, Associated Press, New York (January 9, 2006)
- Man Charged in Assault of Child, Gloucester County Times, New Jersey (January 9, 2006)
- Church Abuse Back in Court, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press (January 9, 2006)
- Jury Selection under Way in Priest Slaying, by Adam Gorlick, Associated Press, Massachusetts (January 9, 2006)
- Update 2: Jury Selection under Way in Priest Slaying, by Adam Gorlick, Associated Press, Worcester MA (January 9, 2006)
- Covington Diocese, Insurance Carriers Announce Settlement in Federal Case, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press, Kentucky (January 9, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Sentenced for Sex Crimes, by Maureen Kyle, on WAVE 3 (January 9, 2006)
- Druce Trial Begins, in Telegram.com, Worcester MA (January 9, 2006)
- Update 3: Jury Selection under Way in Priest Slaying, by Adam Gorlick, Associated Press, Worcester MA (January 9, 2006)
- Top Vatican Official Testifies in Sex Abuse Case, by Adam Tanner, SwissInfo, Switzerland (January 9, 2006)

January 10

- 40 Potential Jurors Dismissed in Geoghan Case, on TheBostonChannel.com (January 10, 2006)
- Abuse Payouts Reduced: Deal in Covington Case Would Cost $85 Million, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press (January 10, 2006)
- Diocese Might Establish $85M Fund for Victims, by Paul A. Long, Cincinnati Post, Covington KY (January 10, 2006)
- Diocese Abuse Suit Settled for $85 Million: Covington Deal Cuts Insurers' Payout, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal, Louisville KY (January 10, 2006)
- 9 Jurors Picked in Druce Trial on Priest's Killing: Insanity Defense Raised by Lawyer, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 10, 2006)
- Solicitors' Firms Face Overcharging Disciplinary Inquiry, by Seán McCárthaigh, Irish Examiner (January 10, 2006)
- Top Vatican Official Testifies in US Sex Abuse Case, by Adam Tanner, Ely Times & County (January 10, 2006)
- Metro Briefs: Perry Clark, Running for State Senate, Quits House, Courier-Journal, Louisville KY (January 10, 2006)
- Ex-Archbishop Deposed over Sex Abuse Cases, by Kim Curtis, Associated Press, San Francisco CA (January 10, 2006)
- Ottawa Church Sues Pastor Who Committed Sex Crime, by Greg McArthur, Globe and Mail, Canada (January 10, 2006)
- Former Priest Sentenced, Gleaner (January 10, 2006)
- Accused Priest Resigns Pastorate, by Deborah Sederberg, News-Dispatch, Michigan City IN (January 10, 2006)
- Rabbi Mordecai Tendler Responds to an Anonymous Smear Campaign by Calling the Accusations 'A Ludicrous Pack of Utter Fabrications and Outright Libel', in PRNewswire (January 10, 2006)
- State Board to Decide on Ex-Priest's Principal License, in Toledo Blade, Ohio (January 10, 2006)
- Church Wants More Abuse Lawsuits in Federal Court, Associated Press (January 10, 2006)
- Man Sues Military Archdiocese, Says He Was Abused in Key West, by Becky Iannotta, Citizen, Key West FL (January 10, 2006)
- Man Accused of Killing Pedophile Priest, in Pravda, Worcester MA (January 10, 2006)
- St. Paul's in New Hampshire Names Matthews As Rector (update1), in Bloomberg, Concord NH (January 10, 2006)
- Four Industrial School Pupils Made Sex Abuse Claims, in IOL, Ireland (January 10, 2006)
- Jury Seated in Case of Alleged Geoghan Killer, on TheBostonChannel.com (January 10, 2006)
- New Book by Wake Forest Sociologist Tracks Role of Catholic Church in State Politics, by Cheryl Walker, Wake Forest University News Service, United States (January 9, 2006)
- Diocese May Pay $85M: Abuse Victims Ask Judge to Approve Settlement, by Mike Rutledge, Cincinnati Enquirer (January 10, 2006)
- Diocese of Phoenix to Assist Diocese of Tucson in Settlement, in Arizona Daily Star, Tucson AZ (January 10, 2006)

January 11

- Opening Statements Scheduled in Ex-Priest's Murder Trial, on TheBostonChannel.com (January 11, 2006)
- Detroit Bishop Claims Sexual Abuse by Priest, on ClickonDetroit.com (January 11, 2006)
- Detroit Catholic Bishop Says He Was Molested by Priest: Gumbleton Says Incidents Occurred When He Was a Naive Teen at Sacred Heart Seminary High School, by Patricia Montemurri and David Crumm, Detroit Free Press (January 11, 2006)
- Bishop Will Meet with Reeling Hudson Parish: Priest's Divisive Tenure Ended with Slayings, by Kevin Harter, Pioneer Press, Wisconsin (January 11, 2006)
- Jury Selected in Case of Alleged Geoghan Killer, by Denise Lavoie, Daily News Transcripts (January 11, 2006)
- Phx. Diocese May Kick in $200,000 for Tucson, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson AZ (January 11, 2006)
- Opening Statements Scheduled in Case of Alleged Geoghan Killer, by Denise Lavoie, Boston.com (January 11, 2006)
- Bishop Says Priest Abused Him As Teenager, by Alan Cooperman, Washington Post (January 11, 2006)
- Druce Jury Selected; Arguments Start Today, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 11, 2006)
- Woman Sues Priest for Child Support, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (January 11, 2006)
- Judge's Role in Case Opposed: Leader of Priest Abuse Survivors Group Says Spargo Favors Diocese, Has Conflicts of Interest, by Michele Morgan Bolton, Albany Times Union (January 11, 2006)
- Parishioners Expect Apology from Superior Bishop: Catholic Church: Members of Hudson, Wis., Parish, Who Complained about a Priest Who Later Killed Himself and Probably Two Other Men, Also Want Better Background Checks on Potential Priests, Associated Press (January 11, 2006)
- Clergy Sex-Abuse Victims Rally, by Dan Ring, Republican (January 11, 2006)
- They Look Just like US, by Eileen McNamara, Boston Globe (January 11, 2006)
- $112g Sex Talk: Rev Loses Harassment Suit, Job 'In Jeopardy', by Jarrett Renshaw, Jersey Journal (January 11, 2006)
- Woman Claims Father Fathered Her Child: Says Priest Left Her during Engagement, by Suzanne Le Mignot, CBS 2, Chicago IL (January 11, 2006)
- St. Louis: Navy Pilot's Son Sues Priest, Alleges Sex Abuse, in Post-Dispatch (January 11, 2006)
- Bishop Gumbleton Reveals He Was Sexually Abused by a Priest, in National Catholic Reporter (January 11, 2006)
- Testimony of Bishop Gumberton Toohio House of Representatives, in SNAP, Ohio (January 11, 2006)
- Bishop: Priest Abused Me 60 Years Ago: Bishop Favors Removing Time Limits for Clergy Abuse Lawsuits, Associated Press (January 11, 2006)
- Trial Begins in Pedophile Priest's Killing, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 11, 2006)
- Loving Dissent: Father Charlie Curran Has Made a Career out of Standing up to the Vatican, by Jimmy Fowler, Fort Worth Weekly, Texas (January 11, 2006)
- Out of Limbo: Accused Priest Finally Secures Day in Court, by Ray O'Hanlon, Irish Echo, New York (January 11, 2006)
- Detroit Archdiocese on Abuse Claim by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, in PRNewswire (January 11, 2006)
- Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests Starts Rockford Chapter, Rock River Times, Rockford IL (January 11, 2006)
- Father Ryan's Yearbook Access: The Diocese Says Privacy Concerns - Not Fears of More Sex Abuse Allegations - Make Them Protective of Old Annuals, by John Spragens, Nashville Weekly (January 12, 2006)
- Solicitors Face Discipline over Fees Charged, in Irish Post (January 11, 2006)
- Dad 'Framed' by Politicians in Sex Case: Pastor's Son, in Newindpress, India (January 12, 2006)
- Bishop Says He Was Abused by Priest, by Andrew Stern, Sunday Times, United States (January 11, 2006)
- Detroit Bishop Reveals He Was Once Abused by Priest, by Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA Today, Ohio (January 11, 2006)
- Detroit Bishop Says Priest Abused Him, Associated Press, Ohio (January 11, 2006)
- Oregon Catholic Sex Abuse Cases Head to Court, by Teresa Carson, Reuters (January 11, 2006)

January 12

- Druce Seen As Killer or Madman at Trial, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 12, 2006)
- Siblings Sue RVC Diocese, Bishop William Murphy, by Eden Laikin, New York Newsday (January 12, 2006)
- Bellevue/Dayton Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, by Katie Weitkamp, Community Recorder (January 12, 2006)
- I Was Abused Too, Says Detroit Bishop, by Carrie Spencer Ghose, Associated Press (January 12, 2006)
- Lawsuit Claims Three Priests Abused 6 Siblings 30 Years Ago, by Boaz Herzog, Oregonian (January 12, 2006)
- 6 allege abuse by 3 priests: Siblings from Salem Area Seek $19.5 Million from Catholic Order, by Alan Gustafson, Statesman Journal, Oregon (January 12, 2006)
- Silence Shattered on Sex Abuse: Detroit Bishop Backs Bill Expanding Victims' Rights, by Jim Siegel and Dennis M . Mahoney, Columbus Dispatch (January 12, 2006)
- Detroit Bishop Reveals He Was Victim of Abuse, by Jerry Wolffe, Oakland Press, Michigan (January 12, 2006)
- Bishop Tells of His Abuse As He Fights for Victims: Controversial Church Leader Reveals Incidents from '40s, by Patricia Montemurri, Jim Schaefer and David Crumm, Detroit Free Press (January 12, 2006)
- Judge Rules Lawsuits Can Go Ahead, Associated Press, Portland OR (January 12, 2006)
- 75-Year-Old Detroit Bishop Says He Was Inappropriately Touched by a Priest Six Decades Ago, Michigan Daily, Columbus OH (January 12, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Faces More Sex Charges, London Free Press, Canada (January 12, 2006)
- Family's Hell, by Kieran Crowley, New York Post (January 12, 2006)
- The Seattle P-I Inaccurately Reports Findings in Deposition, by Canda Harbaugh, Spectator, Washington (January 11, 2006)
- New York Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse Will Be Secretly Tried in Erie, in WJET, Erie PA (January 11, 2006)
- Trial Opens in Prison Slaying of Ex-Priest, by Pam Belluck, New York Times (January 12, 2006)
- Bishop Backs Bills Allowing Old Abuse Cases, by Jodi Wilgoren, New York Times, Ohio (January 12, 2006)
- Report States Diocese Is Meeting Reform Goals, by Michael Fisher, Press-Enterprise, San Bernardino CA (January 12, 2006)
- Parish Report Denounces Ouster of Newton Priest: Cuenin's Removal Called Unjustified, by Matt Viser, Boston Globe (January 12, 2006)
- Esther's Lost Innocence, by Slobodan Dimitrov, Random Lengths News, Los Angeles CA (January 12, 2006)
- Druce Bragged about Killing Priest, by Gary Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 12, 2006)
- Video Shown at Trial in Geoghan Slaying, by Denise Lavoie, Ledger, Worcester MA (January 12, 2006)
- Oregon Bishops Call on Faithful to Encourage Vocations to Priesthood, in Catholic Sentinel, Oregon (January 12, 2006)
- Northern Kentucky Priest Investigated for Abuse, by Shannon Kettler, WCPO, Kentucky (January 12, 2006)
- Church Has Led Way in Dealing with Sex Abuse Issue, by Robert P. Lockwood, Pittsburgh Catholic, United States (January 12, 2006)
- Bishop Gumbleton Says Priest Abused Him When He Was a Teen, by Jerry Filteau, Catholic Explorer (January 12, 2006)
- Bill Would Extend State Statute of Limitations on Sex Assault Crimes, on WATE (January 12, 2006)
- Audit Finds Diocese Fully Compliant with Charter, by Kathrynne Skonicki, Catholic Explorer, Illinois (January 12, 2006)

January 13

- Catholic Bishop's Admission of Childhood Molestation by Priest: Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) Responds to Recent Catholic Bishops Admission of Childhood Molestation by Priest, in eMediaWire (January 13, 2006)
- Druce Proud That He Killed Geoghan, Says Prison Officer: Story of Beating, Strangling, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 13, 2006)
- Investigator: Druce Bragged about Killing Geoghan, Associated Press (January 13, 2006)
- Rome Offers Reassurance to Anxious Neo-Cats, in Tablet, New York (January 14, 2006)
- Bills Take on Sex Offenders: Some Lawmakers Want Tougher Sentences for Those Who Attack Children, by Joseph Turner, News Tribune, Washington (January 13, 2006)
- Accused Priest on Leave: N.Ky. Pastor Denies Allegations from 1970s, by Ryan Clark, Cincinnati Enquirer (January 13, 2006)
- Detroit Bishop Says He Was Abused by Priest, by Carrie Spencer Ghose, Associated Press (January 13, 2006)
- Limitations on Sex Crime Punishment Need More Debate, by Betty DeRamus, Detroit News (January 13, 2006)
- Ungodly Advice of 'Perv' Priest, in New York Post (January 13, 2006)
- Priest Used God As Lure - Teen, by John Marzulli, New York Daily News (January 13, 2006)
- Judge OKs Church Lawsuits, in WorldLink, Portland OR (January 13, 2006)
- O'Malley Weathers Another Round of Abuse Crisis Negotiations, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 13, 2006)
- Ex-Priest to Stand Trial in Sex-Assault Case, by Sue Lindsay, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (January 13, 2006)
- Inmate Allegedly Described How He 'Conned' Geoghan, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 13, 2006)
- Possible Plea Deal for Pastor Accused of Molestation, on KSBW (January 12, 2006)
- Trooper Describes Druce Confession, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 13, 2006)
- Investigator: Druce Thought Killing Geoghan Was Morally Right, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 13, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Gets 111 Years for Molestation, in Arizona Republic, Arizona (January 13, 2006)
- Diocese Puts Church Pastor on Leave, by Kevin Eigelbach, Kentucky Post (January 13, 2006)

January 14

- Druce Confession Described: Geoghan Pleaded for His Life, Trooper Told after Killing, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 14, 2006)
- Trial of Worcester-Area Priest Scheduled for May, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (January 14, 2006)
- Newark Priest's Lawsuit Amended, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (January 13, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Victims Lose in Court, Ask Lawmakers for Time to Sue, by David Eggert, Associated Press, Lansing MI (January 14, 2006)
- Former Priest Faces Another Lawsuit, by Christian Richardson, Sioux City Journal (January 14, 2006)
- 13th Lawsuit Filed against Pueblo Diocese Alleging Abuse, by Patrick Malone, Pueblo Chieftain (January 14, 2006)
- Priest Gets 111 Years for Sex Abuse, in Hindustan Times, Arizona (January 14, 2006)
- Priest Gets 111 Years for Sex Crimes, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (January 14, 2006)
- Investigator: Druce Thought Killing Was Morally Right, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 14, 2006)
- Priest from Sioux City Diocese Accused of Sex Abuse, Associated Press (January 14, 2006)
- Summary Box: Abuse Victims Turn to Legislature for Help, Associated Press, Michigan (January 14, 2006)
- Catholic Order Pays Priest's Child Support, in Chicago Tribune (January 14, 2006)
- Priest Has His Sentence Cut, in News & Star, United Kingdom (January 14, 2006)
- Shame on the Church, and on Us, for Letting Bad Apples Rot the Barrel, by Ryle Dwyer (January 14, 2006)
- Despite Numbers, Some Say True Tally of Victims Remains Unknown, Associated Press (January 14, 2006)

January 15

- A Cleric's Authority, a Victim's View, in USNews, Detroit MI (January 15, 2006)
- Writing and Talking to Heal Scars of Abuse, by Susan Chaityn Lebovits, Boston Globe, Milford MA (January 15, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Victims Deserve to Be Heard, in Republican, Massachusetts (January 15, 2006)
- Area Catholic Parishes May Change, by Paige Lauren Deiner, Yuma Sun, Tucson AZ (January 15, 2006)
- Vatican Rejects Appeals of 10 Closed Parishes, by Andrew Ryan (January 15, 2006)
- A 'Savior' beyond Sanity? by Dianne Williamson, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (January 15, 2006)
- An Open Letter from Assembly of First Nations National Chief Phil Fontaine to Conservative Party of Canada Leader Stephen Harper, in CNW Group (January 15, 2006)
- Priest's Death Time for Forgiveness, in Stevens Point Journal, Wisconsin (January 15, 2006)
- Ragsdale: Priest with Most Allegations Remains in Clergy, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register, Iowa (January 15, 2006)
- Binghamton, NY: Diocese Accused of Sex-Abuse Coverup: Suspended Rector Claims Retaliation by Bishop, by Brian Liberatore, Virtue Online (January 15, 2006)
- Druce Showing Restraint in Court -- Even While Pleading Insanity, on WHDH, Worcester MA (January 15, 2006)
- Retired Cleric with Most Abuse Allegations Still a Priest, Associated Press (January 15, 2006)

