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Abuse Tracker 2006
Part 3:
May–June 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.

MAY 2006

May 1

- Auxiliary Bishop Who Served in Archdiocese for Nearly 70 Years Dies at 93, Associated Press (April 30, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Measure Fails Fairness Test, in Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (May 1, 2006)
- Rebel American Priest Detects a 'Move by Irish Away from the Catholic Church', by John Cooney, Irish Independent (May 1, 2006)
- Judge Strikes down Motions to Limit Inquiry's Scope, on CBC News, Canada (May 1, 2006)
- Catholic Expert on Rituals Set to Testify, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 1, 2006)
- 2004 Police Interview Video with Priest Is Played for Jury, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 1, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Victims of Priest Sex Abuse Scandal Were Selected, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV (May 1, 2006)
- Victims Get Voice at Cornwall Inquiry: Alleged Sex Abuse Victims to Speak Freely during Project Truth Testimony, in Ottawa Sun, Canada (May 1, 2006)

May 2

- New Suits Filed; Church Works on Financial Strategy, in Boston.com (May 1, 2006)
- Vlazny Tells Catholics of Cash-Flow Problem, Associated Press (May 1, 2006)
- Abuse Victims Sought, by Brad Bauer, Marietta Times (May 1, 2006)
- Judge in Cornwall Sex Abuse Inquiry Will Treat Church like a 'Public Institution': Ruling Challenges Traditional Definition; Diocese Lawyer Calls Decision 'Absurd', by Zev Singer, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (May 2, 2006)
- Expert: Ritual Took Place in Nun's Slaying, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer (May 2, 2006)
- Cold-Case Detective Tells Why Priest Was Suspect, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 1, 2006)
- Nun's Killer Used Occult Symbols, Church Expert in Rituals Testifies, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 2, 2006)
- Mental Evaluation OKd for Sex-Offender Priest, in Chicago Tribune, Illinois (May 2, 2006)
- Sex, Lies, Secrecy and Abuse, by Bill Frogameni, National Catholic Reporter (May 5, 2006)
- Taft Signs Bill Requiring Clergy to Report Abuse, Associated Press (May 2, 2006)
- In Massachusetts, Catholics Torn by Hierarchy, Politics, by Sara Miller Llana, Christian Science Monitor (May 3, 2006)
- Chicago Priest Accused of Child Sex Abuse: Priest Said to Be Connected to Previous Child Molestation Charges, on CBS 2 (May 2, 2006)
- Girl Recalls First Time Priest 'Raped' Her, in Sun.Star, Philippines (May 3, 2006)

May 3

- 3 Sue Ex-Priest, Also Blame Other Clergy, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Tribune (May 3, 2006)
- Seminary Spiritual Proving Ground, Says Author of Insider's Narrative, by Mark Lombard, Catholic Online (May 2, 2006)
- Candor from the Cardinal, editorial in Hartford Courant (May 3, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Expert: Alleged Soens Abuse Is Sadism: Two Men Have Filed Lawsuits Accusing the Former School Principal, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register (May 3, 2006)
- Ohio Law Requires Clergy to Report Sex Abuse, Associated Press, Ohio (May 3, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Bill Finalized: Key Change Aims to Bar Suits Based on False Claims, by Mark P. Couch, Denver Post (May 3, 2006)
- Preacher Faces Sex-Abuse Charge, in Charleston Gazette, West Virginia (May 3, 2006)
- Church Employees Discover Pensions Unsafe, in Beliefnet (May 2, 2006)
- New Family Court Judge Appointed, in Scoop, New Zealand (May 3, 2006)
- Abuse Bill Passes without 'Look-Back', by Bill Frogameni, National Catholic Reporter, Ohio (May 5, 2006)
- 3 Sue Archdiocese, Priest, in Chicago Tribune (May 3, 2006)
- Priest Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges, in San Antonio EXpress-News (May 3, 2006)
- Newark Archdiocese Pays to Close Sex Abuse Case, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, Newark NJ (May 3, 2006)
- Sex-History Questioning Ruled out at Fushek Trial, in East Valley Tribune (May 3, 2006)
- NZ to Appeal Extradition Decision, in ninemsn, New Zealand (May 4, 2006)
- Missouri Center Treats Priests, Brothers Who Sexually Offend, by Cheryl Wittenauer, Associated Press (May 3, 2006)
- Accused Naperville Pastor Proclaims Innocence, in Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois (May 3, 2006)
- Priest's Murder Trial Delayed for Second Day, in Toledo Blade (May 3, 2006)

May 4

- Fontana Case Raises Church-State Separation Issue, by Jane Gargas, Yakima Herald-Republic, Yakima WA (May 4, 2006)
- Archdiocese Is Paying 3 of Priest's Accusers to Settle Sex Claims, in Jersey Journal, Newark NJ (May 4, 2006)
- Canadian Catholic Diocese Judged Public Body in Sex Abuse Inquiry, by Deborah Gyapong, Catholic Online (May 3, 2006)
- Accuser's Letter Suggests Diocese Knew of Abuse, by Patrick Malone, Pueblo Chieftain, Pueblo CO (May 4, 2006)
- Church Weighs Options As Lawsuit Count Rises, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald (May 3, 2006)
- Pastor of Kanawha County Church, Associated Press (May 3, 2006)
- Archdiocese Cutbacks $1 Million in Wake of Bankruptcy Case, by Ed Langlois, Catholic Online (May 3, 2006)
- Judge: Sex Offender: Put 5 Boys 'Through Terrible Torture' Springfield Township Man to Spend up to 42 Years in Prison for Assaults, by Hal Marcovitz, Morning Call, Pennsylvania (May 4, 2006)
- Troubled Image Yakima Diocese Wrestles with Allegations, by Jane Gargas, Yakima Herald-Republic (May 4, 2006)
- Hospital Workers Saw Priest near Chapel on Morning of Nun's Death, by John Seewer, Associated Press, carried in Beacon Journal (May 4, 2006)
- Toledo Murder Case Rekindles Debate about Ritual Abuse, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV (May 4, 2006)
- Catholic Church Hierarchy Lambasted in 'Codes', by Sandi Dolbee, San Diego Union-Tribune (May 4, 2006)
- 'Everywhere I Turned, I Ran into Sexual Abuse', in The Guardian (May 4, 2006)
- Possible Dismissal in Church Sex Abuse Case, by Bill Carey, News 10 Now, New York (May 4, 2006)
- Former Pastor to Be Defrocked, by Margaret Smith, Billerica Minuteman, Massachusetts (May 4, 2006)

May 5

- Pastor Won't Be Tried in Abuse Case, by Mark Davis, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia (May 5, 2006)
- Charges Dropped against Minister, by Andria Simmons, Gwinnett Daily Post, Lawrenceville GA (May 5, 2006)
- Church Wins As Abuse Bill Collapses: House, Senate Divided over Window for Sex-Abuse Lawsuits, by Mark P. Couch, Denver Post (May 5, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Bill in Doubt: House Soundly Rejects Compromise in Favor of Original, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News (May 5, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Involved in Sex Abuse Case Accused of Animal Cruelty, on WNBC (May 5, 2006)
- Catholic Church Wants Judge Removed in Priest Abuse Case, on WCAX (May 5, 2006)
- Two Alleged Sexual Abuse Victims Sue Catholic Order: Instead of Seeking Damages, the Men Are Asking the Crosiers to Identify Members Accused of Abusing Children, by Margaret Zack, Star Tribune, Minnesota (May 4, 2006)
- Suit Says Order Has More Abusers: Pair Asks Crosiers to Release List of Names, by Steve Scott, Pioneer Press, Minnesota (May 5, 2006)
- Accused, Charged, Exonerated – Ousted Priest Wages Two-Year Battle to Clear Name, Return to Ministry, by Gail Besse, Catholic Online (May 5, 2006)
- Church Seeks to Bar Defrocked Priests Access to Chapel, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV (May 5, 2006)
- Chet Warren, Defrocked Priest, May Still Have Had Access to Children, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV (May 3, 2006)
- Researchers: U.S. Catholics Remain Loyal to Church, in Georgetown University (May 5, 2006)
- Detective: in Wake of Nun's Murder, Accused Priest Sought Valium, by Harriet Ryan, Court TV (May 5, 2006)

May 6

- Chicago Priest Charged with Sexual Abuse, Associated Press, Aberdeen News (May 5, 2006)
- 2 Criminal Sex-Abuse Charges Are Added for West Side Priest, in Chicago Tribune (May 6, 2006)
- Case against Church Reopened, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (May 6, 2006)
- Catholic Church Wants Judge Removed in Case, Associated Press, Rutland Herald (May 6, 2006)
- Priest Surrenders on More Charges, by Lisa Donovan, Chicago Sun-Times (May 6, 2006)
- Catholic Leader Steps Down; Had Led Life Teen Youth Group: He Was Subject of '05 Lawsuit in Sexual-Misconduct Case, by Michael Clancy, Arizona Republic (May 6, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Suits Proceed: Bill's Demise Irrelevant, Lawyers Say the Lawsuits against the Catholic Church Will Have to Get around the Current Statute of Limitations, by Mike McPhee, Denver Post (May 6, 2006)
- Abuse Bill Nears End of the Road: 'A Lot Lost' As Vote Likely on Monday, Fitz-Gerald Says, by April M. Washington and Todd Hartman, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (May 6, 2006)
- Pedophile Priest Wempe Sentenced to 3 Years, by Jessica Garrison, KTLA, Los Angeles CA (May 5, 2006)
- Abuse Reports Prompt Scrutiny of Foreign Exchange Host Families, in TheKansasCityChannel.com (May 5, 2006)
- Report: Church Panel Began Reviewing Case in 2002, on CBS 4 (May 5, 2006)
- Missouri Police Investigate Molestation by Minister in Baptist Church, by Hannah Elliott, Associated Baptist Press (May 5, 2006)
- Former Priest Evicted, by Cristian Salazar, Herald News (May 6, 2006)
- Retired Catholic Priest Gets 3 Years for Child Molestation: Wempe Agreed to Forgo Appeal on Single Count, by Robert Jablon, Associated Press (May 6, 2006)
- Police Grilled on Holes in Probe of Nun's Killing: Accused Priest's Defense Team Opens Its Case, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 6, 2006)
- Priest Seen near Slaying Site, 2 Say; Prosecution Wraps up Its Case, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 5, 2006)
- State, Defense Focus on Police Work in Priest Trial, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer (May 6, 2006)
- Lawyer for Priest Sex-Abuse Victims Says Diocese Is 'Judge Shopping', by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (May 6, 2006)
- Church Row over Sentencing of Paedophiles: Anger As Archbishop's Aide Says That It Would Be Better to Treat Sex Offenders in the Community, by David Smith, The Observer, United Kingdom (May 7, 2006)
- Safeguarding God's Children, by Kathleen St. John, Star-Tribune, Wyoming (May 6, 2006)
- O'Gorman Announces PD Candidature after Limerick Conference, in Limerick Post, Ireland (May 7, 2006)
- Youth Ministry Leader Resigns, by Lawn Griffiths, East Valley Tribune, Arizona (May 6, 2006)

May 7

- Prosecutors: Priest Abused Boy 'Daily', by Monifa Thomas, Daily Southtown, Chicago IL (May 7, 2006)
- Bond Increased for Priest Accused of Molesting Boys, on WQAD (May 7, 2006)
- New Sex Charges Aired, by Jason George and Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (May 7, 2006)
- Prosecutors: Priest Abused Boy While Being Monitored, by Monifa Thomas, Chicago Sun-Times (May 7, 2006)
- Lawyer: Diocese Is Judge Shopping, Associated Press, Vermont (May 7, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sexual Molestation Posts Bond, on NBC 5 (May 6, 2006)
- Spirited Blogs: The Devout and the Disaffected Battle It out on the Internet, by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, Winston-Salem Journal, United States (May 6, 2006)

May 8

- School Abuse Deal Includes $80M for Lawyers, on CBC News, Canada (May 8, 2006)
- Indian Residential Schools: Agreement in Principal: FAQs, CBC News, Canada (November 25, 2005)
- Residential School Deal Almost Final, on CBC News, Canada (April 25, 2006)
- Introduction, on CBC News, Canada (November 25, 2005)
- 'No Knowledge' of Abuse at Cork School, in One in Four, Ireland (May 5, 2006)
- Pastor Charge with Statutory Rape, on WDEF, Hixon TN (May 4, 2006)
- Pastor Free on Bond, by Joe Legge, WDEF, Hixon TN (May 4, 2006)
- Police Say Minister Admits to Statutory Rape Charges, in Chattanoogan, Tennessee (May 4, 2006)
- Deciding on Limitations, Associated Press, Denver CO (May 7, 2006)
- Court Today for Accused Priest McCormack, by Bob Roberts, WBBM (May 8, 2006)
- Priest's Defense in Trial on Nun's Slaying Wraps up, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 8, 2006)
- Former Police Official Denies Cover-Up in Nun's Death, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 8, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Church Takes Aim at Abuse Victims' Lawyers, by Rachel Zoll, Associated Press, United States (May 8, 2006)

May 9

- Diocese Got inside Data on Slaying Probe: Letter Reported Police Kept Quiet about Priest, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer (May 9, 2006)
- Police Join Investigation into Teacher Sex Abuse Allegations, on WSOC, Charlotte NC (May 9, 2006)
- AME Church Strips Minister of Duties after Sex Abuse Allegations Surface, by Tim Townsend, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (May 8, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Bill Dies As Session Ends: Lawmakers Pass Funeral Protest, Alien-Smuggling Measures, by Kyle Henley, Colorado Springs Gazette (May 9, 2006)
- Top-Notch Acting Keeps 'Agnes' Afloat, by Kevin Riordan, Courier-Post, New Jersey (May 9, 2006)
- Crackdown on Polygamy Group: Warren Jeffs, Leader of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, Has Been Charged with Multiple Crimes, by Brad Knickerbocker, Christian Science Monitor, United States (May 9, 2006)
- Archdiocese Combines Panels to Monitor Sex Abuse, in Seattle Post-Intelligencer (May 9, 2006)
- Cardinal George Reacts to Latest Abuse Charges: Daniel McCormack Now Charged with Abusing 5 Boys, by Derrick Blakley, CBS 2 (May 8, 2006)
- Archdiocese Monitoring Priest during Alleged Abuse, Associated Press (May 8, 2006)
- Accused Priest Faces New Sex Abuse Charges, by Rafael Romo, CBS 2 (May 6, 2006)
- 3 More 'Possible Victims' of Chicago Priest Abuse, Associated Press (April 26, 2006)
- Grand Jury Indicts Priest on Sex Abuse Charges, Associated Press (February 10, 2006)
- Priest Denied Contact with Young Family Members, Associated Press (January 23, 2006)
- Sex Allegations against Priest Began Last Year: Archdiocese: Police Investigated Sex Abuse Claim but Did Not Make Case at Time, on CBS 2 (January 23, 2006)
- Author Testifies in Ohio Nun Slaying Trial, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 8, 2006)
- Defense Rests in Father Robinson Murder Trial, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 8, 2006)
- Diocese Suspends St. Philomene's Pastor, by Jennifer Garza, Sacramento Bee (May 8, 2006)
- Priest Suspended Amid Sex Allegations: Rev. Rodolfo Delgado Most Recently at St. Philomene Parish, on WCRA (May 8, 2006)
- Pell Says Marriage No Cure for Pedophile Priests, in Catholic News, Australifile (May 9, 2006)
- Embattled Priest Dies of Natural Causes, by Mary Beth Smetzer, Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (May 9, 2006)
- Utah Launches Criminal Probe of Church, Associated Press (May 9, 2006)
- Embattled Former Pastor Dies in Oregon, Associated Press (May 9, 2006)
- Paul Collins: George Pell Does Not Speak for Catholicism As a Whole: The Gung-Ho, Headline-Grabbing Archbishop Can Make the Church Look Silly, Contends Paul Collins, in The Australian (May 10, 2006)
- SNAP Founder Says Chet Warren Remains a Threat, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV (May 9, 2006)

