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Abuse Tracker 2006
Part 2:
March–April 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 below for links to other parts or our article archive and an engine for searching the archive.

MARCH 2006

March 1

- Two Removed from Priesthood, by Gregory D. Kesich, Portland Press Herald, Maine (March 1, 2006)
- For Some Maine Parishioners, News Brings Shock, Resignation, by Trevor Maxwell, Portland Press Herald, Maine (March 1, 2006)
- Woman Says Priest Story Not Retracted, by Darren Barbee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 1, 2006)
- Joliet Diocese Hit with Class-Action Suit, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois (March 1, 2006)
- Church Makes Strides against Abuse: But More Can Be Done to Fight Misconduct, in News-Leader, Missouri (March 1, 2006)
- Suit: Identify Accused Priests, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (March 1, 2006)
- Illinois Man Files Suit over Alleged Abuse by Ex-Priest, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (March 1, 2006)
- Teen Describes Series of Assaults, by Martha Dellerstar, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 1, 2006)
- The Priest Scandal ..., by Michael Sneed, Chicago Sun-Times (March 1, 2006)
- Rabbi Expelled from Shul, by Jeane Macintosh and David Hafetz, New York Post (March 1, 2006)
- Anglican Sex Abuse Rules 'Not Working', by Craig Bildstien, Advertiser, Australia (March 2, 2006)
- George Asked to Reflect on Scandal during Lent, by Bernie Tafoya, WBBM (March 1, 2006)
- Father McCormack Enters Not Guilty Plea, by Sarah Schulte, ABC 7, Chicago IL (March 1, 2006)
- Rabbi Mordecai Tendler Files Libel Suit in Rabbinical Court, in Yahoo!, New York (March 1, 2006)
- Rockford Man Sues Catholic Diocese, Conventual Franciscans, by Melissa Wangall, Rock River Times, Rockford IL (March 1, 2006)
- Rabbi Tendler Suspended from Monsey Synagogue, in Jewish Week, New York (March 2, 2006)
- Accused Priest Pleads Not Guilty: Rev. McCormack Returns to Court April 6, on NBC 5 (March 1, 2006)
- Priest Arrested on Assault Charges, by Gerard F. Russell, Worcester Telegram & Gazette (March 1, 2006)
- Sex Scandal Brewing over a Rabbi, by Nina Pineda, ABC 7 (March 1, 2006)

March 2

- West Side Priest Puts in Plea of Not Guilty: Cleric Is Charged in 3 Molestations, by Jeff Coen, Chicago Tribune (March 2, 2006)
- Letter Chastises Cardinal on Abuse Case, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (March 2, 2006)
- Priest Faces Additional Questions, by Darren Barbee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 02, 2006)
- Pew News ..., by Michael Sneed, Chicago Sun-Times (March 2, 2006)
- 3 Bishops Back Amended Sex-Abuse Bill, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (March 2, 2006)
- Priest Takes Leave Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, by Mary Fairchild, Daily Freeman (March 2, 2006)
- Brothers Testify against Former Priest, by Terry Camp, ABC 12, Bay City MI (March 1, 2006)
- Granite City Pastor Charged with Molestation, by Brian Brueggemann, Belleville News-Democrat, Granite City IL (March 2, 2006)
- Associate Pastor Is Charged with Fondling Boy, 13, by Leah Thorsen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (March 1, 2006)
- Catholic School Teachers Accused of Sexual Abuse, in TheWBALChannel.com (March 2, 2006)
- Former Local Priest Removed, in Courier-Gazette (March 2, 2006)
- Suspended Priest Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Mother, Sister, Associated Press (March 2, 2006)
- Priest in Court on Child Assault Charge: A Catholic Priest Will Appear in Court Today Charged with Indecently Assaulting and Facilitating the Rape of a 12-Year-Old Girl, on U.TV, Northern Ireland (March 2, 2006)
- Ulster Priest in Court on Sex Charges, by Linda McKee, Belfast Telegraph, Northern Ireland (March 2, 2006)
- Catholic Priest Sex Case: Accuser Rejects Summon, by Edwin Nyirongo, Nation Online, Malawi (March 2, 2006)
- Allegations in Lawsuit Shock Vianney Students, Staff, by Robbi Courtaway, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (March 1, 2006)
- Grandson, 13, Testifies That Former Preacher Abused Him, by Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 2, 2006)
- Catholic Church Says Retroactive Law Is Unfair, by Carol Demare, Albany Times Union (March 2, 2006)
- Church's Clearing of Priest Disputed: FW: Sisters Say They Were Abused As Girls, Urge Release of Files, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News, Texas (March 2, 2006)
- Prominent Rabbi Fights Suspension, by Sulaiman Beg and Steve Lieberman, Journal News (March 2, 2006)
- Former Pastor Sentenced in Molestation Case, by Virginia Hennessey, Monterey County Herald, Salinas CA (March 2, 2006)

March 3

- Joliet Diocese Hit with More Allegations of Sex Abuse, by Ted Slowik, Daily Southtown, Joliet IL (March 3, 2006)
- Priest Who Warned of Abuse Crisis to Talk, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson AZ (March 3, 2006)
- Parishioners Defend Priest, Don't Believe Sex Abuse Allegation, by Ariel Zangla, Daily Freeman (March 3, 2006)
- Clergy Sexual Abuse: Facts, Myths and Questions, by Thomas J. Reese, Tidings, United States (March 3, 2006)
- O'Loan Critical of Church Authorities, on RTE News (March 3, 2006)
- Ex-Pastor Wants to Testify in His Defense, by Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 3, 2006)
- Charity Shouldn't Extend to Assisting in Illegal Behavior, by Bill O'Reilly, Gwinnett Daily Post, Los Angeles CA (March 3, 2006)
- Archbishop Silences Priest's 'Voice', by Steve Scott, Pioneer Press, St. Paul MN (March 3, 2006)
- Priest Faces Sex Charge, Glasgow Daily Record, United Kingdom (March 3, 2006)
- Priest May Face New Sex Charges, in Times & Star, United Kingdom (March 3, 2006)
- Church Losing Its Clout in Boston: Resignations of Catholic Charities Board Members over Adoption Policies for Same-Sex Couples Show How Its Influence Has Eroded, by Elizabeth Mehren, Los Angeles Times, Boston MA (March 3, 2006)
- Synagogue Suspends Rabbi Tendler, by Rukhl Schaechter, Forward, New York (March 3, 2006)
- Nobody's Child: Surviving without a Family, by Vicki Polin, Michael j. Salamon and Na'ama Yehuda, Awareness Center, United States (March 3, 2006)
- Bishop Accused of Sexual Assault Posts Bail, by Caren M. Penland, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 2, 2006)
- Attempt to Rape: Priest Gets 5 Years' Imprisonment, Chandigarh Newsline, India (February 18, 2006)
- 'Pastor' Detained over Rape of 17-yr-old, Nigerian Tribune (March 3, 2006)
- Hell's Bells Ring in Justice for Pervert Pastor, Mainichi, Japan (March 1, 2006)
- Don't Scapegoat Father Lasch, in Observer-Tribune [Paterson NJ (March 2, 2006)
- Former Lanphier Coach Faces Charges, by Chris Dettro, Springfield Journal-Register, Illinois (March 3, 2006)

March 4

- Attorney: Kissing Is Not Abuse, by Darren Barbee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 4, 2006)
- Diocese Sells Marydale Land: Proceeds Needed to Fund Priest-Abuse Suit, by Brenna R. Kelly, Cincinnati Enquirer, Kentucky (March 4, 2006)
- Remember, Accused Priests Innocent until Proved Guilty, by John Maher, Chicago Sun-Times (March 4, 2006)
- Priest Put on Leave in Sex Case: Allegations of Abuse 30 Years Ago Will Be Investigated by Diocese, by Michele Morgan Bolton, Albany Times Union (March 4, 2006)
- Diocese Court Records Opened: Letters Discuss Priest's 'Sexual Misconduct', by Frank E. Lockwood, Lexington Herald-Leader, Kentucky (March 4, 2006)
- Leaders in Calling Attention to Clergy Abuse to Speak in Valley, by Michael Clancy, Arizona Republic (March 4, 2006)
- Marydale Sold: Proceeds to Help Fund Abuse Settlement, by Luke E. Saladin, Cincinnati Post, Kentucky (March 4, 2006)
- Religion Briefs, in Providence Journal (March 4, 2006)
- Joliet Diocese to Be Served with Sex Abuse Lawsuit: Charges Stem from Alleged Action of Priest in the 1980s, by Jo Ann Hustis, Morris Daily Herald (March 4, 2006)
- Former Minister Says Boys Lied, by Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 4, 2006)
- Ex-Church Workers Charged in Assaults, in Chicago Tribune (March 4, 2006)
- Aurora Resident Among Two Charged with Sexual Assault, by Matt Hanley, Beacon News (March 4, 2006)
- Minister Free for 2 Hours, Back in Jail: FW: Pastor Facing Drug, Sex Abuse Charges Didn't Get Electronic Monitor, by Debra Dennis, Dallas Morning News (March 4, 2006)
- Two Former Employees of Suburban Chicago Church Charged, on WQAD (March 4, 2006)
- Bishops Endorse Bill Lifting Time Limits in Abuse Suits, in Denver Post, Colorado (March 4, 2006)
- More Priest Molestation Claims Made, by Marni Pyke, Daily Herald (March 4, 2006)
- Priest Caught in Colombia Ordered to Stand Trial in Sex Case, Associated Press, Detroit News (March 4, 2006)
- Women Accuse Priest of Misbehavior, in Cyprus Mail (March 4, 2006)
- Archbishop Forbids Priest from Broadcasting, Posting on Web, Associated Press, Duluth News Tribune (March 4, 2006)
- Woman Files Suit against Priest, by James Osborne, Monitor (March 4, 2006)
- Shinto Priest Faces Charges over Hidden Camera in Shrine Maidens' Change Room, in Mainichi, Japan (March 4, 2006)
- Priest Assaulted 'Vulnerable' Women, in Press and Journal, Scotland (March 3, 2006)
- 3 Priest Abuse Suits Filed: Plaintiff Alleges Cleric Sent Him Gifts from Sex-Treatment Facility, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (March 4, 2006)
- Face of Evil, by Paul Weston, Sunday Mail, Australia (March 5, 2006)
- Booted Clerics Regroup, by Chris Birk, Times-Tribune, Scranton PA (March 4, 2006)

March 5

- Removal of Priest Elicits Cautious Comments, by Dave Woods, Joplin Globe, Missouri (March 5, 2006)
- Records Show Ex-Bishop Didn't Warn of Abuse Claims, Associated Press, Lexington KY (March 5, 2006)
- The Priest Scandal ..., by Michael Sneed, Chicago Sun-Times (March 5, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Policies Toughened, by Michelle Martin, Catholic New World, Chicago IL (March 5, 2006)
- A Man's Call for Imesch to Leave Now, by Tim Placher, Herald News, Joliet IL (March 5, 2006)
- Should Liberals Leave Catholic Church? by Joan Vennochi, Boston Globe (March 5, 2006)
- Randy Rabbi Reels, by David Hafetz, New York Post (March 5, 2006)
- Bless Me Father, for You Have Sinned, by Tim Placher, Chicago Sun-Times, Joliet IL (March 5, 2006)
- Hosanna May Reach Trial in '06, by Debra Lemoine, Advocate (March 5, 2006)
- Church in Colorado Seeks Fair Treatment under Law: Archbishop Charles Chaput Speaks out about Need to Hold All Institutions Accountable for Abuse, Not Just Churches, by Mary DeTurris Poust, Our Sunday Visitor, Colorado (March 5, 2006)
- Defrocked Presbyterian Minister Finds New Flock, by Michael Gartland, Post and Courier, Charleston SC (March 5, 2006)

March 6

- Ex-Summit Christian Teacher Arrested in Student Sex Case, by Tanya Wragg, Palm Beach Post (March 6, 2006)
- Church Suit Bill Is Abuse of Justice, by David Harsanyi, Denver Post, Colorado (March 6, 2006)
- St John of God Head under Fire: Head of Australasian St John of God under Fire over Handling of Compensation Payments over Allegations of Sexual Abuse at Chch School, New Zealand City (March 6, 2006)
- Menace to Women: Exclusive: Evelyn Tells How Her Family Were Conned by 'Predator' Mother's Fury after Sex-Mad Priest Seduces Daughter, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (March 6, 2006)
- Priest: Mother Plans Legal Action, in Renfrewshire, Scotland (March 6, 2006)
- Exclusive: Roddy Said He Was a Virgin: Exclusive Father Flash Groomed Me for Six Times a Night Sex Then Betrayed Me, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (March 6, 2006)
- Sordid Tale of Father Flash's Fall from Grace, in Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (March 6, 2006)
- Serbian Bishop Pahomie Acquitted on Pedophilia Charges, in Makfax, Serbia (March 6, 2006)
- Pedophiles Among Female Carers, by Natalie O'Brien, Australian (March 7, 2006)
- Church Officials Say Cardinal George Will Not Resign As Group Demands, in Catholic News Service (March 3, 2006)
- Archbishop Flynn Silences Priest on Talking about Touching Program, by Hilary White, LifeSite (March 6, 2006)
- No Warning about Priest, Records Show, Associated Press (March 6, 2006)
- Lawmakers Tackle Issues of Sexual Abuse, Associated Press, Colorado (March 6, 2006)
- Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea for Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, on NBC 6 (March 6, 2006)

March 7

- Lawyer Demands More Records in Priest Abuse Case, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (March 7, 2006)
- Pope Laicizes Former Putnam Parish Priest, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Connecticut (March 7, 2006)
- Stoning the Catholic Church for Child Abuse Anyone? by Kevin Roeten, Opinion Editorial, United States (March 7, 2006)
- Man Sues Nuns, Claiming Abuse, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star (March 7, 2006)
- Fourth Person Alleges Abuse in Shifflett Case, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent, Virginia (March 7, 2006)
- Former Pastor Guilty of 25 Charges, by Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 7, 2006)
- Exclusive: Priest's Love Nest: Exclusive Priest, 46, Charmed His Conquests in Chic Candle-Lit Flat with Wine and Iced Bacardi: Bachelor Pad Where Father Flash Had Sex with His Lovers, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (March 7, 2006)
- One-Time Foster Dad Indicted in Child-Porn Exchange: The Man, 72, Who Faces a Trial in Two Boys' Rapes, Is Accused of Receiving and Sending Graphic Images, by Howard Pankratz, Denver Post (March 7, 2006)
- Indianapolis Priest Cleared in Abuse Inquiry, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star (March 7, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Faces More Sex Charges, in Warrnambook Standard, Australia (March 7, 2006)
- Priest Facing Another Accuser: Tarrant County: Woman Alleging Abuse As a Girl Is 7th to Come Forward, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News, Texas (March 7, 2006)
- Church Memos Detail Reports of Nuns' Abuse: Vatican Was Told in '90s of Incidents, Said Problem Was Isolated, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News, United States (March 6, 2006)
- Asylum Case Puts Spotlight on Nuns' Allegations of Sex Abuse: Dallas Diocese Aided Woman Who Was Fearful after Accusing Bishop, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News, Arlington TX (March 6, 2006)
- Convicted Priest Turns in Passport, by Mike Heine, Janesville Gazette, Wisconsin (March 7, 2006)
- Ganging up on the Catholic Church, in Catholic League, United States (March 7, 2006)
- Haunted by Shame, by Mary Nevans-Pederson, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 7, 2006)
- Just 3 Accused Priests in Diocese Still Alive, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 7, 2006)
- Sexual Abuse Group Seeks Possible Victims of Former Area Priest, by Ra'Vae Edwards, News Tribune, Jefferson City MO (March 5, 2006)
- US Archdiocese Clears Priests of Sexual Abuse Allegations, in Pravda, Indianapolis IN (March 8, 2006)
- Ex-Pastor Gets 3 Life Terms for Abusing Boys, by Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 7, 2006)
- Amid the Dark Stories, Reason for Optimism, in Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 5, 2006)
- Sins & Silence Sexual Abuse by the Clergy: Trusted Priests Betrayed Innocents, by Mary Nevans-Pederson, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 5, 2006)
- Culture of Catholicity in the Area Made Discussion of Incidents Taboo, by Mary Nevans-Pederson, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 5, 2006)
- Victims Recall Abuse: Girls Also Victims of Molestation by Catholic Priests, by Mary Nevans-Pederson, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 6, 2006)
- Victims Recall Abuse: Men Recount How Priests Befriended, Abused Them, by Mary Nevans-Pederson, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 6, 2006)
- Local Church Leaders Blasted on Priest Abuse, on CBS 2 (February 8, 2006)