January 16

- Bishop, Diocese Dispute Efforts: Spokesman Says Church Aims to Help Victims of Sex Abuse, by Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press (January 16, 2006)
- 12th Lawsuit Filed against Brother in Pueblo Diocese, in Jackson Hole Star-Tribune, Pueblo CO (January 16, 2006)
- Priest Sues Bishop, Diocese, by Renée K. Gadoua, Syracuse Post-Standard, New York (January 16, 2006)
- Bishop Apologizes for Handling of Priest, by Robert Imrie, Associated Press, Hudson WI (January 15, 2006)
- Ex-Local Priest Gets 111 Years: Lebrun Sentenced for Sex Abuse in Arizona, by Patrick M. O'Connell, South Bend Tribune (January 14, 2006)
- Sex Priest Jail Term Cut, in Times & Star, United Kingdom (January 16, 2006)
- State of US Catholic Church at Beginning of 2006: What Has Clearly Changed Are the Numbers and Status of Laity, Religious, and Clergy in the Mystical Body of Christ. Related to This Is the Altered Understanding of Their Roles in the Church, by John McCloskey, Spero News, United States (January 16, 2006)
- Cancel Hearing against Priest Accused of Molestation, in Dominican Today (January 16, 2006)

January 17

- 'People's Priest' Lutz Dies, by Maureen O'Donnell, Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (January 17, 2006)
- Sexual Abuse Isn't What Shaped Detroit Bishop's Life, by Laura Berman, Detroit News (January 17, 2006)
- Changes Sought in Sex-Abuse Law, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (January 17, 2006)
- Monk Put on Sex Offence Register: A Monk Has Been Put on the Sex Offenders' Register after Being Found Guilty of Indecently Assaulting a Woman at Aberdeen University, on BBC News, Scotland (January 17, 2006)
- Uni Monk Guilty of Sex Abuse: Attack on 'Vulnerable' Victim, by Gordon Lyon, Publisher (January 17, 2006)
- DPP Gets Garda File on Priest Rape Allegation, in Irish Independent (January 17, 2006)
- Casey Sex Assault Claim Unfounded, in One in Four, Ireland (January 17, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse Dies in Wisconsin, on WOI, Des Moines IA (February 10, 2006)
- Priest's Trial on Abuse Charges Set to Begin: Cleric Who Served in County Allegedly Molested Boy in the Early, Mid-1990s, by Stephanie Hoops, Ventura County Star (January 17, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Nearing Release from Prison, by Dennis M . Mahoney, Columbus Dispatch, Maryland (January 13, 2006)

January 18

- Church Eyes New Process for Sex Cases: A London Lawyer Proposes a Faster, Kinder Way to Resolve Complaints of Abuse, by Peter Geigen-Miller, London Free Press, Canada (January 18, 2006)
- Ill Defense Lawyer Stalls Druce Trial in Priest Slaying, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 18, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse Dies, Associated Press, Iowa (January 18, 2006)
- Molester Due for Prison Release: Ex-Priest: He Will Go to a San Bernardino Halfway House. He Served Time for Abusing a Highland Boy, by Michael Fisher, Press-Enterprise, California (January 18, 2006)
- Gumbleton's Work Reflects Liberal Christianity, in Michigan Daily, United States (January 18, 2006)
- Former SL Priest Denies Accusations: After Some 25 Sexual Abuse Allegations, He Says 'A Bunch of Lies' Have 'Ruined Me', in Storm Lake Pilot Tribune, Iowa (January 17, 2006)
- Vatican Teams Checking Seminary Effectiveness, by Ann Rodgers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania (January 18, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse Dies, by Julie Birkedal, Globe Gazette (January 18, 2006)
- Exclusive: Sex Suit against Diocese Heats up: Church: Documents Requested by Victim's Lawyers Protected by the First Amendment, by Mark Guydish, Times Leader (January 18, 2006)
- B.C. Law Firm Calls on Federal Parties to Revamp Residential Schools Deal, by Greg Joyce, Canada East (January 18, 2006)
- 33 Arrested in Spain Charged with Exchanging Child Pornography on the Net, on EiTB (January 18, 2006)
- Ex-Pastor Admits to Having Sex with 15-Year-Old Girl, by Pervaiz Shallwani , Morning Call, Pennsylvania (January 18, 2006)
- Executive Fights to Halt 8.5m Claim from Abused Former Pupils, by Michael Howie, Scotsman (January 18, 2006)
- Priest (73) Vanishes As Parishioner Has His Baby, by Brian McDonald, Irish Independent (January 18, 2006)
- Parish Priest Fathers Child: Cleric Now in Hiding after Showdown with Bishop, by Brian McDonald, Belfast Telegraph, Ireland (January 18, 2006)
- Geoghan Trial Postponed Because of Illnesses, Associated Press (January 18, 2006)
- Andheri Temple Priest Convicted for Rape, in Mid-Day Mumbai, India (January 18, 2006)
- Jury Choice Begins in Priest's Trial, in LA Daily News (January 18, 2006)
- A Path to Justice, in New York Times (January 18, 2006)
- Panel Reviews Sex Claims against Priest: Cleric Removed from Ministry As Columbus Diocese Board Examines Allegations of Abuse, by Dennis M. Mahoney, Columbus Dispatch (January 18, 2006)
- UK Parish to Welcome Casey Back: Former Bishop of Galway Dr Eamon Casey Is Welcome to Return to His UK Diocese, Following Reports That He Has Been Cleared of Abuse Allegations, in Galway Independent, United Kingdom (January 18, 2006)
- As Calendar Turns, Crisis Remains, in National Catholic Reporter, United States (January 20, 2006)
- Lawsuit Alleges Diocese Covered up Priest Abuse: SNAP Holds News Conference in Support of John Doe, on KCCI (January 18, 2006)
- Retired Priest Facing Child Abuse Probe, on RTE News, Ireland (January 18, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Survivors Support New Lawsuit, by Jared Strong, Des Moines Register (January 18, 2006)
- Four More Lawsuits Filed against Archdiocese, by Rosa Ramirez, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (January 18, 2006)

January 19

- Abuse Suits Allowed against Joliet Diocese: Appeals Court Sends Back 5 Men's Cases, by Hal Dardick, Chicago Tribune, Joliet IL (January 19, 2006)
- Appeals Court: Men Can Sue Joliet Diocese: Five Accusers: Ruling Could Create Opportunities for Sexual Abuse Plaintiffs, by Ted Slowik, Herald News, Illinois (January 19, 2006)
- Credit Card Trail Leads to Child Porn Arrests, by Alicia Fraerman, IPS, Spain (January 18, 2006)
- Group Backs Change to State Sex-Abuse Law: Voice of Faithful Joins Victim in Effort to Revamp Statute of Limitations, by Beth Miller, News Journal, Delaware (January 19, 2006)
- Four More Abuse Suits Filed against Archdiocese, Associated Press (January 19, 2006)
- Former Priest Convicted of Child Molestation Moves to San Bernardino, on NBC 4 (January 18, 2006)
- Central Ohio Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct: Review Board to Provide Recommendation for Priest, on NBC4i (January 18, 2006)
- Another View: Child Molesters, Enablers Must Face Tougher Civil Penalties, by Peter Hutchins, UnionLeader.com (January 19, 2006)
- Bishop Removes Priest from Ministry after Sex Allegations: Ritchey Accused of Abuse, on NBC4i (January 19, 2006)
- Pastor Removed from Diocese, on WBNS, Columbus OH (January 19, 2006)
- Druce's Mother Testifies in Murder Trial, on CBS 4 (January 19, 2006)
- Support Group Helps Those Abused by Priests, by Jasmine Lo, WHIZ, Ohio (January 18, 2006)
- Treating Priests Who Abuse: Then and Now, in Tidings, United States (January 20, 2006)
- Former Priest Arrested at Lax for Alleged Child Molestation, on NBC 4 (January 20, 2006)
- Child Pornography Case Ends in 33 Arrests: Operation Falcon Ended in the Arrest of People from All Walks of Life: They Had Used Credit Cards to Obtain Access, in SUR, Spain (January 19, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Is Arrested in Abuse Case: Michael Baker, Who Told Cardinal Mahony in 1986 That He Molested Children but Stayed in Ministry, Is Seized As He Leaves a Plane at Lax, by Jean Guccione and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times (January 20, 2006)

January 20

- Sioux City Ordains Bishop Today, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register, Sioux City IA (January 20, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Is Arrested in Abuse Case: Michael Baker, Who Told Cardinal Mahony in 1986 That He Molested Children but Stayed in Ministry, Is Seized As He Leaves a Plane at Lax, by Jean Guccione and Richard Winton, KTLA, Los Angeles CA (January 20, 2006)
- Bishop Removes Priest from Ministry after Sex Allegations, on WCMH (January 20, 2006)
- Priest's Sex Abuse Trial to Start: Michael Edwin Wempe, a Retired Catholic Cleric, Has Admitted Molesting 13 Boys. He Denies Charges That He Fondled Another Youngster, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (January 20, 2006)
- The Bishop As Victim, in Toledo Blade, Ohio (January 20, 2006)
- Pastor Admits Molesting 2 Girls, by George B. Sanchez, Monterey County Herald, Salinas CA (January 20, 2006)
- Ohio Church at Center of Portsmouth Custody Case, by John-Henry Doucette, Virginian-Pilot (January 20, 2006)
- Priest's Accusers Blast Archdiocese for Lack of Answers, by Jason Del Rey, Jersey Journal, Newark NJ (January 20, 2006)
- Alexandria Diocese Suspends Retired Priest, on KLFY (January 20, 2006)
- Diocese Suspends Retired Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, by Louisiana Gannett, Shreveport Times (January 20, 2006)
- Mother of Geoghan's Alleged Killer Testifies, by Denise Lavoie, Daily News Transcript, Worcester MA (January 20, 2006)
- Witness Describes Mental Condition of Geoghan's Alleged Killer, on WFSB (January 20, 2006)
- Salinas Pastor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault, Child Molestation, in Mercury News (January 20, 2006)
- Child Sex Abuse Inquiry Looms: Decade-Old Allegations to Be Explored Starting Feb. 13, in Ottawa Sun, Canada (January 20, 2006)

January 21

- Former Pastor Gets Four-Year Sentence, by Cathy Smith, Santa Cruz Sentinel, California (January 21, 2006)
- Ex-Priest's Return to Lincoln Opposed: To Be Released Sunday from Prison in Maryland, by James Washburn, State Journal-Register (January 21, 2006)
- His Side of the Story, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent, Virginia (January 21, 2006)
- Once Free, Larson Could Be Locked up: The State Wants to Invalidate a Plea Agreement Made for Robert Larson, Who As a Priest Molested Children in the Wichita Diocese, by Stan Finger, Wichita Eagle, Kansas (January 21, 2006)
- Druce Testifies about Abused Past: Sexual Assaults in School, Drug Use, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 21, 2006)
- Proposed Law Aims to Aid Abuse Victims, by Charita M. Goshay, Canton Repository, Ohio (January 21, 2006)
- Former area priest arrested, in Whittier Daily News, California (January 21, 2006)
- Inmate Accused in Geoghan Slaying Tells of Abuse: Contends Trauma Led to Uncontrollable Rage, Associated Press (January 21, 2006)
- Ex-Church Worker Gets 18 Years in Prison, by Brittney Booth, Monitor (January 21, 2006)
- O'Malley Resists Bill on Financial Disclosure: Encourages Catholics to Lobby against Measure, by Scott Helman and Frank Phillips, Boston Globe (January 21, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Jailed in L.A. In Abuse of Tucsonan, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star (January 21, 2006)
- SNAP Petitions Nickless to " Come Clean", by Matt Breen, KTIV, Sioux City IA (January 21, 2006)
- Jury Is Impaneled for Child Molest Trial of Retired Priest, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 21, 2006)
- Oregon Archbishop Says No One Has Authority to Seize Parishes, in Catholic News Service (January 21, 2006)
- Eamonn Casey Plans to Return to Live in Galway after 14 Years, by Lorna Siggins, Irish Times (January 21, 2006)
- Parish Wins Shield from Protesters: Judge Orders a 100-Foot Buffer to Keep Group Away from Holy Cross Services, School; Attorney Criticized, by Carol DeMare, Albany Times Union (January 21, 2006)
- Prisoner files suit against priest, By Lisa Redmond, Lowell Sun (January 21, 2006)
- El Paso Ex-Priest Arrested Again, by Darren Meritz, El Paso Times (January 21, 2006)
- Man Sues Archdiocese, Claims Sex Harassment, in Seattle Post-Intelligencer (January 21, 2006)
- Retired Priest Charged in Assault of Girls in 1960s: He Served As Hospital Chaplain in Beaver Dam, by Tom Heinen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin (January 21, 2006)
- Bishop Casey to Come Back from His Exile: Galway Lined up As His New Home after 14 Years out of the Country, by Edel Kennedy and Brian McDonald, Irish Independent (January 21, 2006)
- Former Priest Accused of Sexual Assault, Beaver Dam Daily Citizen, Wisconsin (January 21, 2006)
- Aretakis: Protests Will Continue, on Capital News 9, Albany NY (January 21, 2006)
- County Detectives Arrest Priest on Sexual Assault Charges: Franklin County Detectives Obtained a Fugitive Arrest Warrant Thursday Afternoon for a Catholic Priest Charged with Sexually Assaulting Three Young Girls Four Decades Ago in Wisconsin. The Fugitive Warrant Will Al, by Ed Pruneau, Washington Missourian (January 20, 2006)
- Church Member: Pastor Lies to Flock on Sex Case, by Jarrett Renshaw, Jersey Journal (January 21, 2006)
- Marysville Priest Named in Suit: The Suit Alleges the Rev. Horatio Yanez Sexually Harassed a Seminary Student from Mexico Who Was Working with the Parish, by Jim Haley, Herald, Seattle WA (January 21, 2006)
- Fushek Seeks Release from House Arrest, by Josh Kelley, Arizona Republic (January 21, 2006)
- Chicago Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse, Associated Press (January 21, 2006)

January 22

- Priest Is Charged in Sex Abuse: Officials Say Pastor Molested 2 Boys, by Andrew L. Wang, Crystal Yednak and Brendan McCarthy, Chicago Tribune (January 22, 2006)
- Priest Charged in Sexual Abuse of 2 Boys, by Cathleen Falsani and Leslie Baldacci, Chicago Sun-Times (January 22, 2006)
- 'Doubt' Goes Deeper Than Issue of Abuse, by Dottie Ashley, Post and Courier (January 22, 2006)
- Sex Cases Pending, by Paul A. Anthony, San Angelo Standard-Times, Midland TX (January 22, 2006)
- Injunction Issued against Albany Clergy Abuse Attorney, in North Country Gazette (January 22, 2006)
- Kline to Seek Sexual Predator Designation, in Morning Sun (January 22, 2006)
- Prosecutors Charge Priest with Sexual Abuse, by Mike Flannery, CBS 2 (January 22, 2006)
- Casey Plans His Return to Galway, by Siobhan Maguire and Mark Tighe, Sunday Times, Ireland (January 22, 2006)
- Vermont Catholics Schools Implement Prevention Program, by Sally Pollak, Burlington Free Press (January 22, 2006)
- Accused Priest Wants House Arrest Lifted, by Gary Grado, East Valley Tribune, Arizona (January 22, 2006)
- Priest Suspended over Rape Claim, on BBC News, United Kingdom (January 22, 2006)
- Scandal? for an Irish Parish, It's Just a Priest with a Child, by Brian Lavery, New York Times (January 22, 2006)
- Ex-Priest's Trial Marks New Offensive in Church Abuse Scandal, by Linda Deutsch, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles CA (January 22, 2006)
- Bellevue Priest Placed on Leave, in ChallengerNYK (January 22, 2006)
- Priest Sex-Abuse Victim Presses on, by Jon Ward, Washington Times, Maryland (January 22, 2006)
- Group Wants Ex-Priest Banned in Lincoln, by James Washburn, Lincoln Courier, Illinois (January 22, 2006)
- Rabbi Mordecai Tendler Demands Resignation of Rabbis, in PRNewswire (January 22, 2006)