May 10

- Voice for Victims of Clergy Abuse to Visit: Clohessy Will Speak Tomorrow Evening, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal, Louisville KY (May 10, 2006)
- O'Malley to Refocus on Catholic-Jewish Ties: Urges Increase in Links, Dialogue, by Charles A. Radin, Boston Globe (May 10, 2006)
- Parishioners Defend Priest, by Daniel E. Goren, Hilda Muñoz and Don Stacom, Hartford Courant, New Britain CT (May 10, 2006)
- New Britain Priest Charged with Molesting 12-Year-Old Girl, in Boston.com (May 10, 2006)
- Holy See OKs Revised Norms in Sex-Abuse Cases: U.S. Bishops Get a Decree Signed by Cardinal Re, in Zenit.org (May 9, 2006)
- Priest's Defense Rests Case; Closing Arguments Next, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 9, 2006)
- Diocese Lawsuit Dismissed, by Chris Bristol, Yakima Herald-Republic (May 10, 2006)
- Choir Master Had Images of Children, editoril in Welwyn & Hatfield Times [United Kingdom] (May 10, 2006)
- Bond Increased for Priest Accused of Molesting Boys, on WQAD (May 10, 2006)
- Well-Fed Priests Left Brutalised School Boys Cold and Hungry, by Allison Bray, Irish Independent (May 10, 2006)
- Embattled Priest Dies; Lawsuits Go on: McCaffrey: Accused of Abuse in Alaska, He Had Been Living in Oregon, Associated Press (May 10, 2006)
- Priest Is Charged, by Jason Vallee, Herald (May 10, 2006)
- Key Testimony in Trial of Toledo Priest, Associated Press, Toledo OH (May 10, 2006)
- Diocesan Priest Placed on Leave, in Catholic Herald, Virginia (May 11, 2006)
- Prosecutor Confronts Accused Priest, by John Seewer, San Francisco Chronicle (May 10, 2006)
- SNAP Says Abuse Law, Blessed by the Church, Falls Short, by Seamus McGraw, Court TV (May 10, 2006)
- Rabbi in Sex Suit: Ex-Students Seek $20m, by Austin Fenner, New York Daily News (May 6, 2006)
- Priest Placed on Leave after Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Associated Press, Virginia (May 10, 2006)

May 11

- Ruling Pending Case against Priest, Bishop, by Bob Campbell, Midland Reporter-Telegram, Texas (May 11, 2006)
- Parishioners Rally behind Accused Priest, by Don Stacom and Hilda Munoz, Hartford Courant, New Britain CT (May 11, 2006)
- Newark Priest Criticizes Denver Archbishop for Opposing Sex Abuse Lawsuit Bill, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Colorado (May 10, 2006)
- Catholic Priest Put on Leave after Sexual Misconduct Allegations, by Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post, Virginia (May 11, 2006)
- Victim Fears Complacency in Church over Sex Abuse: He'll Visit Louisville Catholic Churches As Part of a 'Pilgrimage', by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press (May 11, 2006)
- AME Church Relieves Minister of Duties after Sex Abuse Allegations, by Lisa Richardson, Los Angeles Times, California (May 11, 2006)
- Canada Agrees Native Abuse Deal, in Journal of Turkish Weekly, Canada (May 11, 2006)
- Jury Deliberates in Priest's Murder Trial: Closing Arguments Completed in Nun's Slaying Case, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 11, 2006)
- Parishioners Plan Rally, by Jason Vallee, Herald (May 11, 2006)
- Jury Convicts Priest in Murder of Nun, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 12, 2006)
- No Satanic Link, Prosecutor Says, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 11, 2006)
- Priest Guilty in Nun's Bloody Slaying, on TheWBALChannel.com (May 11, 2006)
- Ohio Priest Convicted of Killing Nun, on NewsNet 5 (May 11, 2006)
- Jury Convicts Priest of Nun's 1980 Murder, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 11, 2006)
- Newspaper Seeks Details of Abuse Claims, Associated Press (May 11, 2006)
- The Case against Rev. Robinson: What the Jury Didn't Hear, by Harriet Ryan, Court TV (May 11, 2006)
- Fast Facts: Timeline of Sister Margaret Ann Pahl's Killing, on Fox News, Toledo OH (May 11, 2006)
- Priest Convicted of Murdering Nun, on 9News (May 11, 2006)

May 12

- Some Urge Prosecutor to Dig Deeper into Case: Diocese Faces Claims of Impeding Robinson Investigation, by Erica Blake, Toledo Blade (May 12, 2006)
- Cardinal to Pilgrimage to Churches Hurt in Sex Abuse Scandal: O'Malley Plans to Begin Novena This Month, on TheBostonChannel.com (May 12, 2006)
- Priest Accuser's Mother Blames Cardinal for Abuse, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (May 12, 2006)
- In the Wake of Scandal, Church Teaches Kids about Abuse, by Stacie N. Galang, Salem News, Massachusetts (May 12, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Group Urges Bishops to Better Monitor Clergy Accused of Sexual Abuse, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal, Kentucky (May 12, 2006)
- 26-Year Case Finally Comes to a Close, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 12, 2006)
- Judge to Decide Whether Newspaper Can Look at Church Sex-Abuse Claims, Associated Press, Spokane WA (May 12, 2006)
- Church Wants Judge off Abuse Cases, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald, Vermont (May 12, 2006)
- Priest Found Guilty of Nun's 1980 Murder, by Christopher Maag, New York Times (May 12, 2006)
- Moms Say Archdiocese Ignored Abuse Allegations: Mothers of Alleged Victims Seek to Expand Lawsuits, on NBC 5 (May 11, 2006)
- US Priest Guilty of Nun's Murder, on BBC News, Toledo OH (May 11, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Suit Expanded to Include Archdiocese, by Charles Thomas, ABC 7, Chicago IL (May 11, 2006)
- Former Iowa City Priests Are Defrocked: Decision by Pope Doesn't Allow Appeal, Associated Press (May 12, 2006)
- Dallas Diocese to Pay $2.5 Million to Victim: Settlement Is Largest Yet in Sexual Assaults by Church Day-Care Worker, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News (May 12, 2006)
- Diocese: Former Vicar General Abused Minors, on WQAD (May 12, 2006)
- Ex-Foxboro Priest Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault, by David Linton, Sun Chronicle (May 12, 2006)
- News of Priest's Conviction Satisfies Some Residents, Disappoints Others, by Ignazio Messina, Toledo Blade (May 12, 2006)
- Catholic Officials, Including Sisters of Mercy, Urge Healing, Forgiveness, by Tad Vezner, Toledo Blade (May 12, 2006)
- Cold-Case Squad Feels Vindicated by Verdict, by Clyde Hughes, Toledo Blade (May 12, 2006)
- Priest Found Guilty; Cleric Gets 15 Years to Life in Nun's Murder: Jury Takes 6 Hours to Reach Decision, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 12, 2006)
- Former Priest Sentencing Next Month, Victims Holding Press Conference, in CD98.9, Canada (May 12, 2006)
- Priest Convicted of Killing Nun in '80 Pahl: Judge Sentences Toledoan to 15 Years to Life; Defense Says Verdict Will Be Appealed, by James Ewinger, Cleveland Plain Dealer (May 12, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Faces Charges, in One in Four, Ireland (May 16, 2006)
- Protection of Children Now Contained in Church's Constitution, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (May 11, 2006)
- Defense Will Appeal Priest's Guilty Verdict, in Toledo Blade (May 11, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Gets Jail for Abusing Wife, Son, by Peggy Wright, Dail Record, New Jersey (May 12, 2006)
- Life on Parole for Rapist Priest Put to Bed with Girl by Parents, by Laurel J. Sweet, Boston Herald, Foxboro MA (May 12, 2006)
- Letter Calls for Removal of Priest: Admitted Child Molester Lives in Belleville, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Demcorat (May 12, 2006)
- Church Offers Its Sexual Abuse Prevention Improvements, on WCAX, Concord NY (May 12, 2006)
- Judge Delays Ruling on Pastor Being Listed on Offender Registry, by Jimmie E. Gates, Clarion-Ledger (May 12, 2006)
- Charges Expanded: Girls Testify to Assaults in Criminal Sexual Conduct Case, by Corky Emrick, Sturgis Journal (May 12, 2006)

May 13

- Diocese, Newspaper Face off in Court, Associated Press, Spokane WA (May 13, 2006)
- Victims of Priest's Abuse Talk of Lives Going off Rails: Rev. Konstanty Przybylski Pleaded Guilty in February to Sexual Abuse, by Kate Schwass, London Free Press, Canada (May 13, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Arrested after Man Says He Was Molested As a Teen in 1980, by Cameron W. Barr, Washington Post, Maryland (May 13, 2006)
- Priest Charged with Raping Child Is Given Bail, by Sheena Adams and Chiara Carter, Saturday Star, South Africa (May 13, 2006)
- Motions Seek Damages from Chicago Archdiocese, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Chicago IL (May 12, 2006)
- Church Still Hasn't Gotten the Message, in Brockton Enterprise, United States (May 14, 2006)
- Priest Wants Sex Charges Tossed, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (May 13, 2006)
- Cape Coral Priest Charged with Soliciting Prostitution, on Tampa Bay's 10 (May 13, 2006)
- Priest's First Day behind Bars Spent in Processing, Visits, by Christina Hall, Toledo Blade (May 13, 2006)
- Satanic Aspects Left out of Trial; Prosecutor Says Priest's Murder of Nun Had Cult Hallmarks, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 13, 2006)
- Ex-Teacher to Serve 4 Years in Child Porn Case, by Renee Winkler, Courier-Post, Camden (May 13, 2006)
- Local Priest Is Charged with Soliciting Prostitute: Pastor of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Among 14 Arrested in Sting in Fort Myers, by Kristen Kridel, Herald-Tribune (May 13, 2006)
- Judge Imposes Temporary Gag Order in Church Abuse Cases, in Burling Free Press, Vermont (May 13, 2006)
- Retired Priest Accused of Abuse Is Defrocked, by Ken Leiser, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (May 13, 2006)
- Years of Abuse Get Priest 6 Months, by Margaret McHugh, Star-Ledger, New Jersey (May 13, 2006)
- Priest Arrested in Prostitution Sting, in News-Press, Port Charlotte FL (May 13, 2006)
- 'Repentance, Hope' Bringing O'Malley to Lowell, by Hiroko Sato, Lowell Sun (May 13, 2006)
- Abuse Scandal Has Changed View of Priests, by John Seewer, Associated Press (May 13, 2006)
- Blind Eye to Culture of Abuse, by David Kelly and Gary Cohn, Los Angeles Times (May 12, 2006)
- LDS Church Criticizes Media FLDS Stories: Cnn to Fox: the Faith Emphasizes It Has No Links to the Sect nor Its Leader Warren Jeffs, by Brooke Adams, Salt Lake Tribune (May 13, 2006)
- Where Few Dare to Disobey, by David Kelly and Gary Cohn, Los Angeles Times (May 13, 2006)
- LDS Church Scolds Media for Drawing Jeffs Connection, Associated Press (May 13, 2006)
- Did Jeffs Sense the Law Was Closing in on Him? by Ben Winslow, Deseret Morning News, Utah (May 13, 2006)
- A Sect's Prophet, Teacher, Fugitive, by David Kelly and Gary Cohn, Los Angeles Times (May 13, 2006)
- Plenty of Parents but No Protectors, by David Kelly and Gary Cohn, Los Angeles Times (May 12, 2006)

May 14

- Convicted Priest's Legal Woes Aren't over, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 14, 2006)
- O'Malley's St. Blaise Visit to Acknowledge Sins of Clergy Abuse, by Rick Holland, Milford Daily News (May 14, 2006)
- Former Priest Arrested for Child Abuse, on WUSA, Maryland (May 13, 2006)
- The Sins of the Father, in Toledo Blade (May 14, 2006)
- Setting a Place for Dan Brown, by Pat McDonough, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, United States (May 14, 2006)

May 15

- Fr Robert Altier to Be Chaplain of Nursing Home, by Elizabeth Schwab, Spero News (May 15, 2006)
- Big Turnout at Armenian Church Just Days after Priest Arrested, by Darren Duarte, WTNH (May 14, 2006)
- Sex 'Prophet' Is Osama of Child Sex, in Electric New Paper, United States (May 15, 2006)
- Probe Hears of 'The Only Honest Cop: Former Cornwall Officer Fed Project Truth Ducoments to Fantino, in Ottawa Sun, Canada (May 15, 2006)
- Church Aims to Shield Assets from Lawsuits: Catholic Diocese to Place Parishes in Charitable Trusts, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald (May 15, 2006)
- Victims of Sexual Assault Give Press Conference, in CD98.9, Canada (May 15, 2006)
- Catholic Church Hit with New LGBT Scandals, by Peter Moore, 365Gay.com (May 15, 2006)
- Man Acquitted of Molesting Girl Sues, Cites Other False Claims, on WTNH (May 15, 2006)
- On the Rabbi's Knee: Do the Orthodox Jews Have a Catholic-Priest Problem? by Robert Kolker, New York Magazine (May 15, 2006)
- Former Altar Boys Launch Civil Suit against Priest, by Peter Geigen-Miller, London Free Press, Canada (May 15, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Novena Seeks to Promote Healing in Wake of Abuse Crisis, by Christine Williams, Catholic Online (May 15, 2006)

May 16

- Diocese: Priest's Departure Not Related to Abuse, by Joe Hosey, Herald News, Joliet IL (May 16, 2006)
- Diocese Acts to Protect Assets, Seek Judge's Withdrawal, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (May 16, 2006)
- Lawsuit Targets Priest, Diocese, Bishops: Two Sexual Assult Victims Hope Their Action Will Give Others the Strength to Come Forward, by Peter Geigen-Miller, London Free Press, Canada (May 16, 2006)
- Proposals for Sex Abuse Charter Compliance Audits Sought by Bishops' National Review Board, in U.S. Newswire (May 15, 2006)
- SA Anglican Church to Reduce Services to Fund Payout, on ABC, Australia (May 16, 2006)
- McCarrick Retiring As Head of Washington Archdiocese, by Debbi Wilgoren, Washington Post (May 16, 2006)
- Decision on Judge Expected This Week, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald (May 16, 2006)
- Victims' Group Attacks Bishop's Statements, by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus, Vermont (May 16, 2006)
- Ex-Interim Boston Leader Installed As Cleveland Bishop, by Thomas J. Sheeran, Associated Press, Cleveland OH (May 15, 2006)
- Archdiocese Background Check, by Phil Drechsler, WCPO, Cincinnati OH (May 14, 2006)
- Pope Names New Archbishop for Washington, by John O'Neil, New York Times, Washington DC (May 16, 2006)
- Vatican: Joliet Bishop Resigning, on CBS 2, Vatican City (May 16, 2006)
- Lr Bishop Sartain Named to Lead Joliet, in Pine Bluff Commercial (May 16, 2006)
- Sisters of Mercy Deny Claim of Abuse at School, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 16, 2006)
- Abuse Inquiry Questions Obedience Vow, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 16, 2006)