March 8

- Archdiocese Clears Priests in Sex Abuse: Indianapolis Review Board Finds No Credibility in Allegations Outlined in Civil Lawsuit, South Bend Tribune (March 8, 2006)
- Justice for Thomas Deary As Norwich Sex Abuse Case Closes, by Greg Smith, Norwich Bulletin (March 8, 2006)
- Man Ordered to Trial on Sex-Abuse Charges: Acting Jobs? Women Testified He Groped Them and Made Advances in His Media Company Offices, by Stephen Hunt, Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City UT (March 8, 2006)
- Attorneys Work on Accord in Seminary Abuse Cases: Lawyers Say 23 Men Could Receive $1 Million Each in Their Suit against Church and Franciscans, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (March 8, 2006)
- Over 100 Dublin Priests Accused of Abuse, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (March 8, 2006)
- Austin Bishop at Forefront in Dealing with Church Scandal: Local Diocese Leader Heads National Committee on Abuse Cases, by Eileen E. Flynn, American-Statesman, Austin TX (March 8, 2006)
- Jury Recommends Three Life Terms for Ex-Pastor, by Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 8, 2006)
- Catholic Conference Hires Lobbyist on Abuse Bills, by Mark P. Couch and Eric Gorski, Denver Post, Colorado (March 8, 2006)
- Exclusive: Shamed Father Flash Barred from Lourdes: Isabled Kids' Trust Vote to Stop Mac Neil Going on Trip, by Janice Burns, Glasgow Daily Record, Scotland (March 8, 2006)
- Tendler Resigns under Cloud, by Amy Klein, Jewish Journal, New York (March 7, 2006)
- Former Episcopal Priest Indicted in Child-Porn Case, in Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (March 8, 2006)
- The God Factor, by Lydialyle Gibson, Wednesday Journal of Oak Park and River Forest (March 8, 2006)
- Update Shows 102 Priests in Dublin Accused of Child Abuse, by Patsy McGarry, Irish Times (March 8, 2006)
- Priests Urge Bishop to Use Mediator, by Carol Eisenberg, Newsday, Long Island NY (March 8, 2006)
- Seminary off Limits to Walkathon, by Bob Susnjara and Madhu Krishnamurthy, Daily Herald, Chicago IL (March 8, 2006)
- Miss. Appeals Court Hears Appeal in Lawsuit against Catholic Diocese, Associated Press, Jackson MS (March 8, 2006)
- LA Archdiocese Appeal Could Delay Clergy Abuse Trials, in San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles CA (March 8, 2006)
- Dublin Sex-Abuse Cases near $7 Million Damages, in Catholic World News, Ireland (March 8, 2006)
- Shifflett out on Bail, Once Again, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent, Virginia (March 8, 2006)
- Culpeper Minister Facing New Charges: Culpeper Minister Facing Three More Counts of Child Endangerment, by Donnie Johnston, Free Lance-Star, Culpeper VA (March 8, 2006)
- Irish Priests Hit by Abuse Claims, on BBC News, Ireland (March 8, 2006)
- Ministry Leader Accused of Raping Woman: Fort Washington Church Suspends Member over Charges in Fairfax City, by Tom Jackman and Hamil R. Harris, Washington Post, Fairfax City VA (March 8, 2006)
- Irish Priest Abuse Tally Surpasses 100, in Washington Times, Ireland (March 8, 2006)
- Evaluation Intense: Screeners Look for Risk Factors, by Erik Hogstrom, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 8, 2006)
- Abusive Priests, Other Sex Offenders Differ, by Erik Hogstrom, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 8, 2006)
- Not in Good Standing: A Houston Priest Is Suspended after Decades of Molestation Accusations, by Craig Malisow, Houston Press (March 9, 2006)
- Woman Accuses Top U.S. Bishop of Sexual Abuse, in USA Today (March 8, 2006)
- Skylstad Named in Abuse Suit, by John Stucke and Virginia de Leon, Associated Press (March 8, 2006)
- Skylstad Timeline, in Spokesman-Review (March 8, 2006)

March 9

- Victims Seek Documents from Diocese in Bishop's Sex Abuse Case, on KCCI (March 9, 2006)
- Our View: Abuse Victims Get Victory with Church Decision, in Norwich Bulletin, Connecticut (March 9, 2006)
- More Than 100 Dublin Priests Suspected of Child Sex Abuse, by David McKittrick, Irish Independent (March 9, 2006)
- Mother Is Seeking to Assist the Victims of Sexual Abuse, Associated Press (March 9, 2006)
- Abuse Victims in Legal Battle, Associated Press, Davenport IA (March 9, 2006)
- Dublin Priests in Sex Scandal: 102 Suspected of Molesting Kids, Vatican Diplomat Says, by Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press, Ireland (March 9, 2006)
- Vatican Strips Priesthood of Man Accused of Sex Abuse, Associated Press (March 9, 2006)
- Mother Urges Legislators to Extend Suit Deadlines, by Don Davis, Forum, St. Paul MN (March 9, 2006)
- Bishops' Leader Accused of Abuse, Associated Press, Spokane WA (March 9, 2006)
- Top U.S. Bishop Accused of Sex Abuse, on CBS News, Spokane WA (March 9, 2006)
- Bishops Conference President Accused of Sexual Abuse, in Chicago Tribune (March 9, 2006)
- Woman Claims Abuse by Top Catholic Bishop, in Irish Examiner, Spokane WA (March 9, 2006)
- The Canadian Approach, in Hamilton Spectator, Canada (March 9, 2006)
- Ex-Elder Principal Stripped of Priesthood: Accused of Molesting 28 Boys, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (March 9, 2006)
- Seminary Off-Limits to High School Walkathon, in Chicago Tribune (March 9, 2006)
- Settlement Is near in Priest Molestation Case, in Los Angeles Times (March 9, 2006)
- Advocates for Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Aim Criticism at Bishops, by Elizabeth Hardin-Burrola, Gallup Independent, Tempe AZ (March 8, 2006)
- Local Catholics Speak up for Bishop, by Jane Gargas, Yakima Herald-Republic (March 9, 2006)
- Former Area Priest Defrocked: 28 Accused Strittmatter, Who Was St. Albert Associate Pastor, of Sexual Abuse, by Tom Beyerlein, Dayton Daily News, Ohio (March 9, 2006)
- Head of Bishops' Conference, Accused of Sexual Abuse, Denies Claim, in Catholic Explorer (March 9, 2006)
- Irish Clergy Sex Abuse Study Shows Many Suspected, Some Sued, but Few Convicted, by Angela A. Onikepe, Jurist, Ireland (March 9, 2006)
- Dozens Accept Church Abuse Payouts, on CNN (March 9, 2006)
- Pastor Arrested on Third Indecency Charge, on KHOU, Austin TX (March 8, 2006)
- Youth Pastor Faces 2 Sex Counts: 3rd Staffer at Huntington Church Hit by Scandal, by Rebecca S. Green, Journal Gazette, Indiana (March 7, 2006)

March 10

- Vatican Decides Not to Defrock Retired Monsignor Battista, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (March 10, 2006)
- Former Fire Department Chaplain Removed from Ministry Four Years Ago, on WPRI (March 10, 2006)
- Accused Cleric Name Released, by Bill Zajac, Republican (March 10, 2006)
- Church to Settle with 88 in Abuse Arbitration, in Los Angeles Times (March 10, 2006)
- 88 Victims Accept Offer from Church: Arbitrator Will Decide Awards in Abuse Cases, by Michael Levenson, Boston Globe (March 10, 2006)
- Md. Urged to Widen Window for Sex Abuse Suits, by Caryle Murphy, Washington Post, Maryland (March 10, 2006)
- Pressure Mounts on Spokane Catholic Bishop, by Travis Mayfield, KXLY (March 9, 2006)
- Arbitrator to Decide Awards in Boston Church Abuse Cases, by Pam Belluck, New York Times (March 10, 2006)
- Shifflett Case Stirs Concern, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent, Virginia (March 10, 2006)
- Buddhist Priest Arrested for Child Prostitution, on Mainichi, Japan (March 10, 2006)
- Deadline for Catholic Abuse Claims Friday, Associated Press (March 9, 2006)
- Buddhist Priest ,73, Blames Lust in Sex Arrest, in Brocktown News, Japan (March 10, 2006)
- Priest Forbidden to Go on Web, Radio, in Chicago Tribune (March 10, 2006)
- Church Stance on Accused Priests Defended, in One in Four, Ireland (March 10, 2006)
- The Archdiocese Has Paid Nearly $6.7 Million to Settle Abuse Cases since 1950, by Mary Nevans-Pederson, Telegraph Herald, Dubuque IA (March 9, 2006)
- Coalition for Truth - Invitations Sent to All Los Angeles Archdiocese Parishes, Pastors, Lay Ministers, Employees and Community Members, in PR Newswire, Los Angeles CA (March 10, 2006)
- Overseer Appointed for Abuse Payments, by Paul A. Long, Cincinnati Post, Kentucky (March 10, 2006)
- Former Teacher Accused of Molestation Was Considered "Cool" by Students, by Christina Denardo, Miami Herald, Florida (March 10, 2006)
- Sioux City Diocese Faces Another Sexual Abuse Lawsuit, on WOI (March 11, 2006)
- Preacher Sentenced to 23 Years for Sexual Abuse, on NBC 13 (March 10, 2006)
- Missteps Raise Questions about Bishops' Reforms on Sex Abuse, by Rachel Zoll, Associated Press, United States (March 10, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Plaintiffs Face Bumpy Road to Settlements, in TheBostonChannel.com (March 10, 2006)
- Abuse Claim Filing Deadline Passes, on KXLY (March 10, 2006)
- 'A Brighter Future': Priesthood Also Needs Healing, by Mary Rae Bragg, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 10, 2006)
- Parishes Encounter Challenges to Their Faith: 1 Active Catholic Finds the Cover-Up Very Difficult to Reconcile, by Mary Rae Bragg, Telegraph Herald, Iowa (March 10, 2006)
- Minister Suspended after Rape Allegations, Associated Press, Maryland (March 8, 2006)

March 11

- Abuse Victim: 'Never Too Late to Come Forward', by Rachel Sharp, This is Local London, United Kingdom (March 11, 2006)
- Child Abuse Presentation Is Good Step to Awareness, by Joseph Ziliak, Courier & Press, Indiana (March 11, 2006)
- Spokane Diocese May Face Further Abuse Claims, by John K. Wiley, Associated Press (March 11, 2006)
- George Is Urged to Leave Bishops' Post, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune, United States (March 11, 2006)
- Priest's Peers Had Voiced Concerns, by Kevin Harter, Pioneer Press, Hudson WI (March 11, 2006)
- Records on Ex-Priest Won't Include Accusers' Ids, by Darren Barbee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 10, 2006)
- FW Diocese Replacing Officials in Abuse Cases: Bishop Praises Pair Who Handled Issue; Married Priest Elevated, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News (March 11, 2006)
- Money, the Church and a Ponzi Scheme: The City Pays $135,000 to Settle a Lawsuit over a Controversial Department Head, by Noah Schaffer, Worcester Magazine, Worcester MA (March 11, 2006)

March 12

- A 'Justice Gap' for Victims of Child Sex Abuse, by Jetta Bernier and John Mackey, Boston Globe, Massachusetts (March 12, 2006)
- Child Sex Suspect Once Was in 'Ex-Gay' Ministry: Arrest Brings Group Back in the Spotlight, by Peter Franceschina, Sun-Sentinel, Florida (March 12, 2006)
- Judge Will Release Files on Accused Priest, by Darren Barbee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (March 12, 2006)
- Parishioner Says Priest Was Agitated on Day of Slayings, Associated Press (March 12, 2006)
- Investigation Focuses on A.M.E. Pastor, by Tim Townsend, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (March 13, 2006)
- Third Former Official of Church Facing Charges, in Chicago Tribune, Downers Grove IL (March 12, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Involved in Notorioius Sex Abuse Case Arrested at Hotel, in Newsday, Secaucus NJ (March 12, 2006)
- Jane Doe 2 Case Gets Second Look, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (March 12, 2006)
- Priest Convicted of Sex Abuse Won't Return to Santa Fe, by Erika Dávila, New Mexican, New Mexico (March 12, 2006)

March 13

- Bishops in Child Protection Vetting Move, in Irish Examiner (March 13, 2006)
- Sexual Abuse Suit against Worcester Diocese Caused Discrimination Towards Worcester City Hall Employee: Clergy Abuse Victim Receives $135,000 in Discrimination Suit Settlement, in Worcester Voice (March 12, 2006)
- Church Hands Dossier on 47 Priests to PSNI, by Alf McCreary, Belfast Telegraph, Ieland (March 13, 2006)
- Church Abuse Moves 'Are Welcomed', on BBC News, Northern Ireland (March 13, 2006)
- Police: Former Priest Charged with Assault, in Asbury Park Press, Secaucus NJ (March 13, 2006)
- Ex-Mendham Priest Arrested in Bat Incident, by Daily Record, Associated Press, Sucaucus NJ (March 13, 2006)
- Parents Ask to Sit on Review Board for Archdiocese, by Janet I. Tu, Seattle Times, Washington (March 13, 2006)
- Ex-Priest in Sex Case Is Arrested for Assault, by Molly Bloom and Kasi Addison, Star-Ledger, Secaucus NJ (March 13, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Arrested after Hotel Disturbance, by Leslie Brody, NorthJersey.com (March 12, 2006)
- Police: Alleged Victim Says Priest Offered Bribes to Make Charges Go Away: Affidavit Details Case behind Sex-Abuse Charges, in Coloradoan (March 13, 2006)
- Widow Sues Priest, Catholic Church after Husband Commits Suicide, by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (March 13, 2006)

March 14

- Priest's Victim's Father to Speak: Child Sex Abuse Reforms Urged, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette (March 14, 2006)
- Details Emerge over Charges Faced by Former Priest, by Sara Reed, Coloradoan (March 14, 2006)
- Abuse by Priest Led to Suicide, Suit Says, by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (March 13, 2006)
- Charges against Priest Detailed: An Arrest Affidavit Says Timothy Joseph Evans Tried to Buy the Silence of a Youth Who Accused Him of Sexual Abuse in Fort Collins, by Mike McPhee and Eric Gorski, Denver Post, Fort Collins CO (March 14, 2006)
- Deal Reached in Franciscan Sex Abuse Suits, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (March 14, 2006)
- Former Fort Collins Pastor Accused of Sexual Assaults, by Deborah Frazier, Rocky Mountain News, Fort Collins CO (March 14, 2006)
- Church Organist Suspended after Abuse Report, by Colin Hickey, Morning Sentinel (March 14, 2006)
- Claims of Sex Abuse Soar in Spokane: Bankruptcy - at Least 176 Alleged Victims Filed by Friday's Deadline, and Costs Could Reach Millions, in Oregonian (March 14, 2006)
- Maryland Weighs Longer Filing Period for Child Abuse Lawsuits, in Insurance Journal, Maryland (March 14, 2006)
- Madonna Manor Rocked by New Wave of Sex Suits, by Bruce Nolan, Times-Picayune, Louisiana (March 14, 2006)
- Monitor Appointment Challenged, by Paul A. Long, Cincinnati Post, Kentucky (March 14, 2006)
- New Monitor Named to Oversee Sex Abuse Payments, on WKYT (March 14, 2006)

March 15

- Suit: Archdiocese Ignored Warnings on Priest, in Chicago Sun-Times (March 14, 2006)
- Pastor Sodomises Pupil, by Njabulo Dlamini, Swazi Observer, Swaziland (March 15, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Victims Hope to End Time Limits on Charging Attackers, by Ed Mason, Eagle Tribune (March 15, 2006)
- End to Limits in Abuse Cases Urged: Clock Would Not Run If Children Involved, by Raja Mishra, Boston Globe (March 15, 2006)
- Lawyers Team up to Take on Sex-Abuse Cases, by Janet I. Tu, Seattle Times, Washington (February 27, 2006)
- Friars to Settle Abuse Claims, Associated Press, California (March 25, 2006)
- Lawsuit Says Archdiocese Ignored Abusive Priest, on CBS 2 (March 14, 2006)
- Judge: Former Priest a 'Danger to Community', on CBS 4 (March 14, 2006)
- No Limits to Justice, in Boston Globe (March 15, 2006)
- New Overseer Named, by Paul A. Long, Cincinnati Post, Kentucky (March 15, 2006)
- Victims Groups Want to End Legal Limitations on Sex Crimes, by Erik Arvidson, Lowell Sun (March 15, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Victims, Activists, Flood Massachusetts Committee with Testimony, by Gintautus Dumcius, Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, Boston MA (March 14, 2006)
- Limitless Potential: Sex Abuse Victims Call for an End to Statute of Limitations, by Alex Taylor, Daily Free Press, Boston MA (March 15, 2006)
- Retired Priest Suspended over Sex-Abuse Allegations, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (March 15, 2006)
- Association of Parishes Doesn't like Settlement, by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press, Spokane WA (March 15, 2006)
- Attorneys Fees in Covington Sex Abuse Case Similar to Other Deals, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press (March 15, 2006)

