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Abuse Tracker 2006
Part 4:
July–August 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.

JULY 2006

July 1

- Documentary Details Abuse: Film Provides Chilling Look at Former Priest's Molestations, by Linda Hughes-Kirchubel, Stockton Record (July 1, 2006)
- Faith + Values Forum: God Has Given Her What Church Hasn't: A Victim of Sexual Abuse by a Nun Has Little Reason to Trust the Church, but She Has Never Lost Faith in God, by Mary Dunford, Minneapolis Star Tribune (June 30, 2006)
- Local Diocese Exceeds Goal for Donations: Parishioners Pledge $3.6 Million to Fund 23 Catholic Ministries, by Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star (July 1, 2006)
- A Baptism in Business for Pastors, Laypeople: BC Program Would Be a First, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe, Massachusetts (July 1, 2006)
- Man Facing Sex Charge Is Ex-Minister, by Betty Jespersen, Morning Sentinel (July 1, 2006)
- Pastor Charged after Sexual Relations: A Former Pastor in Oddernes, Kristiansand in Southern Norway Has Now Been Charged with Abusing His Position to Acquire Sex with a Young Woman, on Aftenposten, Norway (July 1, 2006)
- Sex-Offender Registry Takes Shape: Ohio Online Program a First for Any State, by Jim Provance, Toledo Blade (July 1, 2006)
- Lawmakers May up Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Crimes, Associated Press (July 1, 2006)
- Cornwall Public Inquiry Establishes Research Agenda on Institutional Practices and Policies, on CNW Telbec (June 30, 2006)
- Arizona Polygamy Trials to Commence Despite Lack of Witnesses, by Jennifer Dobner, Associated Press (June 30, 2006)
- Forgiveness Is at Heart of Reconciliation, by Jerry Filteau, Tidings, United States (June 30, 2006)
- Minister Is Guilty of Child Rape: A Married Church Minister Is Facing a Life Sentence after Pleading Guilty to 35 Counts of Child Abuse, Including Two Charges of Raping an 11-Year-Old Boy, on BBC News, United Kingdom (June 29, 2006)
- Fugitive Priest Still out of 'Reach': Extradition Attempt or Request for Trial by Foreign Country Possible If Ochoa Is Found, by Guy Kovner, Press Democrat, California (July 1, 2006)
- What Ochoa Left behind Tells a Story: Parishioner Stuck Paying for Storage Unit after Helping Accused Priest Move out, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat, California (July 1, 2006)
- Book Says Abuse by Priests Nothing New: Author Says Catholic Church Has Had a Problem for Centuries, Still Isn't Handling It Well, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (July 1, 2006)
- Catholic High School Settles 1979 Abuse Allegations for $700,000, by Matthai Chakko Kuruvila, San Francisco Chronicle, Richmond CA (June 30, 2006)

July 2

- Woman, Priest Say Abuser Still in Public Ministry, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Pennsylvania (July 1, 2006)
- A Worthy Compromise, in Boston Herald, Massachusetts (July 2, 2006)
- For the Record, in Los Angeles Times (June 28, 2006)
- Pastor Held in Rape of Church Member, in The Ledger, Cocoa FL (July 1, 2006)
- Two Held on Rape Charge: Efforts Are on to Arrest the Rest of the Accused in the Case, in Hindu, India (June 30, 2006)

July 3

- Church Case Back in Court This Week, by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus, Vermont (July 3, 2006)
- Letters Detail Charges of Abuse by Priest, by Bill Zajac, The Republican, Vermont (July 3, 2006)
- Family Says Treatment Was Unjust, by Colin Hickey, Morning Sentinel (July 3, 2006)
- Breaking News: Priest on Child Porn Charges, in Leamington Spa Today, United Kingdom (July 3, 2006)