May 17

- New Bishop Is Eager to Lift Spirits: Southerner Admired for His Compassion Is Hopeful That He Can Help Heal Joliet's Troubled Diocese, by Margaret Ramirez and Hal Dardick, Chicago Tribune, Joliet IL (May 17, 2006)
- Embattled Joliet Bishop Retires, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times, Joliet IL (May 17, 2006)
- Outspoken Bishop Plans to Retire at 75: Michigan Native an Advocate for Women in Church, by David Crumm, Detroit Free Press, Joliet IL (May 17, 2006)
- New Role a Surprise for Sartain, by Joe Hosey, Herald News (May 17, 2006)
- Imesch Era Ends, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (May 17, 2006)
- Church Sues Ex-Insurer to Cover Payoff, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald, Vermont (May 17, 2006)
- Views on Imesch, Scandal Divided but Strong, by Christy Gutowski, Daily Herald, Joliet IL (May 17, 2006)
- Settlement Would Put Spokane Parishes on Hook: Sex-Abuse Cases - Lawyers for a Group of Victims File a Proposal in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, in The Oregonian (May 17, 2006)
- Cracking the Code, by Mark Barna, Bakersfield Californian, California (May 16, 2006)
- Appreciation: Wuerl a Man of Discretion Who Quietly Fixed What Was Broken, by Dennis B. Roddy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (May 17, 2006)
- Pope Names Pittsburgh Bishop to Washington, D.C., Post, by Laurie Goodstein, New York Times, Washington DC (May 17, 2006)
- Bishop Imesch's Replacement Kept Low-Profile in Arkansas, by Chuck Goudie, ABC 7, Arkansas (May 16, 2006)
- Alleged Abuse Victim Discusses Imesch's Retirement, by Mike Parker, CBS 2, Illinois (May 16, 2006)
- Retired Priest Supports Payout Plan, on ABC, Australia (May 17, 2006)
- Child Brides Put Him on Fbi's List: A Utah Sect Leader's Extremism Ranks Him with Osama Bin Laden, Associated Press (May 17, 2006)
- Suit Charges Temple Knew of Molestation: The Suit Alleges That a Man Hired As a Cantor at Temple Am David Had Previously Sexually Assaulted Boys " by Using Positions of Trust, Including Positions at Other Temples.", by Edward Fitzpatrick, Providence Journal (May 17, 2006)
- Trial of Priest Cost County at Least $56,000: Funds Seized in Other Cases Cover Much of Expenses, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 17, 2006)
- 'Last Few Years Have Not Been the Best,' Imesch Says, by Hal Dardick, Crystal Yednak and David Heinzmann, Chicago Tribune, Joliet IL (May 17, 2006)
- Judge Still on Priest Abuse Cases, Defends Decision to Release Church Documents, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (May 17, 2006)
- Priest's Jury Trial Is Set for Aug. 2, in Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester NY (May 17, 2006)
- St. Charles County: Felon in Florida Alleges Abuse by Priest Here, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri (May 17, 2006)
- Assembly Proposal Extends Times to File Sex Abuse Claims, in North Country Gazette (May 16, 2006)
- History of Abuse Allegations, by Tony Graf and Ted Slowik, Herald News, Joliet IL (May 17, 2006)
- Guarding God's House: Churches Confront Security Needs, by Ed Housewright, News-Sentinel, United States (May 17, 2006)
- O'Malley to Hold Service at St. Patricks, by Nadine Wandzilak, Stoneham Sun, Stoneham MA (May 17, 2006)
- Girls School Facing Lesbian Abuse Investigation, ins PinkNews, Ireland (May 16, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Cases Present Challenges for Church Leaders, by John Vlazny, Catholic Sentinel, Portland OR (May 17, 2006)
- A Note to Bishop Sartain, in Chicago Tribune, Joliet IL (May 17, 2006)
- AME Defrocks Pastor in Molestation Case, by Gene C. Johnson, Jr., Amsterdam News (May 17, 2006)
- 80-Year-Old Catholic Priest in Gates Charged with Sex Abuse, on WROC, Gates NY (May 17, 2006)

May 18

- Newark Priest Submits Affidavits in Lawsuit against Church, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (May 17, 2006)
- Gates Priest Linked to Sex Abuse, by Ernst Lamothe Jr., Democrat and Chronicle (May 18, 2006)
- In Rare Interview, Matano Explains Shielding Church Assets, by Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald, Vermont (May 18, 2006)
- Archbishop to Lead Prayer Service for Abuse Victims, by Erin Clossey, Needham Times, Needham MA (May 18, 2006)
- Community Reacts to Priest's Arrest, on WHEC, Gates NY (May 17, 2006)
- Lawsuit Claims Church Covered up Priest Crimes, on CBS 2, Chicago IL (May 17, 2006)
- Study Says Catholics Standing by Church after Abuse Scandal, by Laurie Goodstein, Chicago Tribune, United States (May 18, 2006)
- AME Defrocks L.A. Pastor in Molestation Case, by Gene C. Johnson Jr., Chicago Defender (May 18, 2006)
- Hawaii Deacon Pleads Guilty of Sex Abuse, Associated Press, Wailuku HI (May 18, 2006)
- Archdiocese Faces New Charge: Director of Personnel Fired Employee Who Now Claims Sex Abuse, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (May 18, 2006)
- Archdiocese Hires Investigator Following I-Team Report, on WCPO, Cincinnati OH (May 17, 2006)
- Man Sues Archdiocese, Says Convicted Priest Abused Him: $250,000 Suit Alleges Church Hid Violations, by Margaret Ramirez, Chicago Tribune (May 18, 2006)
- Polish Priest Gets 2-Year Term for Abusing Woman, in Chicago Tribune (May 18, 2006)
- Rabbi Fired over Sex Claims, Defenders Offer Mea Culpa, by Jennifer Siegel, Forward, Israel (May 19, 2006)
- Diocese Asks Court to Bar Ex-Priest from Chapel, Cites Sex Abuse Claims, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 18, 2006)
- Vatican Restricts Ministry of Legionaries Priest Founder: Move Seen As Confirmation of Sex Abuse Allegations against Maciel, by John L. Allen Jr., National Catholic Reporter, Rome (May 18, 2006)
- Rabbi Mordechai Gafni Accused of Sexually Exploiting Women, by Roni Singer-Heruti, Haaretz, Israel (May 18, 2006)
- Rabbi Dogged by Sex Scandal, on JTA, Israel (May 18, 2006)
- Rabbi Gafni Accused of Sexual Assault, by Ahiya Raved, YNet News, Israel (May 18, 2006)
- Judge Dismisses Suit against Boys Town, Priest, Associated Press (May 18, 2006)
- Vatican to Issue Statement on Sex Abuse, by Nicole Winfield, Associated Press (May 18, 2006)
- Sisters Confirm Probe into School Sex Abuse, by Brian McDonald, Irish Independent (May 18, 2006)
- Lesbian Sex Abuse Investigation at Kylemore Abbey, by Brian McDonald, Irish Independent (May 17, 2006)
- Dominican Priest Given Suspended Sentence for Abusing Boy, in One in Four, Ireland (May 17, 2006)
- Nuns Had 'Embargo on Hugging' Children in Industrial School, by Mary Regan, One in Four, Ireland (May 17, 2006)
- Sisters of Mercy Deny Claim of Abuse at School, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 17, 2006)
- Abuse Inquiry Questions Obedience Vow, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 16, 2006)
- Spokane Diocese Sex Abuse Deal Rejected, Associated Press (May 18, 2006)
- Former St. Al's Priest Arrested, in The Citizen, New York (May 18, 2006)
- Roman Catholic Priest Resigns Amid Probe, by John Christoffersen, Associated Press (May 17, 2006)

May 19

- Vatican Disciplines Legionaries' Founder, by Nicole Winfield, Associated Press, Vatican City (May 19, 2006)
- Judge Rejects Settlement in Church Sex Abuse Case, Associated Press, Spokane WA (May 19, 2006)
- Boys Town Sex Abuse Lawsuit Tossed out, in Chicago Tribune, Omaha NE (May 19, 2006)
- Vatican Disciplines Mexican Priest after Abuse Case, by Philip Pullella, Washington Post (May 19, 2006)
- Judge Throws out Settlement with Spokane Diocese: Ruling Seeks Payment for Everyone Sexually Abused by Priests, by John K. Wiley, Associated Press (May 19, 2006)
- Legion Leader Faces Sanctions: Report: Vatican to Restrict Ministry of Maciel, Accused of Sex Abuse, by Gerald Renner, Hartford Courant (May 19, 2006)
- Deacon Seeking Sentence Leniency, by Christie Wilson, Honolulu Advertiser (May 19, 2006)
- Deacon Admits Guilt in Sex Assault, on KGMB, Hawaii (May 18, 2006)
- Vatican: Pope, Silence and Penitence for Father Maciel, in AGI (May 19, 2006)
- Gonsalves Pleads Guilty to Sex Assaults, by Melissa Tanji, Maui News (May 18, 2006)
- Robinson Is Transferred to Prison Reception Center, in Toledo Blade (May 19, 2006)
- Priest Removed from Post after Speaking about Abuse, on TheBostonChannel.com (May 18, 2006)
- Legion of Christ Founder's Public Ministry Suspended, by Brian Mershon, Renew America, Vatican City (May 18, 2006)
- Ohio Catholic Official Accused of Abuse, in Monsters and Critics (May 18, 2006)
- Archdiocese Personnel Director Placed on Leave Following I-Team Report, on WCPO, Cincinnati OH (May 18, 2006)
- Judge Makes No Recusal Decision in Church Case, in Times Argus, Vermont (May 19, 2006)
- Big-Spending 'Robber' Rev. Lavished Gifts on Guy Buddy, by Jeane Macintosh and Dan Mangan, New York Post, Connecticut (May 19, 2006)
- Walsh Makes It Official, by Gregg M. Miliote, Herald News (May 19, 2006)
- More Abuse Allegations against Cincinnati Archdiocese, on Fox 19, Cincinnati OH (May 19, 2006)
- SNAP Response to Archdiocese Background Check Report, by Laure Quinlivan, WCPO, Cincinnati OH (May 18, 2006)
- Pope Raps Priest in Sex Abuse Case: Restrictions Imposed on Legionaries of Christ Founder, on ANSA, Vatican City (May 19, 2006)
- Vatican Punishes a Leader after Abuse Charges, by Ian Fisher, New York Times (May 19, 2006)
- Mexican Priest Ordered to Retire, on BBC News, Vatican City (May 19, 2006)
- Diocese to Foreclose on Priest's Home, by Amanda Lehmert, Cape Cod Times (May 19, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Sale Dilemma, by Colin James, Advertiser, Australia (May 20, 2006)
- The Word from Rome, by John L. Allen Jr., NCR (May 19, 2006)
- Episcopal Priest Resigns in Wake of Sexual Abuse Allegations, in Newsday (May 19, 2006)
- The Sad Truth about Maciel, editorial in NationalCatholicReporter (May 19, 2006)
- Vatican Reportedly Rebukes Famed Priest in Sex Scandal, by Alan Cooperman, San Francisco Chronicle (May 19, 2006)

May 20

- Judge Dismisses Wyo Man's Suit against Priest, in Casper Star Tribune (May 20, 2006)
- Vatican Disciplines Priest over Sex Scandal in Mexico, by Tracy Wilkinson, Chicago Tribune (May 20, 2006)
- Owego Episcopal Priest Resigns Amid Allegations, by William Moyer, Ithaca Journal (May 20, 2006)
- Finally, Vindication, by Carol Eisenberg, Newsday, Long Island NY (May 20, 2006)
- Pope Disciplines Top Mexican Priest after Sexual Abuse Case, in Gulf Times (May 20, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Allegations Bring Sanctions, in Lexington Herald-Leader (May 20, 2006)
- Pope Decisive on Delicate Issue: Mexican Priest's Discipline over Sexual Abuse Claims Is Benedict's Move out of the Shadow of John Paul, by Rachel Zoll, Ian Fisher and Laurie Goodstein, Detroit News (May 20, 2006)
- Church Must Focus on the Real Victims, in Burlington Free Press, Vermont (May 20, 2006)
- Pope Disciplines Legionaries' Founder, by Nicole Winfield, Associated Press (May 20, 2006)
- Maciel Escapes Harshest Actions: But Sanctions Signal This Pope's Resolve, by Gerald Renner, Hartford Courant (May 20, 2006)
- Vatican Sanctions Accused Priest: The Aging Founder of an Influential Order Was the Subject of Sexual Abuse Allegations for Decades but Had the Backing of Pope John Paul II, by Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times (May 20, 2006)
- Benedict XVI Makes Own Mark: Today's Topic: the Shadow of John Paul II, by Rachel Zoll, Associated Press, Vatican City (May 20, 2006)
- Former Church Rector Resigns from Priesthood: Exit after Sexual Misconduct Probe 'Vindication' for Another Embattled Ex-Rector, by William Moyer, Press & Sun-Bulletin (May 20, 2006)
- Retired Pastor Arrested on Child Sex Charges, on News4Jax (May 20, 2006)
- Alleged Lies May Stall Sex Case, by Tracy Kennedy, Register Citizen (May 20, 2006)
- Daycare Forced to Close Following Abuse Allegations, on KCBD, Lubbock TX (May 19, 2006)
- Priest's Troubles Stun Connecticut Church, by Stacey Stowe, New York Times (May 19, 2006)
- The Pope's Good Call on Sexual Abuse: The Vatican's Censure of an Influential Conservative Priest Should Win Benedict Some New Credibility with the American Flock, by David Van Biema, Time (May 18, 2006)
- Diocese Says It Has No Say about Priest: Admitted Molester Stays in Order's Facility, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (May 20, 2006)
- Author Praises Vatican for Sanctioning Legionaries Founder, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (May 19, 2006)
- What the Media Missed in the Sexual-Abuse Scandal, by Patrick J. Schiltz, Tidings, United States (May 19, 2006)
- O'Malley Returning to St. Agnes, by Nadine Wandzilak, Tri-Town Transcript, Middleton MA (May 19, 2006)
- Legionaries of Christ Founder Falls from Grace, by Diego Cevallos, IPS (May 19, 2006)
- 'He Was Acting As If He Was Getting Revenge on God', by Alistair Bell, Age, Mexico (May 21, 2006)
- Communique Concerning Founder of Legionaries of Christ, in Spirit Daily (May 19, 2006)
- Holy See Halts Investigation of Legionary Founder: Invited to "a Reserved Life," Father Maciel Accepts Ruling "with Faith", in Zenit (May 19, 2006)
- Abuse Case Aims for Arbitration, in Pahrump Valley Times (May 19, 2006)

May 21

- Victim in Priest Abuse Case Blasts Matano, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (May 21, 2006)
- New Mount Kisco Presbyterian Minister Is Looking Forward, by Sean Gorman, Journal News (May 21, 2006)
- Retired Pastor Arrested on Child Sex Charges, on WJXT-TV (May 20, 2006)
- Pastor Arrested on Molestation Charges, by First Coast, First Coast News (May 20, 2006)
- Caritas Chief Reprimanded for Harassment, in Casper Star Tribune (May 21, 2006)
- O'Malley Reprimands Caritas Chief: Furious Hospital VP Called for Ouster in 'Kissing' Case, by Walter V. Robinson, Boston Globe (May 21, 2006)
- Accusers' Victory Not Complete: Sanctions against Maciel Don't Spell out Guilt, by Gerald Renner, Hartford Courtant (May 21, 2006)
- Spokesman Says Diocese Is Not Responsible for Defrocked Priest, on WQAD (May 21, 2006)
- Pope Orders Top Priest to Quit over Child Abuse Charges, in The Guardian, Rome (May 21, 2006)
- HSE Funds Porn Man's Child Studies, by Enda Leahy and Nicola Tallant, Sunday Times, Ireland (May 21, 2006)
- Scandals, Not 'Code,' Reflect Poorly on Catholicism, by Julie Muhlstein, Herald Columnist, Washington (May 21, 2006)
- Fiend Rabbi on Run, by Angela Montefinise, New York Post (May 21, 2006)
- Rabbi Charged after TV Sex Sting, on WTOP (May 20, 2006)
- Former Rockville Rabbi Charged in Child Sex Sting, on WJZ, Rockville MD (May 19, 2006)
- Member: Church Knew about Molestation Allegations, by Victor Blackwell, First Coast News (May 20, 2006)
- Local Church Responds to Sex Charges against Ex-Pastor, on WAWS, Jacksonville FL (May 20, 2006)
- Pastor Charged for Sex Crime, on WAWS, Jacksonville FL (May 20, 2006)
- Cloud Hangs over Sunday Services after Pastor's Sex Abuse Arrest, on WAWS, Jacksonville FL (May 21, 2006)
- Facts in Gafni Case Must Be Brought to Light: Rape Charge against Controversial Rabbi Offers Rare Chance for Bi-Partisan, International Cooperation, by Andrew Friedman, YNet (May 19, 2006)
- Bayit Hadash Leader Fired for Sexual Misconduct, by Matthew Wagner, Jerusalem Post, Israel (May 18, 2006)
- Public's Views on Imesch Vary, by Ted Slowik, Daily Southtown (May 21, 2006)
- Conservative Order Faces Tough Future, by John Christoffersen, San Francisco Chronicle (May 20, 2006)
- Shakedown: How Catholics Are Getting Ripped off in the Name of Justice, by Francis X. Maier, Crisis Magazine (May 9, 2006)