January 23

- Parishioners Back Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, in WBBM (January 23, 2006)
- Church Members Defend Priest Accused of Abuse, by Jim Ritter and Frank Main, Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (January 23, 2006)
- Parish Stung by Pastor's Sex Arrest, by James Kimberly (January 23, 2006)
- Parishioners Support Accused Priest, by Jim Ritter and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times (January 23, 2006)
- Retired Priest Charged in Assaults, in Sioux City Journal (January 23, 2006)
- Gardai to Quiz Bishop Casey in England on Abuse Claims: Investigation Now Likely to Delayhis Planned Return to Galway, by Eugene Hogan, Brian McDonald and Bernard Purcell, Irish Independent (January 22, 2006)
- Priest to Stand Aside after Allegations, on RTE News, Ireland (January 22, 2006)
- Retired Priest Charged in Sexual Assaults, on Keloland, South Dakota (January 23, 2006)
- Religious Jurors to Hear Opening Statements in Priest Abuse Case, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (January 23, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Crisis Continues Financial Depletion of the Diocese, in Worcester Voice (January 23, 2006)
- Former Priest's Alleged Killer Testifies about Childhood Abuse, on WPRI, Worcester MA (January 23, 2006)
- Ex-Priest to Be Arraigned on Abuse Charges, on CBS 2 (January 23, 2006)
- Wempe Priest Abuse Trial Set to Begin Today, on CBS 2 (January 23, 2006)
- With Elite Backing, Catholic Order Has Pull in Mexico, by Jose de Cordoba, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (January 23, 2006)
- Disgraced Irish Bishop Plans Return-- If Charges Are Dropped, in Catholic World News (January 23, 2006)
- Druce Describes Thoughts Leading up Geoghan Killing, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 23, 2006)
- Hearing Date Set for Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse, by Bernie Tafoya and Mary France, WBBM (January 23, 2006)
- Trial Begins in Molestation Case against Retired LA Priest, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 23, 2006)
- Priest Living in Franklin County Arrested on Sex Assault Charges, in St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri (January 21, 2006)
- Chicago Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse: McCormack Appears in Court, by Charles Thomas, ABC 7 (January 23, 2006)
- Prosecutor: Child Molest Victims Were Drawn to Charismatic LA Priest, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (January 23, 2006)
- Priest Flees Gozo As Curia Launches Sex Abuse Probe, by Matthew Vella, Malta Today (January 22, 2006)
- Inmate Says Arrogant Geoghan Angered Him, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 23, 2006)
- Priest Raped US in an Orgy, Says Nun, by Richard Owen, Times, Italy (January 24, 2006)
- Priest Denied Contact with Young Family Members, on CBS 2 (January 23, 2006)
- Accused Priest Makes Bond: 37-Year-Old Father Removed from Church Duties, on NBC 5 (January 23, 2006)

January 24

- Druce Tells Jury of Inner Torment: Abuse during Childhood Created Need to Murder Ex-Priest in Cell, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 24, 2006)
- Priest Faces New Charges: Suspended Cleric Pleaded Guilty in 1998 in Other Abuse Cases, by Noah Haglund, Post and Courier, South Carolina (January 24, 2006)
- Allegations against Newly Charged Priest First Surfaced in August, Associated Press (January 24, 2006)
- Despite Accusation, Priest Kept His Job: Pastor 1st Accused of Sex Abuse in August, Not Charged till Now, by Jeff Coen and Charles Sheehan, Chicago Tribune (January 24, 2006)
- Judge Cuts Priest No Slack, by Dan Rozek and Stefano Esposito, Chicago Sun-Times (January 24, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Detailed As Priest's Trial Begins, by Brad A. Greenberg, LA Daily News, Los Angeles CA (January 24, 2006)
- Victim Testifies at Priest's Trial: 'I Feel Disgusted,' the Ex-Altar Boy Said. Michael Edwin Wempe, Who Admitted Molesting 13 Boys, Is Charged with Abusing Another at a Hospital, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times, California (January 24, 2006)
- Romney May Veto Religious Funds Bill: Says Required Disclosure Appears to Be 'Intrusive', by Frank Phillips, Boston Globe (January 24, 2006)
- Local Clergy Oppose Audit Legislation, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette (January 24, 2006)
- Former Priest Accused of Molesting Boy in 1994, 1995: Former Priest Avoided Prosecution in Earlier Case, on NBC 4 (January 23, 2006)
- Crisis Talks over Arrested Priest, by Mark Cowan, Birmingham Mail, United Kingdom (January 23, 2006)
- Benham Had DCFS Status, by James Washburn, Lincoln Courier, Illinois (January 24, 2006)
- Protect Kids by Opening Statute of Limitations, by Deb Price, Detroit News, Michigan (January 23, 2006)
- Perv Skips Jail - Priest Cuts Deal, by Alex Ginsberg, New York Post, New York (January 24, 2006)
- Subpoenaed -- Again: But He Couldn't Dodge a Determined Process Server, by Ron Russell Nate Cavalieri, San Francisco Weekly (January 18, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Charged with Eight Sex Acts on a Child, on CBS 2 (January 24, 2006)
- Church's Suit Continues: More Hearings Expected in Dispute over Protesters, by Carol DeMare, Albany Times Union (January 24, 2006)
- Prosecutor: Priest Chose Victims Carefully for Molestation, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 24, 2006)
- Closing Arguments in Trial of Geoghan's Alleged Killer, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 24, 2006)
- Cold, Hard Facts Best Myth Slayers, in National Catholic Reporter, United States (January 27, 2006)
- Gumbleton's Disclosure Underscores Differences between Survivors, Bishops, by Greg Bullough, National Catholic Reporter, United States (January 27, 2006)
- Irish Victims' Group Demands Bishop Casey Apologize, in Catholic World News, Ireland (January 24, 2006)
- Witnesses Testify LA Priest Snared Them in Web of Molestation, by Linda Deutsch, Press-Enterprise, Los Angeles CA (January 24, 2006)

January 25

- I Want to Come Home, by Jon Myles, Irish Post (January 25, 2006)
- Pervert Vicar, 84, Is Jailed, by Seb Ramsey, Manchester Evening News, United Kingdom (January 25, 2006)
- Massachusetts Jurors Begin Deliberations in Trial of Pedophile Priest's Killer, in Pravda, Worcester MA (January 25, 2006)
- Bill Aims to Toughen Sex-Crime Sentences, by Deborah Yetter, Courier-Journal (January 25, 2006)
- Priest Evades Possible Sex Offender Status by Pleading Guilty to a Lesser Crime, by Lauren Elkies, Sun, New York (January 25, 2006)
- Cop: 'Why Didn't You Yank Him Out?' by Cathleen Falsani and Stefano Esposito, Chicago Sun-Times (January 25, 2006)
- Court Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit against Diocese, in Sioux City Journal (January 25, 2006)
- Court to Decide Limits on Filing Abuse Lawsuits against Priests, by Terry Kinney, Associated Press (January 25, 2006)
- Abusive Priest Leaving Prison, by Kelly Rush, San Bernardino County Sun (January 25, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse Gets Probation, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times, California (January 25, 2006)
- Conte Rules out Re-Election: 30-Year Run to End, by Milton J. Valencia, Telegram & Gazette (January 25, 2006)
- Wempe Weeps As Witness Testifies: A Man Describes Actions by the Then-Priest When He Was a Student in Lancaster. Others Testify about Molestations, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (January 25, 2006)
- Jury Begins Deliberations in Druce Murder Trial: Closing Arguments Give Two Very Different Views, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 25, 2006)
- Churches Say Audits Would Be Too Costly: Opposition Grows on Reports to State, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette, Massachusetts (January 25, 2006)
- Priest Allowed to Remain at Parish Following Accusation, by Jeff Coen and Charles Sheehan, Chicago Tribune (January 25, 2006)
- High Court to Resolve Deadline Disputes, Associated Press (January 25, 2006)
- Church Finances Sound: But Costly Sex-Abuse Lawsuits Remain a Threat to the Denver Archdiocese, by Eric Gorski, Denver Post (January 25, 2006)
- Accused Killer of Child-Molesting Priest Returns to Court with Black Eye, on WAVY (January 25, 2006)
- Druce Returns to Court with Black Eye, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 25, 2006)
- Druce Guilty in Slaying of Pedophile Priest, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (January 25, 2006)
- Women Request Priest's Records, by Darren Barbee, Star-Telegram (January 25, 2006)
- Witness: Former LA Priest Abused Student from Sex Ed Class, by Linda Deutsch, San Francisco Chronicle (January 25, 2006)
- Druce Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 25, 2006)
- Faith Leaders Ally against Financial Disclosure Bill: But Acknowledge Catholics' Frustration, by Michael Paulson, Boston.com (January 25, 2006)
- House of Candor, in Boston Globe (January 25, 2006)
- Follow the Money, by Eileen McNamara, Boston Globe (January 25, 2006)
- Family OK with Perv-Priest Deal, by Marsha Kranes, New York Post (January 25, 2006)
- Former Priest to Be Paroled after Serving 8 1/2 Years for Sex Abuse, Associated Press (January 25, 2006)
- Bill Requiring Financial Disclosures from Religious Groups Defeated, by Scott Helman, Boston Globe (January 25, 2006)
- Summary Box: Joseph Druce Convicted of Murdering Pedophile Priest, Associated Press (January 25, 2006)
- Witness in LA Priest Molest Trial Tells of 'Anger and Rage', by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (January 25, 2006)
- Inmate Convicted of Murdering Defrocked Priest, by Katie Zezima, New York Times (January 25, 2006)
- Abuse Victim Weeps at Wempe Trial, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 25, 2006)
- Jury Foreman Says There Was " Sympathy" for Priest Killer, on ABC 6 (January 25, 2006)
- Man Guilty of Abuse Priest Murder: A US Prison Inmate Has Been Convicted of Murdering a Former Priest at the Heart of a Sex Abuse Scandal in Boston, on BBC News, Worcester MA (January 25, 2006)

January 26

- Authorities Dig Deeper into Background of Charged Priest, on ABC 7, Chicago IL (January 26, 2006)
- Alleged Molest Victim Testifies about 'Rage', by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 26, 2006)
- Davenport Diocese Faces Another Sexual Abuse Lawsuit, on WHO (January 26, 2006)
- Priest Loses Post Pending Probe of Alleged Abuse, in Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania (January 26, 2006)
- Accused Priest's Past Is Probed, by David Heinzmann and Charles Sheehan, Chicago Tribune (January 26, 2006)
- Supreme Court Hears Priest Limit Arguments, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (January 26, 2006)
- Ohio Supreme Court to Address Sex-Abuse Suits: Local Parishioner Calls for Reforms, by Terry Kinney, Associated Press, Ohio (January 26, 2006)
- Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Detroit's Pacifist Bishop, Resigns: Pope to Announce the Move Today, by David Crumm and Patricia Montemurri, Telegram & Gazette (January 26, 2006)
- Pedophile Priest's Killer Found Guilty, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press, Worcester MA (January 26, 2006)
- Druce Found Guilty: Insanity Defense Rejected by Jury, by Gary V. Murray, Telegram & Gazette (January 26, 2006)
- Fellow Inmate Guilty of Murdering Ex-Priest, by Elizabeth Mehren, Los Angeles Times, Worcester MA (January 26, 2006)
- Pastor Jailed in Child Sexual-Abuse Case, by Shawn Day, Daily Press, Newport News VA (January 26, 2006)
- Pastor Arrested for Failing to Report Possible Sexual Assault, by Karen May, WTKR, Newport News VA (January 27, 2006)
- Abuse Cases End Quietly for Diocese: 5 Lawsuits Settled out of Court, by Michael Clancy, Arizona Republic, Phoenix AZ (January 26, 2006)
- Ex-Priest, Child Molester Is Paroled: Rodrigue Had Ties to San Diego Area, by Sandi Dolbee, Union-Tribune, California (January 26, 2006)
- Diocese Hit with Another Suit, by Thomas Geyer, Quad-City Times, Iowa (January 26, 2006)
- Nun Warned Archdiocese about Priest in 2000, by Cathleen Falsani and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times (January 26, 2006)
- Reason for Anger, by Adrian Walker, Boston Globe (January 26, 2006)
- Cardinal George Remains Hospitalized: Doctors Rule out Stroke for George, by Michelle Gallardo, ABC 7, Chicago IL (January 27, 2006)
- Children 'Safe' at Sex Case School, in ic Birmingham, United Kingdom (January 25, 2006)
- Judge Could Decide Today in Priest Records Case, by Janine Zeitlin, Naples Daily News (January 26, 2006)

January 27

- Former Priest Charged with Child Sexual Abuse: Rev. Neil Doherty Arrested Thursday Charged with Sex Battery on a Child under 12 First Such Charge in Miami Diocese, on CBS 4 (January 27, 2006)
- Victim of Abuse Cries on Standat Ex-Priest's Trial, Associated Press (January 27, 2006)
- George Takes the Defensive: Lack of Cooperation Stymied Priest Inquiry, He Says, by David Heinzmann and Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (January 27, 2006)
- People's Pastor: May Bishop Gumbleton's Voice of Justice Carry on, Detroit Free Press (January 27, 2006)
- Marianists Respond to Sexual Abuse Lawsuits, by Patrick Malone, Pueblo Chieftain (January 27, 2006)
- Former Priest Charged in Abuse of Boy Is Denied Bond, by Wanda J. DeMarzo, Miami Herald, Florida (January 27, 2006)
- Volunteer Pastor Accused of Sex Abuse at Assisted-Living Facility: Some Doubt Suspect's Status As Clergyman, on NBC 4 (January 27, 2006)
- Witness Breaks down on Stand: A Sexual Abuse Victim of Father Michael Wempe Becomes Distraught during Testimony, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (January 27, 2006)
- Diocese Sued over Alleged Assault, by Cary McMullen, Ledger, Florida (January 27, 2006)
- Fushek Supporters Raising Cash for Defense Fund, on KPHO, Arizona (January 27, 2006)
- Bishop's Future? Talk with Maida, by Oralandar Brand-Williams, Detroit News (January 27, 2006)
- Ampleforth Monk Jailed for Abusing Young Boys, by Andrew Norfolk, Times, United Kingdom (January 27, 2006)
- Monk Jailed for Assaulting Boys, on BBC News, United Kingdom (January 26, 2006)
- Joking Master Became 'Vile, Slimy, Sexual Predator', by Mark Branagan, Yorkshire Post Today, United Kingdom (January 27, 2006)
- Pervert Monk Jailed after a Decade of Abusing Young Boys, by Mark Branagan, Yorkshire Post Today, United Kingdom (January 27, 2006)
- Police Probe New Priest Abuse Claims, in Times & Star, United Kingdom (January 27, 2006)
- Alleged Victim to Testify in Priest Trial, on KESQ (January 27, 2006)
- Woman Sues Diocese, Says Priest Attacked Her, by Mark I. Pinsky, Orlando Sentinel, Florida (January 27, 2006)
- Priest Charged in Abuse of Boy under 12: A Former Archdiocese of Miami Priest Was Arrested on Charges He Sexually Abused a Young Boy He Befriended a Decade Ago at His Church, by Wanda J. Demarzo, Jay Weaver and Jennifer Lebovich, NBC 4 (January 27, 2006)
- Hearing Delayed for Former Priest Accused of Sexual Assault: Judge Denies Motion to Close Proceedings, by Sara Reed, Coloradoan, Colorado (January 27, 2006)
- Priest's Sexual Assault Hearing Postponed, by Deborah Frazier, Rocky Mountain News, Fort Collins CO (January 27, 2006)
- Volunteer Charged with Sexual Abuse, on WAVY (January 27, 2006)

January 28

- Judge Refuses to Close Hearing of Priest Accused of Sexual Assault, by Sara Reed, Coloradoan, Fort Collins CO (January 28, 2006)
- Ruling Keeps Court Hearing for Accused Priest Open, by Mike McPhee, Denver Post (January 28, 2006)
- Attorney Says More Victims of Priest Will Surface Soon: The Lawyer Who Represents a Man Allegedly Sexually Abused by a Catholic Priest Says Additional Victims Will Step Forward Next Month, by Roberto Santiago, Jay Weaver and Wanda DeMarzo, Miami Herald, Florida (January 28, 2006)
- Accuser Says Priest Twice Molested Him in Cedars-Sinai Office: Michael Wempe Has Admitted Abusing the Man's Brothers but Denies Latest Allegations, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (January 28, 2006)
- Alleged Abuse Victim Testifies against Former LA Priest, on KTVO (January 28, 2006)
- Archdiocese May Have Been Warned about Priest, by Jay Levine, CBS 2 (January 28, 2006)
- Kicanas: 'New Dawn' for Diocese: All Parishes to Be Separate Entities Financially in Sex-Abuse Fallout, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson AZ (January 28, 2006)
- Bill Requires Clergy to Report Abuse, by Deirdre Fernandes, Virginian-Pilot (January 28, 2006)
- Accused Priest Co-Celebrated at C.P. Church: Crown Point: Diocese Said It Isn't Investigating Unless It Receives Complaints, Times (January 28, 2006)
- Fees Fear in Abuse Cases, by Nigel Hunt, Advertiser, Australia (January 29, 2006)
- Alleged Abuse Victim Testifies against Former L.A. Priest, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 27, 2006)
- Rape Accused Resigns School Post: A Priest Facing Allegations of Child Rape Has Stood down As Chairman of Governors at a Birmingham School, on BBC News, United Kingdom (January 28, 2006)
- Priests Who Abuse Betray All Catholics, in Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Ohio (January 27, 2006)
- Lutheran Bishop Resigns after Admitting Sexual Misconduct, by Michael Clancy, Arizona Republic (January 28, 2006)
- Sex Charges Cast Pall on Bishop Paulk, by Gayle White, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia (January 29, 2006)
- Parishioners Attend Church after Abuse Allegations: Parishioners Continue Healing Process, by Mike Puccinelli, CBS 2 (January 29, 2006)
- Cardinal George: Process to Report Priest Abuse Was Ignored, by Mary Frances Bragiel, WBBM (January 28, 2006)
- All Tucson Parishes Separated in Sex-Abuse Fallout, on KPHO (January 28, 2006)
- Cardinal: Mistakes Were Made, by Carla K. Johnson, Chicago Sun-Times (January 28, 2006)