July 4

- Pastor Asked to Step down over Alleged Abuse, by Michael Crist, Daily Local (July 4, 2006)
- 'Clergy Sexually Abusing Their Flock': Anglican Priest Calls for Removal of Guilty Ones from Front-Line Duties, by TK Whyte, Jamaica Observer (July 4, 2006)
- Op-Ed: Impact of Incest Lingers for Male Victims As Well, by B. Lee Coyne, Salem-News (July 3, 2006)
- Hearing Set on Request for Judge's Removal, in Boston.com (July 3, 2006)
- Legislators to Consider Compromise on Sex Abuse Bill: Grants More Time to Victims, by Russell Nichols, Boston Globe, Massachusetts (July 4, 2006)
- Port Dover: Sentence Expected Today for Former Priest, in CD98.9, Canada (July 4, 2006)
- Chesco Pastor Removed over 1970s Abuse Case, by Craig R. McCoy, Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania (July 4, 2006)
- Shrine Priest Busted for Molesting High School Girl, in The Mainichi, Japan (July 4, 2006)

July 5

- Priest Gets Five Years for Abusing Altar Boys, by Paul Legall, Hamilton Spectator, Simcoe (July 5, 2006)
- Priest Gets 5 Years: With Konstanty Przybylski off to Prison, His Victims -- Former Altar Boys -- Can Try to 'Rebuild and Heal.', by Jane Sims, London Free Press, Canada (July 5, 2006)
- Memory of Clerical Abuse Still Haunts Author, by Danielle Portteus, Toledo Free Press (July 5, 2006)
- Priest Admits 1970s Abuse at Gormanston: Judge to Consider Victim Impact Reports Prior to Sentencing, in Irish Independent (July 5, 2006)
- Diocese Recusal Request Headed to Court, by Adam Silverman, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (July 5, 2006)
- Vercellotti Recovering from Fire, by Danielle Portteus, Toledo Free Press (July 5, 2006)
- Church Removes Pastor It Determines Abused Child in 1970s, on NBC 10 (July 5, 2006)
- Priest Cleared of Abuse Claim, by John Cooney, One in Four, Ireland (July 3, 2006)
- Catholicism 'Faces Biggest Crisis since Reformation', by Ruth Gledhill, The Times, United Kingdom (July 4, 2006)
- Wenceslao: Erring Priests, by Bong O. Wenceslao, Sun.Star, Philippines (July 6, 2006)

July 6

- Zero Tolerance for Church Not Reporting Abuse, by Hope McNeil and Larry McNeil, Times-Standard, California (July 6, 2006)
- Diocese, Plaintiffs Square off over Judge, by Louis Porter, Times Argus (July 6, 2006)
- St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's Senior Pastor, the Rev. Millane, Is Retiring, by Dale Quinn, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson AZ (July 6, 2006)
- 'Heaven' Is on the Block: Abuse Victims to Benefit from Sale of Retired Priest's Cottage, by Dave Altimari, Hartford Courant (July 6, 2006)
- Diocese Expresses Regret for Abuse, by Jane Sims, London Free Press, Canada (July 6, 2006)
- Abuse Extension Bill Clears Panel, by Dan Ring, The Republican (July 6, 2006)
- Child Protection Policies Working: The Catholic Office for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults (COPCA) Has Reported a Drop in the Number of Cases Involving Church Personnel from 100 (2004) to 60 (2005), by Paul Donovan, Universe Newsroom, United Kingdom (July 6, 2006)
- Sentencing Set for Former Clayton Priest: Man Pleaded Guilty to Having Sex with Teen, by Michael Smith, Amarillo Globe News, New Mexico (July 6, 2006)
- Here's Hoping Diocese Gets Fair Coverage, in Herald News, Joliet IL (July 6, 2006)
- Defrocked Rabbi's Jerusalem Lecture Cancelled after Threats, by Daphna Berman, Haaretz, Israel (July 6, 2006)
- Priest's Denial over Child Porn, by Ben Griffin, icCoventry, United Kingdom (July 4, 2006)