May 22

- Bishop Offers an Apology to Parishioners, by Vesna Jaksic, Stamford Advocate (May 22, 2006)
- Bishop Apologizes after Being Scolded, Associated Press, Vermont (May 22, 2006)
- Child Abuse Target of Walkers, in London Free Press, Canada (May 22, 2006)
- Sex Charges Surprise Some Church Members; Others Say 'It Was Coming', on News4Jax (May 21, 2006)
- Church Responds to Sexual Abuse Charges Regarding Former Pastor, by Angela Williams, First Coast News (May 22, 2006)
- Church Widens Probe of Caritas Chief: More Kissing Cases Included in Report, by Walter V. Robinson and Maria Cramer, Boston Globe (May 22, 2006)
- Abuse Victims in Church Cover-Up Deserve Justice, by Darren M. Allen, Rutland Herald, Vermont (May 21, 2006)
- My Stay in Prison Was a Relief: Part 2 of Our Unmissable Book Serialisation, by Helen Carroll, Mirror, Ireland (May 22, 2006)
- US Women: Gafni Assaulted US Too: Two American Women Provide New York Post with Details of Harrowing Sexual Abuse by Rabbi Mordechai Gafni, by Eitan Amit, YNet News, Israel (May 22, 2006)
- Priest Suspended While Allegation Is Investigated: Lake Highlands: Leader Is Accused of Improper Conduct Years Ago, by Jon Nielsen, Dallas Morning News (May 21, 2006)
- Popular Priest to Deny Sex Charge, by Chris Buratta, Oxford Mail, United Kingdom (May 22, 2006)
- Pastor Gets 45-Year Term for Sex Assault: GP: He Denied Girl's Claims, but Jury Swiftly Convicts Him, by Robert Tharp, Dallas Morning News (May 20, 2006)
- Priest Formally Indicted on Abuse Charges, in Chicago Sun-Times (May 22, 2006)
- Inmate Accuses Priest of Sexual Abuse, by Amanda C. Tinnin, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Peters MO (May 22, 2006)
- Founder of Trinity Christian Academy Faces Capital Sexual Battery Charges, on WAWS, Jacksonville FL (May 22, 2006)
- Alleged Predator Rabbi Indicted, on JTA (May 22, 2006)
- Under Lock and Key — the Church's Sex Abuse Investigations, by Matthew Vella, Malta Today (May 21, 2006)
- New Allegations of Harassment against Caritas Hospital Chief, by Mark Jewell, Associated Press (May 22, 2006)

May 23

- Davenport Diocese Hit with 14 New Abuse Claims, in The Courier (May 23, 2006)
- Ex-Attorney Testifies in Priest-Abuse Trial, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (May 23, 2006)
- Appraisal: Catholic Buildings in Vermont Worth $405M, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (May 23, 2006)
- Building Trust, editorial in Times Argus (May 23, 2006)
- Penance and the Pope: Benedict Punishes Who John Paul Protected, in Los Angeles Times (May 23, 2006)
- Priest Requests and Gets Jail for Child Sex Abuse, in Gulf Times, Poland (May 23, 2006)
- No More Silent Suffering: Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Are Calling on Government to Fund Services and Treatment, by Joe Belanger, London Free Press, Canada (May 23, 2006)
- Bishop 'Recovering Well' from Emergency Surgery, by Trevor Maxwel, Portland Press Herald, Maine (May 23, 2006)
- Any More Alleged Victims of Pastor? by Jeannie Blaylock, First Coast News (May 23, 2006)
- Former Youth Minister Gets 20-Year Term, in Mississippi Press (May 23, 2006)
- Disqualifying Touch, editorial in Boston Globe (May 23, 2006)
- Victim Anger As Brothers Claim Abuse Conspiracy: Inquiry Hears of Big Increase in Compensation Bids after Apology, by Conor Feehan and Frank Khan, Irish Independent (May 23, 2006)
- Admitted Child Molester's Supervision Is a Sign-Out Sheet: Must Tell Retirement Home When Leaving, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (May 23, 2006)
- Pilarczyk Says Hiring Felon Was Wrong: Background Checker Had Theft Conviction, Is Now in Prison, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (May 23, 2006)
- Caritas Chief Faces New Accusations: Cardinal Sets Meeting of System's Board, by Walter V. Robinson and Liz Kowalczyk, Boston Globe (May 23, 2006)
- Archbishop Admits Hiring Felon Was Wrong, by Mark Sickmiller, WCPO, Cincinnati OH (May 23, 2006)
- Church Leader Faces Sexual Abuse Charges: Man to Be Arraigned Tuesday, on ClickOnDetroit, Ypsylanti Township MI (May 23, 2006)
- Catholic Properties Back in Church Hands: Parishioners Still Awaiting Confirmation, by Natalie Musseau, Gulf News, Canada (May 22, 2006)
- Montrose Man Comes Forward with Sex Abuse Allegations by Former Priest Complaint Filed with Diocese of Bethlehem, in Virtue Online, Johnson City NY (May 22, 2006)
- Robinson at Warren Correctional Institution: Lebanon Maximum Security Prison Holds about 1,000 Inmates, on WTVG, Ohio (May 23, 2006)
- Former Church Elder Accused of Sexual Abuse, by Mary Conway, WXYZ, Michigan (May 23, 2006)
- Second Roman Catholic Priest Resigns Amid Investigation, on WFSB (May 23, 2006)
- Burbank Priest Steps down Amid Allegations, Associated Press, Burbank IL (May 23, 2006)
- Toledo Priest Is Barred from Ministry over Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse, in Toledo Blade (May 23, 2006)
- Santa Rosa Priest Removed after Misconduct, on CBS 5 (May 23, 2006)
- Another Alleged Victim Comes Forward about Molestation at Hands of Pastor, in News4Jax (May 23, 2006)
- Pastor Charged with Capital Sexual Battery Could Face Life in Prison, in News4Jax (May 23, 2006)
- Christian Brothers Reject Claim of Systematic Abuse, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 23, 2006)
- Judge Opts Not to Jail Priest in Sex Case, by Barry Roche, One in Four, Ireland (May 23, 2006)

May 24

- Burbank Pastor on Leave over Allegations, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune, Burbank IL (May 24, 2006)
- Accused Priest Cannot Minister: Sex-Abuse Claim Deemed 'Credible', by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (May 24, 2006)
- Priest Steps down Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times, Burbank IL (May 24, 2006)
- Priest Placed on Leave, by Kimberly R. Simmons, Lima News (May 24, 2006)
- 2 Men Face Charges in Separate Porn Cases, by Jill King Greenwood, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pennsylvania (May 24, 2006)
- Where Was the Board? by Steve Bailey, Boston Globe (May 24, 2006)
- Dangerous Patterns, by Eileen McNamara, Boston Globe (May 24, 2006)
- Lebanese-Americans Scoff at Explanation of Behavior, by Yvonne Abraham, Boston Globe (May 24, 2006)
- Donegal Priest on Trial for Three Counts of Rape, in Highland Radio, Ireland (May 24, 2006)
- 'P.I.' Priest Resigns, by Dan Mangan, New York Post, Stamford CT (May 24, 2006)
- A Priest and a Secret: Decades after Alleged Rape, James Moran Speaks out, by Bella English, Boston Globe (May 24, 2006)
- At a Troubled Connecticut Church, Another Pastor Is Disciplined, by Alison Leigh Cowan, New York Times (May 24, 2006)
- One in Four Welcome the Commencement of the Commission of Investigation into Clerical Sexual Abuse in the Dublin Arch Diocese, in One in Four, Ireland (May 24, 2006)
- Anger As Abuse Claims Branded 'Tainted', by Dan Buckley, Irish Examiner, Ireland (May 23, 2006)
- Archdiocese to Investigate Frasher, Evaluate Security, in Catholic Telegraph, Cincinnati OH (May 24, 2006)
- Black Hat Meets Blog: The Internet Is Revolutionizing Closed Orthodox Communities and Exposing Long-Hidden Sexual Abuse Allegations — and Not Everyone Is Happy about It, by Jennifer Friedlin, Jewish Week, New York (May 25, 2006)
- Priest Admits Hiring P.I., by Donna Porstner and Angela Carella, Stamford Advocate (May 24, 2006)
- 'P.I.' Priest Resigns, by Dan Mangan, New York Post (May 24, 2006)
- Peoria Diocese Asks Priest to Step down Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations, on WQAD (May 24, 2006)
- Parishioners Defend Priest Who Hired Private Investigator, Associated Press (May 24, 2006)
- Two Brothers Claim Abuse by Priests, on CBS 2 (May 24, 2006)
- Hospital Chief Faces Harassment Charges, by Mark Jewell, Associated Press, Boston MA (May 24, 2006)
- 3rd Priest at South Austin Church Accused of Sex Misconduct, by Bob Roberts, WBBM (May 24, 2006)
- Attorney Fees in Diocese Case Cut, by Kevin Eigelbach, Cincinnati Post, Covington KY (May 24, 2006)
- Man Charged in Girl's Sex Abuse: Suspect, a Retired Autoworker and Onetime Elder at Church, Accused of Molesting Young Relative, by Amalie Nash, Ann Arbor News, Michigan (May 24, 2006)
- Church Archdiocese Proposes Mediation in Sex-Abuse Cases: Archbishop of Denver Looking to Settle Using " Significant" Pool of Money, on TheDenverChannel.com (May 24, 2006)
- Archdiocese Offers Mediation to Sex Abuse Victims: Chaput Hires Firm to Seek Settlements in Alleged Abuse Cases, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (May 24, 2006)
- Residential School Settlement Receives Cabinet Approval, in Parry Sound North Star, Canada (May 24, 2006)
- AG Reilly Addresses Jewish Community: About 20 People Attended the Event at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, by Ted Siefer, Jewish Advocate, Wellesley Hills MA (May 24, 2006)
- Suspended Priest Fails to Get Sex Charges Dropped, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (May 24, 2006)
- A Note from the Publisher of the National Catholic Register, in IBLNews (May 25, 2006)
- Lawsuits Accuses Joliet Diocese of Harboring Pedophile Priests, on WQAD (May 24, 2006)
- Conn. Parish Upset over Fraud, Private Eye, on UPI (May 24, 2006)
- Priest Charged, on WROC-TV, New York (May 24, 2006)

May 25

- Cardinal Connell to Give Evidence at Abuse Inquiry, by John Cooney, Irish Independent (May 25, 2006)
- Diocese Asks Peoria Priest to Step down after Sex Abuse Claim, Associated Press (May 25, 2006)
- Accused Priest Has Tiffin Ties, by Jill Gosche, Advertiser-Tribune, Tiffin OH (May 25, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Survivors Groups Ask O'Malley to Help Change Laws, on WPRI (May 25, 2006)
- Former Pastor Faces New Charges, on First Coast News (May 24, 2006)
- Local Rabbi Jailed, Awaiting Trial for Sex Crime, by Eric Fingerhut, Washington Jewish Week (May 24, 2006)
- Impact of Case on Healthcare System Unclear, by Liz Kowalczyk, Boston Globe (May 22, 2006)
- Priest with Ties to Area Removed, by Brett Nauman, Pantagraph (May 25, 2006)
- Cardinal to Pray at Three Churches: O'Malley Hopes to Heal Wounds of Clergy Abuse, by Missy Ryan, Boston Globe, Massachusetts (May 25, 2006)
- Father Maciel Suspended: New Allegations against Other Legionary Priests on the Horizon? by Brian Mershon, Renew America (May 25, 2006)
- Gates Priest's Trial Delayed until July, in Democrat and Chronicle (May 25, 2006)
- Church Ready to Deal: Denver Archdiocese Hires Mediator to Broker Payouts in Sex-Abuse Cases, by Eric Gorski and Robert Sanchez, Denver Post (May 25, 2006)
- Priest-Abuse Lawsuits Headed for Court Starting in September, Associated Press, Oregon (May 25, 2006)
- Abuse Suits Now at 15, by Ted Slowik, Herald News (May 25, 2006)
- Coalition Asks O'Malley to Help Change Sex Crime Laws: Groups Want More Public Disclosure, by Mark Pratt, Boston.com (May 25, 2006)
- JP Refuses to Drop Fushek Counts, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (May 25, 2006)
- Benedict Takes Tougher Line on Abuse, in Toronto Star (May 25, 2006)
- Court Upholds Fushek Charges, by Gary Grado, East Valley Tribune, Arizona (May 25, 2006)
- Mass. Roman Catholic Hospital Chief Quits, by Mark Jewell, Casper Star Tribune (May 25, 2006)
- Embattled Hospital Administrator Resigns after Meeting with Board, on WHDH (May 25, 2006)
- Chief of Caritas Forced out: Haddad Quits after Board Votes for Firing, by Walter V. Robinson and Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (May 25, 2006)
- Policing the CEO Is Board's First Duty, by Robert Weisman, Boston Globe (May 25, 2006)
- Gray Areas Complicate Sexual Harassment Cases, by Sacha Pfeiffer, Boston Globe (May 25, 2006)
- Paedophile Priest Returned to Prison, in 4NI, Northern Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Priest Receives Second Sentence for Abuse, on RTE, Northern Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Local Priest in Court, on WHEC, Gates NY (May 25, 2006)
- 2 Brothers Sue Joliet Catholic Diocese: Suit Alleges Sex Abuse by Priests in '70s, '80s, by Crystal Yednak, Chicago Tribune (May 25, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct, by Michael Miller, Journal Star (May 25, 2006)
- Church Puts Summer Camp up for Sale, by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus, Vermont (May 25, 2006)
- Canadian Judge Puts Catholic Church in Perilous Position, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Canada (May 25, 2006)
- Priest Did 'Ritual Killing', by Gary Hughes, Courier Mail (May 26, 2006)
- Bishop Really Sorry, in Hartford Advocate, Darien CT (May 25, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- Cardinal Calls for Meeting on Caritas President, by Walter V. Robinson, Boston Globe (May 22, 2006)
- Former Pastor Faces More Sex Charges, on News4Jax (May 25, 2006)
- Former Pastor Faces New Charges, on First Coast News (May 25, 2006)
- Ex-La Salle Pastor Asked to Leave Ministry Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations, by Shelby Sebens, News Tribune, LA Salle IL (May 25, 2006)
- Bishop Removes La Salle Priest over Sexual Accusations, by Dan Churney, My Web Times, LA Salle IL (May 25, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Victim to Speak in Brookline, in Brookline Tab, Chestnut Hill MA (May 25, 2006)
- Brothers' Excuses Wear Thin, in One in Four, Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Lenihan Denies 'Singling Out' Church, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Brother's Position at Marino Questioned, by Jimmy Walsh, One in Four, Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Donegal Priest Denies Charges of Raping Teenage Parishioner, in One in Four, Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Law Society's Finding on Fees Challenged, by Mary Carolan, One in Four, Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Order Admits Failure in Abuse Cases, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 25, 2006)
- Victims Demand to Be Heard, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 24, 2006)
- Brother Agrees Abusing Did Not Impede Careers, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 24, 2006)
- Clergy Victims See Painful Parallels in Handling of Embattled CEO, on WFSB (May 24, 2006)
- Lebanese Community Scoffs at Caritas President's Excuse, by Maureen Boyle, Brockton Enterprise, Massachusetts (May 25, 2006)
- L.A. Gafni Event Canceled, by Julie Gruenbaum Fax, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles (May 26, 2006)