March 16

- Archdiocese Gives Prosecutors Data on Accused Priest, by Jeff Coen, Chicago Tribune, Chicago IL (March 16, 2006) [Rev. Daniel McCormack of Chicago IL archdiocese]
- Parishes Oppose Settlement, by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press (March 16, 2006) [Spokane OR diocese settlement]
- Retired Priest Placed on Leave, on WHIO, Cincinnati OH (March 16, 2006) [Rev. Donald E. Shelander of Cincinnati OH archdiocese]
- Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse, by Ben Winslow, Deseret Morning News, St. George UT (March 16, 2006) [Protestant pastor Gabriel E. Carlin]
- Pastor Arrested on Sex-Abuse Charges, on KSL (March 15, 2006) [Protestant pastor Gabriel E. Carlin]
- Deal Reached in Franciscan Sex Abuse Suits: The Catholic Church Tentatively Agrees to Pay More Than $28 million to 25 Alleged Victims. It May Be a Benchmark for L.A. Archdiocese Cases, by Jean Guccione, Los Angeles Times (March 14, 2006) [abuse at St. Anthony's Seminary in Santa Barbara CA by Mario Cimmarrusti, Robert Van Handel, and Gus Krumm]
- Retired Priest Suspended for Late '70s Urbana Allegations, Associated Press (March 15, 2006) [Rev. Donald E. Shelander of Cincinnati OH archdiocese]
- Retired Priest Suspended over Sex-Abuse Allegations, Cincinnati Enquirer (March 16, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Indictment of Alleged Fondling Priest Released, by Angela Timmons, Highlander News, Marble Falls TX (March 16, 2006) [Rev. Paul Maurice Clogan of Austin TX diocese]
- Assistance for Abuse Victims Offered, in Yankton Press & Dakotan, South Dakota (March 16, 2006) [Sioux Falls SD diocese]
- Retired Priest on Leave after Sex Accusation: Accused of Inappropriate Behavior in '70s, '80s, in Dayton Daily News (March 16, 2006) [Rev. Donald E. Shelander of Cincinnati archdiocese]
- Former Priest Here Put on Leave, in Springfield News-Sun, Ohio (March 16, 2006) [Rev. Donald E. Shelander of Cincinnati archdiocese]
- Donations up at Spokane Diocese, Associated Press (March 16, 2006)
- Church Volunteer Faces Sex Charges, Cincinnati Post (March 16, 2006) [Protestant youth group volunteer Anthony R. Cummings]
- Let's Arrest O'Malley, by Sue Hyde, Bay Windows, Boston MA (March 16, 2006) [O'Malley of Boston archdiocese and abuse prevention, adoption, and real estate]
- Child Protection Watchdog to Be Unveiled, in Irish Examiner (March 16, 2006) [response to Ferns report]
- Teen Accused Homestead Pastor of Sexual Abuse, on KDKA (March 16, 2006) [Protestant pastor Duane Youngblood]
- Religious Academy Teacher Charged with Sexual Abuse, by Nate Carlisle, Salt Lake Tribune, Utah (March 16, 2006) [Protestant pastor Gabriel E. Carlin]
- Miss. Diocese Settles Sex Suits for $5.1M, Associated Press (March 16, 2006) [settlement in Jackson MS diocese]
- Settlement Announced in Priest Sex Abuse Lawsuits, in Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi (March 16, 2006) [settlement in Jackson MS diocese]
- Diocese Statement on Abuse Settlement, in Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi (March 16, 2006) [settlement in Jackson MS diocese]

March 17

- Diocese Settles Abuse Lawsuits, by Jimmie E. Gates, Clarion-Ledger, Jackson MS (March 17, 2006) [settlement in Jackson MS diocese]
- The Truth behind 'The Da Vinci Code': Priest Pedophilia Linked to Embedded Pornographic and Satanic Images in Religious Art: Documentary on Embedded Art, 'Rape of the Soul,' Opens in Selected Cities Nationwide, in Yahoo! (March 17, 2006)
- Anti-Abuse Network Pushes Bill, by Dan Ring, Republican (March 17, 2006) [SOL lobbying in Springfield MA diocese]
- Diocese Agrees to Settle 19 Abuse Claims, Associated Press (March 16, 2006) [settlement in Jackson MS diocese]
- Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Teen, by Mindy Fothergill, KUAM, Guam (March 17, 2006)
- Pastor Charged with Sexual Abuse of Teenager He Was Counseling, by Jonathan D. Silver, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania (March 17, 2006)
- Homestead Pastor Jailed on Sex Abuse Charges, on KDKA (March 16, 2006)
- Former Church Deacon Gets 2 ½ Years for Child Sex Abuse: Germantown Man Pleaded Guilty in Case Involving Nude Pictures of Young Girls, by Melissa A. Chadwick, Gazette (March 16, 2006)
- Advertisement Urges Boycott of Catholic Fund: Group Not Satisfied with Response to Sex Abuse Scandal, by Tom Beyerlein, Dayton Daily News (March 17, 2006) [VOTF in Cincinnati OH archdiocese]
- Closed Files Kept Family Out, by Mary Ellen Lowney, Republican (March 17, 2006) [unsealed documents of Springfield MA diocese case in which altar boy Danny Croteau was murdered and Rev. Richard Lavigne was only suspect]
- Elderly Paedophile Seeks Lenient Sentence, on ABC, Australia (March 17, 2006) [Australian priest Roger Michael Bellemore]
- Bring Abusers to Justice, editorial in Boston Herald (March 16, 2006) [legislation to abolish SOL]
- State Seeks to Halt Case by Institution Victim, by Mary Carolan, One in Four, Ireland (March 16, 2006) [abuse by Brother Ambrose, also known as James Kelly, at Our Lady of Good Counsel school at Lota, Glanmire, Ireland]
- Bishops' Initiative Labelled a 'Ridiculous Gimmick', by Jim Morahan, One in Four, Northern Ireland (March 17, 2006) [vetting of Irish bishops]
- Seven Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse Are Defrocked, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (March 17, 2006) [laicizations in Boston MA archdiocese of Anthony Buchette, Joseph Crowley (a deacon), Paul Finegan, Thomas Forry, Robert Morrisette, Frederick Ryan, Ernest Tourigney, and Patrick Tague]
- Eighty-Eight Abuse Victims Agree to Settlement, by Christine Williams, Pilot (March 17, 2006) [settlement in Boston MA archdiocese]
- Holy See Defrocks 8 from Boston, by Robert J. Carr, Catholic Online (March 17, 2006)
- Archdiocese of Boston Announces Individuals No Longer in the Clerical State, press release from Archdiocese of Boston (March 17, 2006)

March 18

- Former Salem Priest Defrocked by Vatican, by Tom Dalton, Salem News (March 18, 2006) [laicizations in Boston archdiocese with emphasis on Robert Morrissette]
- 8 Clergymen Are Dismissed by the Vatican: Boston-Area Clerics Accused of Sexually Abusing Children, by Michael Levenson and Charles A. Radin, Boston Globe (March 18, 2006)
- Pervert Monk Hit Woman in Her Privates: No Jail for Shamed Cleric over Repeated Attacks, by Ben Spencer, Glasgow Daily Recod, Scotland (March 18, 2006) [Scottish Carmelite monk Mark Paterson]
- Former Local Priests Defrocked over Sexual Allegations, by Nicole Simmons, Metro West Daily News (March 18, 2006) [laicizations in Boston MA archdiocese]
- 8 Former Hub Priests Defrocked by Vatican for Abuse, by ORyan Johnson, Boston Herald (March 18, 2006) [laicizations in Boston MA archdiocese]
- Seven Priests Defrocked, in Melbourne Herald Sun, Boston MA (March 18, 2006) [laicizations in Boston MA archdiocese]
- Ex-Youth Leader Guilty of Sex Abuse, in Rockford Register Star (March 18, 2006) [Protestant youth leader Emos Parham]
- Diocese Looks into Claims against Priest, by Bruce Gerstman, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek CA (March 18, 2006) [Rev. Christopher Berbena]
- School Sex Priest Asks for Leniency, by Gavin Lower, Mercury, Australia (March 18, 2006) [Anglican priest Roger Michael Bellemore in Tasmania]
- Gay Adoption Flap Reveals Growing Gap between Church, Beacon Hill, on WFSB (March 18, 2006)

March 19

- Protecting Children: the Idea Is to Strengthen the Law, editorial in Union Leader, Manchester NH (March 19, 2006)
- The Clergy Abuse Scandal: Why the Response Team? by Louise Vella, Malta Independent (March 19, 2006)
- O'Malley: 'Many Signs of Hope': 'Passing on Faith' Is Key Challenge, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (March 19, 2006)
- In Interview, Archbishop Cites 'Vow of Obedience', interview of Archbishop Sean O'Malley by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (March 19, 2006) [This interview was not linked in Abuse Tracker, but was linked in "O'Malley: 'Many Signs of Hope'," by Michael Paulson.]
- A Globe Conversation with Archbishop O'Malley, interview by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (March 19, 2006) [This interview was not linked in Abuse Tracker, but was linked in "O'Malley: 'Many Signs of Hope'," by Michael Paulson.]
- This Life: Sins of the Fathers, by Alf McCreary, Belfast Telegraph, Northern Ireland (March 18, 2006)
- Cardinal Levada's Edict, editorial in San Francisco Chronicle (March 19, 2006)
- Abuse Scandals Lower Church's Status in Ireland, by Don Melvin, Austin American-Statesman (March 19, 2006)

March 20

- Quest to Heal Leads Abuse Victim to Face Old Demons, by Caryle Murphy, Washington Post (March 20, 2006)
- Divide Deep between Catholics, State, by Rebecca Deusser, Berkshire Eagle (March 20, 2006)
- Excluding Public Schools Reveals Bias, by Jerry Stremel, Coloradoan (March 20, 2006)
- Suppressed Society of Priests Surfaces in South America: Critic Faults the Diocese of Scranton, by Tom Kane, River Reporter (March 9, 2006)
- Chicago Archdiocese Releases Findings of Priest Abuse Investigation, by Nathaniel Hernandez, Associated Press (March 20, 2006)
- Ex-Judge Overseeing Payment: Lambros to Assist in Clergy-Sex Case, by Jim Hannah, Cincinnati Enquirer, Kentucky (March 20, 2006)

March 21

- Papers in Suit Involving Priest Sealed: Udge's Order Involves Diocese of Scranton Turning over Information in Suit Alleging Sexual Misconduct, by Mark Guydish, Times Leader (March 21, 2006)
- Fla. Judge Grants Bond to Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse, on Local 6 (March 21, 2006)
- Audit Says Archdiocese Botched Abuse Inquiry: Outside Study Says Monitoring of Priests Was Deeply Flawed, by Manya A. Brachear and Margaret Ramirez, Chicago Tribune (March 21, 2006)
- He's Done As Priest: Cheplic Resigns, and Sex Probe Goes No Farther, by Jason Del Rey, Jersey Journal (March 21, 2006)
- Cardinal: I Should've Done More, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (March 21, 2006)
- Public Inquiry Opens on 'Pedophile Clan' Claims, by Paul Likoudis, The Wanderer (March 9, 2006) [Abuse Tracker links to a reprint of the Likoudis article in Matt C. Abbott, Ontarios Alleged 'Pedophile Clan']
- WW II Law Helps Man Abused by Clergy, by Ken Speake, KARE, Minnesota (March 20, 2006)
- Some Catholics Critical of Archbishop O'Malley: Unhappy with His Follow-Through on Sex Abuse Crisis, by Lisa Hughes, CBS 4, Boston MA (March 20, 2006)
- Check Full Poll Results from Survey USA, on WBZ-TV, Boston (March 13, 2006)
- Broward Priest in Sex Case Gets Bond, Associated Press (March 21, 2006)
- Church Links Priest's Resignation to Ethics, by Janet I. Tu, Seattle Times (March 21, 2006)
- Retired Margate Priest Freed on $70,000 Bond in Child-Rape Case, by Tonya Alanez, South Florida Sun-Sentinel (March 21, 2006)
- Archdiocese Widens Alerts on Accused Priests, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, Newark NJ (March 21, 2006)
- Norwich Ex-Pastor Pleads Not Guilty, by Greg Smith, Norwich Bulletin (March 21, 2006)
- Shortcomings Revealed in Background Checks, Prevention Programs, by Clarke Canfield, Associated Press (March 21, 2006)
- Catholic Church Falls Short in Audit, on WMTW (March 21, 2006)

March 22

- Portland Diocese Fails to Meet Goals, by John Richardson, Portland Press Herald (March 22, 2006)
- Ex-Priest from '80s Sex Case Charged Again: Lower Macungie Man Wanted to Have Tryst with Boy, Police Say, by Dalondo Moultrie, Morning Call, Pennsylvania (March 22, 2006)
- Archdiocese Lags on Student Training, by Charles A. Radin, Boston Globe (March 22, 2006)
- Feds Charge Priest with Downloading Child Porn, by Natasha Korecki, Chicago Sun-Times (March 22, 2006)
- $70,000 Bond Set for Priest: A Retired Priest Accused of Raping a Young Boy Is Expected to Be Released from Jail Today, by Wanda J. Demarzo, Miami Herald, Fort Lauderdale FL (March 22, 2006)
- His Silence Still Echoes, by Eileen McNamara, Boston Globe (March 22, 2006)
- Audit: Archdiocese in Compliance on Child Protection Charter, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (March 22, 2006)
- Archdiocese Confirms Alleged Sexual Misconduct in Priest Resignation, by Angelo Bruscas, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle WA (March 21, 2006)
- Ex-Priest's Former Prey Watch Him with Worry: They Say His Actions Present New Danger, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, New Jersey (March 22, 2006)
- Police Nab Ex-Priest in Child Sex Case, by Zachary R. Dowdy, Newsday, Long Island NY (March 22, 2006)
- Church Officials React to Sex Abuse Probe Findings, by Theresa Gutierrez, ABC 7, Chicago IL (March 21, 2006)
- Group to Offer Faithful Voice for Crime Victims, by Karin Williams, Phoenix (March 22, 2006)
- Call for National Register of Mosque Schools, by Alexandra Smith, Guardian, United Kingdom (March 22, 2006)
- Church Bulletins to Name Sex-Abuse Scandal Priests, in Jersey Journal (March 22, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Claims Lead Priest to Retire, by John Chadwick, NorthJersey.com, Newark NJ (March 21, 2006)
- St Joseph's Abuse Victim Awarded E300,000, in Kilkenny Today, Ireland (March 22, 2006)
- Ex-Priest in Long I. Perv Bust, by Kieran Crowley and Ed Robinson, New York Post, Long Island NY (March 22, 2006)
- Priest Arrested on Child Sex Charges, on WNBC (March 22, 2006)
- Priest Who Worked in Houston Faces Child Porn Charges: Sexual Images Found on Hard Drive of Computer, Prosecutors Say, in Houston Chronicle (March 22, 2006)
- Bishop Asked to Start Defrocking Proceedings: Diocese Settled Lawsuit over Auburn Abuse, by Kathleen A. Shaw, Telegram & Gazette (March 22, 2006)
- Police: Ex-Priest 'Groomed' Alleged Victim, by Wil Cruz, Newsday, Long Island NY (March 22, 2006)
- Priest Linked to Sex Abuse Was Once in Kalamazoo, by Chris Meehan, Kalamazoo Gazette (March 22, 2006)
- 'John Doe' Lawsuit Alleges Priest Sex Abuse: Priest Allegedly Molested Then-Teen in Rectory, on CBS 2, Chicago IL (March 22, 2006)
- Madrasas Could Follow Catholic Lead, on BBC News, United Kingdom (March 22, 2006)
- Warning on Muslim Schools 'Abuse', by Dominic Casciani, BBC News, United Kingdom (March 22, 2006)
- Submitting to the Faith: A Former Altar Boy Plans to Sue the Catholic Church for at Least $1 Million over Alleged Sexual Abuse, by Jill Rowbotham, Australian, Australia (March 23, 2006)
- Chicago Cardinal Admits 'Failure,' Accepts Responsibility, in Catholic Online, Chicago IL (March 21, 2006)
- Priest Appeals against Sex Conviction, on ABC, Australia (March 23, 2006)
- Muslim Leaders Fear Thousands of Children Are Abused at Madrassas, by Robert Verkaik, Independent, United Kingdom (March 22, 2006)