January 29

- N.J. Woman Sues, Claiming Sexual Assault by Priest, Associated Press (January 29, 2006)
- Perv Victim's Outrage, by Marianne Garvey, New York Post (January 29, 2006)
- Trial Woes Plague Child Abuse Case, by James Gilbert, Yuma Sun, Arizona (January 28, 2006)
- Paedophile Priests Are Caesar's Responsibility, Not God's, by Daphne Caruana Galizia, Independent, Malta (January 29, 2006)
- Contrite Cardinal Offers Answers, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (January 29, 2006)
- Priest Case Will Spur Review of Guidelines, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (January 29, 2006)
- Cardinal George Admits Mistakes in Abuse Case, Associated Press (January 29, 2006)
- Victims, Priests' Rights Put Church in Middle, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (January 29, 2006)
- Sins of the Father, by John Chadwick, NorthJersey.com (January 29, 2006)
- Cardinal: Process 'Failed' in Abuse Case, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (January 29, 2006)

January 30

- Cardinal to Meet with Concerned Parishioners, by Kristyn Hartman, CBS 2 (January 30, 2006)
- Defrocked N.J. Priest in Center of Community Storm: Hanley Questioned by Men He Admittedly Abused As Boys, by Mary Calvi, WCBS (January 30, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Case a Test for Parish's Faithful, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (January 30, 2006)
- Priest Confronts Men Who Claim He Sexually Abused Them As Boys, Associated Press (January 30, 2006)
- George to Seek Healing at Church, by Maureen O'Donnell, Chicago Sun-Times (January 30, 2006)
- Victims, Now Men, Show Ex-Mendham Priest No Fear, in Daily Record, Paterson NJ (January 30, 2006)
- Fliers Warn of Freed Abuser: Action: a Man Who Says "Father Tony" Molested Him Tells Parishioners at a Loma Linda Church, by Sharon McNary (January 30, 2006)
- Group Hands out Fliers on Ex-Priest's Prison Release, by Kelly Rush, Daily Bulletin, Loma Linda CA (January 30, 2006)
- Tucson Parishes to Separate Financially, Associated Press (January 30, 2006)
- Admitted Molester Confronts Accusers: Fliers Warn Drivers of Defrocked Priest, by Julia M. Scott, Star-Ledger, Paterson NJ (January 30, 2006)
- Wanted: New Facility to Help Abused Kids: $5.3M Needed for Child Advocacy Center, by A. Scott Ferguson, Ashbury Park Press, New Jersey (January 30, 2006)
- Church Members Seek Answers, by Martina Brendel, Jersey Journal (January 30, 2006)
- Gozo Priest Allegations, on Malta Today (January 29, 2006)
- Alleged Abuse Victim to Continue Testimony against Former Priest, on KESQ (January 30, 2006)
- Jackboots of the Church, by Michael Carmichael, Counterpunch, United States (January 30, 2006)
- Gozo Curia Says Normal Procedures Followed in Nadur Case Abuse Case, by Matthew Vella, Malta Today (January 29, 2006)
- Witness Sobs during Testimony in Los Angeles about Alleged Clergy Abuse, on KESQ (January 30, 2006)
- New Accusations against Father McCormack: Cardinal George Meets with Parents, by Tean Coverage, ABC 7, Chicago IL (January 30, 2006)
- Sixth Lawsuit Claims Ex-Indiana Priest Abused Boy, by Ken Kusmer, Associated Press (January 30, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Cases Prove Costly - Oakland Diocese Lays off 17 Staffers, by Angela Hill, Inside Bay Area, Oakland CA (January 30, 2006)
- New Allegations Made against Priest, by Steve Miller, WBBM (January 30, 2006)
- Volunteer Pastor Charged with Abuse Held without Bond: Authorities Allegedly Find More Incidents of Abuse, on NBC 4 (January 30, 2006)

January 31

- Trial Date Set for Clergy Sexual Abuse Cases in Worcester, in Worcester Voice, Worcester MA (January 31, 2006) - Suspended Miami Priest Sues for Defamation, Associated Press, Miami FL (January 31, 2006)
- Roman Catholic Bishops Bill Deals with Child Sexual Abuse, TheDenverChannel.com (January 31, 2006)
- Boy, 11, Says He Was Sexually Abused by Rev. McCormack, by Cathleen Falsani and Frank Main, Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (January 31, 2006)
- Tension Surrounds Cardinal: Pushing, Shouting and Cursing Erupts during Question-and-Answer Session Regarding Child Molestation, by Lisa Donovan and Frank Main, Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (January 31, 2006)
- Cardinal Hears Parents' Rage, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune, Chicago IL (January 31, 2006)
- Witness Testifies against Priest through Tears, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (January 31, 2006)
- Another Alleged Sex-Abuse Victim of McCormack Comes Forward, by Cathleen Falsani and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago IL (January 31, 2006)
- Cardinal: I Should've Done More, by Lisa Donovan and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago IL (January 31, 2006)
- Group Urges Warning on Priest, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star, Indiana (January 31, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Apologizes, by Michael Fisher, Press-Enterprise, California (January 31, 2006)
- Priest Says Accuser's Attorney Defamed Him, by Jay Weaver, Miami Herald, Miami FL (January 31, 2006)
- Triple Whammy against Sex Abuse, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (January 31, 2006)
- Cardinal Faces Angry Parishioners, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune, Chicago IL (January 31, 2006)
- Cardinal Apologizes to Parishioners, by Karen Hawkins, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago IL (January 31, 2006)
- Diocese Staff Cut on Heels of Abuse Payouts, by Angela Hill, Alameda Times-Star (January 31, 2006)
- Victim Recalls Alleged Abuse, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent, Virginia (January 31, 2006)
- Accuser Says He Hid Abuse by Priest, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA (January 31, 2006)
- Pastor Whose Ouster Caused Rift Is Given Brandeis Post, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe, Waltham MA (January 31, 2006)
- Diocese Caught off Guard by Furor, by John Chadwick, NorthJersey.com, Paterson NJ (January 31, 2006)
- Gumbleton Resigns As Detroit Auxiliary Bishop, by Dennis Coday, National Catholic Reporter, Detroit MI (January 31, 2006)
- Vosen Lawsuit Settled, by Brian Bridgeford, Baraboo News Republic (January 31, 2006)
- Molester's Neighbors Say Church Should Have Told Them, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, New Jersey (January 31, 2006)
- Ky. Church Abuse Deal May Be $85 Million, by Brett Barrouquere, Leading the Charge (January 31, 2006)

FEBRUARY 2006

February 1

- Lawsuit Aims to Reveal Names of Chicago Priests Suspected of Abuse, by Cathleen Falsani, Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (February 1, 2006)
- Lawsuit Wants Name of Every Accused Priest, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 1, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Spurs Layoffs: Oakland Diocese Forced to Cut 17 Workers Due to Shortfall Caused in Part by $56.4 Million Settlement, by Angela Hill, Argus, Oakland CA (February 1, 2006)
- Priest Sues Lawyer in Sex Abuse Case, in Ledger, Florida (February 1, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Forces $85 Million Payout, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press, Kentucky (February 1, 2006)
- Another Priest Removed after Abuse Charges, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (February 1, 2006)
- SNAP Sues Chicago Archdiocese, on CNBC 5, Chicago IL (February 1, 2006)
- SNAP Reacts to Covington Diocese Settlement, by Lynn Giroud, Associated Press, Kentucky (February 1, 2006)
- Must Church Keep Tabs on Its Ousted Priests? by John Chadwick, NorthJersey.com (February 1, 2006)
- Pastor Pleads Guilty to Touching Minor, by Madelaine Vitale, Press of Atlantic City, New Jersey (February 1, 2006)
- $85m Church Settlement OK'd, by Paul A. Long, Cincinnati Post (February 1, 2006)
- Voice of the Faithful Supports Innocent Priests, by Janine Zeitlin, Naples Daily News (February 1, 2006)
- New Pastor Will Leave Embattled Newton Parish, by Matt Viser and Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (February 1, 2006)
- Questioning Angers Molest-Case Witness: Man Alleges Priest Abused Him, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 1, 2006)
- Witness against Priest Turns Defiant: Jayson B. Refuses to Change His Testimony after the Suspect's Lawyer Questions the Accuracy of His Memory about Alleged Molestations, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (February 1, 2006)
- 'Victim' to Tell Court about Nightmare of Abuse with Nuns, by Brian McDonald, Irish Independent (February 1, 2006)
- Priest Fails to Stop Sex Offences Trial, in One in Four, Ireland (February 1, 2006)
- Attorney: $45.7 Million Offer in Spokane Church Abuse Case, by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press, Spokane WA (February 1, 2006)
- Chicago Archdiocese Removes Another Priest: New Charges in Chicago Priest Invest, by David Brummer, Associated Press, Chicago IL (February 1, 2006)
- One of Two Charges against Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse Dropped, on 10NBC, Rochester NY (February 1, 2006)
- Priest Suspended for Pedophilia Allegation, in UPI, [Rockaway NJ] (February 1, 2006)
- Judge Drops Child Sex Charge against Priest, by Michael Zeigler, Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester NY (February 1, 2006)
- Colo. Bishops Blast Limitation Lifting Legislation, Catholic News Agency (February 1, 2006)
- Iowa Bishops to Meet with Concerned Groups, on KTIV, Des Moines IA (February 1, 2006)
- Retired Officer Speaks Out about Gerald Robinson Case, by Michael Brooks, Toledo Free Press (February 1, 2006)
- Memo to Bishop Choby: Ditch the Diocesan Denial, by Liz Garrigan, Nashville Scene (February 1, 2006)
- Woman Sues over Unlawful Custody, on RTE News, Ireland (February 1, 2006)
- Priest Removed after Abuse Charges, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (February 1, 2006)

February 2

- Lawyer for US Priest Says to Appeal Extradition, Reuters (February 2, 2006)
- Cardinal Removes Another Priest: Pastor Not Monitored for Year after Allegation, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 2, 2006)
- Allen Park: Court Rejects Dad's Lawsuit in Clergy Abuse Case, by David Crumm, Detroit Free Press (February 2, 2006)
- Bishops to Meet with Victims' Groups, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (February 2, 2006)
- Source: New Charge for Pastor in Abuse of Boy, by Cathleen Falsani and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times (February 2, 2006)
- Priest Accused in '03 Is Removed, by Cathleen Falsani and Art Golab, Chicago Sun-Times (February 2, 2006)
- Ex-Vatican Official Wanted on Ontario Sex Charges, by Greg McArthur, Globe and Mail, Canada (February 2, 2006)
- South Holland Priest Accused of Abuse: Chicago Archdiocese Plans to Reveal the Name of the Accused Priest at Sunday Mass, by Andrew Harmon, Times (February 2, 2006)
- Fighting for 'Right to Know': Joliet Diocese Case: Arguments over Shielded Documents and Testimony, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (February 2, 2006)
- Spokane Diocese Offers $45.7 Million to Settle Sex-Abuse Claims, by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press (February 2, 2006)
- Justices Weigh Alleged Priest Abuse Case: Lawsuit Twice Dismissed: Brothers' Lawyer Argues Statute of Limitations Shouldn't Apply, by Jessica Ravitz, Salt Lake Tribune (February 2, 2006)
- Witness: Former Priest Charged with Sex Abuse Must Be Punished, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (February 2, 2006)
- McDonnell Reaches out in Search for Bishops Help Asked in Naming Bishops, by Bill Zajac, Republican (February 2, 2006)
- Statute Has Run Out, Church Says of Brothers' Abuse Suit, by Geoffrey Fattah, Deseret Morning News, Utah (February 2, 2006)
- Rare Kind of Scandal Accord in Spokane Diocese, by Sarah Kershaw, New York Times (February 2, 2006)
- Details of the Settlement Offer in Spokane Diocese Cases, Associated Press, Spokane WA (February 2, 2006)
- Pope Accepts Resignation of Detroit Auxiliary Bishop, on WTOL (February 2, 2006)
- Ontario Priest Charged, by Norman Jack, 580 CFRA, Canada (February 2, 2006)
- Sex-Assault Warrant Issued for Former Vatican Official: 49-Year-Old Man Says He Was Assaulted at Wilno Cabin in 1969, by Andrew Seymour, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (February 2, 2006)
- Suits Citing Clergy Abuse Withdrawn, by Michael Miller and Andy Kravetz, Journal Star, Peoria IL (February 2, 2006)
- Victims Confront Disgraced Former Mendham Priest, by Maria Vogel-Short, Observer-Tribune, Mendham NJ (February 2, 2006)
- Pope Accepts Resignation of Bishop Who Is Fighting for Ohio Bill, Associated Press (February 2, 2006)
- Bond Set in New Charges against Priest, by F.N. D'Alessio, Associated Press, Chicago IL (February 2, 2006)
- Witness Says He Wouldn't Commit Violence against Molesting Priest, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 2, 2006)
- Safeguarding the Children, in Tidings, Los Angeles CA (February 2, 2006)
- Cardinal: I Should Have Investigated Priest Sooner, by Jay Levine, CBS 2, Chicago IL (February 2, 2006)
- Chicago Cardinal Regrets Keeping Priest: Molestation Investigations May Be Revised, by David Brummer, Associated Press (February 2, 2006)
- Group Meets with Catholic Bishops, on WQAD (February 2, 2006)
- Where Will Settlement Money Come From? by Nicholas K. Geranios, KGW (February 2, 2006)
- Deposition of Bishop from Joliet Diocese Released, in ABC 7l (February 2, 2006)
- Social Workers Unable to Be Contacted over Child Abuse Reports, in Evening Echo, Ireland (February 2, 2006)
- Priest's Case Slated to Go to Trial, by Rob Cullivan, Catholic Courier, Rochester NY (February 2, 2006)

February 3

- Chicago Cardinal Says Process for Removing Accused Priests Inadequate, on WREG, Memphis TN (February 3, 2006)
- Lawsuits Filed against Joliet Bishop: Bishop Allegedly Did Not Monitor Catholic Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, on CBS 2, Chicago IL (February 3, 2006)
- Not Considered Sex Abuse, Says Joliet Bishop, on WBBM, Chicago IL (February 3, 2006)
- Priest's Will, More Evidence Released: Documents Found at Church, Rectory, by Kevin Harter, Pioneer Press, Wisconsin (February 3, 2006)
- 'Father Dan Took Advantage': Priest Accused of Molesting Three Boys Released on Bond, by Frank Main and Stefano Esposito, Daily Southtown, Tinley Park IL (February 3, 2006)
- Imsech's Handling of Accused Priests to Be Made Public, by Ted Slowik, Daily Southtown, Tinley Park IL (February 3, 2006)
- Joliet Diocese Sued, in Daily Southtown, Tinley Park IL (February 3, 2006)
- Iowa Bishops Meet with Abuse Victim Advocates, by Charlotte Eby, Sioux City Journal, Des Moines IA (February 3, 2006)
- Due Process for Priests? Critics, Frightened Priests Both Uneasy with Church's Policies, Actions, by Brian D. Sabin, Times, United States (February 3, 2006)
- Bishop Defiant in Sex Cases: Deposition Shows Joliet Leader's Defense of Moving Accused Priest, by David Heinzmann and Crystal Yednak, Chicago Tribune (February 3, 2006)
- George: 'I Take Responsibility': Monitoring of Priests to Change Now, He Says, by Charles Sheehan, Margaret Ramirez and Carlos Sadovi, Chicago Tribune (February 3, 2006)
- Court Turns down Sex Abuse Case: Priest Claims Innocence, in ABC 12, Lansing MI (February 3, 2006)
- Penance in Spokane, in Seattle Times (February 3, 2006)
- Mahony Asks Top Court to Shield Priest Files, in Los Angeles Times (February 3, 2006)
- George: 'I'm Saddened by My Own Failure', by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (February 3, 2006)
- Bishop Pilla Asks to Resign, in CNonline, Cleveland OH (February 3, 2006)
- US Catholic Churches Paid out $1 Billion for Sex Abuse since 1950: Sexual Abuse by Roman Catholic Priests Has Cost the US Church More Than $1 Billion (euro830 Million) since 1950, Associated Press, Jamaica (February 3, 2006)
- Bishop Casey to Return to Ireland Tomorrow, Irish Examiner (February 3, 2006)
- Police Hear More Allegations against Priest: 'It's turned ... into a very extensive investigation', by Andrew Seymour, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (February 3, 2006)
- Investigation into Retired Vatican Official Stretches across Ontario, by Cassandra Szklarski, Canadian Press (February 3, 2006)
- OPP Charges Vatican Official with Assault, on CTV, Canada (February 3, 2006)
- Retired Vatican Official Accused of Molesting Altar Boys in Ontario, on CBC News, Canada (February 3, 2006)
- Pittsgrove Preacher Gets Plea Deal in Sexual Assault Case, by Christopher Weir, Bridgeton News, New Jersey (February 3, 2006)
- Panel Throws out Charge against Priest, by Linda Stein, Times, New Jersey (February 3, 2006)
- Statute of Limitations for Sex Crimes Targeted: Bill Would Ax Limits; Some Say It's Aimed at Catholic Church, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (February 3, 2006)
- Committee Eliminates Time Limit for Sex Crimes, by Steven K. Paulson, Associated Press, Denver CO (February 3, 2006)
- Survivors Encouraged after Bishops' Meeting, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (February 3, 2006)
- Survivors Groups Meet with Iowa Bishops, on KWQC (February 3, 2006)
- Priest Believed to Have Killed Two Told of 'Wretched Life', Associated Press, Wisconsin (February 3, 2006)
- Watch Wayward Priest like a Hawk, by Jeffrey Page, NorthJersey.com (February 3, 2006)
- Top-Level Talks on Priest Sex Abuse: Catholic Leaders and Police Chiefs to Meet, by Sarah Brett, Belfast Telegraph, Northern Ireland (February 3, 2006)
- Molestation Investigations May Be Revised, Associated Press, New York (February 3, 2006)
- Bishop Casey to Fly Home for Good Tomorrow, by Bernard Purcell, Irish Independent (February 3, 2006)
- Mom Says Accused Priest Fondled Neighborhood Boy, by Frank Main and Stefano Esposito, Chicago Sun-Times (February 3, 2006)
- L.A. Cardinal Wants Files Kept Private, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (February 3, 2006)
- Mahony's Long-Shot, by Eric Berkowitz, Los Angeles Times (February 3, 2006)
- Retired Vatican Official Wanted in Canada, by Beth Duff-Brown, Associated Press, Canada (February 3, 2006)
- Bishops Meet Group to Talk about Sex Abuse Scandals, by O.Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa (February 3, 2006)