May 26

- Oregon Priest-Abuse Trials Will Start in Fall, Associated Press, Portland OR (May 26, 2006)
- O'Malley Asks Forgiveness for Church Sins, by Charles A. Radin, Boston Globe (May 26, 2006)
- Clergy Victims Troubled by O'Malley Actions, by Denise Lavoie, Rutland Herald (May 26, 2006)
- Cardinal O'Malley Begins Pilgrimage of "Repentance and Hope", on KFLY (May 26, 2006)
- Extend Offer to All Victims, editorial in Denver Post (May 26, 2006)
- Church Officials Ask for God's Forgiveness, by Mark Pratt, Associated Press (May 26, 2006)
- Diocese to Sell Headquarters to Help Settle Abuse Claims, by Neela Banerjee, New York Times (May 26, 2006)
- Priest Can't Escape History of Sexual Misconduct, by Dan Noyes, Virtue Online, Clayton CA (May 25, 2006)
- Vatican: Legionaries' Founder Cannot Exercise Ministry Publicly, by Cindy Wooden, Tidings (May 26, 2006)
- Mater Dei Must Reveal Names in Abuse Cases: Ex-Student's Suit Seeks to Discover How the School in Santa Ana Handled Molestation Complaints. Any Such Information Is Irrelevant, Diocese Says, by H.G. Reza, Los Angeles Times, California (May 26, 2006)
- What the Media Missed in the Sexual-Abuse Scandal: Part II, by Patrick J. Schiltz, Tidings (May 26, 2006)
- Ministers Trained to Detect, Report Child Abuse, by Dionne Walker, Associated Press, Virginia (May 26, 2006)
- Hospital Crisis Has Some Doubting O'Malley's Leadership: Reputation As Healer Hit by Haddad Case, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (May 26, 2006)
- Police Probing Sex Abuse Raid Colorado City Homes: Flds Cases: the Four Searches Appear Related to 'Spiritual' Marriages to Underage Girls, by Brooke Adams and Mark Havnes, Salt Lake Tribune (May 26, 2006)
- Chaput's Clarifying Action, by Vincent Carroll, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (May 26, 2006)
- Caritas Head Ran out of Options, by Walter V. Robinson, Boston Globe (May 26, 2006)
- A Seasoned Leader Assumes the Helm, by Liz Kowalczyk, Boston Globe (May 26, 2006)
- Ignominious Outcome, by Brian McGrory, Boston Globe (May 26, 2006)
- Records Sought in Abuse Lawsuit: A Former Mater Dei Student, Who Alleges Molestation, Wants to See Personnel Files. The School's Lawyers Question Their Relevance, by Jennifer Delson, Los Angeles Times, California (May 25, 2006)
- Archdiocese Hospital Chief Quits after Harassment Accusations, by Katie Zezima, New York Times (May 26, 2006)
- Rabbi Gafni Ousted for Misconduct, by Gary Rosenblatt, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles (May 26, 2006)
- Group Asks Madigan's Help to Move Priest: SNAP Treads Where Bishop Braxton Won't, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (May 26, 2006)
- Strandhill Priest Will Not Be Prosecuted, on RTE News, Ireland (May 26, 2006)
- Lawyers May See Files Used in Priest's Conviction, in Chicago Tribune, Illinois (May 26, 2006)
- Many Victims Will Not Attend, by Tom Dalton, Salem News (May 26, 2006)
- Priest Fired after Sexual Misconduct Incident, by Emily Setzer, Sonoma News, California (May 25, 2006)
- Clergy Scandal Is Still with Us, in Belleville News-Democrat (May 26, 2006)
- Cardinal Arrives Tomorrow at Parish Rocked by Abuse Scandal, by Jill Harmacinski, Salem News (May 26, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]
- DPP Not to Charge Accused Sligo Priest, Irish Examiner (May 26, 2006)
- Suit Accuses Former Rockford-Area Priest of Sex Abuse, in Rockford Register Star, Illinois (May 25, 2006)
- Senate Votes to Lift Time Limit for Filing Sexual Abuse Charge, by Ralph Ranalli and Russell Nichols, Boston Globe (May 26, 2006)
- Senate Votes to Lift Time Limit for Filing Sexual Abuse Charge, by Yael Eftar, YNet News, Israel (May 26, 2006)
- Senate Plan Would End Time Limits on Child Sex Abuse Cases, on WFSB (May 26, 2006)
- Orange County Woman Offers Insight into Priest Abuse Settlements, by Chase Squires, Associated Press, Denver CO (May 26, 2006)
- Turmoil at St. John's: Parochial Vicar: Bookkeeper and I Secretly Hired Private Eye, by Brian J. Foster, Darien News (May 26, 2006)
- Clergy Victims Angered by Handling of Case, by Denise Lavoie, Associated Press (May 25, 2006)

May 27

- Fushek to Appeal Denial of Jury Trial: 6 of 7 Sex Charges Would Have Been Tried by JP Alone, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (May 27, 2006)
- News Update, in Arizona Republic (May 26, 2006)
- Pastor Accused of Capital Sexual Battery Released on Bond, on News4Jax (May 26, 2006)
- Only Weak Faith Can Be Shattered by Fiction, by John DiMambro, Lahontan Valley News (May 27, 2006)
- Teacher Broke No Law with Strip Card Game, Associated Press, Idaho (May 27, 2006)
- 4 Homes Raided in Polygamist Enclave: Agents Seize Evidence of Alleged Crimes by Members of a Sect in Colorado City, Ariz, by David Kelly, Los Angeles Times, Arizona (May 27, 2006)
- FLDS Town's Mayor Arrested: Colorado City: He Is Charged with Eight Vehicle-Related Felonies, by Brooke Adams, Salt Lake Tribune (May 27, 2006)
- Senate Removes Deadline to Prosecute Child Sex Abuse Crimes, by Steve LeBlanc, Milford Daily News (May 27, 2006)
- City Parish Holds Novena to Promote Healing, in Standard-Times (May 27, 2006)
- Residential Schools Are Closed, but Memories Linger on Healing Day, on CBC News, Canada (May 26, 2006)
- Accusers of Legionaries' Founder Say Vatican Is Too Lenient, Sent Wrong Message, by Jason Lange, Catholic Online (May 26, 2006)
- 5 S.D. Diocese Sex-Abuse Suits Freed for Trial, by Mark Sauer, Union-Tribune, San Diego CA (May 27, 2006)
- Accused Priest Led Sexual-Assault Review Board, by Daniel Tepfer, Connecticut Post, Darien CT (May 27, 2006)
- Statute of Limitations on Sex Crimes One Step Closer to Being Lifted, by Rebecca Stefansky, WCSH, Boston MA (May 27, 2006)
- Pervert: 'I'm Not Really That Bad': Anger over Rapist's Outburst, by Lisa Smyth, Belfast Telegraph, Northern Ireland (May 27, 2006)
- Former Church Volunteer Questions Victim during Trial, by Julie Manganis, Eagle-Tribune (May 27, 2006)
- The Woman Who Forced the Caritas Shake-Up: Drinan Took on Church in Harassment Case, by Sally Jacobs, Boston Globe (May 27, 2006)
- More Church Ladies in 'Scandal': 5th Ave.'s Randy Rev. Lured Others: Suit, by Dareh Gregorian, New York Post (May 27, 2006)
- Law Society Decision Is Disturbing, in One in Four, Ireland (May 26, 2006)
- Paedophile Priest Who Had Served Seven-Year Term Is Sent Back to Jail, in Irish Independent (May 26, 2006)
- Priest Raped Me Three Times, Woman Claims in Court, by Tomas Mac Ruairi, Irish Independent (May 26, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Issues Still Resonate in Boston, by Mark Pratt, Associated Press (May 27, 2006)
- Effects of Child Abuse Exaggerated, Says Priest, by Carissa Casey, Sunday Times, Northern Ireland (May 27, 2006)

May 28

- Diocesan Suspicions, editorial in Toledo Blade(May 28, 2006)
- Hard Call for Church Accusers: Victims of Alleged Priest Abuse Weigh Mediation Offer, by Eric Gorski, Denver Post (May 28, 2006)
- Ousted Chief 'Didn't Listen': Haddad Allegedly Ignored Warnings, by Liz Kowalczyk and Christopher Rowland, Boston Globe (May 28, 2006)
- Second-Guessing John Paul II: Pope Benedict's Crackdown on Clergy Abusers Threatens His Predecessor's Legacy, by Jason Berry, Los Angeles Times (May 28, 2006)
- New Lawsuit Filed against Utah Polygamist Leader, Associated Press (May 28, 2006)
- Caritas Christi Head Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations, by Christian Nordqvist, Medical News Today, Boston MA (May 28, 2006)

May 29

- Cardinal Cleanses Parish of Sex Scandal: Critics Pan O'Malley's Visit As Mere Public Relations Ploy, by Martina Brendel, Salem News (May 29, 2006)
- Bishop Confirms Abuse Allegation, in RTE News, Ireland (May 29, 2006)
- Champion for Little Guy: Stan Chesley Shows No Signs of Slowing at Age 70, by Chuck Martin, Cincinnati Enquirer, Kentucky (May 28, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Victim 'Pressured' by Church, by Gary Hughes, Sunday Mail (May 29, 2006)
- Priest Spent As Diocese Grew Wary of Expenses, by Alison Leigh Cowan, New York Times (May 29, 2006)
- SNAP Blitzes Mass with Bourque Fliers, by Maria Baran, Belleville News-Democrat (May 29, 2006)
- Priest Criticizes Boston Archbishop for Handling of Clergy Abuse Survivors, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (May 29, 2006)
- 'He Preyed on the Weak Ones', by Rita Savard, Lowell Sun (May 29, 2006)
- Victims of Abuse Question Anglican's $30m Deal, by Colin James, The Advertiser, Australia (May 30, 2006)

May 30

- A Victim of the Church in Mexico, by Maria Elena Salinas, NorthJersey.com (May 30, 2006)
- Abused Children May Get More Time to Sue: Bill Would Increase Statute of Limitations to Six Years from Two, by Beth Miller, News Journal, Delaware (May 30, 2006)
- In Boston, Church Leaders Offer Atonement for Abuse, by Katie Zezima, New York Times (May 30, 2006)
- Archdiocese Missed Arrests: Background Checker Convicted a Week before Hiring, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (May 30, 2006)
- New Information about Alex Henties Discovered, on Fox 19, Cincinnati OH (May 30, 2006)
- Maciel Devotees Resist Vatican Ruling, by Jason Berry, National Catholic Reporter, Mexico (June 2, 2006)
- Chaput's Case: Correct but Not Sufficient, editorial in National Catholic Reporter (June 2, 2006)
- 'Tragedies like These Should Never Happen', by Rita Savard, Lowell Sun (May 30, 2006)
- Sorrow, Hope in Lowell, by Rita Savard, Lowell Sun (May 30, 2006)
- Archdiocese Personnel Director Resigns Following I-Team Report, by Laure Quinlivan, WCPO (May 30, 2006)
- Vince Frasher Resigns from Archdiocese, by Cliff Jenkins, Fox 19, Cincinnati OH (May 30, 2006)
- Coordinator of U.S. Seminary Visitations Expects Report This Fall, by Andy Telli, Catholic News Service (May 30, 2006)

May 31

- Lawyers for Alleged Victims, Church Meet Today in Court: Talks to Be Held on How to Proceed with Sex Abuse Suits, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (May 31, 2006)
- Church Victims' Attorney Defends Judge, Accuses Diocese of 'Campaign of Intimidation', by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (May 31, 2006)
- Lawyer Claims 'Intimidation' Tactic by Church, by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus, Vermont (May 31, 2006)
- Pastor Quits Amid Sex Probe: St. Therese's Monsignor Crynes Investigated, by Dave Janoski, Times Leader (May 31, 2006)
- O'Malley Asks for Forgiveness at St. Patrick's, by Nadine Wandzilak, Stoneham Sun (May 31, 2006)
- Local Jurists Honored, by Adam Townsend, Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register (May 31, 2006)
- Archdiocese Official Quits: He Gave Felon a Job Doing Criminal Background Checks, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (May 31, 2006)
- Beyond Horrifying Abuse Lies Complex, Forceful Story, by Vikas Turakhia, Cleveland Plain Dealer (May 31, 2006)
- Gleaner-Bill Johnson Poll: Jamaicans Feel Catholic Sex Scandals a Concern Here, in Jamaica Gleaner (May 31, 2006)
- Police Seek Way to Track Ex-Priest: Will Meet with Order's Leaders, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (May 31, 2006)
- Marquette Priest Removed, on WLUC, Marquette MI (May 30, 2006)
- Shavertown Priest Steps down Amid Sexual Misconduct Probe, by Elizabeth Skrapits, Scranton Times-Tribune, Shavertown PA (May 31, 2006)
- Catholic Priest at Back Mountain Church Resigns under Sex Misconduct Claims, by Elizabeth Skrapits, Citizens Voice, Shavertown PA (May 31, 2006)
- Group Warns a Convicted Sex Offender May Be in Las Vegas, on KLAS, Las Vegas NV (May 31, 2006)
- Priest Resigns over Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, by Brandie Meng, WNEP, Pennsylvania (May 31, 2006)
- The New Sabbateans, by Yair Sheleg, Haaretz, Israel (May 31, 2006)
- Group Works to Keep Ex-Priest from Teaching, in St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Nevada (May 31, 2006)
- Top Court Says Time Limits Apply in Church Abuse Cases, on ChannelCincinnati.com (May 31, 2006)
- Foreign-Born Clergy Welcome in Richmond, by Steve Neill, Catholic Online (May 31, 2006)
- Sisters of Charity Refuse to Apologise for Kilkenny Abuse, in Irish Examiner (May 31, 2006)
- Catholic Priest Convicted of Raping Girl, in San Francisco Chronicle (May 31, 2006)
- Sins of the Founder, in Catholic Online (May 31, 2006)

JUNE 2006

June 1

- Ohio's High Court Reaffirms Time Limit to File Abuse Cases, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (June 1, 2006)
- Child Victims Must Sue by 20: Ruling Could Wipe out Scores of Suits against Priests, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (June 1, 2006)
- N.L. Diocese Close to Buying Churches It Had to Sell for Sex Abuse Settlement, by Tara Brautigam, canadaeast.com (June 1, 2006)
- Time Limits Valid in Church Sex-Abuse Suits, Ohio Supreme Court Rules, Associated Press (June 1, 2006)
- Diocese Abuse Victims Will Get More Money, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star (June 1, 2006)
- O'Malley's Visit Seen As Chance to Heal, Rebuild Trust: but Some Remain Skeptical, by Rick Holland, Daily News Transcript (June 1, 2006)
- Protesters Greet O'Malley, by Katie Liesener, MetroWest Daily News (June 1, 2006)
- More Lawsuits Filed against Church, on TheDenverChannel.com (May 31, 2006)
- Cases against Church to Grow, by Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News (June 1, 2006)
- Port Dover: More Charges against Former Port Dover Priest, in CD98.9, Canada (June 1, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Abusing Boy during European Trip Makes Plea Deal, by Todd Dukart, KOBTV (June 1, 2006)
- O'Malley Aims to Foster Healing: to Lead Service in Hingham Where Abusive Priests Served, by Don Conkey, Patriot Ledger, Hingham MA (June 1, 2006)
- Scituate Man Saves Children after N.H. Crash Kills Parents, by Patriot Ledger, Patriot Ledger, Scituate MA (May 31, 2006)

June 2

- Monsignor Seeking Jury Trial in Sex Case, by Jim Walsh, Arizona Republic (June 2, 2006)
- Cardinal Comes to Atone, by Russ Olivo, Woonsocket Call (June 2, 2006)
- Father Maciel's Alleged 'Seduction Rituals', by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (June 1, 2006)
- What the Media Missed in the Sexual-Abuse Scandal: Part III, by Patrick J. Schiltz, The Tidings (June 2, 2006)
- As the Holy Spirit Guides Us, There Is Good News to Report, by John Vlazny, Catholic Sentinel, Portland OR (June 1, 2006)
- Archbishop Asks Forgiveness at St. Joe's, by Debra Filcman, Needham Times (June 1, 2006)
- Oblates Here Won't Talk about Bourque: Referred Detectives to Order's Lawyer in Washington, D.C., by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (June 2, 2006)
- Protesters Won't Give Kids One Day, by Bill Nemitz, Portland Press Herald (June 2, 2006)
- Woman in Sex Abuse Scandal Still Awaiting Compo, on ABC, Australia (June 2, 2006)
- Streatley Vicar Faces Child Abuse Charges: Vicar Told He Will Face a Jury Trial after Allegations of Sexual Abuse, in Newbury Today, United Kingdom (June 1, 2006)
- New Allegations of Abuse in the Polygamous Kingston Family, by Jennifer Dobner, Associated Press (June 2, 2006)
- 'I Can Proudly Say That I Am Still an Indian': Residential Schools Crusader Dies at 77, Misses out on Compensation, by Sue Bailey, Canadian Press, Ottawa (June 2, 2006)
- Parishioners Defend Hiring of Detective, in Chicago Tribune, Darien CT (June 2, 2006)
- Archdiocese Cuts More Jobs, Associated Press (June 2, 2006)
- Former New Mexico Priest to Enter Plea June 12, in Boston.com, New Mexico (June 1, 2006)
- Three Orphanage Residents Awarded Total of €745,000, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 1, 2006)
- Sisters of Charity Not to Apologise, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 1, 2006)
- Priest Raped 13-Year-Old Girl in Sacristy of Church, by Tomas Mac Ruairi, One in Four, Ireland (June 1, 2006)
- Abuse Applicants to Pay for Psychiatric Reports, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (May 30, 2006)
- Former N.Y. Pastor Pleads Guilty to Rape, Associated Press (June 2, 2006)
- Priest's Psychiatric Records to Stay Sealed, by George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat (June 2, 2006)
- Bishop of CA Calls for Priest's Resignation, by Dan Noyes, KGO, California (June 2, 2006)
- Text of Letter Calling for Bennison's Resignation, on KGO, California (June 2, 2006)
- Row Back on Child Abuse? in Southern Star, Ireland (June 2, 2006)
- ECUSA's Reputation Matters Far More to Swing Than Do the Lives of John Bennison's Victims., by Christopher S. Johnson, Virtue Online, California (June 1, 2006)
- A Tough-Minded Decision, in Cincinnati Post, Ohio (June 2, 2006)
- Novena to Conclude with Brighton Procession, by Christine Williams, Pilot (June 2, 2006)
- Novena to Holy Spirit for Abuse Healing Begins: An Act of Reparation, by Neil W. McCabe, The Pilot, Boston MA (June 2, 2006)
- Never Again, in The Pilot, Boston MA (June 2, 2006)
- A Time to Heal: Cardinal O'Malley Apologizes for Abuse at Hingham Prayer Service, by Dennis Tatz, Patriot Ledger (June 2, 2006)
- Priest Faces Federal Investigation, by Brian J. Foster, Darien News (June 2, 2006)