July 7

- Catholic Groups Angered at Diocese, by Emily Setzer, Sonoma News, Santa Rosa CA (July 6, 2006)
- Dolan Braces Archdiocese for Priest Sex Abuse Costs: Bankruptcy a Possibility As California Cases Move toward Trial, by Tom Heinen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (July 6, 2006)
- Sonoma County DA Urged to Investigate Catholic Diocese, on KCBS (July 7, 2006)
- Rueger Accuser Found Dead, by Bronislaus B. Kush, Telegram & Gazette (July 7, 2006)
- Clergy Abuse Victims Ask DA to Investigate Santa Rosa Diocese, on CBS 5, Santa Rosa BCN (July 7, 2006)
- Family, Diocese Clash over Handling of Case, by Colin Hickey, Kennbec Journal (July 7, 2006)
- Diocese Mediation Starts Today: No Major Breakthroughs Expected in Meeting with Bankruptcy Judge, by John Stucke, Spokesman-Review, Spokane WA (July 7, 2006)
- Abuse Crackdown Gives Some Religious Institutions a Pass, by Wayne Laugesen, National Catholic Register (July 6, 2006)
- Changing the Rules: Selective Justice for Catholic Institutions, by L. Martin Nussbaum, Tidings, United States (July 7, 2006)
- U.S. Dioceses Facing Financial Squeeze, Foundation Leader Says, in The Tidings, United States (July 7, 2006)
- Anne Burke Sworn in to State's Supreme Court, by Rummana Hussain, Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois (July 7, 2006)
- Pastor Bob Gray Arrested Again: Accused of Molesting a Boy Years Ago, by Jeannie Blaylock, First Coast News (July 6, 2006)
- Former Trinity Pastor Back in Jail on New Sex Charge, on News4Jax (July 6, 2006)
- New Suit Alleges Abuse by Priest, by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (July 7, 2006)
- Abuse Cover-Up in Schools Seen As Church's Deep Pockets Targeted, by Wayne Laugesen, National Catholic Register (July 6, 2006)
- D.A. Urged to Investigate SR Diocese: Victims' Group Asks Passalacqua to 'Seriously Consider' Charges against Bishop, 3 Other Officials, by Lori A. Carter, Press Democrat, Sonoma CA (July 7, 2006)
- Spokane Diocese Reaches Abuse Agreement, Associated Press (July 7, 2006)
- St. Louis Priest Faces Another Sexual Abuse Lawsuit, by Bob Priddy, Missourinet, St. Louis MO (July 7, 2006)
- Exclusive Excerpt from Sex, Priests, and Secret Codes, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America (July 7, 2006)
- Exclusive: Dr. Gray Molested Me As a Boy, by Jeannie Blaylock, First Coast News (July 6, 2006)
- School Warned Teacher 'Before Sex Abuse', by Nick Henderson, The Advertiser, Australia (July 8, 2006)

July 8

- Accused Priest May Have Fled the Country: Faces 10 Counts of Child Sex Abuse, by Heather Ishimaru, KGO, Sonoma CA (July 7, 2006)
- Catholic Archdiocese Sells Central Offices to Pay for Lawsuits, on WOOD (July 8, 2006)
- Suit against Diocese to Go to Court, by Brian Liberatore, Press & Sun-Bulletin (July 8, 2006)
- Testimony Shows Man Took Teen Bride after 'Marriage' with Her Mom, by Brooke Adams, Salt Lake Tribune (July 8, 2006)
- Papers Detail Rape Case: Pastor Accused of Assaults on Girl, 11, Who Gave Birth, by Matt Burgard, Hartford Courant (July 8, 2006)
- The Future of the Catholic Church in Britain: Summary, in futurecatholic (July 8, 2006)
- Jury Hears of Abuse 35 Years Ago: Richmond: Lawyer for Salesian Characterizes Accusations against Priest Made by Former Student As 'Bizarre Tale', by Bruce Gerstman, Contra Costa Times, Richmond CA (July 8, 2006)
- Priest Welcomed Back to Work after Suffering False Allegations, by Fintan Deere, Universe Newsroom, Ireland (July 8, 2006)
- Priest Charged with Rape Wants to Ditch Ankle Monitor, by Amy Sherman, Centre Daily, Pennsylvania (July 8, 2006)
- Moral Questions in Teen Rape, in Jamaica Gleaner (July 8, 2006)
- Cops Raid Deacon's House: Say They Have Copy of 'Sex' Video, by Vaughn Davis, Jamaica Observer (July 8, 2006)
- Cops Quiz Deacon - Two Teenagers Detained in Child Abuse Case, by Daraine Luton and Keisha Hill, Jamaica Gleaner (July 7, 2006)
- Church under Probe - Schoolgirl Allegedly Gang-Raped While Deacon Watched, by Daraine Luton and Keisha Hill, Jamaica Gleaner (July 6, 2006)
- Church Deacon Arrested in Gang Rape Case, in Radio Jamaica (July 6, 2006)
- Police Close to Wrapping up Taped Rape Case, on RJR, Jamaica (July 7, 2006)
- Church Deacon Arrested in Gang Rape Case, on RJR, Jamaica (July 6, 2006)
- Protecting Virginia's Children, by Betty Wade Coyle, Daily Press, Virginia (July 8, 2006)
-
Spokane Diocese Tries to Clean Up "A Hell of a Mess", by Janet I. Tu, Seattle Times (July 8, 2006)