February 4

- Priest Abuse Survivors Group Wants Cardinal George Disciplined, on WBBM, Chicago IL (February 4, 2006)
- Joliet Bishop Reported Admitting He Kept Four Serving As Priests, on WBBM, Chicago IL (February 4, 2006)
- 4 Priests Protected by Bishop: Deposition Reveals Imesch Found Jobs for Abusive Clerics, by Crystal Yednak, Chicago Tribune (February 4, 2006)
- Priest Cases to Stay in State Court, by Eric Gorski, Denver Post, Colorado (February 4, 2006)
- Clergy-Abuse Suits Sent to State Court: Federal Judge Accuses Lawyers of 'Forum-Shopping', by Karen Abbott, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (February 4, 2006)
- Saving Face Trumps Saving Children, by Sue Ontiveros, Chicago Sun-Times (February 4, 2006)
- Priest Accuser Seeks to Lift Limits, by Patrick Malone, Pueblo Chieftain (February 4, 2006)
- Bishops Seek Parity in Application of Protection, by Marvin Read, Pueblo Chieftain, Colorado (February 4, 2006)
- Scandal Casts New Doubts: Priest Charged: Chicago Archdiocese Case Makes Some Wonder about Reforms, Associated Press, Chicago IL (February 4, 2006)
- Bishops Asked to Stop One of Their Own, by Charlotte Eby, Courier, Des Moines IA (February 4, 2006)
- Preacher Convicted of Sexual Crimes: Rev. Dennis Lamar Fields Jailed after Jury Finds Him Guilty of Abusing Boys, by Gary McElroy, Mobile Register (February 4, 2006)
- Protecting the Innocents, by Errol Castens, Daily Journal, Mississippi (February 4, 2006)
- Plaintiffs Reportedly Drop Suits Vs. Nuns: One Case Remains against School, Lawyer Says, by Ralph Ranalli, Boston Globe (February 4, 2006)
- Church Officials Wash Their Hands of Ex-Priest Hanley, on Daily Record, New Jersey (February 4, 2006)
- Priest Lied to Police, Investigator Tells Court: Robinson Said Killer Confessed to Him, by Mark Reiter, Toledo Blade (February 4, 2006)
- Wendy's Big Do, by Tony Deyal, Antigua Sun (February 4, 2006)
- Diocese in Compliance, on Public Opinion, Harrisburg PA (February 4, 2006)
- Letter about Accused Priest Being Read at Several Churches, by Bob Roberts, WBBM, Chicago IL (February 4, 2006)
- Holy Ghost to Learn New Parish Priest, by Evelyn Holmes, ABC 7, South Holland IL (February 6, 2006)
- Victim Advocates on Offensive against Priest Abuse: Three Priests Removed on Abuse Allegations in Past Week, by Rafael Romo, CBS 2, South Holland IL (February 4, 2006)
- Priest Says Erickson Part of 'Clerical Culture', on KSTP, Minneapolis MN (February 4, 2006)
- On Long Island, Catholic Church's Shift Draws Critics, by Paul Vitello, New York Times (February 4, 2006)
- Irvington Pastor Convicted on Sex Abuse Charges, Associated Press, Mobile AL (February 4, 2006)

February 5

- Sexual Misconduct under Church Microscope: Church Removed Monitored Priest, on CBS 2 (February 5, 2006)
- Feedback Vital for Community, Newspaper, by Robert Moore, Coloradoan (February 5, 2006)
- Healing Broken Trust: Allegations of Child Sex Abuse by a Priest Give Parishioners an Unwanted Test of Their Faith, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 5, 2006)
- Past Won't Be Repeated, Bishop Vows, by Crystal Yednak, Chicago Tribune (February 5, 2006)
- Deposition, Suits Stun Joliet Diocese, by Dave Newbart and Dan Rozek, Chicago Sun-Times (February 5, 2006)
- Church Faults Accuser in Abuse Suit: The Archdiocese of Miami Expressed Sympathy toward a Youth Allegedly Abused by the Rev. Neil Doherty. Now Church Leaders Blame the Youth in Response to His Lawsuit. by Jay Weaver, Miami Herald (February 5, 2006)
- Major Superiors Urge Change in Church's Patriarchal Mindset about Women, in Indian Catholic (February 5, 2006)
- Church Arson Follows Pastor's Arrest, by Ben Penserga, Daily Times, Salisbury MD (February 5, 2006)
- Church Abuse Lawsuits to Be Heard in State Court, Associated Press, Denver CO (February 5, 2006)
- Services Continue in Backdrop of Priest Scandal, by Chelsea Irving, CBS 2 (February 5, 2006)
- Catholics Optimistic of Future Despite Challenges, in SABC, South Africa (February 5, 2006)
- Elphin Priest Agrees to Step down after Allegations, in Irish Independent (February 5, 2006)

February 6

- Ulster Priest's 'Relationship' with Woman, by Deborah McAleese, Belfast Telegraph, Northern Ireland (February 6, 2006)
- The Evil That Lurks Undetected, by Alfred P. Doblin, NorthJersey (February 6, 2006)
- Parishioners Reeling Amid Abuse Inquiries: One Church in Shock; Another Tries to Heal, by Jon Yates and Charles Sheehan, Chicago Tribune (February 6, 2006)
- New Priest at St. Henry's, Cheplic Waits, by Ronald Leir, Jersey Journal (February 6, 2006)
- Joliet Bishop Pleads Case to Catholics, by Maureen O'Donnell, Chicago Sun-Times (February 6, 2006)
- Chaput Says Church Target of Abuse Bills, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (February 6, 2006)
- Parish Deals with Unwanted Attention: South Holland: News Media Descends on Holy Ghost after Priest Sex Abuse Allegations, by Paul Czapkowicz, Times, South Holland IL (February 6, 2006)
- Chipping Away at the Rock, by Alisa Craddock, Enter Stage Right, United States (February 6, 2006)
- Archdiocese Sends Letter to Parishioners Detailing Abuse Allegations, on WQAD (February 6, 2006)
- Church Accuser Confronts Bishop Murphy after Mass, by Eden Laikin, Newsday, Long Island NY (February 6, 2006)
- Upper W. Side School Sued in Molest Case, by Nick Divito and Owen Moritz, New York Daily News (February 6, 2006)
- Local Lawyer Represents High Profile Clients, by Timother R. Homan, MetroWest Daily News (February 6, 2006)
- 14 Years of Exile Finally End As Bishop Casey Returns, by Allison Bray, Irish Independent (February 6, 2006)
- Letter from Bishop Imesch, by Joseph L. Imesch, Catholic Explorer, Joliet IL (February 6, 2006)
- Group Warns Church of Priest's Release: Convicted Child Molester Was Once Leader at St. Joseph's, by Adrienne Ziegler, Desert Dispatch, Barstow CA (February 6, 2006)
- Abuse Case Points to Possible Policy Change: McCormack Charged Following Boys' Allegations at Our Lady of the Westside School, by Michelle Martin, Catholic New World, Chicago IL (February 6, 2006)
- Church to Roll out New Rules to Protect Children, by Jay Levine, CBS 2, Chicago IL (February 6, 2006)
- Accused Priest under Review in Northwest Indiana, on CBS 2 (February 6, 2006)

February 7

- Man Abused by Baltimore Priest Speaks to Wjz, by Vic Carter, CBS 13, Baltimore MD (February 7, 2006)
- Priest's File Documents Troubles at Seminary: Erickson's Drinking, Grades Were Addressed, by Kevin Harter, Pioneer Press, Hudson WI (February 7, 2006)
- Victims Ask Bishop to Track Abusers, by Makeba Scott Hunter, NorthJersey.com (February 7, 2006)
- Group Demands Action on Priest, by Tom Wyatt, Post-Tribune (February 7, 2006)
- Joliet Diocese Bishop Pleads Case to Catholics, by Maureen O'Donnell, Beacon News (February 7, 2006)
- 'My Sincere Apology': Imesch Letter Expresses Regret, Urges Healing, in Herald News (February 7, 2006)
- Gary Diocese Defends Not Investigating Priest: Merrillville: Spokesman Says Allegations Never Surfaced at C.P. Church, by Elizabeth Eaken, Times, Merrillville IN (February 7, 2006)
- Minister Accused of Sex Assault, in Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (February 7, 2006)
- Release Names of Accused Priests, by Mark Crawford, NorthJersey.com (February 7, 2006)
- Family Faces Painful Past: Years after They Befriended Alleged Pedophile Priest, Siblings Come to Grips with the Truth, by Eden Laikin and Tom McGinty, Newsday, Long Island NY (February 7, 2006)
- Witnesses Revealed for Homicide Trial: Priest's Case Includes Forensic Experts, in Toledo Blade (February 7, 2006)
- Pastor: Cardinal Should Resign If He Let Accused Priests Stay, by Bernie Tafoya, WBBM, Chicago IL (February 7, 2006)
- Outing Cardinal Egan: A Priest's Lawsuit Alleges the Catholic Church Is Hiding Pedophile Clergyand Offers a Stunning Reason Why, by Kristen Lombardi, Village Voice, New York (February 7, 2006)
- Who Would Take a Case like This? Someone Mad As Hell, That's Who, by Kristen Lombardi, Village Voice, New York (February 7, 2006)
- Victims' Mother Testifies at Priest's Trial, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (February 7, 2006)
- Coalition Seeks Truth Regarding Clergy Sexual Abuse, in PR Newswire, California (February 7, 2006)
- Siblings: Priest Abused Them Decades Ago, in United Press International, New York (February 7, 2006)
- Mother of Molest Victims Pleads with Lawyers in LA Priest Case, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 7, 2006)

February 8

- Ex-Priest Sentenced for Sexual Abuse: Toohey Apologizes to Victims in Court before Judge Hands down 18 Months in Jail, by Jennifer McMenamin, Baltimore Sun, Maryland (February 8, 2006)
- Joliet Priest Accused of Abuse Put on Leave, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (February 8, 2006)
- Probe of Retired Bishop Began in '02, Papers Show: A Former Student and a Board Member at an Iowa City School Say They Were Victims of Abuse, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (February 8, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Faces 7th Abuse Suit, by Ken Kusmer, Associated Press (February 8, 2006)
- Rector Is Placed on Leave: Cathedral of St. Raymond: Rev. James Burnett Faces Allegation of Sex Abuse, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (February 8, 2006)
- Ex-Indy Priest Faces 7th Suit in Child Sex Abuse, on Indianapolis Star (February 8, 2006)
- Lexington Priest Is Removed from Ministry: Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Stem from Work in Peru Years Ago, by Frank E. Lockwood, Herald-Leader (February 8, 2006)
- Fugitive Ex-Priest Thought to Be in Mexico: Sex Abuse: the Man Is Accused of Molesting Two Boys in the Late 1980s in Perris and Coachella, by Michael Fisher, Press-Enterprise, California (February 8, 2006)
- Colorado Proposal Targets Catholics Schools, by Kim Trobee, Famiy News in Focus, Colorado (February 8, 2006)
- Priest Calls for Cardinal's Resignation: Lawyer Says Family Went to School with Allegations, on NBC 5, Chicago IL (February 8, 2006)
- Pastor Questions Handling of Allegations, by Leah Hope, ABC 7, Chicago IL (February 8, 2006)
- Joliet Priest Is Accused of Decades-Old Sex Abuse, by Margaret Ramirez, Chicago Tribune (February 8, 2006)
- Catholic Bishops Should Back Justice for Abuse Victims, by Jack Ruhl, Kalamazoo Gazette, Michigan (February 7, 2006)
- Group Says Des Moines Diocese Is Trying to "out" Abuse Victim, by Stella Shaffer, Radio Iowa (February 8, 2006)
- Child Abuse Penalty Appeal Lodged, by Geoff Wilkinson, Herald Sun, Australia (February 8, 2006)
- Lexington Priest Removed after Allegations of Misconduct, on WKYT (February 8, 2006)
- Mom Pleads to Be Spared of Abuse Details, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 8, 2006)
- Priest Sued for Alleged Sex with Married Woman, by Edwin Nyirongo, Nation, Malawi (February 8, 2006)
- Defense Disputes Car Testimony in Molestation Trial, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (February 8, 2006)
- Defense Challenges Molestation Claims As LA Priest Case Nears End, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 8, 2006)
- Chronicling Priest's Pattern of Abuse: In Court, Victims Tell of a Hip, Outdoorsy Michael Wempe Lavishing Them with Attention and Trips., by Jessica Garrison and Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (February 8, 2006)
- A Corrupt Salvation: Charismatic Archbishop Accused of Exploiting Women for Sex, by James Jewell, Christianity Today (February 8, 2006)
- Priest Stands down While Allegation Is Investigated, by Maresa Fagan, Roscommon Herald, Ireland (February 8, 2006)
- Bishop Cleared in 2002 Allegations, Associated Press (February 8, 2006)
- Senior US Catholic outed, GayNZ.com, New York (February 8, 2006)
- Archdiocese Plans Policy Revision, by Alan Krashesky, ABC 7, Chicago IL (February 8, 2006)
- Priest Could Face More Abuse Charges: Vatican Offical May Face Extradition, by Deborah Gyapong, Western Catholic Reporter, Canada (February 8, 2006)
- Local Church Leaders Blasted on Priest Abuse, on CBS 2 (February 8, 2006)
- Former Priest Gets 18 Months in Jail for Abuse of Student, by Mary T. Robbins, Towson Times, Maryland (February 8, 2006)
- Defense Targets Story of Alleged Victim in Trial of Former Priest, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 8, 2006)

February 9

- Priest Accused of Abuse at Mokena Church, by Ted Slowik, Star, Illinois (February 9, 2006)
- Advocates Say Diocese Lied about Soens, by Dustin Lemmon, Quad-City Times, Davenport IA (February 9, 2006)
- Magno Pleads Not Guilty to 18 Counts, by Carolyn Kessel Stewart, Milford Daily News, Massachusetts (February 9, 2006)
- 'Grieving and Hurting', by Jean Guccione and Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times (February 9, 2006)
- D.A. Investigator Contradicts Accuser at Trial of Wempe, by Jean Guccione and Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times (February 9, 2006)
- The Continuing, Coast-to-Coast Battle between the Catholic Church and the Law on Childhood Sexual Abuse: Why It Is Time for Federal Legislation, by Marci Hamilton, FindLaw, United States (February 9, 2006)
- Church Investigated 2002 Allegations against Former Bishop, Associated Press (February 9, 2006)
- Arrest of Chicago Priest Raises Questions about Reform, by Monica Davey, New York Times (February 9, 2006)
- 2 More Priests Face Sex Abuse Suits, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 9, 2006)
- Bishop Skylstad Takes Right Steps on Abuse Issue, in Yakima Herald, Washington (February 9, 2006)
- Catholic Program Is Helping Protect Kids, by Denise Kaspar, Relish, North Carolina (February 9, 2006)
- Shield from Lawsuits Targeted: Proposal Would End Immunity for Schools in Sex-Abuse Cases, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (February 9, 2006)
- Metro Briefing, in New York Times (February 9, 2006)
- After Claims from Many, LA Priest Abuse Case Rests on One Man, Associated Press (February 9, 2006)
- Woman Reports 1960s Priest Abuse, Associated Press (February 9, 2006)
- Priest 'Abandoned' Pregnant Cousin, in icRenfrewshire, Scotland (February 9, 2006)
- After Claims from Many, LA Priest Abuse Case Rests on One Man, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 9, 2006)
- Priest 'Abandoned' Pregnant Cousin, in Scotsman, Scotland (February 9, 2006)
- Record's Scoop, in Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (February 9, 2006)
- Exclusive My Story: Father Flash Made Me Pregnant: Exclusive My Story: by the Woman Who Is Expecting Father Flash's Baby, by Janice Burns, Baltimore Sun, Maryland (February 9, 2006)
- Judge Opts to Throw the Book at Library Perp, by Dan Rodricks, Baltimore Sun, Maryland (February 9, 2006)
- Bishop Imesch, in His Words, in Chicago Tribune (February 9, 2006)
- Mom: We Did Speak about Abuse, by Cathleen Falsani and Stefano Esposito, Chicago Sun-Times (February 9, 2006)
- Mich. Prosecutor: Fugitive Priest Captured, Associated Press (February 9, 2006)
- Another Lawsuit Alleges Abuse by a Catholic Priest, Associated Press, Alaska (February 9, 2006)
- Week in Arlington, in Connection, Arlington VA (February 9, 2006)
- "I Am Forever Grateful to the Nuns and the People of Dundalk", by Margaret Roddy, Argus, Ireland (February 9, 2006)
- Priest Pleads Guilty to Abuse of Wife, Boy, by Peggy Wright, Daily Record, New Jersey (February 9, 2006)
- Ex-Priest's Pedophilia Trial Winding down, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (February 9, 2006)
- Former Illinois Priest Sued over Alleged Abuse, Associated Press (February 9, 2006)
- Survey Shows Catholics Who Give Most Want More Church Accountability, by Nancy Frazier O'Brien, Catholic News Service (February 9, 2006)
- Baptist Minister Accused Of Raping Own Daughters, on WCBS, Far Rockaway NY (February 9, 2006)
- Voice of the Faithful, by Lois H. Alcosser, Wilton Bulletin, Connecticut (February 9, 2006)