June 3

- Priest Asked to Leave over 1970s Abuse: Pressure from Survivors Group Leads Bishop to Seek Clergyman's Resignation, by John Simerman, Contra Costa Times, California (June 3, 2006)
- Cardinal Apologizes for Clergy Sex Abuse, by Russ Olivo, Woonsocket Call (June 3, 2006)
- Ex-Church Baby Sitter Convicted of Molesting, Associated Press (June 3, 2006)
- Marsden Defended at Funeral, by Vera Devai, Sunday Mail, Australia (June 3, 2006)
- Don't Expect Quick or Cheap Healing from School Abuse: Erasmus, in CBC News, Canada (June 2, 2006)
- Monsignor Facing Sex Charges Wins Delay, Associated Press (June 3, 2006)
- Court Rules on Priest's Records: Opinion Says Mental Health Documents Remain Confidential, Even in Child Molestation Accusations, by Ann Sanner, Associated Press (June 3, 2006)
- Letters Say Bishop Not Opposed to Transfer of Pedophile Priest, on WQAD (June 3, 2006)
- Lawsuit against Church Dismissed: Statute of Limitations Expired, Judge Rules, by Dick Kaukas, Courier-Journal, Kentucky (June 3, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Assault Facing More Charges, by Sheena Adams, IOL, South Africa (June 3, 2006)
- Judge Won't Step down in Church Suits, by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus, Vermont (June 3, 2006)
- Ex-Catholic Priest Convicted of Sending Porn to Man Posing As Child, on 10.com (June 3, 2006)
- Abuse Suit against Dead Priest Dropped, by Eric Scott Campbell, The News and Tribune, Indiana (June 3, 2006)

June 4

- Abuse Victims Seek Help from Braxton: SNAP Hands out Brochures, by Brad Weisenstein, News-Democrat, Belleville IL (June 4, 2006)
- Trials near in School's Abuse Case: Richmond: Lawsuits Claim Catholic Academy Covered up Teachers' Sexual Abuse, by Bruce Gerstman and Chris Metinko, Contra Costa Times, California (June 4, 2006)
- Faithful, Yet Not Traditional Catholics: Doctrinal Differences, Social Issues, Scandals Lead Congregations Away from Church Hierarchy., by David Haldane, Los Angeles Times, California (June 4, 2006)
- Some Victims Call on O'Malley to Act in Addition to Praying, by Charles A. Radin, Boston Globe (June 4, 2006)
- This Pope Shows No Tolerance for Accused Abuser, by Jason Berry, Hartford Courant (June 4, 2006)
- Judge: Dracut Man a Danger to Society, by Lisa Redmond, Lowell Sun (June 4, 2006)
- Diocese Appoints New Pastor to a Church Shaken by Scandal, by Stacey Stowe, New York Times, Connecticut (June 4, 2006)
- The Prelate and the Politician: Mahony's Role in Immigration Issue Stirs Controversy, by Tom Kisken, Ventura County Star, Los Angeles CA (June 4, 2006)
- Snap Judgment: When a Rabbi Does Wrong, by Calev Ben-David, Jerusalem Post, Israel (May 31, 2006)
- New Priest Appointed for Darien Church, Associated Press (June 3, 2006)

June 5

- Lawyers for Alleged Church Sex-Abuse Victims Hope for Deal, by Tobi Cohen, Ottawa Sun (June 5, 2006)
- Father Maciel's Public Disgrace, in Hartford Courant (June 5, 2006)
- Healing, Helping: Support Group Looks to Assist Victims of Clergy Abuse, in Press-Enterprise, Long Beach CA (June 5, 2006)
- When Faithful Flee, in Philadelphia Inquirer, Ireland (June 5, 2006)
- The Other Victims, by Larry Grard, Kennebec Journal (June 5, 2006)
- Consistent Enforcement Key, in The Spectrum, Utah (June 5, 2006)
- Church Bids Farewell to a Beloved Priest, by Maureen O'Donnell, Chicago Sun-Times (June 5, 2006)
- Marking Milestones, He Keeps the Faith: Newark's Former Archbishop Gerety, Retired 20 Years, Still Active in the Church, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, Newark NJ (June 5, 2006)
- Discipline Priority in Industrial School, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 2, 2006)
- Allegation against Priest Dropped, on BBC News, Northern Ireland (June 5, 2006)
- Class Action Suit Launched in Wake of Sex Charges against Priest, by Andrew Seymour, Ottawa Citizen, Canada (June 5, 2006)

June 6

- Lawyers Seek Redress from Catholic Church for Alleged Sex-Abuse Victims, by Andrew Seymour, National Post, Canada (June 6, 2006)
- 3 Men Accused of Sexual Abuse Barred from Working As Priests, on WOOD (June 6, 2006)
- After 83 Years, Dover School to Shut Doors: Sacred Heart Parish Blames Close on Sinking Enrollment, by Daily Record, Daily Record (June 6, 2006)
- Judge Won't Voluntarily Withdraw from Priest Sexual Abuse Cases, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (June 6, 2006)
- Priest Ousted in Sex Case: Detroit Archdiocese Also Renders Two Inactive over Sexual Misconduct Allegations, by Gregg Krupa, Detroit Free Press, Michigan (June 6, 2006)
- Diocese Verifies Abuse Allegation: Lake Highlands: Monsignor Ousted over Sexual Misconduct, by Brooks Egerton, WFAA (June 6, 2006)
- Showing Faith in His Family, by James Sullivan, Boston Globe (June 6, 2006)
- Archdiocese Urges Victims of Ex-Priest to Contact It, Associated Press, Indianapolis IN (June 5, 2006)
- Lawyer Says Archdiocese Committed Fraud by Moving Priest, by Ken Kusmer, Associated Press (June 5, 2006)
- Alleged Sexual Abuse Victim Wants Apology after Lawsuit Dropped, by Maureen Kyle, WAVE 3 (June 5, 2006)
- Let's Put out One Fire before Jumping to Another!, by Debby Bodkin, OpEd News, United States (June 5, 2006)
- Player-Coach Affair at Catholic High School Alleged, by Lona O'Connor, Palm Beach Post (June 6, 2006)
- Port Dover: Sentencing Today for Priest Who Pled Guilty to Sexual Assault, in CD98.9, Canada (June 6, 2006)
- Vatican Rules against 3 Local Priests Accused of Abuse, by David Crumm, Detroit Free Press, Michigan (June 6, 2006)
- Man Sues Ex-Priest and Archdiocese over Alleged Abuse, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star (June 6, 2006)
- Episcopal Priest Weighs Resignation Request: Clayton: Rector Admits That He Had Sex with Girl, 14, in 1970s, by Ryan Huff, Contra Costa Times (June 6, 2006)
- Mississippi Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit against Catholic Diocese, on WLOX, Jackson MS (June 7, 2006)
- Angels of God: The McDonnell Brothers Get a Sit down with Cardinal Justin Rigali, by Mike Newall, Philadelphia Weekly, Philadelphia PA (June 6, 2006)
- Quebec Should Impose a Moratorium on Church Demolitions: Report, by Jocelyne Richer, Macleans, Canada (June 6, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Gets Lengthy Jail Sentence for Sex Crimes, in Newsday (June 6, 2006)
- Former Priest Sentenced to 5 to 15 Years, in Observer-Dispatch (June 6, 2006)
- Lawyer Files Appeal in Priest's Murder Conviction, Associated Press (June 6, 2006)

June 7

- Court Upholds Lawsuit Dismissal: Woman Claims Sexual Abuse by Priest in 1970s, but She Didn't Sue Diocese until 2003, Associated Press (June 7, 2006)
- Port Dover: Former Priest Claims He Paid Victim 36 Thosuand Dollars, in CD98.9, Canada (June 7, 2006)
- Survivor Says Abuse Victims Must Decide, by Tillie Fong, Rocky Mountain News, Denver CO (June 7, 2006)
- Ex-Port Dover Priest Admits Sex Assaults on Altar Boys, by Paul Legall, Hamilton Spectator, Canada (June 7, 2006)
- Judge Won't Withdraw from Church Abuse Case, on WCAX (June 7, 2006)
- Diocese of Ogdensburg Priest Resigns over Sex Abuse Claim, on Newswatch 50, New York (June 7, 2006)
- Woman Files Sexual Abuse Suit against Catholic School, on KESQ (June 7, 2006)
- College Employee Is Accused in Abuse Lawsuit, by Kavita Kumar, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (June 6, 2006)
- Jefferson City Diocese Settles Priest Abuse Case, by Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press (June 6, 2006)
- 2 Women File Suits Alleging Abuse by Nun, Associated Press (June 7, 2006)
- Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Abuse in '60s by Nun, by Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (June 7, 2006)
- Toledo Priest Plans to Appeal Conviction for Murdering Nun, Associated Press (June 7, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Given Prison in Child Porn Case, in Buffalo News (June 7, 2006)
- Diocese Supends Priest after Investigating Case, Associated Press (June 7, 2006)
- Lawyer Says Archdiocese Withholding Information, in Indianapolis Star (June 7, 2006)
- Nuns Hid Abuse at St. Joseph's for 50 Years, in Kilkenny Today, Ireland (June 7, 2006)
- Church Denial of Truth over Abuse Must End, in One in Four, Ireland (June 6, 2006)
- Man Says Threesome Ruined His Marriage, in ninemsn, Australia (May 25, 2006)
- Film Festival Kicks off in Boston, by Sara Underwood, CBS 4, Boston MA (June 7, 2006)

June 8

- Judge Denies Vatican's Motion in Abuse Case, by William McCall, Associated Press (June 7, 2006)
- Federal Court in Oregon Rules That Sex Abuse Suit against Vatican May Proceed, on CNW (June 7, 2006)
- One True Priest: Sex-Abuse Whistleblower Father Thomas Doyle Says Cardinal Mahony Has 'Done Nothing' to Help Victims of Pedophile Priests, by André Coleman, Pasadena Weekly (June 8, 2006)
- LA Church Abuse Records Ordered Sealed, in The Guardian (June 8, 2006)
- Child Sex Abuse Victims Testify for Extension of Filing Statutes: Catholic Diocese Opposes Parts of House Bill 450, by Beth Miller, News Journal (June 8, 2006)
- Vatican Can Be Sued on Abuse, Judge Says, in Chicago Tribune, Oregon (June 8, 2006)
- Judge Orders Many Records in Priest Sex Abuse Cases to Be Kept Secret, by John Spano, Los Angeles Times (June 8, 2006)
- Teen, Former Educator Battle over Daughter's Custody, Associated Press, Pasadena TX (June 7, 2006)
- Judge Hears Arguments in Priest Abuse Civil Suit, in Fairbanks News-Miner, Alaska (June 8, 2006)
- Priest Who Allegedly Misused Church Funds Resigns, by William Lamb, NorthJersey.com, New Jersey (June 8, 2006)
- Priest: I Sent Kid Porn Pics, by Rod Chaytor, Mirror, United Kingdom (June 8, 2006)
- Priest, Church Start Fresh, by Priscilla Yeon, Westwood Press (June 8, 2006)
- Fundamentalists Must Face Sexual Abuse by Pastors!, in Conservative Voice, Florida (June 8, 2006)
- Cannelton Victim Named in Sex-Abuse Suit, by Kevin Koelling, Perry County News, Indiana (June 8, 2006)
- U.S. Federal Judge Rules That Oregon Sex-Abuse Lawsuit against Vatican Can Proceed, in Catholic Online (June 8, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Abuse to Appear in Court: Rev. Daniel McCormack Accused of Abusing Five Boys, on CBS 2 (June 8, 2006)
- Judge to Hear Appeal in Former Pastor's Trial, in Arizona Republic (June 8, 2006)
- Spiritual Leaders Must Reaffirm Integrity after Gafni, by Rabbi Steven Fisdel, Jewish News Weekly of Northern California (June 8, 2006)
- Springfield Diocese Priest Defrocked, on WPRI (June 8, 2006)
- Vatican Defrocks Springfield Diocese Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, on WFSB (June 8, 2006)
- Retiring Bishop Reflects on Church's Growth, Scandal, on NBC 17 (June 8, 2006)
- Pope Accepts Resignation of Raleigh Bishop, on NBC 17 (June 8, 2006)
- Peaceful Protest Greets Cardinal O'Malley at St. Paul's, in Hingham Journal, Hingham MA (June 8, 2006)

June 9

- Priest Pleads Not Guilty to Latest Abuse Allegations, in Chicago Tribune (June 9, 2006)
- Huge Turnout for Priest Abuse Documentary, by Tom Dalton, Salem News (June 9, 2006)
- Chicago Priest Pleads Not Guilty to Two More Abuse Charges, on ABC 7, Chicago IL (June 9, 2006)
- Cardinal Maida Counts His Blessings: 'Whatever Gift We Have Received Is Not for Ourselves, but for Others', by Gregg Krupa, Detroit News (June 9, 2006)
- Area Priest Defrocked in Move by Vatican, by Bill Zajac, The Republican (June 9, 2006)
- Mahony's Move Angers Abuse Plaintiffs: The Cardinal Intervenes in an Lapd Case and Wins a Ruling That Could Shield the Archdiocese's Files from Alleged Victims of Priests, by John Spano, Los Angeles Times (June 9, 2006)
- Ill. Priest Pleads Not Guilty to Abuse, Associated Press, Chicago IL (June 9, 2006)
- Ex-Seattle 'Enforcer' to Be D.C. Archbishop, by Joel Connelly, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (June 9, 2006)
- O'Malley Offers Solace at St. Blaise, by Rick Holland, Country Gazette (June 9, 2006)
- Vatican Loses Bid for Immunity in Oregon Clergy Abuse Lawsuit, by Jaime Jansen, Jurist, Oregon (June 8, 2006)
- Investigation Found No Evidence Sex Abuse Claim Is True, Bishop Says, by John K. Wiley, Associated Press (June 8, 2006)
- Vatican Defrocks Springfield Diocese Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, on WHDH (June 8, 2006)
- Vatican Appeals Ruling in Molestation Case, by William McCall, Associated Press (June 9, 2006)
- Huge Support As Controversial Cleric 'Stands Aside', by Jennifer Long, Waterford News & Star, Ireland (June 9, 2006)
- DA's Debate Gets Hot, by Gerry Tuoti, Taunton Gazette (June 9, 2006)
- A Net Gain, in Beliefnet (June 7, 2006)
- Brothers to Quit Schools after Two Centuries: Lay People Will Take Control in Watershed for Education System, by John Walshe, Irish Independent (June 9, 2006)
- Order Apologises to Former Residents, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 7, 2006)
- Chicago Priest Pleads Not Guilty to Two More Abuse Charges, in Canton Repository (June 9, 2006)
- LA Archdiocese Gets Creative in Defending Priest Abuse Case, Associated Press (June 9, 2006)

June 10

- Evidence against Priest Tossed in Child Porn Case: GP: Judge Says Evidence Was Seized Illegally, by Robert Tharp, Dallas Morning News, Texas (June 10, 2006)
- Priest Removed from Church after Sex Scandal, by Dan Noyes, ABC 7, California (June 9, 2006)
- Pain Remains for Priest Who Says He Was Abused As a Child, by Ariel Zangla, Daily Freeman (June 10, 2006)
- Vatican to Appeal Immunity Ruling to Ninth Circuit, in The Jurist, Oregon (June 9, 2006)
- 'Pilgrimage of Repentance and Hope' Concludes, by Antonio Enrique, Pilot (June 9, 2006)
- Bishop Says Private Probe Clears Him of Abuse Claim, in Catholic Online (June 9, 2006)
- Aretakis Acquitted of Harrassment Charges: Lawyer Was Accused of Stealing Briefcase, by Tim O'Brien, Albany Times Union (June 9, 2006)
- Repentance but No Forgiveness, by Michael Givens, Allston-Brighton Tab (June 9, 2006)
- Phone Calls from Diocese Attorneys Upset Some Alleged Victims, Associated Press (June 10, 2006)
- Cleric on Abuse Charges, in Sunday Mail, Australia (June 11, 2006)
- For the Record, in Los Angeles Times, Oregon (June 10, 2006)