July 9

- How Catholicism Fell from Grace in Ireland: Country Doesn't Even Have Enough Priests, by Tom Hundley, Chicago Tribune, Ireland (July 9, 2006)
- The Sins of Our Fathers, by Dave Janoski, Times Leader, Scranton PA (July 9, 2006)
- The Shame of the Diocese: Allegations? Move Father Caparelli. More Allegations? Move Father Caparelli. Convictions? Keep Quiet, by Dave Janoski, Times Leader, Scranton PA (July 9, 2006)
- A Church Re-Educates Itself: Changing Attitudes: The Catholic Church Has Mandated Special Training to Recognize Sexual Abuse and Abusers, by Mark Guydish, Times Leader, Scranton PA (July 9, 2006)
- Priests Feel Hurt, Angry, Guilty by Association: When Scandal Breaks, Say Innocent Pastors, They and Flock Get Caught in Turmoil, by Mary Therese Biebel, Times Leader, Scranton PA (July 9, 2006)
- Church under Attack - Groups Lash Deacon for Involvement in Gang-Rape of 14-y-o, by Daraine Luton and Keisha Hill, Jamaica Gleaner (July 9, 2006)
- By Order, Management, by John Maxwell, Jamaica Observer (July 9, 2006)
- Church under Probe after Heinous Crime, in Jamaica Newsweekly (July 6, 2006)
- Defrocked Rabbi Cannot Violate Anonymous Bloggers' First Amendment Rights, Public Citizen Tells Court: Subpoena to Reveal Writers' Identities Is Unconstitutional, in All American Patriots (July 9, 2006)
- Dr Hollingworth's Regal Return to the Pulpit, by Jonathan Green, The Age, Australia (July 10, 2006)

July 10

- Nelspruit Man on Rape, Incest Charges after Daughter Has 3 Children That Could Be His, by Siyabonga Mkhwanazi, Cape Times (July 10, 2006)
- Church Founder Lashes Whistle Blowers, by Daraine Luton, Jamaica Gleaner (July 10, 2006)
- Church Defends Deacon in Child Sex Case: Says God Will Punish Member Who Leaked Info, in Jamaica Observer (July 10, 2006)
- Letters Indicate Troubling Ochoa Behavior: Past Correspondence between Sr Diocese, Alleged Victim's Family Suggests Harassment, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (July 9, 2006)
- Bishops Support Changes in Limitations Law, in Catholic Free Press, Massachusetts (July 7, 2006)
- Secret House for 'Immoral' Clergy Set up in the 1940s, in Irish Independent (July 10, 2006)

July 11

- Pastor Has Faith in His Legacy: He Has Departed South Salem for Portland Cathedral, by Thelma Guerrero, Statesman Journal (July 11, 2006)
- Pope Picks Burke for Church Court, by Tim Townsend, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (July 10, 2006)
- Ex-Chaplain Goes to Prison, by Julie Wallace, Beacon Journal (July 11, 2006)
- Chaplain Sentenced for Having Sex with 4 Girls: Robertson Pleaded Guilty to 54 Counts of Sexual Battery, on NewsNet5 (July 11, 2006)
- Protest outside Dayton Avenue Church of God, in Jamaica Observer (July 11, 2006)
- Repulsive Words from Dayton Avenue Church of God, in Jamaica Observer (July 11, 2006)
- We Are the Mothers, by Betty Ann Blaine, Jamaica Observer (July 11, 2006)
- Religious Commitment and Duty, in Jamaica Observer (July 11, 2006)
- Protesters Slam Church for Defending Deacon, by Daraine Luton and Keisha Hill, Jamaica Gleaner (July 11, 2006)
- Concerned Citizens and Christian Lawyers Speak out against Dayton Avenue Church of God, in RJR, Jamaica (July 10, 2006)
- Abuse Claims Refuted, Upheld: Richmond: Former Altar Boy Says He Was Molested As Teen at Salesian High; One Witness Calls Sex Charge 'Ludicrous', by Ryan Huff, West County Times, Richmond CA (July 11, 2006)
- Parents Accuse Church of Covering up Rape, in Miami Herald, Jamaica (July 11, 2006)
- Church Founder Lashes Whistleblowers, in Caymanian Compass, Jamaica (July 11, 2006)
- Morning Note from the Newsroom: the Church Series, in Times Leader, Scranton PA (July 11, 2006)
- Minister Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charges, Associated Press (July 11, 2006)