February 10

- Stop Blaming Accuser, Archdiocese Told: An Advocacy Group Criticized the Archdiocese of Miami, Saying It Is Blaming a Young Man for an Alleged Rape by a Priest in Its Response to a Lawsuit., by Lisa Arthur, Miami Herald (February 10, 2006)
- Accused Priests Live near School, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 10, 2006)
- Man Alleges Sexual Abuse in Woodstock Parish in '70s, by Crystal Yednak, Chicago Tribune (February 10, 2006)
- Both Sides Agree Ex-Priest a Molester: Defense Says Evidence Scanty, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 10, 2006)
- Morris County Priest Beat Wife in Rectory, in Asbury Park Press, New Jersey (February 10, 2006)
- Boy Alleging Molestation Sues George, Archdiocese, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (February 10, 2006)
- Priest Admits Abusing Wife, Child: Ex-St. Virgil's Pastor Blames Alcoholism, by Peggy Wright, Daily Record (February 10, 2006)
- Prosecutor Calls for Priest's Conviction, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (February 10, 2006)
- Sex Accuser Id'd in 2004 Diocese Suit, by Edith C. Webster, Rockford Register Star (February 10, 2006)
- Ex-Teacher Accused As Molester Won't Get Diocese Money, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star (February 10, 2006)
- Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Abuse by Former Hays Priest, by Larry Kline, Havre Daily News (February 10, 2006)
- Who Are the Men Who Commit Child Abuse? Tidings, United States (February 10, 2006)
- Catholic Child Abuse Case Expected to Go to Jury, Associated Press (February 10, 2006)
- Report Sheds Light on Soens' Alleged Abuse, by Kristen Johnson, KTIV, Iowa (February 10, 2006)
- Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Filed against 2 Priests, by Don Babwin, Associated Press (February 10, 2006)
- Reverend Charged with Molesting Three Relatives: Police Say the Alleged Abuse Went on for Years, by Jim Dolan, WABC, Long Island NY (February 10, 2006)
- L.I. Rev Had Sex with His 3 Daughters: DA, by Murray Weiss and Hasani Gittens, New York Post (February 10, 2006)
- Church Weathers Sex Abuse Charges and Fire Damage, by Matthew Hay Brown and Annie Linskey, Baltimore Sun (February 10, 2006)
- Pastor Accused in Daughters' Rapes: Abuse Continued from 2001 until Last Month, with Oldest Assaulted Twice a Week, and Younger Girls Targeted 17 Times, Authorities Say, by Christine Armario, Newsday, Long Island NY (February 10, 2006)
- Man Faces up to 60 Years for Sex Abuse: The 61-Year-Old Internet Evangelist Is Convicted of Molesting a Girl for Years. He Faces Additional Trials, by Tanya PeRez-Brennan, Orlando Sentinel (February 10, 2006)
- Standard for Sex-Abuse Suits under Fire: Legislation Could Widen Time Limits for Some Abuse Lawsuits, a Change the Catholic Church Opposes, by Eric Gorski, Denver Post (February 10, 2006)
- I Found Rival's Love Letter in Randy Priest's Bed: Exclusive the Woman Who Is Expecting Priest's Baby - Day Two, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (February 10, 2006)
- Exclusive: Priest's Note Drove Me to Overdose: Exclusive the Woman Who Is Expecting Priest's Baby - Day Two Ex Feared Cleric Had Other Lover, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (February 10, 2006)
- Fugitive Priest Captured on Sex Charges: 3 Boys in Bay Co. Reported As Victims, by Tom Krisher, Associated Press, Michigan (February 10, 2006)
- Pervert Priest's Parish Letter Shock, in Times & Star, United Kingdom (February 10, 2006)
- Argentina: Allegations of Illegal Adoptions Implicate Church, by Marcela Valente, IPS, Argentina (February 10, 2006)
- L.A. Priest Abuse Trial Goes to the Jury, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 10, 2006)
- Grand Jury Indicts Catholic Priest on Sexual Abuse Charges, on Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (February 10, 2006)

February 11

- Grand Jury Indicts Catholic Priest on Sexual Abuse Charges, on Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (February 11, 2006)
- Jane Doe 2 Lawyer Asks for Sanctions in Sex Abuse Case, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 11, 2006)
- We, the Faithful, Need Answers, Cardinal George, by Sue Ontiveros, Chicago Sun-Times (February 11, 2006)
- Diocese Researching Accusations about Former Hays Priest, by Larry Kline, Havre Daily News, Montana (February 10, 2006)
- Trial Set in Case against Diocese, by Mark Stodghill, Duluth News Tribune, Minnesota (February 11, 2006)
- Is It Fair to Roll Back Statutes of Limitations on Sex-Abuse Cases? by Mary DeTurris Poust, Catholic Online, United States (February 10, 2006)
- Grand Jury Indicts Catholic Priest on Sexual Abuse Charges, Associated Press, Chicago IL (February 10, 2006)
- SNAP Fails to Remove Spargo from Church Case, in North Country Gazette (February 10, 2006)
- L.I. Minister Denies Incest RAP, by Jennifer Fermino, New York Post (February 11, 2006)
- Pastor Charged with Incest, in North Country Gazette, New York (February 10, 2006)
- Bail Set for Pastor in Abuse Case, by Michael Frazier, Newsday, Long Island NY (February 10, 2006)
- A Time to 'Clear the Air': Some Cornwall Residents Admit to Having 'Mixed Emotions' As an Abuse Inquiry Begins, by Bob Rupert, Ottawa Citizen (February 11, 2006)
- Church Targets Abuse Bills: Puzzled Fitz-Gerald Based Her Measure on California's Plan, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (February 11, 2006)
- Exclusive: Father Flash in Cash Probe, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (February 11, 2006)
- The Day I Caught My Priest with a Father's Day Card: Exclusive the Woman Expecting Cleric's Baby - Day 3, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (February 11, 2006)
- Jury in LA Priest Sex Abuse Trial Seeks Reading of Testimony, by Linda Deutsch, North County Times (February 11, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Caught in Fairborn Sex Sting, in Dayton Daily News (February 11, 2006)
- Archdiocese Should Review Rules of Penance, by Ana Menendez, Miami Herald (February 11, 2006)
- Cardinal Offers Apology, Plea to Priests: Following Abuse Scandal, Francis Cardinal George Tells Priests to Come Clean with Misconduct, by Jay Levine, CBS 2 (February 11, 2006)
- Join Faithful Catholics at Rally for Cardinal George, in Catholic Online (February 11, 2006)
- Woman Who Claimed Priest Abuse in 1960s Settled with Church for $125,000, by Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press (February 11, 2006)
- New Claims in Priest Sex Abuse Scandal, by Evelyn Holmes, ABC 7, Chicago IL (February 11, 2006)
- Priest Airs Side to Cardinal, Sun.Star, Philippines (February 12, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Repeated Rape, by Riot Hlatshwayo and Glacier Nkhwashu, News 24, South Africa (February 11, 2006)

February 12

- Kennebunk Priest Cleared of Abuse Charge, by Elbert Aull (February 12, 2006)
- Group to Aid Black Victims of Priest Abuse, by Lolly Bowean and Crystal Yednak (February 12, 2006)
- Woman Reveals Priest-Abuse Settlement, Associated Press, Florida (February 12, 2006)
- Woman Reveals Settlement with Church, by Monifa Thomas, Chicago Sun-Times (February 12, 2006)
- Church Sways Sex-Abuse Bills: Dems to Include Public Schools in Legislation Making It Easier for Victims to Sue, by Eric Gorski, Denver Post, Colorado (February 12, 2006)
- Bills Would Remove Limits on Abuse Claims, by Rebecca Waddingham, Greeley Tribune (February 12, 2006)
- The Following Statement Was Released Today by Joe Murray the US Convener of the Rainbow Sash Movement in Response to Cardinal Francis George's Recent Action, in Yahoo! (February 11, 2006)
- Cardinal Pleas with Priests to Not Lead 'A Double Life', on WBBM (February 11, 2006)
- Plaintiff in Clergy Sex Abuse Case Faces Theft Charge, Associated Press (February 12, 2006)
- Bishop Weighs Church Options As Trial Nears, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 12, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Inquiry Can't Heal Wounds: But a Survivor Does Hope the Long-Awaited Public Inquiry, Starting This Week, Will Shed Light on Victims' Pain, Jorge Barrera Reports, by Jorge Barrera, Ottawa Sun, Canada (February 12, 2006)
- Family Talk to Scandal Priest, by Marion Scott, Sunday Mail (February 12, 2006)
- Rabbis Investigating Allegations of Sexual Offenses, by Vicki Polin, Jewish Survivors of Sexual Abuse Speak Out, United States (February 12, 2006)
- Ex-Area Priest Accused by Second Man of Sexual Advance, by Dennis M. Mahoney, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio (February 12, 2006)
- Historical Child Sex Abuse Inquiry Begins, by Tara Brautigam, National Post (February 12, 2006)
- Cornwall Sex Abuse Inquiry Set to Open, on CBC News, Canada (February 12, 2006)
- Former Suburban Church Staffers Accused of Abuse: Sex Abuse Accusations Include Former Youth Pastor, Basketball Coach, Church Deacon, on CBS 2 (February 12, 2006)

February 13

- Cardinal's Supporters Speak up More Than 100 Allies Rally at Holy Name, by Jamie Francisco and Jon Yates, Chicago Tribune (February 13, 2006)
- George Extends His Apology to Churchgoers, by Jim Ritter, Chicago Sun-Times (February 13, 2006)
- Inquiry's First Task: Understand the Terrible Pain of Child Sex Abuse: Expert Testimony to Open Cornwall Probe into Decades of Alleged Sexual Abuse, by Bob Rupert, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (February 13, 2006)
- Extend Window of Justice for Sex Abuse: The Legislature Should Extend the Statute of Limitations for Victims to Sue over Abuse by Priests and Others Whose Assaults Took Place Years Ago, Denver Post, Denver Post, Colorado (February 13, 2006)
- Hundreds Rally to Support Cardinal George, by Sarah Schulte, ABC 7, Chicago IL (February 12, 2006)
- Bishop: Bankruptcy an Option for Diocese, by Margaret Friedenauer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 13, 2006)
- Priests to Update Parishioners on Sex Abuse Cases, Associated Press, Alaska (February 12, 2006)
- The Church and US, in Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 13, 2006)
- Aquino Resigns from Loreto: Priest Quits after Sex Case, by Rushmie Kalke, Telegram & Gazette (February 13, 2006)
- Seeking the Truth of Project Truth: Inquiry Starts Today into the Investigation of an Alleged Sex Ring in Cornwall, Ont., by Timothy Appleby, Globe and Mail, Canada (February 13, 2006)
- Accused Priest Returns to Ministry Following Investigation, Associated Press (February 13, 2006)
- Bishop Sends Accused Priest Back to India: Accused Priest Sent Back Home, by Mark Perkiss, Times (February 13, 2006)
- Diocese Dumps Cleared Priest: Father James Vows to Fight Order; Parishioners Rally to Aid, by Jack Knarr, Trentonian (February 12, 2006)
- Molestation Victims Who Killed Themselves Recalled, by Bianca Prieto, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (February 13, 2006)
- Catholic Church Urged to Rethink Suspensions, on RTE News, Ireland (February 13, 2006)
- Cornwall Sexual Abuse Inquiry Begins, on CBC News, Canada (February 13, 2006)
- "Project Truth" Inquiry Begins, in Canada.com (February 13, 2006)
- Fox News Contributor Is a Member of Wealthy, Ultra-Secret Religious Order, in News Hounds, United States (February 13, 2006)
- Skylstad: Diocese to "Treat All Victims Fairly", Associated Press (February 13, 2006)
- Fairbanks Diocese Considers Bankruptcy, Associated Press (February 13, 2006)
- Parish Priest Defended, Hit, in Sun.Star, Philippines (February 14, 2006)
- Editorials: Accusation against a Priest, in Sun.Star, Philippines (February 14, 2006)

February 14

- Ex-Priest's Sentence Upheld, in Daily Southtown, Illinois (February 14, 2006)
- Fairbanks Diocese Weighs Bankruptcy: Sexual Abuse: over 90 Claims Lead to Financial Worries, Associated Press (February 14, 2006)
- Cornwall's Wounds Reopen As Abuse Inquiry Begins, by Tara Brautigam, Globe and Mail, Canada (February 14, 2006)
- Emotional Day of Abuse-Bill Testimony: Measure Moves to Full Senate after Church Arguments Rejected, by Mark P. Couch, Denver Post (February 14, 2006)
- Panel OKs Sex Abuse Bill: 50 Witnesses Testify on Measure's Impact on Catholic Church, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (February 14, 2006)
- Abuse Accused Priests 'Cannot Minister', by John Cooney, Irish Independent (February 14, 2006)
- Cardinal to Announce Change in Archdiocese Policy, on ABC 7, Chicago IL (February 13, 2006)
- Cornwall Child Abuse Inquiry Finally Begins, on CTV, Canada (February 14, 2006)
- Panel Backs Giving Sex Abuse Victims Chance to Sue, by Colleen Slevin, Associated Press (February 13, 2006)
- More Criminal Charges May Surface As Probe into Sex Abuses Advances, by Tobi Cohen, Ottawa Sun, Canada (February 14, 2006)
- Diocese Is Loser in Abuse Ruling: Attorneys for Abused Man to Get Records Related to Diocese's Probe into Case, by Terrie Morgan-Besecker, Times Leader (February 14, 2006)
- Residents Hope Hearing Will Foster Healing, by Tobi Cohen, Ottawa Sun, Canada (February 14, 2006)
- Plaintiffs to Church: Pay in Full, by Steve Woodward, Oregonian, Portland OR (February 14, 2006)
- Plaintiffs Ask for $66 Million to Start Claims Fund, Associated Press (February 13, 2006)
- The Problem That Hasn't Gone Away, by David Clohessy, Daily Southtown, Illinois (February 12, 2006)
- Jury in LA Priest Sex Abuse Trial Enters Second Day of Talks, Associated Press (February 14, 2006)
- Let's Have an Early Decision on Allegation, in Sligo Weekender, Ireland (February 14, 2006)
- Exam Ordered for Lawsuit Defendant, by Gayle White, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia (February 14, 2006)
- RTE Denies Use of Bible Image Was Offensive, by Ann O'Loughlin, Irish Independent (February 14, 2006)
- Second Civil Lawsuit Filed in Abuse Allegations, Associated Press (February 14, 2006)
- Abuse, Murder in Troubled Toledo: Notre Dame Sister Joins Ranks of Those Accusing Priest of Sexual Abuse; Another Cleric Faces Trial for 1980 Killing of Mercy Nun, by Bill Frogameni, National Catholic Reporter, Toledo OH (February 14, 2006)
- Help Lacking for Male Victims of Sex Abuse, Expert Tells Public Inquiry, in 940 News, Canada (February 14, 2006)
- Policy of Moving Priests Criticised, in One in Four, Ireland (February 13, 2006)
- Church Staffers Accused of Child Sex Abuse, by James Kimberly, Associated Press (February 14, 2006)
- Former LA Priest Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Abuse of Boy, Associated Press (February 14, 2006)
- Juror Replaced in LA Priest Abuse Case, Deliberations Start over, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 14, 2006)