March 23

- Diocese Says Bishop Barred Priest in 2003, by Frank E. Lockwood, Herald-Leader, Lexington KY (March 23, 2006)
- More Work to Do to Protect Children, in Boston Herald (March 23, 2006)
- Jailed Pedophile, Prince Draw Media Attention to Island, by Ezra Blair, Martha's Vineyard Time (March 23, 2006)
- Suit: Cleric Abused Teen Repeatedly: Chester Przybylo: Chicago Archdiocese Rejected His Application, Joliet Hasn't Recognized Him, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (March 23, 2006)
- Former Chaplain Charged with Child Porn, by Matt Kiefer, Hoffman Estates Review (March 23, 2006)
- Suit Charges Abuse by Priest: Winfield Pastor Says Accuser in His Prayers, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (March 23, 2006)
- Ex-Priest's Past Surprises Neighbors, by Daniel Patrick Sheehan and Kathleen Parrish, Morning Call, Pennsylvania (March 23, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Presses Privacy Case, by Philip Ewing, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Springfield IL (March 23, 2006)
- Bail Set in Ex-Priest Sex Case, by Wil Cruz, Newsday, Long Island NY (March 23, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Busted in Kiddie Sex Sting, by Tara Conry, New York Daily News, Long Island NY (March 23, 2006)
- Former CM Chaplain Among Eight Priests Tossed out, by David L. Harris, Transcript, Boston MA (March 23, 2006)
- Archbishop 'Damaging Clergy' with Abuse Views, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (March 23, 2006)
- Judge Refuses to Extradite Priest to Britain, in One in Four, Ireland (March 23, 2006)
- Minister Row Delays Clerical Abuse Probe, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (March 23, 2006)
- Claimants to Stay with Redress Board, in One in Four, Ireland (March 22, 2006)
- From Psychiatric Unit, Onetime Priest Reaping Pain of Child Sex Abuse Cases, in Daily Record, New Jersey (March 23, 2006)
- Ex-Priest a No-Show at Hudson Hearing, by Michaelangelo Conte, Jersey Journal (March 23, 2006)

March 24

- In Defense of a Cardinal Who's Trying, by Andrew Greeley, Chicago Sun-Times (March 24, 2006)
- Sued Priest Had Resided with Murdered Priest, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Chicago IL (March 23, 2006)
- Murdered Catholic Priest Knew Too Much? by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Chicago IL (April 4, 2004)
- $1 Million Award against Diocese Upheld, by Phil Ray, Altoona Mirror, Hollidaysburg PA (March 23, 2006)
- Diocese Ordered to Pay $1.7 Million in Damages to Man Abused in 1970s, by Joe Mandak, Associated Press, Pittsburgh PA (March 24, 2006)
- Church Sued over Reported Abuse, in Seattle Times (March 24, 2006)
- Ex-Priest May Be Kept in Custody: The Attorney General Files to Have Convicted Child Molester Robert Larson Designated a Sexual Predator and Sent to Larned State Hospital, by Amanda O'Toole, Wichita Eagle, Kansas (March 24, 2006)
- Diocese Facing $1M in Damages, by Susan Evans, Tribune-Democrat, Pennsylvania (March 24, 2006)
- Cardinals Scramble to Defeat Abuse Bills, by Caryle Murphy, Washington Post (March 24, 2006)
- Pilgrims Carry Floral Tributes to Paedophile Priest's Grave: Abbot Speaks on Local Radio of 'Clever Man Who Did Good Work', by John Cooney, Irish Independent (March 24, 2006)
- Despite Plea Deal, Kansas Would Continue Ex-Priest's Confinement, Associated Press (March 24, 2006)

March 25

- Abuse Cases Show Church Can't Police Itself, by Sue Ontiveros, Chicago Sun-Times (March 25, 2006)
- Priest Is Named in 1970s-80s Abuse Case: Dominican in Midtown Parish Removed during Probe of Claims from Fort Worth, by Richard Vara, Houston Chronicle (March 25, 2006)
- Sex Offender Going from Church Choir to Prison Bars, by Tommy Witherspoon, Tribune-Herald, Waco TX (March 25, 2006)
- Catholic Children Learn Body Safety Rules, in Tidings, California (March 25, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Bill Goes to Owens, by April M. Washington, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (March 24, 2006)
- Is There a Gap between the Faith and the Church? by James D. Davidson, Tidings, United States (March 25, 2006)

March 26

- Clergy Abuse Victims Deserve Day in Court, Republican, Massachusetts (March 26, 2006)
- Shared Secrets Reveal Much Suffering in Silence: As Boys, They Felt Trapped by a Beloved Priest's Abuse at St. John's School for the Deaf. As Men, They Learn They Weren't Alone, by Mary Zahn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin (March 26, 2006)
- Book Details Gay, Pederastic Clergy, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, United States (March 25, 2006)
- Priest Accuses U.S. Cardinal of Abuse of Power, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, United States (December 2, 2005)
- Catholic Priest's Faith Nearly Dead, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, United States (November 14, 2005)
- Range of Settlements for Victims Questioned, by Mary Zahn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (March 26, 2006)
- Catholic Priest Was Marrying Gay Couples 15 Years before It Was Legal in Massachusetts, in Worcester Voice (March 26, 2006)
- Manchester Diocese Focuses on Recruitment: Priest, 34, Tells His Story in Colleges, High Schools, by Ashley Smith, Associated Press (March 26, 2006)
- Former Rabbi Sentenced for Viewing Sexually Explicit Images, on KVOA, Prescott AZ (March 26, 2006)

March 27

- Absence of Moral Authority: The Clergy's Failures Are beyond the Shame That They Bring down on the Church, by Dennis Byrne, Clergy's Failures Are beyond the Shame That y Bring down on the Church (March 27, 2006)
- Staring Abuse Straight in the Face: After Years of Suffering, Former Students of St. John's School for the Deaf Confront the Priest Who Assaulted Them As Boys, Demanding He Accept Blame, by Mary Zahn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin (March 27, 2006)
- Ex-Chaplain 'Not Guilty' on Child Sex, in Townsville Bulletin, Australia (March 27, 2006)
- Parishioners Rally Support for Sexual Abuse Bill, on WBNS, Ohio (March 27, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Bill Called 'Victory' for Church, by Caryle Murphy, Washington Post (March 27, 2006)
- Senate Considers Opening up Public Schools to New Sex Abuse Lawsuits, Associated Press (March 27, 2006)
- Catholic Critic Cites Hudson Murders: But Mortician's Kin Object to Being Used in 'Gay Culture' Fight against Archdiocese, by Steve Scott, Pioneer Press, Minnesota (March 27, 2006)
- Retired Priest Escapes Sex Offenders Register, on ABC, Australia (March 27, 2006)
- Man Alleges Priest Raped Him, by Jannise Johnson, Daily Bulletin (March 27, 2006)
- Vote Needed on Sex Abuse Laws, in The Enterprise, Massachusetts (March 28, 2006)
- Our View: Lift Time Limits on Sex Abuse Cases, in Patriot Ledger, Massachusetts (March 27, 2006)
- Motions Could Derail Cornwall Abuse Inquiry, on CBC News, Canada (March 27, 2006)
- Indepth: Cornwall Public Inquiry: The Cornwall Public Inquiry: Sorting Fact from Fiction in the Sex Abuse Scandal, on CBC News (February 14, 2006)
- Church's Demands Could Limit Sex Abuse Inquiry's Scope, on CBC News (February 23, 2006)
- Cornwall Sex Abuse Inquiry Set to Open, on CBC News (February 12, 2006)
- Cornwall Sex Abuse Inquiry Continues, in Ottawa Citizen, Canada (March 27, 2006)

March 28

- Ohio Urged to Keep Window for Suits Open: Civil Registry May Be Added to Bill, by Jim Provance, Toledo Blade (March 28, 2006)
- Senate Panel Backs Sex Abuse Bill, on TheDenverChannel.com (March 28, 2006)
- Irish Spirituality Undimmed by Scandal, by Paul Hoskins, Scotsman, Ireland (March 28, 2006)
- Assisted Living Volunteer Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse, on ABC 7 (March 27, 2006)
- A Window for Accountability, editorial in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin (March 27, 2006)
- Critics Fear Collapse, in Ottawa Sun, Canada (March 28, 2006)
- Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse: L.A. and St. Louis Police Are Investigating Claims against Ward Ame's Sylvester Laudermill, by Lisa Richardson, Los Angeles Times (March 28, 2006)
- Pastor: 'I Am Innocent of All the Accusations', by Ted Slowik, Daily Southtown, Illinois (March 28, 2006)
- Malawian Priest 'Orders Women to Strip', in IOL, Malawi (March 28, 2006)
- A Request of Cardinal George, in National Catholic Reporter, Chicago IL (March 31, 2006)
- Former Youth Ministry Director Sentenced: Roelke to Spend 3 Years in Prison for Child Sex Crimes, by Al Dunn, GM Today, Wisconsin (March 28, 2006)
- Church Fights Authority of Sex Inquiry, in Toronto Star, Canada (March 28, 2006)
- House Kills Key Provision in Clergy Sex Abuse Bill, by Laure Quinlivan, WCPO, Ohio (March 28, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Victims Rally Support for Bill's Passage, on WCPO, Ohio (March 26, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Bill Limits Time for Victims to Sue, Associated Press, Ohio (March 28, 2006)
- SNAP 'Disappointed' at Changes Made to Sex Abuse Bill: House Drops Plan to Allow Victims to Sue over Decades-Old Abuse, on NBC4i (March 28, 2006)
- Irish Commission to Probe Dublin Sex-Abuse Complaints, in Catholic World News, Ireland (March 28, 2006)
- Survivors Network Fears Bill Will Lose Key Element: One-Year Window to File Suits against Abusers in Old Cases, by Shaheen Samavati, Dayton Daily News, Columbus OH (March 28, 2006)
- Report: No Effective Monitoring in Chicago, by Joe Feuerherd, National Catholic Reporter, Chicago IL (March 31, 2006)

March 29

- Abuse Victims Lose 'Look-Back': Committee Refuses to Extend Statute of Limitations, by Jon Craig, Cincinnati Enquirer, Columbus OH (March 29, 2006)
- Bill Drops Plan in Sex Abuse Cases: Advocacy Group Wanted Window for Filing Lawsuits, in Dayton Daily News (March 29, 2006)
- Abusive Priests Get Legal Break: House Won't Allow Victims' Lawsuits to Go Back 35 Years, by Catherine Candisky and Jim Siegel, Columbus Dispatch (March 29, 2006)
- Bishop Ends Tour with Last Apology Service: Two-Year Effort Was a Gesture of Atonement by the Oakland Diocese; Critics Say Not All Priests Named in Abuse Scandal, by Sophia Kazmi, Contra Costa Times (March 29, 2006)
- Priest's Parish Letter Denies Abuse Charges, by Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune (March 29, 2006)
- After 1988 Conviction, Ex-Priest Was Placed near Youth Center: Allentown Diocese Laicized Bender 16 Years Later, by Kathleen Parrish and Daniel Patrick Sheehan, Morning Call, Pennsylvania (March 29, 2006)
- Dead Filipino Priest Named in Chicago Sex Abuse, by Ted Regencia, Philippine News (March 29, 2006)
- Lawyer Challenges Sex Probe's Authority, by Tara Brautigam, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (March 29, 2006)
- Diocese Audit over Child Protection to Be Released, by Kathryn Marchocki, Union Leader, New Hampshire (March 29, 2006)
- Church Lobbyists Battle to Limit Abuse Suits: More Than a Dozen States Consider Lifting Statutes of Limitations, by Joe Feuerherd, National Catholic Reporter, United States (March 31, 2006)
- Perv Rev. Told to Avoid Kids, by Alex Ginsberg, New York Post (March 29, 2006)
- Young Priests Fail to See a Futurein Fr D'Arcy's Kind of Faith, by Rónán Mullen, Irish Examiner (March 29, 2006)

March 30

- Church Wins Senate Break: Victims Are Denied One-Year Window to Restart Legal Clock for Filing Suits, by Jim Siegel, Columbus Dispatch (March 30, 2006)
- Victims of Abuse Victims Again, editorial in Cincinnati Enquirer, Columbus OH (March 30, 2006)
- Ohio House Moves on Taxes, Clergy Sex Abuse: Cuyahoga Gets OK to Seek Tax for Arts; Schools Get Boost, in Cleveland Plain Dealer (March 30, 2006)
- Priest with Area Ties Ousted: Brunner, Who Served St. Patrick in Troy, Removed after Abuse Claims, by Tom Beyerlein, Dayton Daily News, Ohio (March 30, 2006)
- More Claims against Priest, by David L. Harris, Transcript, Boston MA (March 30, 2006)
- Teenager Files Abuse Suit against Sante Fe Archdiocese, in TheNewMexicoChannel.com (March 30, 2006)
- Alleged Abuse Victim Testimony Would Turn Cornwall Inquiry into Trial: Lawyer, by Tara Brautigam, Canada.com (March 29, 2006)
- Church Audit Results Due Thursday, by J.M. Hirsch, Associated Press (March 30, 2006)
- Window Closed for Old Abuse Charges: Bill Adds Registry, Tells Clergy to Report Cases, by Jim Provance, Toledo Blade (March 30, 2006)
- Local Minister Arrested on Sexual Battery Charges, on WVLT, Crossville TN (March 30, 2006)
- Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse to Face Judge, on KDKA (March 30, 2006)
- Homestead Pastor Jailed on Sex Abuse Charges, by Brenda Waters, KDKA (March 16, 2006)
- Teen Accused Homestead: Pastor of Sexual Abuse, on KDKA (March 16, 2006)
- Catholic Bishops Undergo Another Audit, by Rachel Zoll, Associated Press, United States (March 30, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Awaits Verdict in Sex Case, by Rocco LaDuca, Observer-Dispatch (March 30, 2006)
- Cash-Strapped Spokane Diocese Has Stopped Paying Its Lawyers: Bankruptcy - Church Officials Had Been Paying Their Own Legal Fees As Well As Those of Alleged Victims of Sex Abuse, in The Oregonian (March 30, 2006)
- Ex-Chaplain Removed from Priesthood, in Cincinnati Post (March 30, 2006)
- Priest, Archdiocese Named in Sex Lawsuit, by Andy Lenderman, New Mexican (March 30, 2006)
- Defrocked Priest Released from Prison, Put in Jail, in Wichita Eagle (March 30, 2006)
- Rose Named to Archdiocesan Committee, by Julie Murphy, Mundelein Review, Illinois (March 30, 2006)
- Catholic Church Gets 783 New Abuse Claims, by Rachel Zoll, Yahoo! News, Washington DC (March 30, 2006)
- Number of Priests Accused of Child Sex Abuse Decreasing, Says Study, by Agostino Bono, Catholic Explorer, Washington DC (March 30, 2006)
- Sexual Abuse Law Suit Filed against Episcopal Church, on WAWS, Florida (March 30, 2006)
- 2006 Annual Report Child Protection and Victim Outreachin the Diocese of Arlington, in Catholic Herald, Arlington VA (March 30, 2006)
- Jury Convicts Ex-Priest of Photographing Naked Teens, in Newsday, Utica NY (March 30, 2006)
- Zero Tolerance: When Did This Happen? in The Tidings, United States (March 31, 2006)
- Diocese Abuse Prevention Passes Audit, by Charles Honey, Press, Grand Rapids MI (March 30, 2006)