July 12

- Skylstad: Diocese Can Raise $35 Million for Settlements, by Nicholas K. Geranios, KGW, Spokane WA (July 12, 2006)
- Crisis Leads to More Media Savvy: Specialists See Improvement in Bishops' Dealings with Press since Height of Abuse Scandal, by Tom Carney, National Catholic Reporter, United States (July 14, 2006)
- Trial to Begin Wednesday for Jefferson Moore, by Casey Knaupp, Tyler Morning Telegraph (July 11, 2006)
- With New Play, Breslin Keeps Focuson What Matters: Real People, by Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe (July 12, 2006)
- Magistrate Refuses Application for Release of Deacon, Two Teenage Boys, by T K Whyte and Vaughn Davis, Jamaica Observer (July 12, 2006)
- Trial Date to Be Set for Ralph Rowe, in CNW, Canada (July 11, 2006)
- Police Charge Deacon and Teens Implicated in Sexual Assault Case, in RJR, Jamaica (July 11, 2006)
- Know the Five Steps to Protect God's Children, in The Tidings, Los Angeles CA (July 14, 2006)
- Residential School Package Approved by Federal Cabinet, in Saskatchewan Sage, Canada (July 12, 2006)
- Former Ohio Police Chaplain Sentenced for Having Sex with Girls: Man Pleaded Guilty to 54 Counts, on NBC4i (July 11, 2006)
- Cathedral Rallies Planned: Supporters Favor Extending Statute of Limitations, by Bronislaus B. Kush, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Massachusetts (July 12, 2006)
- Pastor Pleads Not Guilty in Rape Case: Followers Show Support for Churchman Accused of Four Assaults; DNA Suggests Girl, Now 12, Had His Child, by Matt Burgard, Hartford Courant (July 12, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Claims Disputed in Court: Richmond: Both Sides Using Defendant's Exaggeration of Symptoms to Bolster Their Statements, by Kelli Phillips, Contra Costa Times, California (July 12, 2006)
- Trauma Has a Face, by Eulalee Thompson, Jamaica Gleaner (July 12, 2006)
- Deacon, Teens Face Court Today, by Glenroy Sinclair and Keisha Hill, Jamaica Gleaner (July 12, 2006)
- Be Willing to Dare, by Beverley Anderson-Manley, Jamaica Gleaner (July 10, 2006)
- $145,000 Payout for Boy Abused by Church Official, by Fergus Shiel, The Age, Australia (July 13, 2006)
- Slap in the Face or on the Wrist? – Legionaries Stay on Task Despite Penance of Its Charismatic Founder, by Michelle Martin, Catholic Online (July 12, 2006)
- Rabbi Challenges Right to Anonymity on Internet, by Rebecca Spence, Forward, New York (July 13, 2006)

July 13

- Lionsgate Signs on to Deliver US from Evil, in Finanzen (July 13, 2006)
- Priest's Court Date Is Aug. 23, in Democrat & Chronicle (July 13, 2006)
- Abuse Witnesses Muzzled? Priest's E-Mail: Diocese Attorney Told 3 Church Workers to Be 'Less Than Honest', by Dave Janoski, Times Leader (July 13, 2006)
- Moore Jury Hears Taped Testimony from Victim, by Casey Knaupp, Tyler Morning Telegraph (July 12, 2006)
- Deacon, Three Teenage Boys Denied Bail, by Vaughn Davis, Jamaica Observer (July 13, 2006)
- Dayton Avenue Chruch of God Apologizes for Fallen Deacon, in RJR, Jamaica (July 12, 2006)
- No Bail for Deacon, by Daraine Luton and Keisha Hill, Jamaica Gleaner (July 13, 2006)
- Porn Priest Spared Jail, in Salisbury Journal, United Kingdom (July 13, 2006)
- Former Pastor Gets Probation for Child Sex Assault, on CBS 4 (July 13, 2006)