February 15

- Another Sex Abuse Claim Filed against Jesuit Priest, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner (February 15, 2006)
- Archdiocese Hit with Lawsuit: Illinois: Suit Filed over St. Agatha Abuse Case; Another Priest's Conviction Upheld, by Lindsay Claiborn, Times, Chicago IL (February 15, 2006)
- Do Not Single out Nonprofits, in Greeley Tribune, Colorado (February 15, 2006)
- Little Aid for Male Sex-Assault Victims, Inquiry Told: And Pedophiles Might Easily Go Undetected in Smaller Towns, Expert in Abuse Case Says, by Tara Brautigam, Globe and Mail, Canada (February 15, 2006)
- Trial Dates Set for Civil Suits in Priest Sex Abuse Cases: Plaintiffs' Lawyer Says Judge to Rule on Immunity Cap, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette (February 15, 2006)
- Deflections Make Church Look Worse, by Jim Spencer, Denver Post, Colorado (February 15, 2006)
- Question Rises over Sex Abuse Claims Cap: Portland Archdiocese - Bankruptcy Judge Holds Doubts over Her Authority to Rule on the Issue, by Ashbel S. Green, Oregonian, Portland OR (February 15, 2006)
- Church Wins Allies on Sex-Abuse Bills: Lawmakers Agree to Add Public Agencies in Liability Overhaul, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (February 15, 2006)
- Church Bill Needs Major Overhaul: Statutes of Limitation Exist for Good Reason, in Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (February 15, 2006)
- Breach of Faith: On Behalf of the Seattle Archdiocese, a Nun and a Priest Teamed up to Evaluate or Counsel Priests Accused of Sex Abuse. They Also Counseled Victims, One of Whom Is Suing over This Conflict of Interest, by Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly, United States (February 15, 2006)
- Writer on Priest Abuse to Speak in N. Naples, by Janine Zeitlin, Naples Daily News (February 15, 2006)
- Bishop Rips Media Frenzy, by Jorge Barrera, Ottawa Sun, Canada (February 15, 2006)
- $10 Million Suit Filed in Priest Abuse Case, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 15, 2006)
- Church Selects a Professor for Divine Inspiration, by Margaret Ramirez, Chicago Tribune (February 15, 2006)
- Ex-Church Workers Accused of Sex Abuse, by James Kimberly, Chicago Tribune, Downers Grove IL (February 15, 2006)
- Pope Absolves Himself, in Trumpet, Houston TX (February 15, 2006)
- Accused Minister Sentenced, on KWWL, Iowa (February 14, 2006)
- Priest Receives Support: Abuse Allegations: Rev. James Burnett's Supporters and Accuser Speak out, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (February 15, 2006)
- Pedophile Priest Using Computer in Prison, by Rob Margetta, Standard-Times, Massachusetts (February 15, 2006)
- Attorney Asks Two Other Depositions Be Made Public, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (February 15, 2006)
- Wempe Deliberations Restart after Juror Swap, in Los Angeles Times (February 15, 2006)
- Review: 'Doubt' Has Bigger Bolder Cast, by Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press (February 14, 2006)
- Corporate Exec, Retired Judge to Award Settlement Money, by Paul A. Long, Cincinnati Post, Covington KY (February 15, 2006)
- 'Accused Priests Shouldn't Be Removed from Parishes', in Galway Independent, Ireland (February 15, 2006)
- Another Sex Abuse Claim Filed against Jesuit Priest, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 15, 2006)
- Archdiocese Names Priest Abuse Monitor, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 15, 2006)
- Expert: Catholics' Faith in Church Leadership in Motion, in Newswise, United States (February 15, 2006)
- Two Deceased Priests Added to List of Abusers after Letter Runs in Paper, Associated Press (February 15, 2006)
- Cases of Sex Abuse Poorly Reported until 1980s, Expert Tells Cornwall Inquiry, in Macleans, Canada (February 15, 2006)
- Archdiocese Appoints Chancellor for Probe, by Karen Hawkins, Associated Press (February 15, 2006)
- Retired Vatican Official Wanted on Sex Abuse Charges Returns to Canada, in Canadian Press (February 15, 2006)

February 16

- Outsider to Examine Abuse Cases: Church Invites Auditors to Study Why Problems Keep Occurring, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 16, 2006)
- Imesch Faces New Disclosure Motion: Lawyer Seeks Release of 2 More Depositions, by Stanley Ziemba, Chicago Tribune (February 16, 2006)
- Priest Accuses Fort Worth Diocese of Hiding Abuse, Associated Press (February 16, 2006)
- Masters Oversee Diocese Fund, by Jim Hannah, Cincinnati Enquirer (February 16, 2006)
- Priest Accuses Local Diocese, by Darren Barbee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (February 16, 2006)
- Chancellor to Go after Accused Priests, by Eric Herman, Chicago Sun-Times (February 16, 2006)
- Fairbanks Diocese Blasted for Withholding Documents: Rev. Poole: Group Demands Leaders "Stop Stonewalling" Matter, by Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press, Fairbanks AK (February 16, 2006)
- Retired Priest, 82, Faces More Sex-Related Counts, by Larissa Barlow, London Free Press, Canada (February 16, 2006)
- Group Says Fairbanks Diocese Is Withholding Documents in Abuse Case, Associated Press, Fairbanks AK (February 15, 2006)
- Former Calvert Hall Priest Sentenced: Toohey to Serve 18 Months in Jail for Abusing Two Students in 1980s, by Mary T. Robbins, Jeffersonian, Maryland (February 15, 2006)
- Churches Get Break in One Sex-Abuse Bill: Sponsor Takes out Provision Removing Statute of Limitations, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (February 16, 2006)
- Priest's Term on Vineyard Is Questioned, by Christina Silva, Boston Globe, Massachusetts (February 16, 2006)
- Ex-City Official in Sex Case Says Priest Abused Him, by Adele Delsavio, Palladium Times, Oswego NY (February 16, 2006)
- Priest Returns to Face Sex Assault Charges, by Andrew Seymour, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (February 16, 2006)
- Jury Gets Second Reading in Former Priest's Trial, Associated Press (February 15, 2006)
- Priest Back to Face Raps, by Jon Willing, Ottawa Sun, Canada (February 16, 2006)
- Ex-Pastor Acquitted of Fondling Charge, in Tribune-Review (February 4, 2006)
- Oversight Board Exercises Vigilance, in Tidings, Los Angeles CA (February 16, 2006)
- Vatican Official in Court for Sex Abuse Charges, on CTV, Canada (February 16, 2006)
- Diocese Settles Five Sex Abuse Cases, Associated Press, Davenport IA (February 16, 2006)

February 17

- Church Knew of Sex-Abuse Allegations Years Ago, Accuser Claims As 14 More Charges Laid against Priest, by Andrew Seymour, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (February 17, 2006)
- Unseal Abuse-Suit Papers, Judge Asked: Plaintiff, Newspaper Want Details Made Public, by Frank E. Lockwood, Lexington Herald-Leader, Kentucky (February 17, 2006)
- 40 Years Later, Legal Twist Puts Priest on Trial: Plaintiff, Newspaper Want Details Made Public, by Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune (February 17, 2006)
- Legal Briefs: Newark Priest Alleges in Suit That N.y. Cardinal Is Gay, in Washington Blade (February 17, 2006)
- One Bishop Doing What Church Should, by Steve Gushee, Palm Beach Post, United States (February 17, 2006)
- Nationally Known Attorney Takes Case against Diocese, by Geri Nikolai, Rockford Register Star, Illinois (February 17, 2006)
- Toledoan: 'Great Things Have Happened' since 'Twist of Faith': Documentary Featuring Local Firefighter Is Released on Dvd, by Christopher Borrelli, Toledo Blade (February 17, 2006)
- A Worthwhile Investigation, in Toronto Star, Canada (February 17, 2006)
- Jury Hears More Reading of Accuser's Testimony in LA Priest Trial, on KESQ (February 17, 2006)
- Bishops, Victims Will Meet Next Week, by Dustin Lemmon, Quad-City Times, Iowa (February 17, 2006)
- Warrant Issued Again for Shifflett, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent, Virginia (February 17, 2006)
- Acts of Courage, by Susan Ryan-Vollmar, Bay Windows, New York (February 17, 2006)
- Association of Parishes Rejects Settlement Offer, Associated Press (February 16, 2006)
- Diocese Settles 5 More Cases, by Dustin Lemmon, Quad-City Times, Iowa (February 17, 2006)
- Catholic Reform Looking Local, by Kate Irish Collins, keepMEcurrent (February 17, 2006)
- When to Put Priests on Desk Duty: Stung by New Sex Abuse Charges, the Chicago Archdiocese Plans Tougher Policies for Dealing with Accused Priests, by Eric Ferkenhoff , Time, Chicago IL (February 17, 2006)
- Protecting Kids from Protection Programs? by Mary Ann Sullivan, National Catholic Register (February 17, 2006)
- Expert Testifies Diocese Kept Sexual Abuse a Secret, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 17, 2006)

Februray 18

- Judge Orders All Abuse Evidence Be Turned over, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 18, 2006)
- SNAP Coming to Alton, by Linda N. Weller, Associated Press, Alton IL (February 18, 2006)
- Priest's Case Highlights Reforms' Flaws, Critics Say: Houston Cleric Accused of FW Abuse Still Serves; Order Says He's Cleared, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth TX (February 18, 2006)
- Report of Rape by Priest Filed, by Justin McIntosh, Marietta Times, Ohio (February 18, 2006)
- Top Marianist Discusses Sexual Assault Lawsuits, by Patrick Malone, Pueblo Chieftain (February 18, 2006)
- Shifflett out Again, by Allison Brophy Champion, Culpeper Star Exponent, Virginia (February 18, 2006)
- Jury Stymied in LA Priest Abuse Trial, May Hear New Arguments, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press, Los Angeles CA (February 17, 2006)
- Catholic Church Advisory Group Discussed Child Abuse: Abuse Victims Ask Bishops to Do More to Protect Children, by Eileen E. Flynn, American-Statesman, Texas (February 18, 2006)
- Trial of Illinois Priest Starts with Opening Statements, Associated Press, Elkhorn WI (February 18, 2006)
- Trial Opens in Priest Sex-Abuse Case, by Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune, Elkhorn WI (February 18, 2006)
- Priest Captured in Colombia Arraigned on Michigan Sex Charges: John Rabideau, 44, Was Sought for More Than Seven Years in Several Child Abuse Cases, Associated Press (February 18, 2006)
- Ex-Priest's Jurors Reach a Verdict on One Count, in Los Angeles Times (February 18, 2006)
- Priest's Sex Assault Trial Begins in Walworth County, by Mike Heine, Janesville Gazette (February 18, 2006)

February 19

- Complete Letter from Francis Cardinal George, on CBS 2, Chicago IL (February 19, 2006)
- Cardinal Apologizes to Parishioners on Abuse Issue: Rancis Cardinal George Issued a Letter Apologizing for the Conduct of the Rev. Daniel McCormack, on CBS 2 (February 19, 2006)
- Board Discusses McCormack Abuse Case: National Catholic Review Board Meets, by Ben Bradley, ABC 7, Chicago IL (February 19, 2006)
- Church, DCFS at Odds, by Dave Orrick, Daily Herald, Chicago IL (February 19, 2006)
- DCFS Wants Church Records: Archdiocese Not Ready to Share Files in Old Abuse Cases, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 19, 2006)
- Archdiocese Won't Turn over Some Files to DCFS, by Eric Herman and Lisa Donovan, Chicago Sun-Times (February 19, 2006)
- Trial Will Determine Priest's Future, Associated Press (February 19, 2006)
- Information Leaflet Targets Priest: Advocacy Group to Seek Support at Church in Alton, by Nicklaus Lovelady, Belleville News-Democrat (February 19, 2006)
- New Bills Target Innocent Catholics, in Catholic Online, United States (February 19, 2006)
- Victims of Their Own Monster: Ballyhooed System for Monitoring Priests Fails, by Eugene Cullen Kennedy, Chicago Tribune (February 16, 2006)
- Little Known of Diocese's Abuse Panel: Committee Formed to Look into Misconduct Has Released No Data, by Sarah Antonacci, State Journal-Register, Springfield IL (February 19, 2006)
- Diocese Aims to Create Safe Environments for Kids, by Michael Gartland, Post and Courier, Charleston SC (February 19, 2006)
- Cardinal George Writes Apology to All Parishioners, in WBBM (February 19, 2006)

February 20

- Judge Appoints Pair to Oversee Sexual Abuse Payments, in ChallengerNKY, Burlington KY (February 20, 2006)
- Ex-Pupil Tells of Sex Abuse, by Gavin Lower, Mercury, Australia (February 21, 2006)
- Activists Seeking Possible Victims of Former Alton Priest, by Cynthia M. Ellis, Associated Press, Alton IL (February 20, 2006)
- Big Rise in Child Porn, by Gregg M. Miliote, Herald News, Massachusetts (February 20, 2006)
- Prosecutor Aiming for Judge in Gop Primary, by Max B. Baker, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas (February 20, 2006)
- Nickless to Meet with Snap; Soens on Agenda, by Matt Breen, KTIV, Iowa (February 19, 2006)
- Leaders of Clergy Abuse Victims Group Take Appeal to Detroit: SNAP Co-Founders Ask Cardinal for Help on Lawsuits in Past Cases, by Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press (February 20, 2006)

February 21

- No End to Debate on Abuse Archives, by Ofelia Casillas and Manya A. Brachea, Chicago Tribune (February 21, 2006)
- Ex-Student Testifies Priest Fondled, Massaged Him, by Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune (February 21, 2006)
- Archdiocese Urged to Support Changing Laws: Victims Would Get More Time to Sue, by Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press (February 21, 2006)
- Vatican Approves Removal of Priest; Victim Committed Suicide, Associated Press, Seattle WA (February 21, 2006)
- Vatican Bars Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, by Janet I. Tu, Seattle Times (February 21, 2006)
- Vatican Defrocks Priest in Abuse Case, by Jessica Blanchard, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (February 21, 2006)
- Iowa Bishops Won't Grant Groups' Request to Punish Soens, on WQAD (February 21, 2006)
- Abuse Probe 'Worse Than Expected', by John Cooney, Irish Independent (February 21, 2006)
- Advocates for Victims Say Bishops Are Stonewalling, by Charlotte Eby, Sioux City Journal (February 21, 2006)
- Families of Hudson Murder Victims Discuss Reforms, on WCCO (February 21, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Suits Settled, by Dave Franzman, KCRG (February 21, 2006)
- Court Rules against Alleged Victims of Church Sexual Abuse, by Mark Johnson , Associated Press (February 21, 2006)
- Lawsuit Accuses Head of Vianney High of Sexual Abuse, by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (February 21, 2006)
- Forgotten Victims of Clerical Sexual and Psychological Abuse, by James Alan Wilkowski, Epoch Times, Chicago IL (February 21, 2006)
- Far off in Montana, Story of Salem Man's Abuse Unfolds, by Tom Dalton, Salem News (February 21, 2006)
- Lawsuit Accuses Head of St. Louis School of Sexual Abuse, Associated Press (February 21, 2006)
- Judge Orders Jurors to Continue Deliberations in Wempe Trial, on NBC 4 (February 21, 2006)
- Cult Priest Gets 20yrs for Rape, on News 24 (February 21, 2006)
- Friends, Family, Defend Late Priest Accused of Abuse, in KBZK, Montana (February 21, 2006)
- Priest Remains in Custody, Chronicle, Zimbabwe (February 21, 2006)
- Pastor Given 20 Years for Sexual Abuse / Defendant Shows No Remorse As Victims Attempt to Cope with Mental Scars, in Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan (February 21, 2006)