March 31

- Victims of Sexual Abuse by Priests Oppose Bill, in Dayton Daily News, Columbus OH (March 31, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Archdiocese to Search Files for Early Evidence of Abuse, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (March 31, 2006)
- Leader of Catholic Watchdog Says Dioceses Need Broader Oversight, on WQAD (March 31, 2006)
- Study of Alleged Sex Abuse Includes Six Colo. Priests, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (March 31, 2006)
- Victims Sue over Meeting Held on Abuse Reporting Bill, in Canton Repository, Columbus OH (March 31, 2006)
- Diocese Lags in Blocking Abuse: Detroit Among 13 Not Following Rules Regarding Child Exploitation, U.S. Bishops Group Audit Shows, by Gregg Krupa, Detroit News, Detroit MI (March 31, 2006)
- Bishops Fault Local Archdiocese's Sex-Abuse Program, by Steve Scott, Pioneer Press, Minnesota (March 31, 2006)
- Diocese Settled 19 Claims for $1.8 Million in 2005, in Sioux City Journal (March 31, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse: More Claims, Costs Rising, by Rachell Zoll, Associated Press (March 31, 2006)
- Vt. Catholic Sex Abuse Policy Still Incomplete, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald (March 31, 2006)
- Fargo Diocese Fails Compliance, by Sherri Richards, In-Forum, Fargo ND (March 31, 2006)
- Church Sex Abuse Audit Points to Lack of Background Checks, by Kathryn Marchocki, Union Leader, New Hampshire (March 31, 2006)
- Bishops Report Decline in Abuse Accusations, by Neela Banerjee, New York Times, Washington DC (March 31, 2006)
- Diocese Reaches $5.25 Million Settlement with Insurance Carrier, by John K. Wiley, Associated Press, Spokane WA (March 31, 2006)
- N.H. Audit: Church Didn't Ensure Checks, by J.M. Hirsch, Associated Press (March 30, 2006)
- Victims Sue over Meeting Held on Abuse Reporting Bill, by Carrie Spencer Ghose, Associated Press (March 31, 2006)
- Current Diocesan Sex Abuse Audits Not Enough, Says Review Board Head, by Jerry Filteau, Catholic News Service (March 30, 2006)
- Number of Priests Accused of Child Sex Abuse Decreasing, Says Study, by Agostino Bono, Catholic News Service (March 30, 2006)
- Abuse Lawsuit Filed against Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Associated Press, Santa Fe NM (March 30, 2006)
- Catholic Diocese Still Falls Short on Abuse, State Audit Says: State: Plan to Protect Children Not Followed, by Eric Moskowitz, Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (March 31, 2006)
- A Summary of the State's Complaints, in Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (March 31, 2006)
- Pornography Problems Described, by Eric Moskowitz, Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (March 31, 2006)
- MSP Archdiocese Lags in Child Protection, on KTSP (March 31, 2006)
- Diocese Takes Steps to Halt Abuse: Audit: Green Bay in Compliance with Church Policies, by Jean Peerenboom, Appleton Post-Crescent (March 31, 2006)
- Audit Finds Diocese Is Protecting Kids: Report Measures National Standards of Abuse Prevention, by Jean Peerenboom, Press-Gazette, Green Bay WI (March 31, 2006)
- Survey Finds New 2005 Claims of Abuse by Clergy; None in Reno, by Martha Bellisle, Reno Gazette-Journal (March 31, 2006)
- Church Pays $8 Million More: Costs of Sex Abuse Cases in Archdiocese of Seattle Rise by Almost Half, by Steve Maynard, News Tribune, Washington (March 31, 2006)
- Abuse Cost Churches Nearly $467m in '05: Settlements Spiked Sharply, by Susan Milligan, Boston Globe, Washington DC (March 31, 2006)
- Diocese: No New Abuse Cases in '05: 783 New Credible Claims Nationally, Bishops Say, in Charlotte Observer, Charlotte NC (March 31, 2006)
- Church Sex Abuse Costs Rise Despite Drop in New Allegations, by Alan Cooperman, Washington Post (March 31, 2006)
- Des Moines Diocese Says It Got Favorable Abuse Audit, by Stella Shaffer, Radio Iowa (March 31, 2006)
- AG Disappointed with NH Diocese's Reforms, by J.M. Hirsch, Associated Press, New Hampshire (March 30, 2006)
- Timeline of Church Abuse Investigation and Audit in N.H., Associated Press, Manchester NH (March 30, 2006)
- McCormack Should Resign, in Eagle-Tribune, New Hampshire (March 31, 2006)
- Analysts Urge Better Records, Screening, by Beverley Wang, Associated Press (March 31, 2006)
- Report Cites Archdiocese, in Cincinnati Post (March 31, 2006)
- Leader of Catholic Watchdog Says Dioceses Need Broader Oversight, by Rachel Zoll, Associated Press (March 31, 2006)
- Audit Finds Diocese Has Work to Do, by Josh Rogers (March 31, 2006)
- 2 Lawsuits Say Abuse Bill Should Be Voided: Open-Meetings Law Violations Alleged, by Jim Provance, Toledo Blade (March 31, 2006)
- Church Employs Wanton Deflection, Holy Shams, by Natalie Costanza-Chavez, Coloradoan (March 31, 2006)
- Local Diocese Passes Audit, by Bryan Russell, San Angelo Standard-Times, Texas (March 31, 2006)
- Sexual Abuse Law Suit Filed against Episcopal Church, on CBS 47, Florida (March 30, 2006)
- Former Priest Found Guilty of Sex Charges, by Rocco LaDuca, Observer-Dispatch (March 31, 2006)
- Catholic Sex-Abuse Payouts Still Rising, by Julia Duin, Washington Times, United States (March 31, 2006)
- Sunnyvale Police Arrest Priest on Suspicion of Rape, on CBS 5, Sunnyvale CA (March 31, 2006)

APRIL 2006

April 1

- Joliet Diocese to Name Those Accused of Abuse, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune, Joliet IL (April 1, 2006)
- Bishop Sorry for Comments about Sex Abuse, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times, Joliet IL (April 1, 2006)
- Accused Priests' Names to Be Posted: Joliet Diocese to Publish Them on Web Site, Associated Press (April 1, 2006)
- Catholic Priest's Move to Oregon Draws Protests: Sex Abuse - a Church Review Board in Texas Cleared a Priest Now Assigned to John Day, by Ashbel S. Green, Oregonian (April 1, 2006)
- Seattle Church Taps Reserve Funds, Associated Press (April 1, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- FFRF Calls on Catholic Conference President to Step down: Catholic Church: 'Preaching Morality and Providing Sanctuary to Perverts', on BBSNews, United States (March 31, 2006)
- Catholic Leaders Fight Legislation on Suits, by T.R. Reid, Washington Post (April 1, 2006)
- Fargo Diocese Not Fully in Compliance with Training Requirements, Associated Press (March 31, 2006)
- Accused Joliet Priests to Be Named on Web: Diocese Agrees to Make Priests' Names Public, on NBC 5, Joliet IL (March 31, 2006)
- Accused Priest to Lead John Day Parish, by Kristina Brenneman, KGW (March 31, 2006)
- Confirmations Bring a Thaw in Relations with Braxton, by Amanda St. Amand, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Belleville MO (April 2, 2006)
- Former Downers Grove Deacon Now under Investigation in Kansas City, on ABC 7 (April 1, 2006)
- 10 Priests Accused in 2005, by Ken Thorbourne, Jersey Journal (April 1, 2006)
- 3 Abused by Priests File Suits Claiming Illegal GOP Meeting, by Ted Wendling, Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 1, 2006)
- Adversity Has Drawn Community Together, by Kim Vo and HongDao Nguyen, Mercury News, Saratoga CA (April 1, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Assigned to John Day, Associated Press (April 1, 2006)
- Priest Held on $200,000 Bail for Alleged Rape, by Cicero A. Estrella, San Francisco Chronicle (April 1, 2006)
- Prosecutor Says Accused Priests Should Leave Retreat House, on ABC 7 (April 1, 2006)
- Priest Suspect in Sex Assault, in Monterey Herald (April 1, 2006)
- 2 Brothers Settle Abuse Case for over $1 Million, in Seattle Post-Intelligencer (April 1, 2006)

April 2

- Diocese to Name Accused Priests, in Chicago Tribune, Joliet IL (April 2, 2006)
- Accused Priest Was Rising Star: His Riveting Style of Preaching Earned Him Respect, until Allegations of Abuse Caught up with Him, by Margaret Ramirez and Russell Working, Chicago Tribune (April 2, 2006)
- Li Congressman: a Controversial Stance, by Glenn Thrush, Newsday Washington Bureau (April 2, 2006)
- Church to Post Names of Accused Clergymen, by Ted Slowik, Beacon News (April 2, 2006)
- 17 Abuse Suits Filed against Vermont Diocese: First Trial Set for Day after Easter, by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus (April 2, 2006)
- Abuse Reports Stir Action, by Michelle Martin, Catholic New World, Chicago IL (April 2, 2006)
- Delegate's Shift Baffles Victims of Church Abuse, by Jon Ward (March 31, 2006)
- Closing a Door to the Past, in Toledo Blade, Ohio (April 2, 2006)
- Church Played Part in Bill's Final Outcome, by Jim Siegel, Columbus Dispatch, Ohio (April 2, 2006)
- Priest Charged with Rape Makes Bail, Won't Talk, by Patrick May, Mercury News, Saratoga CA (April 2, 2006)
- A Bishop's Failure: Audit Shows McCormack Is Unfit, in Union Leader, New Hampshire (April 2, 2006)

April 3

- Jury Selection Begins for Catholic Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse, on 10 NBC, New York (April 3, 2006)
- Mormonism Thriving in Heavily Catholic US Northeast, by Jason Szep, Reuters, Belmont MA (April 3, 2006)
- Six Accusing Former Brick Pastor of Abuse, by Kathleen Hopkins, Asbury Park Press (April 3, 2006)
- Police Looking for Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse, on KOLD (April 3, 2006)
- 'Epistles on Clergy Abuse', by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (April 2, 2006)
- Manchester Diocese Has Yet to See the Light, in Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (April 2, 2006)
- Church Leaders Still Don't Get It: There Remains Much to Be Done to Protect Kids, by David J. Braiterman, Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (April 2, 2006)
- Audit Done, Skeptics Breathe a Little Easier, by Eric Moskowitz, Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (April 3, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Pastor Acquitted in Sexual Abuse Trial: Jury Deliberates Six Hours, by Mickey Tibbits, Free Press, Minnesota (April 3, 2006)
- Trial Postponed for Priest Accused of Fondling Boy, by Michael Zeigler, Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester NY (April 3, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Police Looking for Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse, Associated Press (April 3, 2006)
- Catholic Diocese Still Falls Short on Abuse, State Audit Says: State: Plan to Protect Children Not Followed, by Eric Moskowitz, Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (March 31, 2006)
- Bishops Sex Abuse Board Recommends "Fraternal Correction" against Nebraska Bishop: Bishop Counters Liberals on Board Dislike Diocese for Upholding Church Moral Teachings, by Hilary White, LifeSite (April 3, 2006)
- Roots of Sexual Abuse in the Church: Homosexuality, Dissent and Modernism: US Bishops' Actions Seen to Be Far from Adequate in Addressing Sexual Abuse, in LifeSite (June 18, 2002)
- Vatican Rejects U.S. Bishops Sex Abuse Plan: Calls for Joint Commission of Vatican Officials and American Bishops to Address Defects, in LifeSite (October 17, 2002)

April 4

- Priest's Trial on Charge of Fondling 14-Year-Old Postponed, by Michael Zeigler, Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester NY (April 4, 2006)
- Farewell, Father Coonan, by Dianne Williamson, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (April 4, 2006)
- Ecuador Priest Sought in Sex Abuse, by Katie McDevitt, East Valley Tribune (April 3, 2006)
- Shifflett Focus of Embezzlement Investigation, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent (April 4, 2006)
- Worcester DA Candidate Early Represents Worcester Priest Who Is on Leave for Sexual Misconduct with Minors: Will Protection Be Extended to Those Who Sexually Abuse Children? in Worcester Voice (April 3, 2006)
- Ex-Seminarian: Accused Priest Would 'Dedicate' Virgins, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Arizona (April 4, 2006)
- Ex-Priest to Move to Care Center: After Serving Five Years for Sex Crimes, Robert Larson Will Be Moved to a Missouri Center Where He Will Receive Treatment and Continual Supervision, by Stan Finger, Wichita Eagle, Missouri (April 4, 2006)
- Catholic Priest, Convicted of Molestation, to Be Let out of Prison, by Sarah Pierik, KBSD, Missouri (April 3, 2006)
- Lennon to Become Bishop in Cleveland, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 4, 2006)
- Getting the Word out about Priest Abuse, on WPEC, Florida (April 3, 2006)
- Worcester DA Candidate Early Represents Worcester Priest Who Is on Leave for Sexual Misconduct with Minors: Will Protection Be Extended to Those Who Sexually Abuse Children? in Worcester Voice (April 4, 2006)
- CAS Let Kids Down, Cornwall Inquiry Told: For Almost 20 Years, Agency Wasn't Set up to Handle Serious Abuse Cases, in Ottawa Sun, Canada (April 4, 2006)
- Pope Appoints Boston Auxiliary Bishop to Lead Cleveland Diocese, Associated Press (April 4, 2006)
- Priest on Leave after Rape Charge, by Jean Whitney and Knight Ridder, Mercury News (April 4, 2006)
- Priest Won't Be Retried in Long-Ago Detroit Abuse Allegation, by Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press, Michigan (April 4, 2006)
- Priest Personnel Files May Be Opened to Auditors, by Joe Feuerherd, National Catholic Reporter, Washington DC (April 7, 2006)
- Charges against Priest "Nothing," Sister Says, by Rushmie Kalke, Worcester Telegram & Gazette (April 4, 2006)
- Louisville Group Calls for Bishop's Removal, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal (April 4, 2006)
- Priest Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault of Kansas City Man, by Matt Sedensky, Associated Press (April 4, 2006)
- N.H. State Sex Abuse Audit Critical of Diocese, in Catholic Online, New Hampshire (April 4, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Rape on Leave from Church, Associated Press, California (April 4, 2006)

April 5

- Lennon Has Always Said Yes When Asked to Do Tough Jobs, by David Briggs, Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 5, 2006)
- Former Priest Facing Molestation Claims Won't Attend Trial, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (April 5, 2006)
- Catholic Lay Group Calls on Chicago Cardinal to Resign, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal (April 5, 2006)
- Family Says Coonan Not Abusive, by Rushmie Kalke, Worcester Telegram & Gazette (April 5, 2006)
- Humble Beginnings, Steady Climb, Difficult Assignment, in Beacon Journal, Cleveland OH (April 5, 2006)
- Priest Molested Boy, Suit Claims, by Joe Lambe, Kansas City Star, Kansas City MO (April 5, 2006)
- Controversial Hub Church Big Named Bishop of Cleveland, by Marie Szaniszlo, Boston Herald (April 5, 2006)
- John Day Residents Ponder Priest Scandal, by Teri Nelson, KBCI (April 4, 2006)
- Rally Held for Abuse Victims, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star Exponent (April 5, 2006)
- Priest's Case Dismissed, by Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press (April 5, 2006)
- Brunner 'Laicized', in Community Press, Ohio (April 5, 2006)
- Defrocked Priest Settles Molestation Lawsuit, by Cicero A. Estrella, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland CA (April 4, 2006)
- Accused Priests Urged to Seek Legal Advice, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (April 5, 2006)
- Lay Preacher Accused of Abusing Sisters, by George Jackson, One in Four, Northern Ireland (April 5, 2006)
- Italian Priest Accused of Sexually Abusing 20 Boys, Irish Examiner, Italy (April 5, 2006)
- People Abused by Priests Demand Local Action, by Steve Newborn, WUSF (April 6, 2006)
- Boston Archdiocesan Documents: Showing the Involvement of Bishop Richard G. Lennon in Abuse Cases, in Bishop Accountability, Boston MA (April 5, 2006)
- CAS under Microscope at Cornwall Probe: Agency Lacked In-Depth Checks for Foster Parents until 1985, Inquiry Hears, in Ottawa Sun, Canada (April 5, 2006)

April 6

- Church Settles Sex Abuse Cases with Labrador Innu, on CBC News, Canada (April 6, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Probe, Baby T Case Shape Burke's Image, by John Chase and Robert Becker, Chicago Tribune (April 6, 2006)
- Erikson Hopes to Heal Archdiocese: Cardinal's Choice Says He Brings Fresh Perspective, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 6, 2006)
- Ex-Indiana Priest Won't Attend Trial: Cleric Facing 12 Molestation Lawsuits in Vermont Says He's Too Ill, Poor, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star (April 6, 2006)
- Where Are the Reforms on Sex Abuse? Six Months after the Grand Jury's Report, Priests' Victims Still Wait for Harrisburg to Act, by John Salveson, Philadelphia Inquirer (April 6, 2006)
- My Opinion Andrew M. Greeley: New Pope Confounds Critics and Supporters, by Andrew M. Greeley, Arizona Daily Star (April 6, 2006)
- How the Ohio Legislature Betrayed Child Victims of Clergy Abuse, and How We Can Stop It from Happening Nationwide, by Marci Hamilton, FindLaw, Ohio (April 6, 2006)
- Candidate to Push for Abuse Victims' Day in Court: Dann, Seeking Attorney General Seat, Decries Limit on Suits, by Tom Beyerlein, Dayton Daily News, Ohio (April 6, 2006)
- No Trace Left of Priest's Case, by Kathryn Marchocki, Union Leader, New Hampshire (April 6, 2006)
- Man Accuses Kansas Priest of Sexual Abuse, on KAKE News, Kansas (April 6, 2006)
- Group Wants Review of Center Where Kansas Sent Abusive Ex-Priest, Associated Press (April 5, 2006)
- Who Is Anne Burke? by Abdon M. Pallasch, Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (April 6, 2006)
- George Says He Thinks about Priest Abuse Scandal Every Day, on WQAD, Chicago IL (April 6, 2006)
- Abuse Survivors Group Protests Decision Not to Retry Priest, by Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press, Detroit MI (April 6, 2006)
- Cardinal: Scandal a 'Moral Crisis', by Anna Johnson, Associated Press (April 6, 2006)
- New Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Abuse by Priest, by Steve Miller, WBBM (April 6, 2006)