June 11

- Alleged Abuse Victim Free to Sue Vatican, in Sunday Times, Oregon (June 11, 2006)
- Wuerl Recalls Collage of Favorite Memories, and Painful Ones, As He Says Goodbye, by Ann Rodgers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (June 11, 2006)
- Ariz. AG: Fugitive Polygamist Has Returned, Associated Press, Salt Lake City UT (June 11, 2006)
- Corporate Style Shuts out Dialogue: Paul Ginnetty Is Director of the Institute for the Study of Religion at St. Joseph's College in Patchogue, by Paul Ginnetty, Newsday, Long Island NY (June 11, 2006)
- New Novel Inspired by Alleged Clergy Sex Ring, by Matt Abbott, Catholic Online (June 11, 2006)

June 12

- Cardinal's Point Man on Abuse: Chicago Archdiocese's Top Official in Dealing with Sex Cases Is Also an Ex-Caseworker Who Takes Job Personally, by Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune (June 12, 2006)
- Pastor Agrees to Resign over 1970s Abuse: Bishop Says He Thought Diocese Punished Bennison before He Joined St. John's, by John Simerman, Contra Costa Times, California (June 12, 2006)
- 'Reconciliation' Brings Settlement for Church, by Linda Leicht, News-Leader (June 11, 2006)
- Former Warren Jeffs Follower Reacts to Possible Sighting, by Jessica Hopkins, Keloland.com, South Dakota (June 11, 2006)
- Angry Brothers Reject Brosnan's Story of Cruelty, by John Walshe, Irish Independent (June 12, 2006)
- Set Adrift, by Elizabeth Neff, Salt Lake Tribune, Utah (June 10, 2006)
- Pastor Accused of Sex Charges Appears in Court, by Roger Weeder, First Coast News (June 12, 2006)

June 13

- Pastor Arrested on Molestation Charges, by Gary Detman, First Coast News (May 22, 2006)
- Abusive Priest Still in Pulpit, by Les Kinsolving, WorldNetDaily, California (June 13, 2006)
- Church Volunteer Lured Boy, Police Say: Seminary Student Held in Sex Offense, by Mandy Locke, News-Observer, Raleigh NC (June 13, 2006)
- Curia Says It Never Reported Sex Abusers to Police: The Curia to Maltatoday: the Church Does Not Betray an Injured Party Who Wishes Not to Have His Experience Made Known to the Civil Authorities or to the Public, by Matthew Vella, Malta Today, Malta (June 11, 2006)
- Dad Says Son May Have Been Victim of Day-Care Worker: Man Accused of Raping 3-Year-Old Girl, on NBC 10 (June 12, 2006)
- Family Statement, on KGO, California (June 13, 2006)
- Former New Mexico Priest Agrees to Plea Deal, Associated Press (June 12, 2006)
- Wayne Deacon Banned from Archdiocese, by Patti Mengers, Delco Times, Pennsylvania (June 13, 2006)
- Spin without End in Abuse Scandal, editorial in National Catholic Reporter (June 16, 2006)
- French Priest Convicted of Sex Abuse, by Marc Mazgon-Fernandes, National Catholic Reporter, France (June 16, 2006)
- NCR Takes Top Award for Seventh Year, in National Catholic Reporter (June 16, 2006)
- Time Is Running out, in Boston Herald, Massachusetts (June 13, 2006)

June 14

- Crown Seeks Prison Term for Priest in Sex Abuse Case, by Paul Legall, Hamilton Spectator, Canada (June 14, 2006)
- TH Man Becomes Latest Plaintiff in Suits against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Former Reverend, by Stephanie Salter, Tribune-Star (June 13, 2006)
- Two Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Filed against Yakima Diocese, by Nicholas K. Geranios, KGW, Yakima WA (June 14, 2006)
- 10th Lawsuit against Priest Alleges Crime Was Committed in Terre Haute, on WTWO, Terre Haute IN (June 13, 2006)
- N.L. Diocese Files Suit against Insurance Companies for Sex-Abuse Settlement, by Tara Brautigam, Canadian Press (June 14, 2006)
- Former Ohatchee Preacher Arrested for Alleged Sex Abuse, in Decatur Daily, Alabama (June 14, 2006)
- Missouri High Court Allows Church Abuse Case on Repressed Memory, by Kelly Wiese, Associated Press, Jefferson City MO (June 13, 2006)
- Child Advocates Push for Repeal of Statute of Limitations on Sex Crimes, by Erik Arvidson, Lowell Sun (June 13, 2006)
- Hillsboro: Priest Is Charged in 1978 Abuse Case, in St. Louis Post-Dispatch (June 14, 2006)
- Shifflett to Waive Hearing Today, by Liz Mitchell, Culpepper Star-Exponent (June 14, 2006)
- Ex-Minister Accused of Having Sex with Teen, in Des Moines Register, Iowa (June 14, 2006)
- Repressed Memory Abuse Suits Supported, by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (June 13, 2006)
- 4 Men Claiming Abuse Sue Ex-Priest, Archdiocese, by Eric Herman, Chicago Sun-Times (June 14, 2006)
- Upstate Irish Priest Accused of Abuse, by Sean O'Driscoll, Irish Voice, New York (June 14, 2006)
- Accuser Vows to See Priest Abuse Case through, by Ariel Zangla, Daily Freeman (June 14, 2006)
- Catholic Church Is the Shepherd, Not the Wolf, by Jerry Stremel, Coloradoan, Colorado (June 14, 2006)
- Sex Case Prompts Pastor Switch: Pastor of Laflin Parish to Replace Monsignor Crynes, Who Quit Amid Sex Allegations, by John Davidson, Times Leader (June 14, 2006)
- Reilly Joins Rally to Extend Sex Abuse Law, by Russell Nichols, Boston Globe (June 14, 2006)
- No Statute of Limitations Sought for Pedophiles, by Kimberly Atkins, MetroWest Daily News (June 14, 2006)
- Doubt over N.L. Diocese Making Sex Abuse Payments Will Upset Victims: Lawyer, by Tara Brautigam, Macleans, Canada (June 14, 2006)
- Four Say Ex-Priest Abused Them: Lake Forest Parish: Lawsuit Alleges He Preyed on Altar Boys, by Eric Herman, News Sun (June 14, 2006)
- Child Abuse Inquiry Told of 'Striking Deference' to Religious, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 14, 2006)
- Nuns on the Run? New Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits Filed against Nun, by Jim Kouri, Conservative Voice, United States (June 14, 2006)
- Yeshiva in Sex Scandal Pledges More Protection: Torah Temimah, at Meeting with Parents, Admits No Wrongdoing in Kolko Case, by Jennifer Friedlin, Jewish Week, New York (June 16, 2006)M
- Nevison: I Did Nothing Wrong: Temple Emanu-El Cantor Speaks out for First Time after Guilty Plea in Sex Abuse Case Involving His Nephew, by Debra Nussbaum Cohen, Jewish Week, Philadelphia PA (June 16, 2006)
- NYC Ex-Cantor Pleads Guilty in Sex Assault, on Court TV (June 14, 2006)
- An Uncle Admits Molesting His Nephew: The New York City Man Pleaded Guilty to the Assaults during Holiday Visits to Lower Merion, by Keith Herbert, Philadelphia Inquirer (June 13, 2006)
- Child Sex Abuse Bill Released from Judiciary Committee, by Beth Miller, News Journal (June 14, 2006)

June 15

- Jurist Tosses $5M Abuse Case against Diocese: Massachusetts Jurist Says Franciscan Not under Albany Control, by Carol Demare, Albany Times Union (June 15, 2006)
- Catholic Liturgy Might Change: U.S. Bishops Weigh Revisions in Prayers and Blessings Used in Mabr, by Margaret Ramirez, Baltimore Sun, United States (June 15, 2006)
- Censure Most High: Many Abusive Priests Have Been Punished. Never, However, One So Well-Regarded As Father Maciel, by Richard K. Taylor, Philadelphia Inquirer (June 15, 2006)
- Sexually Abusive Local Priest to Be Sentenced July 4, in London Free Press, Canada (June 15, 2006)
- Insurers Want to Depose Abuse Victims, by Bill Zajac, Republican (June 15, 2006)
- Local's Quilt Dedicated to Abuse Victims, by Marianne Love, Pasadena Stae-News, California (June 15, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Allegations Declined in Diocese, by Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News, New York (June 15, 2006)
- What Is the Voice of the Faithful? by Susan Shultz, Darien Times, Connecticut (June 15, 2006)
- Catholic Group Gathers in Support of Parish, by Susan Shultz, Darien Times, Darien CT (June 15, 2006)
- 'Shattered Lives, Stolen Souls': Victims of Pedophile Priests Set to Display Survivor's Quilt at National Conference of Bishops, by André Coleman, Pasadena Weekly (June 15, 2006)
- Sewing Together Pieces of History and Hurt, by Melissa Evans, Santa Barbara News-Press, California (June 15, 2006)
- U.S. Bishops to Vote on Mass Revision, by Kelly Rush, Daily Bulletin, United States (June 15, 2006)
- Unshrouding Catholic Sex Scandal Secrecy, in WBUR, United States (June 14, 2006)
- The Vatican and Father Maciel, by Richard P. McBrien, Tidings (June 16, 2006)
- 'Affective Maturity': Cornerstone of a Healthy Priest: Twenty-Seventh in a Series, in The Tidings (June 16, 2006)
- 11th Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed against Former Catholic Priest, on WISH (June 15, 2006)
- Documentary to Debut, in Reading Advocate, Winchester MA (June 15, 2006)
- Church Urged to Transform Image after Sex Scandal, by Jill Serjeant, Reuters (June 15, 2006)

June 16

- Congregation Split over Priest's Abuse, Church's Response, by Matthai Chakko Kuruvila, San Francisco Chronicle, California (June 16, 2006)
- Woman Sues Diocese for Ending Counseling, by Mark Sauer, Union-Tribune, San Diego CA (June 16, 2006)
- Judge Rules Lawsuit against Priest 'Fails to Meet Burden', by Robert Cristo, Troy Record (June 16, 2006)
- Priest May Face Federal Child Porn Charges: GP: Judge Won't Review Ruling Tossing Evidence in State's Case, by Robert Tharp, Dallas Morning News (June 16, 2006)
- 13 Sue Archdiocese over Abuse, by John Shiffman and Craig R. McCoy, Philadelphia Inquirer (June 16, 2006)
- New Words for Mass: Let It Be So, Bishops Say: Changes Are Intended to Restore Prayers to Their Latin Roots; Rome's OK Required, by Laurie Goodstein and Cindy Chang, Indianapolis Star, United States (June 16, 2006)
- Spokane Parishes Can't Be Sold to Pay Abuse Victims, by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press (June 16, 2006)
- U.S. Court OKs Legal Action against the Holy See, by John L. Allen Jr., National Catholic Reporter (June 16, 2006)
- Accused Priest Speaks against Abuse Claims, by Yvette Presberry, Southwest News-Herald, Illinois (June 15, 2006)

June 17

- Local Priest Defrocked, by Kate York, Marietta Times, Ohio (June 17, 2006)
- Pope Defrocks Sex Offender, by Paul Giannamore, Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register (June 17, 2006)
- Hidden Sins of the Church, in Sydney Morning Herald, Australia (June 17, 2006)
- Toledo Chapter of SNAP to Hold Public Meeting Today, in Toledo Blade (June 17, 2006)
- Ayotte: Diocese Must Do More to Protect Children, by Sarah Shemkus, Union Leader (June 17, 2006)
- 4 More Sex Abuse Suits Name Pueblo Diocese, on CBS 4 (June 16, 2006)
- Congregations Need to Protect Members from Sexual Abuse, in Wichita Eagle, United States (June 17, 2006)
- Trainees to Learn Symptoms of Abuse: Session Covers Dynamics As Well As Legal Aspects, by Colette M. Jenkins, Beacon Journal (June 17, 2006)
- Two Say Priest 'Routinely' Abused Them: Charges against Now-Deceased Cleric Part of Class-Action Suit against Archdiocese, by Michael Hinkelman, Philadelphia Daily News (June 17, 2006)
- Priest Had 116 Indecent Images, by Roland Batten, Salisbury Journal, United Kingdom (June 17, 2006)
- Shavertown Parish Wants Priest Back St. Therese's Petition Will Appeal to Bishop, by Margaret Matray, Citizen's Voice, Pennsylvania (June 17, 2006)
- Appeal Filed in Case of Ex-Priest, by Jennifer Woldt, Daily Citizen (June 17, 2006)
- Lawsuit Accusing Vatican of Sheltering Molester Allowed to Continue, in Feminist 'Daily News, United States (June 12, 2006)
- Bishop Can't Sell Church Buildings: Spokane Diocese Wins Court Battle As It Tries to Settle Sex-Abuse Cases, by John K. Wiley, Associated Press (June 17, 2006)
- Bishops Firmly Oppose Lowering Age of Consent, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 16, 2006)

June 18

- Priest from Local Diocese Defrocked, by Paul Giannamore, Times Leader (June 17, 2006)
- Bishops Don't Always Share Details on Accused Priests, by Tim Townsend, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (June 18, 2006)
- Cleric's Visits to Von Einem, by Nigel Hunt, Advertiser, Australia (June 18, 2006)
- They Want to Hear 'I'm Sorry' How It Started Public Outcry 'Isn't Just Money' Church Challenges the Solution? by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus (June 18, 2006)
- Parishes Weigh Options in Abuse Crisis: Spokane - a Ruling Leaves It to Parishes to Say How Much They'll Help the Diocese Settle Claims, by John K. Wiley, Sunday Oregonian (June 18, 2006)
- Bookkeeper Details Priest's Spending Spree, by Angela Carella and Donna Porstner, Stamford Advocate (June 18, 2006)
- Agents Search for Former Sikh Priest, Believed Missing with Teenage Girl, by Gene Johnson, Associated Press (June 15, 2006)
- New Pastor Buoys Spirits at Ward AME Church: The Rev. C. Dennis Williams Is Welcomed in Wake of Abuse Scandal, Drop in Membership, by Stephen Clark, Los Angeles Times (June 18, 2006)
- For the Record, in Los Angeles Times, California (June 15, 2006)
- Accused Priests in Los Angeles Archdiocese, in Los Angeles Times, California (June 18, 2006)

June 19

- Ruling Spurs Repressed-Memory Debate, by Clay Barbour and Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (June 18, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Victims Not Forgotten by Time, editorial in The Republican, Massachusetts (June 19, 2006)
- Does Ministry Fuel Addictive Behavior? Certain Approaches to Ministry Lead to Self-Destruction, by Sally Morgenthaler, Christianity Today (June 19, 2006)

June 20

- Local Minister Arrested for Child Molestation, on KERO (June 19, 2006)
- Layoffs Completed in Boston Archdiocese: 25 Administrators Said to Be Affected, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (June 20, 2006)
- Exclusive: Father Flash Is Father: Priest's Lover Gives Birth..on Father's Day, by Janice Burns, Daily Record, Scotland (June 20, 2006)
- SNAP Leader Loses Suit against Diocese, in North Country Gazette (June 19, 2006)
- It's Time for Roddy to Act like a Real Father: Exclusive Mother of Shamed Priest's New Baby Girl Plans to Make Him Take Paternity Test, by Janice Burns, Daily Record, Scotland (June 20, 2006)
- Shifflett Indicted by Grand Jury, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star-Exponent (June 20, 2006)