February 22

- Ex-Priest Takes Stand to Reject Abuse Claims, by Gavin Lower, Mercury, Australia (February 23, 2006)
- Ruling Hurts Church Abuse Cases, by Mark Johnson, Associated Press (February 22, 2006)
- Priest Wants to Bring Catholics Back to Mass, by John P. Kelly, Oak Leaves, Illinois (February 22, 2006)
- Church Abuse Suit Dismissed, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 22, 2006)
- Defense Presents Old Notes on Priest, by Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune, Elkhorn WI (February 22, 2006)
- Dubuque Diocese to Pay out $5 Million, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (February 22, 2006)
- Dubuque Archdiocese Reaches 5 Million Dollar Sex Abuse Settlement, by Ann Hughes, Radio Iowa, Dubuque IA (February 21, 2006)
- Archdiocese Pays $5 Million to Abuse Victims, by Pat Kinney, Globe Gazette, Iowa (February 21, 2006)
- Record Settlement in Church Abuse Case, by Anthony Welsch, KIMT, Iowa (February 21, 2006)
- Vianney President Is Accused of Sex Abuse, by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis MO (February 21, 2006)
- Lawsuit Accuses Vianney President of Sexual Abuse, on KSDK, St. Louis MO (February 22, 2006)
- Judge Dismisses Church Abuse Civil Lawsuit, Associated Press, Alaska (February 21, 2006)
- Dubuque Archdiocese Pays $5 Million to Settle 20 Sex Abuse Cases, in Sioux City Journal, Waterloo IA (February 22, 2006)
- Boston Archbishop Is Named a Cardinal, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (February 22, 2006)
- Confidentiality in Sex Abuse Case Argued in Court, by Scott McMillion, Chronicle, Livingston MT (February 22, 2006)
- Pope Names Two Americans As Cardinals, by Jay Lindsay, Associated Press, United States (February 22, 2006)
- Group Urges Bishop to Suspend Priest, in Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (February 22, 2006)
- Decision Favors Quinn: Priest Sex-Abuse Ruling Might Have Impact Statewide, Associated Press (February 22, 2006)
- DCFS Failed to Notify Archdiocese in Priest Abuse Case, by Ofelia Casillas and Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune, Illinois (February 22, 2006)
- LA Jury in Retired Priest's Molestation Trial Tries to Break Deadlock, by Chantelle Janelle, WIS, Los Angeles CA (February 22, 2006)
- Friends, Family Say Accusations against Priest Hard to Believe, Associated Press, Montana (February 22, 2006)
- Count Me out of Red Hat List, Declares Prelate, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (February 22, 2006)
- Highest New York Court Rules against Brooklyn Clergy Abuse Victims, by Andrew Wood, Jurist, New York (February 21, 2006)
- Court Rejects Abuse Claims Citing Church, by Andy Newman, New York Times (February 22, 2006)
- Archdiocese Says State Failed to Notify Officials of Abuse Allegations, Associated Press (February 22, 2006)
- Pope Names Archbishop O'Malley a Cardinal, on WHDH (February 22, 2006)
- Judge in LA Priest's Trial Urges Jury to Reach Agreement, on KESQ (February 22, 2006)
- B'Klyn Perv-Priest Lawsuits Tossed, by Kenneth Lovett, New York Post (February 22, 2006)
- Priest Assaulted Me inside Church, Woman Tells Court, by Liam Heylin, One in Four, Ireland (February 22, 2006)
- Bishops Awaiting Green Light on New Child Abuse Policy, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (February 20, 2006)
- Jury: Former LA Priest Guilty of One Count of Child Molestation, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 22, 2006)
- Former Norwich Pastor Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Minor, in Norwich Bulletin (February 22, 2006)
- Reaction to O'Malley's Elevation Mixed, on TheBostonChannel.com (February 23, 2006)
- New Allegations Surround Catholic Priest: Archdiocese Agrees to Hand over Files, on NBC 5 (February 23, 2006)
- Real Estate Developer with Ties to 'Vatican Hierarchy' in Pursuit of U.S. Church Property, by Joe Feuerherd, National Catholic Reporter, United States (February 22, 2006)

February 23

- Worcester Diocese Lauds Elevation of Archbishop, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Worcester Telegram & Gazette (February 23, 2006)
- Confessions of Child Abuse to Remain Private in N.H., by Adam Leech, Portsmouth Herald (February 23, 2006)
- Imesch Deposition, in Daily Southtown, Joliet IL (February 23, 2006)
- More Abuse Claims Filed against Church, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (February 23, 2006)
- Vatican Elevates Levada to Cardinal: New Doctrine Chief Is Now Eligible to Vote for Next Pope, by Julian Guthrie, San Francisco Chronicle (February 23, 2006)
- Priest Guilty in Child Molest Case: Mistrial Declared on 4 Other Counts, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 23, 2006)
- Witness Testifies Loyola Teen Told Him Priest Touched Him, by M. Daniel Gibbard, Chicago Tribune (February 23, 2006)
- DCFS Vows New Policy for Priest Abuse Cases, by Ofelia Casillas and Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (February 23, 2006)
- Archdiocese, DCFS Reach Deal on Priests, by Eric Herman, Chicago Tribune (February 23, 2006)
- Parish Split on Vicar, by Adam Derbyshire, Tameside Advertiser, United Kingdom (February 22, 2006)
- O'Malley Promotion Hailed, by Gloria Labounty, Sun Chronicle, Massachusetts (February 23, 2006)
- N.Y. High Court: Missed Deadlines Halt Claims of Clergy Abuse: Post-Incident Conduct Held Not to Foreclose Timely Action, by John Caher, Law.com, New York (February 23, 2006)
- Experts Say Another Trial for Pedophile Priest Unlikely, by Linda Deutsch, Associated Press (February 23, 2006)
- A Signal That O'Malley Is Here for the Long Haul, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (February 23, 2006)
- Many See Selection As a Reward for Tackling a Tough Job, by Mac Daniel and Brian MacQuarrie, Boston Globe (February 23, 2006)
- Wempe Is Convicted on 1 Count: A Mistrial on Four Other Charges against the Pedophile Priest Is Declared When the Jury Can't Reach Verdicts. He Could Face a New Trial, by Jessica Garrison and Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (February 23, 2006)
- Pope Names O'Malley a Cardinal: The Boston Archbishop Is Among 15 New Cardinals Named Yesterday Who Will Have the Right to Vote in Conclaves to Elect a New Pope and Are Regarded As the Pontiff's Close Advisers, by Richard C. Dujardin, Providence Journal, Massachusetts (February 23, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Victim Decries Promotion, by Kimberly Atkins and Marie Szaniszlo, Boston Herald (February 23, 2006)
- Choice Is Surprise to Some, by Eric Convey, Boston Herald (February 23, 2006)
- Snap: How Does Support Group Check out Allegations of Clergy Abuse? on KSDK, United States (February 23, 2006)
- Letter in Question, by Joann Livingston, Waxahachie Daily Light, Texas (February 23, 2006)
- Cornwall Diocese Expected to Try to Derail Abuse Inquiry, by Bob Rupert, Ottawa Citizen (February 23, 2006)
- High Profile a License to Abuse: Status Empowers Pedophiles, Expert Testifies, by Terri Saunders, Ottawa Sun (February 23, 2006)
- Church's Demands Could Limit Sex Abuse Inquiry's Scope, on CBC News, Canada (February 23, 2006)
- Jackson Pastor Accused of Molesting Young Girl, in TheJacksonChannel.com, Jackson MS (February 23, 2006)
- Ex-Pastor Norwich Faces Sex Charge, by Greg Smith, Norwich Bulletin (February 23, 2006)
- Red Hat for Boston, in Boston Globe (February 23, 2006)
- Former Minister in Incest Case Gets an Attorney: A Former Minister Charged with Rape, Incest and Assault Was Appointed a Defense Attorney in Wilson County Superior Court Tuesday, by Jeremy W. Law, Daily Times (February 23, 2006)
- Bishop Cancels Mendham Visit Amid Protest: Serratelli Fearful Planned Demonstration during Mass, by Matt Manochio, Daily Record (February 23, 2006)
- Columnist Tells Personal Story of Priest Sex Abuse, on WBBM, Joliet IL (February 23, 2006)
- McCormack Faces More Abuse Allegations, on WBBM (February 23, 2006)
- Chicago Diocese, Welfare Agency Make Deal, by Michael Tarm, Associated Press (February 23, 2006)

February 24

- Priest Steps down after Sex Abuse Allegations, by Sharon K. Wolfe and Greg Cima, Pantagraph, Peoria IL (February 24, 2006)
- Judge Agrees to Unseal Records of Priests in Sex-Abuse Cases, Associated Press (February 24, 2006)
- Head to Pay Abused Boy £43,000, by Frances Gibb, Times, United Kingdom (February 24, 2006)
- Church Files Will Be Released, by Max B. Baker, Star-Telegram (February 24, 2006)
- Priest Convicted of Sexual Abuse, by M. Daniel Gibbard, Chicago Tribune (February 24, 2006)
- DCFS Takes Lead on Abuse Cases, in Chicago Tribune (February 24, 2006)
- Abuse Story Strikes a Nerve: Columnist Allegation: Says the Late Rev. Richard Ruffalo Caused Pain, by Joe Hosey, Herald News (February 24, 2006)
- Bishop 'Hurt' by Criticism, by Dan Lavoie, Herald News (February 24, 2006)
- Judge to Open Church Records, by Brooks Egerton, WFAA, Fort Worth TX (February 24, 2006)
- New Suit Filed against Diocese, by Edith C. Webster, Rockford Register Star (February 24, 2006)
- Hearing into Sex Charges against Priest Set, in London Free Press, Canada (February 24, 2006)
- Senate President Denies Vendetta, by Jean Torkelson and Kevin Flynn, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (February 24, 2006)
- Raton Priest Arrested for Sexual Abuse, Police Say, in TheNewMexicoChannel.com, Raton NM (February 23, 2006)
- Judge Changes Mind; Family Suing Vianney Priest Can Remain Anonymous, on KSDK, St. Louis MO (February 23, 2006)
- Clergy Sexual Abuse: Facts, Myths and Questions, by Thomas J. Reese, Tidings, United States (February 24, 2006)
- Peoria Priest Steps down Because of Allegations, on CBS 2 (February 24, 2006)
- Pastoral Misconduct about Power, Ethics Panelists Say, by Ken Camp, American Baptist Press, Waco TX (February 23, 2006)
- Monitor Could Bar Offender from Community, Leader Says, by Tom Alex, Des Moines Register (February 24, 2006)
- Dr Martin Set for Rome in Reshuffle at Vatican, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (February 24, 2006)
- Man Charged with Intimidating Witnesses, by Bryan P. Sears, Jeffersonian, Maryland (February 23, 2006)
- Man Sues over Alleged 1969 Rape by Priest, by Crystal Yednak, Chicago Tribune, Rockford IL (February 24, 2006)
- Lord Advocate Challenged over Prosecutions, by Robbie Dinwoodie, Herald, Scotland (February 24, 2006)
- Tough for Boys, Sex Trial Hears, by Gavin Lower, Mercury, Australia (February 25, 2006)
- Suit Filed against Vianney President: Rev. Robert Osborne Expresses Shock, Denies and Wrongdoing, by Don Corrigan, Times, St. Louis MO (February 24, 2006)
- Bishop Responds to Accusations of Deceit, by William E. Franklin, Quad-City Times, Iowa (February 24, 2006)
- N.M. Priest Charged with Sexual Misconduct, by Anne Constable, New Mexican, Raton NM (February 24, 2006)
- Former N.M. Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Associated Press, New Mexico (February 23, 2006)
- School, Order Deal with Allegations against Priest, by Joseph Kenny, St. Louis Review (February 24, 2006)
- Alleged Victim's Mom: Pastor Touched Me, by Greg Smith, Norwich Bulletin (February 24, 2006)
- BGCT Asked to Release Clergy Misconduct Documents, by John Hall, Baptist Standard (February 24, 2006)
- Members of SNAP Present a Request to Tulsa's Catholic Diocese, on KOTV, Tulsa OK (February 24, 2006)
- State Could Allow Suits over Old Sex Abuse Claims, by Colleen Slevin, CBS 4, Denver CO (February 24, 2006)
- Former Raton Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Associated Press (February 24, 2006)
- Accused Priest Sues Aid Society, by Dustin Lemmon, Quad-City Times, Davenport IA (February 24, 2006)

February 25

- Healing the Wounds, in Albany Times Union, New York (February 25, 2006)
- Judge to Release Files on Clerics Accused of Abuse, by Max B. Baker, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (February 25, 2006)
- Allegations against Priest Won't Shake Faith, by Sue Ontiveros, Chicago Sun-Times (February 25, 2006)
- Priest Is Removed from Role, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (February 25, 2006)
- Diocese Says It Wasn't Aware of Abuse, by Michael Miller, Peoria Journal Star (February 25, 2006)
- Booted Society of St. John Makes Comeback on Web Site, by Mark Guydish, Times Leader, Scranton PA (February 25, 2006)
- Diocese: Latest Priest-Sex Allegations False, in Rockford Register Star (February 25, 2006)
- Vianney Priest Faces Another Student Accusation, by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (February 24, 2006)
- Board Urged Archdiocese to Pull Priest, Official Says, by Gretchen Ruethling, New York Times (February 25, 2006)
- Rockford Diocese Responds to Lawsuit Alleging Abuse, Associated Press (February 24, 2006)
- Earlville Priest Removed for Sexual Misconduct, by Jonathan Bilyk, Times (February 24, 2006)
- Pastor Faces 2nd Indecency Charge, in American Statesman (February 25, 2006)
- Pastor Arraigned on Sex Abuse Charges, on WCAX (February 25, 2006)
- Bail Set for Jaree Jones, on News 10 Now, Syracuse NY (February 24, 2006)
- Priest Released from Electronic Monitoring, by Cary Aspinwall, Arizona Republic (February 24, 2006)
- Attorney Investigating Clergy Pedophile Ring Was Threatened, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Chicago IL (February 24, 2006)
- Convicted Priest May Be Ousted by Jesuits, by M. Daniel Gibbard, Chicago Tribune (February 25, 2006)
- House Arrest Lifted for Priest, on KOLD (February 25, 2006)
- Jesuit Order Apologizes for Abuse, Associated Press (February 25, 2006)
- Report: Cardinal Warned of McCormack's Abuses: Sun Times Claims Review Board Contacted George, on NBC 5, Chicago IL (February 24, 2006)
- Advocacy Group Calls on Cardinal George to Resign, by Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press (February 25, 2006)

February 26

- SNAP Calls on Cardinal George to Resign, in Chicago Tribune (February 26, 2006)
- Priest Steps down after Abuse Claims, Associated Press (February 26, 2006)
- Diocese Denies Link to Priest, Associated Press, Rockford IL (February 26, 2006)
- Claim of Abuse Forever Taints Priest's 51 Years in Order, by Bill McClellan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (February 26, 2006)
- Activists Demand Cardinal's Resignation, by Dan Rozek, Chicago Sun-Times (February 26, 2006)
- Research Investigates Spiritual Effects of Sexual Abuse, by Cindy V. Culp, Tribune-Herald, Waco TX (February 26, 2006)
- Anti-Abuse Group Calls on Cardinal George to Resign, in WBBM (February 25, 2006)
- Bishop Flap Shows a Need to Communicate, in Daily Record, Mendham NJ (February 26, 2006)
- Colo. May Follow Calif.'s Lead on Sex Abuse Statutes, by Colleen Slevin, Associated Press, Colorado (February 26, 2006)

February 27

- Cardinal Stays Course: Critics Have No Place Asking George to Quit, Spokesman Says, by Johnathon E. Briggs and Jamie Francisco, Chicago Tribune (February 27, 2006)
- Priest Sues Aid Group over Medical Expenses, in Des Moines Register, Iowa (February 27, 2006)
- Lawyers Team up to Take on Sex-Abuse Cases, by Janet I. Tu, Seattle Times, Washington (February 27, 2006)
- Hold Church Hierarchy Accountable, by Eileen P. Flynn, Star-Ledger, United States (February 27, 2006)
- Priest Admits to Kissing and Embracing Woman, by Liam Heylin, One in Four, Ireland (February 27, 2006)
- Dead Priest Accused of Raping Women Years Ago, by Emily Vance, Post, Ohio (February 27, 2006)
- Levada Urges Gay Priests to Remain in Closet, in Catholic News, Rome (February 27, 2006)
- Carnahan to Undergo Treatment for Breast Cancer, Associated Press (February 27, 2006)

February 28

- A Society That Failed to Protect Its Children, by Anthony McIntyre, Blanket, Ireland (February 28, 2006)
- Joplin Priest Relieved of Duties, by Jeff Lehr, Joplin Globe, Missouri (February 28, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Abuse in FW Diocese Is Suspended: Catholic Officials Change Course on Cleric in Molestation Inquiry, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News, Texas (February 28, 2006)
- Fen-Phen Lawsuit Judge Resigns, by Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader, Kentucky (February 28, 2006)
- Gaps Alleged in Church Plan to Prevent Sexual Abuse, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (February 28, 2006)
- Priest Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assaults, in London Free Press, Canada (February 28, 2006)
- Catholic Priest Removed over Sexual Abuse Allegation, in Missourian (February 28, 2006)
- Priest Is Facing Charges, by Diane Graff, Watertown Daily Times (February 27, 2006)
- Former Area Priest Steps down, by Sheila Shelton, Pontiac Daily Leader, Illinois (February 27, 2006)
- 'Painful Memories', by Melissa Evans, Santa Barbara News-Press, California (February 26, 2006)
- Zimbabwe: Anglican Priest Remanded on Charges of Indecent Assault, in African News Dimension, Zimbabwe (February 28, 2006)
- Church Rules out Investigating Paedophile Activity, in ABC, Australia (February 28, 2006)
- 7:05am -- Priest in Halfway House, by Bruce Daniels, Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico (February 28, 2006)
- Church Allowed Accused to Leave Quietly, by Kim Bolan, Vancouver Sun, Canada (February 28, 2006)
- Author Says McGivney Bio Could Help Restore Respect for Priests, by John Thavis, Catholic News Service (February 28, 2006)
- Abuse Scandal Erupts in Chicago, by Robert McClory, National Catholic Reporter (March 3, 2006)
- Former Pastor's Sex Abuse Trial Begins, by Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (February 28, 2006)
- Vatican Punishes Three Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse, by Clarke Canfield, Associated Press (February 28, 2006)
- Secrecy Shrouds Priest's Erie Trial, by Dana Massing, Erie Times-News (February 25, 2006)
- Attorney General Chides Church on Reforms, by Jay Lindsay, Associated Press (February 28, 2006)
- Lawsuit Seems Release of Priests' Names Suspected of Abuse, by Tara Burghart, Associated Press (February 28, 2006)
- Alleged Victim Demands Names of Accused Priests, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune, Illinois (February 28, 2006)

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