April 7

- Judge Delays Discussion of Records in Priest Case, in Chicago Tribune (April 7, 2006)
- Lawsuit Alleges Sex Abuse by Priest, by Margaret Ramirez, Chicago Tribune (April 7, 2006)
- Cardinal: Church Failed to Protect Children: Lawsuit Accuses Another Priest of Molestation, by Dalia Hatuqa, Ciaran McEvoy and Yuxing Zheng, The Times, Chicago IL (April 7, 2006)
- Abuse Victims Want Priest Retried, by Mary Conway, WXYZ, Detroit MI (April 6, 2006)
- At the Parish: Making Safeguard the Children a Way of Life, in The Tidings, California (April 7, 2006)
- Ministry Members Charged: Three Longtime Members of the Gospel of Truth Ministry, Which Puts on a Famous Christmas House Display, Are Charged with Child Sexual Abuse, by Abhi Raghunathan and Waveney Ann Moore, St. Petersburg Times (April 7, 2006)
- Polygamist Charged with Rape: Jeffs Arranged Marriage for a Child, County Says, by Ben Winslow and Nancy Perkins, Deseret Morning News, St. George UT (April 7, 2006)
- Religious Strain on Child Sex Abuse Bill, by Joan Murphy, Jewish Times, Maryland (April 7, 2006)
- No Retrial for Priest Brings Protesters: Prosecutor: Man's Done Time; Others See Wrong Message, by Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press (April 7, 2006)
- Cardinal Keeler Submits Letter of Resignation to the Vatican: Canon Law Requires Action at Age 75; Archbishop Awaits Pope's Decision, by Matthew Hay Brown, Baltimore Sun (April 7, 2006)

April 8

- Gumbleton: Forgiveness, Accountability Are Linked, in Midland Daily News, Michigan (April 8, 2006)
- Accused Ex-Priest Had Worked at Slain Professor's Parish, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Chicago IL (April 8, 2006)
- Help Sought for Alleged Church Abuse Victims, by Martha Raffaele, Associated Press (April 8, 2006)
- Extradition of Clergy Lengthy, by Yvonne Martin, Stuff, New Zealand (April 8, 2006)
- Diocese Defrocks 3 More Priests in Sex Abuse Scandal, by Mitch Lipka, Duluth News Tribune (April 8, 2006)
- Diocese Progresses on Child Protection: Abuse Board Revision Urged, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 8, 2006)
- Third Report on Sex Abuse Charter Released, in Pittsburgh Catholic (March 31, 2006)
- Skylstad Accusation Another Obstacle for Diocese, by Alex Fitterer, Gonzaga Bulletin, Spokane WA (April 7, 2006)
- DA Campaign Battle Rages, The Monitor (April 8, 2006)
- 2 More Claim Abuse by Priest in BR Diocese, by Adrian Angelette, The Advocate, Louisiana (April 8, 2006)
- Critics Upset As Priest Nears Parole: Rev. Lenczycki: Some Say His Boss Protected Him after Abuse Allegations, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (April 8, 2006)
- Lawyers: Church Hid Abuse of Client's Brother, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (April 7, 2006)

April 9

- Church Sex Abuse Counselor Signs on: Venice Diocese Social Worker's Goal Is to Help Church Abuse Victims, by Christina E. Sanchez, Herald-Tribune (April 9, 2006)
- The Law of Advancement, by Eileen McNamara, Boston Globe (April 9, 2006)
- Police Might Pursue '70s Abuse Case: Authorities Say Diocese Failed to Tell That It Had Evidence Priest Abused Girl, by Frank E. Lockwood, Herald-Leader, Lexington KY (April 9, 2006)
- Detroit Bishop Says He'd Help Support End of Wisconsin Limit on Abuse Suits against Church, by Tom Heinen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (April 8, 2006)
- Mazzaglia: History Will Show the Greatness of Bishop Lennon, by Frank Mazzaglia, MetroWest Daily News, Boston MA (April 9, 2006)
- Local Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse: Father Richard Szafranski Relieved of His Duties, by Cathy Shafran, WJRT (April 8, 2006)
- Former Priest Being Released from Prison, on WQAD (April 9, 2006)
- 'Settled' Is a State of Mind, by Dianne Williamson, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (April 9, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- L.I. 'Perv' Priest Suspended, by Kieran Crowley, New York Post (April 9, 2006)
- Facing Her Torment: In a Rare One-on-One Discussion, Holbrook Woman Confronts Priest about Alleged Encounters, by Carol Eisenberg, Newsday, Long Island NY (April 9, 2006)
- Before the Next Sex Scandal: How Your Church and Your Pastor May Prevent the Predictable, in Christianity Today, United States (April 7, 2006)

April 10

- SNAP Leader Arrested for Violating Court Order, on Capital News 9 (April 10, 2006)
- Church Structures 'May Have Added to Abuse', by John Cooney, Irish Independent (April 10, 2006)
- Court Rules Man in Abuse Claim Entitled to Jury, in One in Four, Ireland (April 10, 2006)
- Priest Denies Abusing Young Girl, on BBC News, United Kingdom (April 10, 2006)
- Jailed Priest Could Be Refused Release: Law Used for 1st Time against a Clergyman, by Charles Sheehan, Chicago Tribune (April 10, 2006)
- Napa Priest's Slander Suit Tossed out, by David Ryan, Napa Valley Register, Napa CA (April 10, 2006)
- SNAP Leader Arrested for Church Protest, in North Country Gazette (April 9, 2006)
- Priest Facing Sex Abuse Charges, on U.TV, Northern Ireland (April 10, 2006)
- Elementary School Basketball Coach Held on Sex Charges, on ABC 7, Chicago IL (April 10, 2006)
- State to Review Church Guidelines on Child Abuse, by Niamh Connolly, Post, Ireland (April 9, 2006)
- Archdiocese Is Hamstrung in Reform, Report Says, by Katie Zezima, Amherst Times (April 8, 2006)
- Man Seeking Pastor's Removal Is Arrested, by Colin McDonald, Albany Times Union (April 10, 2006)
- Academic to Monitor Guidelines, in Irish Independent (April 10, 2006)
- Joliet Diocese Lists Accused Priests' Names Online, on CBS 2, Joliet IL (April 10, 2006)
- Diocesan Priests with a Substantiated Allegation(s) of Sexual Abuse of Minors Made against Them, in Diocese of Joliet (April 10, 2006)
- Sagianw Diocese Deals with Sex Abuse Allegation, on WJRT (April 10, 2006)
- Fermanagh Priest Denies Sexual Assault Charge, in Ocean fm, Northern Ireland (April 10, 2006)
- SNAP Co-Director Due Back in Court Next Month, on Capital News 9, Albany NY (April 10, 2006)

April 11

- Priest to Stay in Custody: Man Convicted of Abuse Is Ordered to Mental Facility, by Angela Rozas and Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (April 11, 2006)
- New Allegation against Priest, by Carol Eisenberg, Newsday, Long Island NY (April 11, 2006)
- A New Bishop for Cleveland, in Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 11, 2006)
- Joliet Diocese Names 22 Accused Priests: Sex Abuse Scandal: Critics Question the List's Completeness, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (April 11, 2006)
- Convicted Priest Not Free Yet, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (April 11, 2006)
- Priest Ordered Confined to Sex Offender Facility, by Ted Slowik, Beacon News (April 11, 2006)
- SNAP Leader Heads to Court after Protest, by Robert Cristo, Troy Record (April 11, 2006)
- Reilly Role in Abuse Crisis Is Debated: He Takes Partial Credit for Law's Departure, by Brian C. Mooney, Boston Globe (April 11, 2006)
- Excerpts of Speech, in Boston Globe (April 11, 2006)
- Law's Resignation & Reilly's Role: Graphic, in Boston Globe (April 11, 2006)
- Convicted Priest to Be Held at Treatment Facility, on CBS 2 (April 10, 2006)
- Priest Admits to Sexual Abuse: Investigation under Way, on ClickOnDetroit.com (April 10, 2006)
- Commitment Hearing Ordered for Pedophile Priest, by Angela Rozas, Chicago Tribune (April 10, 2006)
- Jailed Priest Could Be Refused Release: Law Used for 1st Time against a Clergyman, by Charles Sheehan, Chicago Tribune (April 10, 2006)
- Reform Group Targets George, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (April 11, 2006)
- Priest's Release from Prison Blocked, by Dan Rozek, Chicago Sun-Times (April 11, 2006)
- Man Looking for Church Justice, by Mason Kerns, Daily Iowan, Iowa (April 7, 2006)

April 12

- Sex Abuse Victims' Lawyer Runs in DA Race, by Richard Nangle, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester MA (April 12, 2006)
- Priest's Trial in Death of Nun Will Include Talk of Rituals, Cults: Case Likely to Include Talk of Cults, Rituals, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo OH (April 12, 2006)
- Imesch Disrupted at Mass: St. Ray's Outburst: Bishop Was Honoring Two Priests Accused of Sex Abuse, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (April 12, 2006)
- Profiles in Timing, by Eileen McNamara, Boston Globe (April 12, 2006)
- Abuse Secrecy Continues, Critics Say: Illinois Victims' Group Claims Joliet Diocese Didn't List All Priests, by Dalia Hatuqa, The Times, Joliet IL (April 12, 2006)
- Citing Anti-Gay Stance, Outspoken Priest Quits, by Susan Evans, Tribune-Democrat (April 11, 2006)
- Defrocked Priest Began Career in Idaho, on NBC Newschannel 6, Idaho (April 10, 2006)
- Diocesan Priest Admits Relationship with Teen, by Denise Ford-Mitchell, Bay City Times, Michigan (April 11, 2006)
- An Ohio Community Hopes for Closure in Nun's Brutal Slaying: It Has Been 26 Years since Margaret Ann Pahl Was Found Dead. As a Priest's Murder Trial Is to Begin, Rumors of a Coverup Continue to Swirl, by P.J. Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times, Toledo OH (April 12, 2006)
- Death of Accused Priest Reported: The Rev. Polienato Bernabe Allegedly Abused a Girl While Visiting Gulfport in the Late '70s and Early '80s, by Chris Tisch, St. Petersburg Times, Florida (April 12, 2006)
- Priest Reinstated by Archdiocese, in Salem News, Boston MA (April 12, 2006)
- Fugitive Ex-Priest Perv Bust, by Laura Italiano, New York Post (April 12, 2006)
- Cardinal Sin: Mahony's Has a Tendency to Diss the Law, by George Neumayr, NRO nationalreview (April 12, 2006)
- Man Who Sued Own Diocese for Alleged Abuse Quits the Priesthood, Associated Press (April 12, 2006)
- Fugitive Ex-Priest Caught: Pastor Once Served New Milford Church, by John Pirro, News-Times (April 12, 2006)
- Fugitive Ex-Priest Perv Bust, by Laura Italiano, New York Post (April 12, 2006)
- Leader of Catholic Lay Group Speaks against Archdiocese: In a Speech in St. Paul, He Accuses the Archdiocese of Turning a Blind Eye to What His Group Calls Violations of Canon. Church Leaders Say the Group Is " Dead Wrong.", by Pamela Miller, Star Tribune, St. Paul MN (April 12, 2006)
- The Wanderer Interviews ... Bishop Bruskewitz on Defying the NRB, in Wanderer, Lincoln NE (April 13, 2006)
- Honorary Degrees Announced, by Amanda Michaels, Observer, South Bend IN (April 12, 2006)
- Teacher Accused of Abuse, by Sarah Greenblatt, Courier-Post, New Jersey (April 12, 2006)
- Priest Cleared of Abuse Charges: the Rev. Murphy Will Return to St. Francis Xavier Church in Weymouth, by Dennis Tatz, Patriot Ledger, Weymouth MA (April 12, 2006)
- Alleged Abuse Victim Wants Nun Punished, on KWWL, Iowa (April 12, 2006)

April 13

- Nun Accused of Sexual Abuse, by Anthony Welsch, KIMT - NewsChannel 3, Iowa (April 12, 2006)
- Catholic Groups Call for Cardinal George to Resign, by Alan Suderman, CBS 2 (April 12, 2006)
- Some Applaud Diocese's Handling of Coach Case, by Larry Hanover, Courier Post, Gloucester City NJ (April 13, 2006)
- Fushek Sex Charges Aren't Tossed out: Lawyer Claims Talks with Boys Protected by Confessional, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (April 13, 2006)
- The Reason Pilla Left? Feds Investigating Catholic Diocese Financial Officers, in Cleveland Scene (April 12, 2006)
- Molester Now Resides in Belleville: Diocese Has No Record of Priest's Move, by George Pawlaczyk, News-Democrat (April 13, 2006)
- Critics Who Want Cardinal to Quit Plan Good Friday Cathedral Vigil, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (April 13, 2006)
- Real (Ray) Bourque, O.M.I. Boston Archdiocesan Personnel File, in Bishop Accountability, Boston MA (April 13, 2003)
- Better Camden Is Student's Goal, by Pete McCarthy, Cloucester County Times (April 13, 2006)
- Church Battling Plans to Ease Abuse Lawsuits, by Richard Willing, USA Today, United States (April 12, 2006)
- Man Protests Jehovah's Witness Teachings, by Robert Mills, Lowell Sun (April 13, 2006)
- S.B. 17 Passes without 'Look-Back' Period, in Catholic Telegraph (April 13, 2006)
- Stars at Night, Big and Bright, Deep in the Heart of Worcester, by Scott Zoback, Worcester Magazine (April 13, 2006)
- Police: Church Dismisses Music Minister Charged in New York Sex Case, by Jenny Blum, Ridgefield Press (April 13, 2006)
- Archbishop: Laity Can Sustain Vital Mission, by Ed Langlois, Catholic Sentinel, Portland OR (April 13, 2006)

April 14

- Sex Abuse Suit Filed against Former Priest, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (April 14, 2006)
- Man Claiming Abuse Sues Priest, Archdiocese, by Lisa Donovan, Chicago Sun-Times (April 14, 2006)
- Ex-Foxborough Priest Indicted on Decades-Old Rape Charge, by Cristina Silva, Boston Globe, Massachusetts (April 14, 2006)
- Archdiocese of Chicago Named in Another Priest-Abuse Lawsuit, Associated Press (April 14, 2006)
- Man Committed Suicide after Talks over Abuse Claims, by Jimmy Woulfe, Irish Examiner (April 14, 2006)
- Man Asks Dubuque Archdiocese to Reopen Sexual Abuse Case, on WHO, Iowa (April 14, 2006)

April 15

- Ohio Priest to Be Tried for Nun's Slaying, by John Seewer, MLive.com (April 14, 2006)
- Chicago Archdiocese Named in Priest-Abuse Suit, in Belleville News-Democrat (April 14, 2006)
- SNAP, Diocesan Aide Face off: 2 with Letter for Bishop Blair Denied Catholic Center Entry, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 14, 2006)
- High Drama in Court, in Toledo Blade (April 14, 2006)
- Hubbard Should Make Financial Data Public, in Albany Times Union (April 15, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Lawsuit against 2 of Jeffs' Brothers Dropped, Associated Press (April 15, 2006)
- LDS Church Abuse Policies, on Newschannel 6, Idaho (April 13, 2006)
- Landmark Murder Trial of Priest to Start Monday; Toledo Nun Was Killed Day before Easter '80, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 15, 2006)
- Priest in Clear over Sex Claim: Anger at Two Years Awaiting Outcome, by Michael McHugh, Belfast Telegraph, Northern Ireland (April 15, 2006)
- Defrocked Fugitive Priest Arraigned on Sex Charge, on WTNH (April 15, 2006)
- Former St. John's Pastor Arrested: Bruce Jacques Arraigned on Sex Count in N.Y. City, by John Pirro, New Milford Spectrum (April 15, 2006)