June 21

- Sex Crime Law: What Are We Waiting For? by Margery Eagan, Boston Herald, Massachusetts (June 20, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Investigation of Santa Rosa Priest Widens, Associated Press (June 21, 2006)
- Latest Victim Comes Forward, by Liz Mitchell, Culpeper Star-Exponent (June 21, 2006)
- Minister in Court for Alleged Child Molestation, on KERO (June 20, 2006)
- A Trial Averted, by Callie Clark Miller, Southeast Missourian (June 21, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, on Local6.com (June 21, 2006)
- TV Shows Planned on Murder of Nun: Court TV, A&E Begin Work in Toledo, by Mark Reiter, Toledo Blade (June 21, 2006)
- Priest Pleads Guilty to Having Child Porn on Computer, by Steve Warmbir, Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois (June 21, 2006)
- Priest Pleads Guilty in Child Porn Case, in Chicago Tribune, Illinois (June 21, 2006)
- Former Milton Priest Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges, by William Rabb, Pensacola News Journal, Florida (June 21, 2006)
- "What Happened to the Bishops? by Debby Bodkin, OpEd News, Los Angeles CA (June 20, 2006)
- Priest Who Served in MO & IL Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charge, Associated Press (June 20, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Cases Get Go-Ahead: Repressed Memory Is at the Center of Lawsuits against Catholic Priests, by Joe Lambe, Kansas City Star, Missouri (June 14, 2006)
- Remove Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse, in Bandera Bulletin, Texas (June 22, 2006)
- Suit: 24 Years Later, Man Recalls Abuse by Priest, by Jim Salter, Associated Press (June 21, 2006)
- 'Repressed Memory' Abuse Case Filed against St. Louis Archdiocese, by William C. Lhotka, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (June 21, 2006)
- Priest Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges, Denied Bail, in Greater Kashmir, India (June 22, 2006)

June 22

- A Matter of Orthodox Abuse: Rabbi Avi Shafran, in Jewish Week (June 23, 2006)
- Culpeper Pastor Indicted on Child-Abuse Charges: All the Charges Involve Students Who Attended Calvary Baptist Academy in the Late 1980s and 1990s, by Donnie Johnston, Free Lance-Star, Virginia (June 21, 2006)
- Solicitor Apologises to Journalist, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 21, 2006)
- Priest Condemned Committal System, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 20, 2006)
- November Trials for 5 Priest Lawsuits, by Mark Sauer, Union-Tribune, California (June 22, 2006)
- Abuse Query Widens with Two Other Allegations: Priest Was Removed from Santa Rosa Diocese Position after Admitting Misconduct with a Boy, Associated Press (June 22, 2006)
- Diocesan Screenings for Abusers Give Slack to Undocumented: In L.A. And O.C., Illegal Immigrant Catholics Can Volunteer with Children without Background Checks Because They Lack the Required ID, by Jennifer Delson, Los Angeles Times (June 22, 2006)
- Man Sues Archdiocese, Alleges Sex Abuse in '82, by William C. Lhotka, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (June 22, 2006)
- 4 More Sex-Abuse Suits Name Pueblo Diocese, Marianist Order, Associated Press (June 21, 2006)
- Former St. Ann's Priest Being Defrocked, by Karin Williams, Phoenixville News, Pennsylvania (June 22, 2006)
- Lawsuit Accuses Late Little Flower Priest of Sex Abuse, Associated Press (June 22, 2006)
- Christian Brothers Correct Abuse Figures, by Patsy McGarry, One in Four, Ireland (June 22, 2006)
- The Catholic Register: Diocese Sells Properties to Meet Sex-Abuse Settlement, Sues Insurers, by Joseph Sinasac, Catholic Online (June 22, 2006)
- Officials Fault Bishop in Abuse Case: Law Requires Prompt Report; New Details of Sonoma Allegations, by Guy Kovner, Press Democrat, California (June 22, 2006)
- Fiscals on Priest's Case: No Rape, Only Child Abuse, by Karlon N. Rama, Sun.Star, Philippines (June 22, 2006)
- Dioceses Won't Perform Background Checks, on Fox News (June 22, 2006)
- Mass. Priest Goes to Trial on Child Rape Charges, on CBS 4 (June 22, 2006)
- Pastor to Stand Trial on Porn Charges, by Debbie Wachter Morris, New Castle News (June 22, 2006)
- Teacher Nabbed in Internet Sting, by Susan Shultz, Darien Times (June 22, 2006)
- Santa Rosa Church Officials Delay Reporting Abuse, Priest Flees, by Kim Curtis, Associated Press, California (June 22, 2006)
- Spokane Ruling Heartens Western Oregon Parishes, in Catholic Sentinel, Spokane WA (June 22, 2006)
- Sonoma Priest Accused of Lewd Acts, Warrant Issued, on CBS 5, Santa Rosa CA (June 22, 2006)
- Sonoma Priest Charged with Molesting Three Children, by Jim Doyle, San Francisco Chronicle, California (June 22, 2006)
- Oakland Catholic Diocese Hit by New Abuse Suits: Two Teens Allege Youth Minister Molested Them in 2002-04, by Jason Dearen, Inside Bay Area (June 22, 2006)

June 23

- Sex Abuse Survivors Hope to Benefit from Supreme Court Rulings, by Brent Martin, Missourinet, Missouri (June 22, 2006)
- Delay by Bishop to Report Priest for Abuse Gives Him Time to Flee to Mexico, on KLFY, California (June 23, 2006)
- Archdiocese Defrocks Former Local Priest, by Karin Williams, Mercury, Pennsylvania (June 23, 2006)
- Judge Sets Trial Date for Clergy Abuse Case: Courts: Two of the Suits Eligible for Action Include Priests Who Worked in the Inland Region, by Michael Fisher, Press-Enterprise, California (June 22, 2006)
- Rape Cases vs Danao Priest Dismissed: Belcina Still Faces Child Abuse Raps, by Nilda Gallo and Suzzane Salva-Alueta, Cebu Daily News, Philippines (June 23, 2006)
- Priest Flees after Abuse Report: Bishop Delays Reporting Incident, by Kim Curtis, Associated Press, California (June 23, 2006)
- Ex-Carmel Priest Accused of Abuse, in Journal News, New York (June 23, 2006)
- Island Priest Removed over Sex Abuse Claim: No Criminal Charges for St. Patrick's Cleric Who Denies Allegation, by Leslie Palma-Simoncek, Staten Island Advance, Staten Island NY (June 22, 2006)
- Lawsuits in Sex-Abuse Case by Priests Withdrawn: Recent Ohio Supreme Court Ruling That Limits Filing Age of Victim Means Civil Lawsuits Will Not Be Heard in Court, by Ben Sutherly, Dayton Daily News, Ohio (June 23, 2006)
- Accused Priest Is a Cleric No More, by Gloria Campisi, Philadelphia Daily News (June 23, 2006)
- Kudos to State Lawmakers for Actions to Help Combat Crime, in The Saratogian, New York (June 22, 2006)
- Abuse Charges against Sonoma Priest: 10 Felony, 1 Misdemeanor Sex Counts Filed; Former Judge Urges Prosecution of Bishop for Failing to Quickly Notify Authorities, by Guy Kovner, Press-Democrat, Sonoma CA (June 23, 2006)
- City Pastor Charged with Raping Girl, 11, Who Had His Baby, by Carolyn Moreau, Hartford Courant (June 23, 2006)
- Pastor Charged with Raping, Impregnating Girl in His Church, in News Times (June 22, 2006)
- Police Arrest Pastor on Sexual Assault of Eleven Year Old, by Reggie Hales, The Inquirer (June 22, 2006)
- California Episcopal Priest Resigns over Past Sex Abuse Allegations, Associated Press (June 22, 2006)
- Perceptions and Fr. Belciña, editorial in Sun.Star (June 24, 2006)
- Wanted Priest May Be in Mexico, by Jim Doyle, San Francisco Chronicle (June 23, 2006)

June 24

- Priest Who Admitted Abuse Flees before Report, by Kim Curtis, Associated Press, California (June 24, 2006)
- Brothers Allege Priest Abused Them As Youths, in Des Moines Register, Iowa (June 24, 2006)
- A Duty to Push the Debate: St. Jerome's Has Given Him a Place to Grow, Michael Higgins Says. after Two Decades, He's Leaving to Seek New Energy and Ideas, by Mirko Petricevic, Record, Canada (June 24, 2006)
- Prison Sentences Keep Piling up for Smolka: U.S. Judge in Va. Adds Five Years to Time; Disbarred Lawyer Faces 14 Years Total, by Tom Campbell, Times-Dispatch, Virginia (June 24, 2006)
- Grown Victim Seeks Action on Child Sexual Abuse Issue, by Joe Belanger, London Free Press, Canada (June 24, 2006)
- New Abuse Suit Filed against Diocese, Former Priest, in Sioux City Journal, Iowa (June 23, 2006)
- Accuser Urges Action against Abuse by Priests: Court Decision Gives New Hope, He Says, by Jason Rosenbaum, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri (June 23, 2006)
- Two Claim Abuse by Youth Minister: Martinez: Pair of Civil Lawsuits Forces the Oakland Diocese to Confront Accusations Anew, by Danielle Samaniego, Contra Costa Times, California (June 24, 2006)
- Oakland Youth Minister Accused of Sexual Abuse, on CBS 13, Oakland CA (June 23, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Suits Name Oakland Diocese, Martinez Volunteer, on CBS 5, Oakland CA (June 23, 2006)
- Church Asked to Change Offer in Abuse Allegations, on CBS 4, Denver CO (June 23, 2006)
- Shock and Disappointment: Pastor's Arrest on Rape Charges Stuns City's Frog Hollow Neighborhood, by Jeffrey B. Cohen and Elizabeth Hamilton, Hartford Courant (June 24, 2006)
- Pastor Charged with Raping, Impregnating Girl in His Church, by Darren Duarte, WTNH, Hartford CT (June 23, 2006)
- The Ring of Truth: Documentaries (no Surprise) Are Among the Most Notable Entries, by Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times (June 22, 2006)

June 25

- Tough Battle Ahead for DA: 16-Year Veteran Walsh Looks to Silence Critics, Defeat Rare Challenger, by Aaron Nicodemus, Standard-Times (June 25, 2006)
- Group Asks Church to Change Mediation Offer in Abuse Allegations, Associated Press (June 24, 2006)
- Santa Rose Bishop Releases Statement Regarding Recent Priest Abuse, on CBS 5, Santa Rosa CA (June 24, 2006)
- Charity Commissioners Block Abuse Payouts by Franciscans, by Dearbhail McDonald, Sunday Times, Ireland (June 25, 2006)
- 'Cruelty Men' Colluded in the Sanctified Abuse of Children, by Emer O'Kelly, Sunday Independent, Ireland (June 25, 2006)
- Priest Placed on Leave, in Reno Gazette-Journal (June 25, 2006)
- Nuns Are Focus of Sexual Abuse Allegations, in United Press International (June 25, 2006)
- Bishop Defends Actions on Admitted Abuse, in San Francisco Chronicle, California (June 25, 2006)
- Complaints of Sex Abuse by Nuns Begin to Emerge: The Pain Is Strong for Accusers Just Coming to Terms with What They Say Happened to Them, by Pamela Miller, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota (June 24, 2006)
- Sonoma Priest Accused of Lewd Acts, Warrant Issued, by James Lanaras, San Francisco Sentinel (June 22, 2006)
- Reno Priest Accused of Inappropriate Conduct with Minor, Associated Press (June 25, 2006)

June 26

- Pro-Family Activist Blasts Santa Rosa Bishop, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, California (June 25, 2006)
- Priest Pays a Price for Indecent Assault, by Werner Menges, The Namibian (June 26, 2006)
- Deliver Us from Evil, by Leonard Klady, Movie City News, California (June 26, 2006)
- Police to Investigate Church Sex Scandal, in The Aftenposten, Norway (June 26, 2006)
- Salesianum Attorney Asks for Sex-Abuse Case to Be Dismissed, by Esteban Parra, News Journal (June 26, 2006)
- Bishop Says He Didn't Delay Reporting Priest, by Matthai Chakko Kuruvila, San Francisco Chronicle (June 26, 2006)

June 27

- Priest, 83, to Face Sex Rap: Padre up on 61 Charges Dating Back to 1954, by Jane Sims, Toronto Sun, Canada (June 27, 2006)
- Diocese Expects More Lawsuits in Clergy Abuse, by Jennifer Garza, Sacramento Bee (June 26, 2006)
- Abuser Becomes Church's Accuser: 'Deliver Us' Takes on the Catholic Hierarchy, with a Convicted Priest As Its Key Witness, by Gina Piccalo, Los Angeles Times, California (June 26, 2006)
- Attorneys Want Molestation Lawsuit Dismissed: Statute of Limitations Has Expired in Case against Ex-Salesianum Principal, School's Lawyer Argues, by Esteban Parra, News Journal (June 27, 2006)
- New Setback for Parish Hit by Abuse Case, by Russell Working, Chicago Tribune (June 27, 2006)
- Tikkun of Sexual Misconduct Issues in Jewish Renewal, in Tikkun (June 27, 2006)
- Diocese Takes a Giant Step Backward, by Chris Coursey, Press Democrat, California (June 27, 2006)
- Oblates 'Made Mistakes' in Caring for Young Offenders, in Irish Independent (June 26, 2006)
- Former Port Dover Priest Back in Court August 3, on CD98.9, Canada (June 27, 2006)
- Priest Makes "Most Honest Confession" of His Life, by Drew Griffin and Kathleen Johnston, CNN (June 27, 2006)

June 28

- 'Sodomy' Book Author Exposes Santa Rosa Bishop, Priest, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, California (June 27, 2006)
- Bishop Sartain Installed in Diocese of Joliet, Associated Press (June 27, 2006)
- Former Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse Enters Not Guilty Plea, on NBC 13 (June 27, 2006)
- It Takes a Village of Vigilant People to Help Prevent Child Sex Abuse, by Susan Campbell, Hartford Courant (June 28, 2006)
- Pastor Accused of Sexual Assault, by Laurin Sellers, Orlando Sentinel (June 27, 2006)
- Ex-Chaplain to Face Sex Abuse Trial, on ninemsn, Australia (June 28, 2006)
- Priest Convicted of Raping Teenager, in Boston Globe, Massachusetts (June 28, 2006)
- Lawmakers OK Background Checks, by Jennifer Friedlin, Jewish Week (June 29, 2006) [partial text from Abuse Tracker]

June 29

- Defrocked Priest Denied Pension, by Bill Zajac, The Republican (June 29, 2006)
- Ex-Seminarian: Certain Clergy Have Embraced Demonology, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (June 28, 2006)
- Former Cambridge Priest Found Guilty in 1980s Rape, Associated Press (June 29, 2006)
- Despite Bankruptcy Ruling, Debate Rages over Who Owns Catholic Parish, by Emily Stimpson, Catholic Online (June 28, 2006)
- Woman Says Pastor 'Anointed,' Raped Her, by Laurin Sellers, Orlando Sentinel (June 28, 2006)
- Cambridge Priest Guilty of Child Rape, by Erin Smith, Cambridge Chronicle, Massachusetts (June 29, 2006)
- VOTF Meeting, in Melrose Free Press, Winchester MA (June 29, 2006)
- Diocese Hit with Lawsuit, by Jane Gargas, Yakima Herald-Republic, Washington (June 29, 2006)
- "Evil" Delivers Haunting Portrait of Pedophile Priest, by Sheri Linden, Metro (June 29, 2006)
- Because Time Won't Heal All: State Must End Statute of Limitations on Child Sex Abuse, by Jetta Bernier and Jeffrey Dion, Boston Herald (June 29, 2006)
- Warrant of Arrest Issued V. Fr. Joey, by Jujemay G. Awit, Sun.Star, Philippines (June 30, 2006)
- Priest Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse, on U.TV, Ireland (June 29, 2006)
- Defrocked Springfield Priest Will Not Get a Pension, Associated Press (June 29, 2006)
- Police Say Reno Priest Won't Face Criminal Charges, on KRNV, Reno NV (June 29, 2006)

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

- 2 Priests with Midstate Ties Defrocked, by Mary Warner, Patriot-News, Harrisburg PA (June 30, 2006)
- Arrest Warrant Issued Vs Danao Priest: Belciña Not Found in Archbishop's Palace, by Suzzane Salva-Alueta and Nilda Gallo, Cebu Daily News, Philippines (June 30, 2006)
- Priest Jailed for Fondling Woman, in The Local (June 30, 2006)
- Pupils Sexually Abused by Spiritual Director Priest, in Irish Independent (June 30, 2006)
- Former Stockton Pedophile Priest Back in Spotlight, in Stockton Record (June 30, 2006)
- Fr. Belciña Posts P200,000; Lawyer Files Motion for Recon, by Karlon N. Rama, Catholic Online (July 1, 2006)
- Bob Gray Appears in Court for a Pretrial Hearing, in First Coast News (June 30, 2006)
- Youth Minister Faces Sex Charges, by Erica Osborne, Georgetown News-Graphic, Kentucky (June 30, 2006)

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