April 16

- Diocese Settles Lawsuit Tied to Abuse Case, by James F. McCarty, Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 15, 2006)
- Group Wants Priest Barred from Wearing Collar in Court, on WKYC, Toledo OH (April 16, 2006)
- Bishop: Diocese Ends Abuse Case: Oseph V. Adamec Announces That an Appeal Will Not Be Filed, Bringing to a Close the Decades-Old Michael Hutchison Case, by Phil Ray, Altoona Mirror, Pennsylvania (April 16, 2006)
- Innocence Lost - the Church at Easter, by Ian Boyne, Jamaica Gleaner (April 16, 2006)
- Some Critics SNAP to Judgment, by Russ Lemmon, Toledo Blade (April 16, 2006)
- Judge Gives Rabbi Lifetime Probation, by Mirsada Buric, Daily Courier (April 14, 2006)
- Many Find Spiritual Rebirth in Catholic Church, by Yadira Betances, Eagle-Tribune (April 16, 2006)
- Public Parking Blocked near Courthouse for Trial, in Toledo Blade (April 16, 2006)
- Court Overturns Ex-Priest's Conviction: Calif. Appeals Court Overturns Ex-Priest's Molestation Conviction on Prosecutor's Comments, on ABC News (April 14, 2006)
- Priest's Molestation Conviction Overturned, in Los Angeles Times (April 14, 2006)

April 17

- Priest Headed to Trial over Nun's Slaying, on CBS News, Toledo OH (April 17, 2006)
- Provincial of Jesuits Deals with Charges, by Lisa Demer, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska (April 17, 2006)
- Priest Misconduct Trial Opens Today; First of 17 Lawsuits, by Kevin O'Connor (April 17, 2006)
- Defrocked Priest Could Be Charged: Statute of Limitations on Hold for Abuse, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (April 17, 2006)
- Trial of Priest Accused of Killing Nun Will Have Tv-Show Feel, Associated Press (April 17, 2006)
- Judge Makes Ruling in Case of Former Pastor, on KPHO (April 17, 2006)
- Family of Dead Limerick Man to Address Abuse-Victim Group, in Unison, Ireland (April 17, 2006)
- Local Priest Accused of Sexual Harassment, by J. Dusett, WDTN, Ohio (April 17, 2006)
- High Court Won't Interfere with Subpoenas, by Toni Locy, Associated Press (April 17, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Satanic Murder of Nun: Possible Satanic Basis to Murder of Ohio Nun by Priest, by Martin Barillas, Spero News, Toledo OH (April 17, 2006)
- Diocese Priest Abuse Case to Get under Way This Week, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (April 17, 2006)
- Catholics Were Tested by a Sex-Abuse Scandal and Church Closings. Now the Faithful Are Seeing Signs of Renewal, by Debbie Hovanasian, Lowell Sun, Massachusetts (April 17, 2006)
- No Shortage of Drama As Priest's Trial Opens, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 17, 2006)
- Priest Sex Abuse Trial Begins, on WCAX, Burlington VT (April 17, 2006)
- Jury Selection off to Slow Start in Murder Trial, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 17, 2006)
- A Timeline of Sister Margaret Ann Pahl's Killing, Associated Press, Toledo OH (April 14, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Cases Heading for Court, by William McCall, Associated Press, Portland OR (April 17, 2006)

April 18

- 28 Names Added to List of Accused Abusers, in Chicago Tribune (April 18, 2006)
- DA Can Go after Church Records: Supreme Court Won't Interfere in Sex-Crime Case, by Toni Locy, Associated Press, Washington DC (April 18, 2006)
- Can a Priest Be a Killer? 26 Years after a Nun Was Found Slain, Clergyman Goes on Trial in City with Large Catholic Population, by John Seewer, Associated Press (April 18, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Victim Seeking Multi-Million Damage Award, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (April 18, 2006)
- Court OKs Access to Church Records: But Rejects Case of Two Muslims at Guantánamo, by Charlie Savage, Boston Globe (April 18, 2006)
- Mahony Must Give D.A. Files, by Jean Guccione and William Lobdell, Los Angeles Times (April 18, 2006)
- ML Priest Accused of Sex Abuse: Father John Morse Denies Allegations, Leaves Church, by Erin Stuber, Columbia Basin Herald (April 17, 2006)
- Defrocked Priest Could Be Charged, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (April 17, 2006)
- Comiskey Confesses: I Have Now Found Peace: Comments by Former Fernsbishop Anger Abuse Victims, in Irish Independent (April 18, 2006)
- Priest's Murder Trial Starts; Potential Jurors Quizzed in Nun's Slaying, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 18, 2006)
- Priest's Trial Has Potential to Be Circus, by Russ Lemmon, Toledo Blade (April 17, 2006)
- Priest Charged in 40-Year-Old Rape: McMahon Stripped of Priesthood after Charges Surfaced, by William Rabb, Pensacola News Journal (April 18, 2006)
- Archdiocese Sex Abuse Cases Head for Court, by William McCall, Associated Press (April 17, 2006)
- Archdiocese Loses Case to Keep Former Priests' Records Secret, by Randal C. Archibold, New York Times (April 18, 2006)
- L.A. Catholic Church Loses Battle over Priest Files, Reuters (April 17, 2006)
- Albany, Diocese Sued over Arrest at Protest, by Brian Nearing, Albany Times Union (April 18, 2006)
- Jesuit Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse, Leaves Moses Lake Church, Associated Press (April 18, 2006)
- Mother of Clerical Sexual Abuse Victim Calls for Bishop to Resign, by Jim Morahan, Irish Examiner (April 18, 2006)
- Resign, Angry Mum Tells Bishop: Tragic Son Who Alleged Clerical Abuse 'Denied Compassion by Church', in Irish Independent (April 18, 2006)
- They Killed My Son, by Aine Bonner, One in Four, Ireland (April 18, 2006)
- Mother Calls on Bishop to Resign over Son, by Ruadhan Mac Cormaic, One in Four, Ireland (April 18, 2006)
- Church Must Act, in One in Four, Ireland (April 18, 2006)
- Church in Limerick out of Step, in One in Four, Ireland (April 18, 2006)
- Court Reverses Sex-Contact Verdict against Priest, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, New Jersey (April 18, 2006)
- Churches Cite Compliance with Child Protection Policies, by Andy Smith, Eagle-Tribune, New Hampshire (April 18, 2006)
- County Antrim Man Admits Raping 12-Year-Old Girl, on U.TV, United Kingdom (April 18, 2006)
- Court Reverses Sex-Contact Verdict against Priest, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger (April 18, 2006)
- Churches Cite Compliance with Child Protection Policies, by Andy Smith, Eagle-Tribune, New Hampshire (April 18, 2006)
- SNAP Co-Director Filing Lawsuit over Arrest, on Capital News 9, Albany NY (April 18, 2006)
- LA Archdiocese Stung by Supreme Court Decision: Prosecutors Hail Victory for Priest Abuse Victims, on NBC 4, Los Angeles CA (April 18, 2006)
- Man Sues Crosiers Religious Order, Alleging Sexual Abuse 20+ Years Ago: Plaintiff's Lawyer Says the Suit Is Aimed at Forcing the Order to Publicly Identify Members Accused of Abuse, by Herón Márquez Estrada, Star Tribune, Minnesota (April 17, 2006)
- Former Massachusetts Priest Indicted on Charge of Raping a Girl, Associated Press (April 18, 2006)
- Sylvestre Court Hearing Put on Hold, in CD98.9, Canada (April 18, 2006)
- Religious Beliefs a Factor in Jury Selection, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 18, 2006)
- Church Not the Only Loser in Fallout from Tragic Limerick Man's Death, by Ronan Mullen, Irish Examiner (April 19, 2006)

April 19

- Washington State Briefs, Associated Press (April 19, 2006)
- Priest Charged in 40-Year-Old Rape: McMahon Stripped of Priesthood after Charges Surfaced, by William Rabb, News Journal (April 18, 2006)
- Prep School Concedes to Abuse Charge, by Julia Duin, Washington Times (April 19, 2006)
- Comiskey to Avoid Ferns Ceremony, in Irish Independent (April 19, 2006)
- Man, 38 Admits Raping Girl, 12, in Blackpool Today, United Kingdom (April 19, 2006)
- Whom Will Church Serve, Priests or Us? by Jennifer Solis, Los Angeles Daily News (April 19, 2006)
- Mahony's Defiance, in Los Angeles Daily News (April 19, 2006)
- Lawyers Whittle Jury Pool for Priest: Financial Hardship, Health, and Religious Beliefs Are Cited, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 19, 2006)
- Cardinals and the Law, in New York Times (April 19, 2006)
- Priest Removed after Sexual Abuse Claim Filed, by Virginia de Leon, Spokesman-Review, Washington (April 19, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Elderly Priest Found Not Fit to Stand Trial, by Keith Lacey, NorthernLife.ca, Canada (April 19, 2006)
- Moving Scenes at Prayer Service for Sex Abuse Victims, in Western People, Ireland (April 19, 2006)
- Boston Archdiocese Audit Shows $46m in Red, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press, Boston MA (April 19, 2006)
- Vermont Catholic Church Settles Abuse Lawsuit for $965,000, on WCAX, Burlington VT (April 19, 2006)
- Lawsuits Settled against Former Priest, on KWWL, Iowa (April 19, 2006)
- Former Priest Arrested on Sex Charges, by Annabelle McDonald, News.com.au, Australia (April 20, 2006)
- Sex Scandal Costs Boston Catholic Church Millions, by Jim Finkle, Reuters (April 19, 2006)

April 20

- Bishop to Call for Sex-Abuse Legislation, by April M. Washington and Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (April 20, 2006)
- Priest Abused Boy, Lawsuit Claims: Action Filed against Pastor of Pottstown Church. Lawyer Says Archdiocese, Cardinal, Principal Covered up Touching Incidents, by Pervaiz Shallwani, Morning Call, Pennsylvania (April 20, 2006)
- Diocese Settles Priest Abuse Case for $965,000, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (April 20, 2006)
- Lawsuit Accuses Priest of Abuse, by Mike Castiglione, Mercury (April 20, 2006)
- Ex-Indiana Priest Named in Abuse Case, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star, Vermont (April 20, 2006)
- Church Settles Abuse Case, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald, Vermont (April 20, 2006)
- Cardinal Faces Day of Reckoning, in Pasadena Star-News, California (April 20, 2006)
- Details on 11 Priests Missing in '04 Report: Mahony's Disclosure on Sex Abuse Claims Left out Information on Clerics Who Stayed in Ministry, by Jean Guccione and William Lobdell, Los Angeles Times (April 20, 2006)
- The Passion of the Court: US Supreme Court's Silence Forces Mahony to Turn over Files of Accused Ex-Priests, by André Coleman, Pasadena Weekly (April 20, 2006)
- New Lawsuit Alleges Priest Sex Abuse at Montco School, by Pervaiz Shallwani, Morning Call, Pennsylvania (April 19, 2006)
- Archdiocese $46.3 Million in Hole, by Emelie Rutherford, Milford Daily News, Boston MA (April 20, 2006)
- Boston Archdiocese Opens Financial Records - Cardinal O'Malley's Letter on Financial Transparency, in Catholic Online, Boston MA (April 20, 2006)
- Defrocked Priest Settles Sexual Abuse Lawsuits, Attorneys Say, on WQAD, Iowa (April 20, 2006)
- Recently Suspended Priest Sued: Two Alleged Victims Claim Sexual Abuse, on NBC 5 (April 19, 2006)
- Jury Selection Continues in Robinson Trial, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 19, 2006)
- Victims Advised to Stay Away, by Mary Earls, Limerick Post, Ireland (April 20, 2006)
- Cost of Settling Abuse Claims, Healing Wounds at $150.8m, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 20, 2006)
- Church Tackles $46m Gap: Financial Disclosures Win Praise, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 20, 2006)
- Child Rape by Priests Leaves Boston Catholic Diocese Deep in Debt, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press, Boston MA (April 20, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Separation of Church and State over Audits: AG, Diocese Disagree on How Many Remain, by Eric Moskowitz, Monitor (April 16, 2006)
- Diocese Admits It Failed Victim of Abuse, in Irish Independent (April 20, 2006)
- Priest on Sex Charge, in Herald Sun, Australia (April 20, 2006)
- Not the Cardinal's Rules, in Los Angeles Times (April 20, 2006)
- Ominous Trend Emerges As Catholic Laity Show Signs of Open Dispute with Bishops, in Spirit Daily, United States (April 20, 2006)
- Ex-Pastor Faces Sex Charges: D.A.'s Office Says Lee 'Had Sex' with 15-Year-Old, by Jim Wright, Press and Sun-Bulletin (April 20, 2006)
- Essex Pastor Charged with Sexual Child Abuse, by Kai Jackson, WJZ (April 20, 2006)
- Sex Scandal Costs Boston Catholic Church Millions, in CRI, Boston MA (April 20, 2006)
- McCarrick Says Retirement Appears near, by Alan Cooperman and Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post (April 20, 2006)
- Charges Still Pending against Saratoga Priest Accused of Rape, by Knight Ridder, Mercury News, Saratoga CA (April 20, 2006)
- Final Jury Selections Today in Priest's Trial, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 20, 2006)
- Spokane Diocese Settles Claims with More Insurance Companies, Associated Press, KXLY, Spokane WA (April 20, 2006)
- Abuse Audits Reveal Authority Clash of Bishops and Bishops Conference, by Tom McFeely, Catholic Online (April 20, 2006)
- Church Says Almost Fully Compliant with Background Checks, by J.M. Hirsch, Associated Press, Boston.com (April 20, 2006)

April 21

- Diocese: Screening Accomplished: Priests, Workers Have Been Trained, It Says, by Eric Moskowitz, Concord Monitor, New Hampshire (April 21, 2006)
- It's Time to Share the Truth, Cardinal, by Colleen Cason, Ventury County Star, California (April 21, 2006)
- Sex Suit against Diocese Barred, by David Singleton, Times-Tribune, Pennsylvania (April 21, 2006)
- O'Malley Sees a Test of Values: Says Region Poses 'Great Challenge', by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 21, 2006)
- Vermont Catholic Diocese Settles Priest Suit, on WCAX, Burlington VT (April 19, 2006)
- Spokane Diocese, Two Insurance Companies Settle, by John K. Wiley, Associated Press, News Tribune (April 21, 2006)
- Shining a Spotlight on Church Finances, in Boston Herald (April 21, 2006)
- Diocese: Clergy, Most Staff Have Cleared Review, by Kathryn Marchocki, Union Leader (April 21, 2006)
- Bishop on Sex Charge, by Bianca Symonette, Bahama Journal (April 21, 2006)
- Church: Background Checks Nearly Finished, by J.M. Hirsch, Portsmouth Herald (April 21, 2006)
- Former Minister Sentenced on Sex Crime Charges, Associated Press, The State (April 21, 2006)
- O'Malley Opens the Books, in Boston Globe (April 21, 2006)
- Jury Seated in Priest Murder Case, on WTOL (April 21, 2006)
- Bishop Details Sequence of Meetings to Discuss Abuse Claim, in eircom.net, Ireland (April 21, 2006)
- Edited Transcript of Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley's Q&A, in Boston Globe (April 21, 2006)
- Priest Resigns As Head of Spokane Boys Ranch Amid Abuse Claims, Associated Press, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (April 21, 2006)
- Child Sex Extradition Overturned, in Advertiser, Australia (April 21, 2006)
- Jury Set for Priest's Trial: Opening Statements, Visit to Murder Scene Set for Today, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 21, 2006)
- Former Foxboro Priest Indicted, by Heather McCarron, Country Gazette (April 21, 2006)
- Prosecutor Ties Nun's Cuts, Priest's Blade, by John Seewer, Associated Press, Island Packet (April 21, 2006)
- Fugitive Priest Hid in Malaysia, by Bruce Jacques, Asian Pacific Post, Maylasia (April 20, 2006)
- Ohio Priest Lied about Nun's Murder: Prosecutor, by Bill Frogameni, Reuters (April 21, 2006)
- Alabama-Based Catholic Network Kept Abusive Priest on Staff, by Jay Reeves, Associated Press, Ledger-Enquirer (April 21, 2006)
- Lawsuit Says Former Pastor Abused Boy, by Kristen Wajda, Southwest News-Herald, Chicago IL (April 20, 2006)
- Catholics Aware of U.S. Church's Abuse Response Trust More, Study Says, by Jerry Filteau, Catholic Online (April 21, 2006)
- Retired Bishop Who Says He Was Abused Backs Colo. Bill on Victims, on KCTV 5 (April 21, 2006)
- Settlement Gives Abuse Victim Peace of Mind, on WHAS 11 (April 21, 2006)

April 22

- Diocese Losing Advocate for Abuse Victims, by Kristin Bender, Alameda Times-Star (April 21, 2006)
- Archdiocese Will Pay $300,000 to Settle Last of Sex-Abuse Suits, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal, Louisville KY (April 21, 2006)
- Abuse Case Settled; Next Steps Important, in Burlington Free Press, Vermont (April 22, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Abuse Quits Boys Ranch, Associated Press, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (April 22, 2006)
- Alleged Victim Says Abuse by Nuns 'Not Being Addressed', by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Minnesota (April 21, 2006)
- Judge Asked to Decide on Interest Total: Diocese, Abuse Victim Disagree on How Much Should Be Paid to Settle Suit, by Phil Ray, Altoona Mirror (April 22, 2006)
- Clergymen's NZ Child Sex Charges Extradition Overturned, in Radio New Zealand (April 22, 2006)
- Inspirational Concert to Offer Hope, Healing, by Carol Murphy, Republican (April 22, 2006)
- Deal Close on Residential Schools, Indian Affairs Minister Says, on CBC, Canada (April 21, 2006)
- Abuse Case Man's Plea to Ahern, in Eircom, Ireland (April 22, 2006)
- 50 Years Later, an Abuse Victim Confronts Priest, by Caryle Murphy, Journal Gazette (April 22, 2006)
- Our View: Cardinal O'Malley and Transparency, in Patriot Ledger (April 22, 2006)
- No Explanation for Pastor's Exit, by Rebecca Lopez, WFAA, Dallas TX (April 22, 2006)
- Priest's Exit Stuns Staff, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News (April 21, 2006)
- East Valley News Briefs, in AZCentral.com (April 22, 2006)
- Jurors Go to Chapel in Priest's Murder Trial: The Cleric Is Accused of Killing a Nun in 1980. The Visit to the Sacristy Crime Scene and Opening Arguments Are Part of the Day's Proceedings, by P.J. Huffstutter, Los Angeles Times (April 22, 2006)
- Youth Minister Accused of Sexual Abuse, Associated Press, Gazette (April 22, 2006)
- Settlement between Spokane Diocese, Sex Victims Illegal, Judge Says, Associated Press, Seattle Times (April 22, 2006)
- 25-Year-Old Murder Focuses on Priest, in United Press International (April 22, 2006)

April 23

- 'May Our Lord Forgive Me': How One Problem Priest in Vermont Kept Getting Another Chance, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald, Vermont (April 23, 2006)
- Breakaway Church Has Mass for Accused Priest, Slain Nun, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 23, 2006)
- Fixing Church, Post-Scandal, by Carol Eisenberg, Newsday, Long Island NY (April 23, 2006)
- Bishop Refuses to Resign over Handling of Abuse Case, in Irish Independent (April 23, 2006)
- Australia Extends Sympathy over Abuse Victim Death, by Jimmy Woulfe, Irish Examiner (April 20, 2006)
- Let's End the Pain, in One in Four, Ireland (April 23, 2006)
- What about the Victims, Bishop? You May Have Peace-They Never Will, by Terry McGeehan, One in Four, Ireland (April 23, 2006)
- 'The Denial Must End', in One in Four, Ireland (April 23, 2006)
- Priest in Sex Abuse Row Was Subject of Another Complaint, by Jimmy Woulfe, One in Four, Ireland (April 19, 2006)
- Family of Abuse Victim and Bishop of Limerick Issue Joint Statement, in Unison, Ireland (April 23, 2006)

April 24

- Priest's Abuse Trial Set to Start, by Schuyler Kropf, Post and Courier, South Carolina (April 24, 2006)
- Diocese of Ferns Celebrates Bishop Appointmen, by Neans McSweeney, Irish Examiner, Ireland (April 24, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Lawyer Announces Election Bid for Worcester County District Attorney, in Worcester Voice (April 24, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Support Group Aids Lawyers Troubled by Residential-School Cases, on CBC, Canada (April 24, 2006)
- Witness Details Finding Body of Ohio Nun, by John Seewer, Associated Press (April 24, 2006)

April 25

- Lawsuit Alleges 2 Priests Shared Sex-Abuse Victims, in Chicago Tribune (April 25, 2006)
- Bills Would Halt Time Limits for Sex Charges: House Measures Seek to Let Long-Ago Victims File Abuse Claims, Suits, by Jim Lewis, Patriot-News (April 25, 2006)
- Two Priests Abused Boy in '70s, Lawsuit Alleges, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (April 25, 2006)
- First Witnesses Testify against Priest: Investigator Cites Letter Opener, Sounds, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 25, 2006)
- Man Sues Two Dioceses, Claims Abuse: Former Apple Valley Priest Accused, by Steve Scott, Pioneer Press, Minnesota (April 25, 2006)
- Late Lodi Priest Accused of Abuse, by Keith Reid, The Record (April 25, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Coalition Pushes Legal Change: The Advocates of Ending the Statute of Limitations Played a Dvd of Accounts by Alleged Victims of Priests, by Martha Raffaele, Associated Press (April 25, 2006)
- Wisconsin Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-Priest's Case, Associated Press, Wisconsin (April 24, 2006)
- St. Anne's Priest Talks about Sexual Abuse Allegations against Former Colleague, by Ross Farrow, News-Sentinel, Lodi CA (April 24, 2006)
- Shining Light on a Cover-Up: A Priest and a Prosecutor Detail How It Happened, by Michael Newall, National Catholic Reporter, Philadelphia (April 28, 2006)
- Minister to Stand Trial in Sex Case, in Rocky Mountain News (April 25, 2006)
- Vermont Diocese Settles Suit, by Bill Zajac, The Republican, Vermont (April 25, 2006)
- Diocese in National Spotlight, by Bob Reeves, Lincoln Journal Star (April 25, 2006)
- Bishop Bruskewitz Stands by Refusal to Participate in Child Sex Abuse "Audit", in Nebraska State Paper, Lincoln NE (April 25, 2006)
- S.C. Priest Pleads Guilty in Abuse Case, in The Guardian (April 25, 2006)
- Examine the Clergy Culture, editorial in the National Catholic Reporter (April 28, 2006)
- Day by Day Account of Fr. Robinson Trial: Day by Day Account of the Trial in Progress, on 13 ABC (April 21, 2006)
- Priest Enters Plea in Sex Abuse Cases; 30-Year Term Suspended to Probation, by Schuyler Kropf, Post and Courier, Charleston SC (April 25, 2006)
- Rape Charges Dropped against Saratoga Priest, by San Jose, CBS 5 (April 25, 2006)

April 26

- Ex-Fenwick Chaplain Pleads to Sex Charges, by Tom Dalton, Salem News, Massachusetts (April 26, 2006)
- Former Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct, by Ross Farrow, Amherst Times, Lodi CA (April 25, 2006)
- State Senators Delay Vote on Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse, on TheDenverChannel.com (April 26, 2006)
- Man Alleges Past Abuse in Local Catholic Church, on WCCO, Minnesota (April 25, 2006)
- Abuse-Prevention Lessons Criticized: Diocese Lagging on Safety Measure, by Judy L. Thomas, Kansas City Star, Missouri (April 26, 2006)
- O'Gorman Poised to Stand for PDs, by Brian Dowling and Fionnan Sheahan, Irish Independent (April 26, 2006)
- Crucifix Possibly Stabbing Template: Detective Testifies in Priest's Murder Trial, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 26, 2006)
- Prosecutors Decline to File Charges against Priest Accused of Rape, Associated Press (April 26, 2006)
- Teacher Accused of Sex Offense: He's Suspended, Denies Misconduct Allegation Made by 12th-Grader, by Kytja Weir, Charlotte Observer (April 26, 2006)
- Police Present Prosecutors with Three More 'Possible Victims' of Chicago Priest, Associated Press (April 26, 2006)
- Expert: Marks on Slain Nun's Body Likely Came from Priest's Letter Opener, by Harriet Ryan, Court TV (April 27, 2006)
- Satanic Sex Abuse Claims Reopen Old Murder Case, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV (April 26, 2006)
- Diocese of Winona Sued for Alleged Sex Abuse by Former Priest, by Chris Hubbuch, Winona Daily News, Minnesota (April 26, 2006)
- Catholic Group Targets Bishops As Abuse Charges Mount: Police Say McCormick Molested Three More Children, on NBC 5 (April 26, 2006)
- Ohio Priest's DNA Wasn't on Nun's Body, by John Seewer, San Francisco Chronicle (April 26, 2006)
- Day by Day Account of Fr. Robinson Trial: Day by Day Account of the Trial in Progress, on 13 ABC (April 21, 2006)
- Weapon Linked to Nun's Death; Coroner Says Letter Opener Fit Jaw Wound, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 26, 2006)
- Priests' Morale Reported High Despite Hurt, Anger at Abuse Crisis, by Jerry Filteau, Catholic News Service (April 26, 2006)
- Finding Little Solace in Sharing of Long-Guarded Secret: Catholic Priest Who Was Victim of Sex Abuse Draws Fire after Speaking out, by Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post (April 27, 2006)
- DVD Lobbies for Abuse Victims, by Chris Foreman, Tribune-Review, Pennsylvania (April 26, 2006)

April 27

- Priest in Rape Case Accused of Molesting Disabled Neighbor, by Ralph Ranalli, Boston Globe, Hull MA (April 27, 2006)
- Ex Catholic Priest Sentenced to 5 Years' Prison for Abusing Boys, in Radio New Zealand (April 27, 2006)
- Winona Diocese Sued for Alleged Sex Abuse, by Chris Hubbuch, La Crosse Tribune (April 27, 2006)
- Ban Sought on Secret Settlements, by Timm Herdt, Ventura County Star (April 27, 2006)
- Accused Ex-Priest Had Worked at Slain Professor's Parish, by Matt C. Abbott, Conservative Voice (April 27, 2006)
- Abuse Victims Targeted by Car Ad, in Toronto Sun, Canada (April 27, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Lawsuit Bill Advances, by Mark P. Couch, Denver Post (April 27, 2006)
- Chesterfield Man Accused of Sex Abuse, in Times Dispatch, Virginia (April 26, 2006)
- Investigators Try to Link Cloth to Priest, by John Seewer, Associated Press (April 27, 2006)
- Expert: Priest's DNA lNot Present on Evidence in Nun's Slaying, on USA Today (April 26, 2006)
- Defense Seeks Sex Past of Witness, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (April 27, 2006)
- Imesch Attends Grand Jury, by Joe Hosey, Herald News (April 27, 2006)
- Two Missouri Priests Removed over Abuse Allegations, by Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press (April 27, 2006)
- Archdiocese: Ex-Chaplain Will Be Defrocked, in Salem News (April 27, 2006)
- PDs Got O'Gorman on General Election Ticket Ahead of Labour, by Gene McKenna and Brian Dowling, Irish Independent (April 27, 2006)
- Woman Credited for Events Leading to Gerald Robinson Trial, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV, Toledo OH (April 27, 2006)
- Search for Truth Ends in Tragedy, in One in Four, Ireland (April 27, 2006)
- Diocese to Examine Sex Abuse Allegations: McCloskeys Say Diocese Has 'A Lot to Learn', by Jimmy Woulfe, One in Four, Ireland (April 25, 2006)
- 80,000 Native Canadians to Be Compensated for School Abuse, by Clifford Krauss, New York Times, Canada (April 27, 2006)

April 28

- RC Priest Admits to Sex Abuse, in Times & Star, United Kingdom (April 28, 2006)
- A Scandal Deferred, in Rutland Herald, Vermont (April 28, 2006)
- A Family's Crusade, on WKOW, Wisconsin (April 27, 2006)
- Inquiry Backs Complaint against Priest: Student Was Touched Inappropriately, Jesuit Officials Say, by Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post (April 28, 2006)
- Court Reverses N.J. Priestís Child Molestation Conviction, by Arthur S. Leonard, Gay City News, New Jersey (April 27, 2006)
- Rev. Smith Not Target of Probe: Morris Pastor, Joliet Bishop Testify before Grand Jury, by Jo Ann Hustis, Morris Daily Herald (April 27, 2006)
- New Sex Abuse Lawsuit Names Working Priest: Lawsuit: Priest Still Working More Than 1 Year after Church Learned of Allegations, on NBC 5 (April 27, 2006)
- Suit Targets Joliet Diocese Priests, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (April 28, 2006)
- Hardwood Babylon: A Decade Later, Mater Dei High School's Still Protecting a Coach Accused of Sleeping with Students, by Gustavo Arellano, Orange County Weekly (April 27, 2006)
- Coroner: Priest's Letter Opener Fit Wound, by John Seewer, Associated Press (April 25, 2006)
- Forensic Expert Henry Lee Testifies in Nun's Murder, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 27, 2006)
- Suit Alleges Abuse by 2 Priests in '70s: Arizona Man Seeks $350,000 in Civil Case, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (April 28, 2006)
- Suit: Bishop Dismissed Abuse Claim, by Rummana Hussain, Chicago Sun-Times (April 28, 2006)
- Joint Statement from McCloskey Family and Bishop, in Limerick Post, Ireland (April 28, 2006)
- No More Church Secrets about Sex Abuse: Christa Brown Calls on Southern Baptists to Open Files on Clergy Offenders, in Dallas Morning News, Texas (April 28, 2006)
- Legal Battles Erupt over Rights to Church Real Estate, in Columbus Dispatch, United States (April 28, 2006)
- Pedophile Priest Gets Probation in Abuse Case, on NBC 10, Freehold NJ (April 28, 2006)

April 29

- Disgraced: Gregory Carroll Admitted Abuse, by Anna Richardson, News & Star, United Kingdom (April 29, 2006)
- Havey Defrocked by Papal Order, by Dave Bakke, Springfield State Journal-Register (April 29, 2006)
- Sex-Case Priest Gets Probation: 5 Years in Plea Deal; Victim Was 9, by Bob Jordan, Ashbury Park Press (April 29, 2006)
- Plea-Deal Priest's Next Stop: Bayonne, in Jersey Journal, Freehold NJ (April 29, 2006)
- Survivors Group to Speak out about Clergy Abuse, in Rockford Register Star (April 29, 2006)
- Priest Gets Probation in a Deal: He Was Accused of Molesting a Boy in N.J. The Victim, Now 21, Will Not Have to Testify, by Wayne Parry, Associated Press (April 29, 2006)
- Priest Receives Probation for Sexual Abuse of Boy, by Maryann Spoto, Star-Ledger, Freehold NJ (April 29, 2006)
- House Delays Vote on Sex Abuse Bill, on CBS 4, Denver CO (April 28, 2006)
- Nun Upset at Priest Day before She Was Murdered, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (April 28, 2006)
- Judge Reinstates Civil Suit against Diocese, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News Miner, Alaska (April 29, 2006)

April 30 [see below for links to over 7,000 articles and commentary 1950-present]

- Judge Will Consider Reinstating Civil Suit: Abuse: Plaintiff Says Society of Jesus, Diocese Did Not Protect Her, Associated Press (April 30, 2006)
- Judge Reinstates Civil Suit against Diocese, in Juneau Empire (April 30, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Catholic Schools Scramble to Maintain Enrollment: Allentown Diocese Tries to Buck National Urban, Rural Crisis with Marketing, Fundraising, by Steve Esack, Morning Call, Pennsylvania (April 30, 2006)
- Summary of Church Action in Sex-Abuse Cases, in Burlington Free Press, Vermont (April 30, 2006)
- Guilt and Innocents, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (April 30, 2006)
- Profile: Champion for the Abused Valiantly Joins Political Fray, by Colm O'Gorman, Sunday Times, Ireland (April 30, 2006)
- Mazzaglia: an Epidemic of School Sex Abuse, by Frank Mazzaglia, MetroWest Daily News, United States (April 30, 2006)
- For Priest, Abuse Case Hits Home: Rev. Michael Knotek Stands by His Brother George, Who Says He Was Abused by a Priest As a Teen and Has Sued the Joliet Diocese, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (April 30, 2006)
- 10 Questions for Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: Dublin's Archbishop Talks to Time about Secularism, Celibacy and Personal Time, in Time Europe Magazine, Ireland (April 30, 2006)
- Trial of Toledo Priest Accused of Killing Nun Is Magnet for Media: News Organizations Overflow Courtroom, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 30, 2006)
- Daingean Reformatory Open Day Angers Abuse Survivors, by Lorna Reid, Irish Independent (April 28, 2006)
- Daingean's Horrific History Must Never Be Forgotten, by Bruce Arnold, Irish Independent (April 28, 2006)

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