July 14

- Dallas Bishop to Offer Resignation: Growth: He Hopes for Hispanic Successor to Lead Booming Population, by Jeffrey Weiss and Brooks Egerton, WFAA, Dallas TX (July 14, 2006)
- Louisville's Archbishop Kelly Turns 75, by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press, carried in WHAS (July 14, 2006)
- The Double Standard in Child Sexual Abuse, in The Oregonian (July 14, 2006)
- Sex Abuse Scandal, Lawsuits, Calls for His Job Abounded, but He Remained Quiet, Defiant, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News (July 14, 2006)
- Sex, Betrayal and Videotapes, by Barbara Gloudon, Jamaica Observer (July 14, 2006)
- Activist Objects to Visit by Cardinal, by Linda Maule, Forecaster (July 14, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Seeks New Trial, in Yankton Press & Dakotan (July 14, 2006)
- Ex-Priest, City Sanitation Worker Charged in Nassau Sex Sting, in The Northender, Long Island NY (July 14, 2006)
- Pedophile Priest Loved Victim, Court Told, by Lauren Ahwan, Sunday Mail, Australia (July 14, 2006)
- Former Priest's Sentencing Postponed: Herek's Request for New Trial under Consideration, on KETV (July 13, 2006)
- Diocese under Criminal Review: D.A. Looking into Delayed Report of Possible Abuse by Ochoa, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat (July 14, 2006)
- Prosecutors Probe Diocese for Delay in Sex Abuse Reporting, Associated Press (July 14, 2006)
- Investigation into Sonoma Priest's Activity Broadens, on CBS 5, Santa Rosa CA (July 14, 2006)
- Bishop Says $35 Million Available to Settle Suits, by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press (July 12, 2006)
- Woman Lost Job to Act over Abuse, by Nick Henderson, The Advertiser, Australia (July 15, 2006)
- Churchwoman Has Hell of a Spirit, by Leighton Levy, Jamaica Star (July 14, 2006)

July 15

- JCC Wants Sex-Abuse Manual: President Admits Churches Not on Top of Sexuality Issue, by T K Whyte, Jamaica Observer (July 15, 2006)
- Sex Offence Protocol for Churches - Document in Embryonic Stage, Says Archbishop of Kingston, in Jamaica Gleaner (July 15, 2006)
- Ex-Greenville Priest Sues Green Bay Diocese: Rev. Zickert Says He Was Forced to Resign over False Allegations, by Cheryl Sherry, Post-Crescent (July 15, 2006)
- Indian Priest Visiting Fla. Panhandle Accused of Sexual Abuse, Associated Press (July 15, 2006)

July 16

- Visiting Priest Accused of Abuse, in The Ledger, Bonifay FL (July 16, 2006)
- It's a Judgement Call: Pastors Says They Cooperate with Police, Sometimes, by Luke Douglas, Jamaica Observer (July 16, 2006)
- R.I. Fares Better Than Other States in Solving Church's Shortage of Priests, by Arthur Kimball-Stanley, Providence Journal (July 14, 2006)
- Crossville Residents Warned of Alleged Sexual Predator, by Melissa DiPane, WATE (July 15, 2006)
- Churches, Medics, Schools Reporting More Sex Abuse Cases, by Luke Douglas, Jamaica Observer (July 16, 2006)
- Priest Who Says He Was Forced to Resign Sues, Associated Press (July 15, 2006)
- Priest Was Open about Relationship, by Donna Porstner and Angela Carella, Stamford Advocate, Darien CT (July 16, 2006)
- East Valley News Briefs: Suspended Priest to Get Hearing, in Arizona Republic (July 16, 2006)
- Time Limit for Child Sex Cases Is Expanded, by Domingo Ramirez Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas (July 15, 2006)
- The Church and Secrecy, by Ian Boyne, Jamaica Gleaner (July 16, 2006)

July 17

- Bishops Targeted by Group, by Bill Zajac, The Republican, United States (July 17, 2006)
- Justice Is Put on Hold, editorial in Philadelphia Inquirer (July 17, 2006)
- Courts Will Weigh Offers to Abused Native Students: Compensation by Federal Government to Residential School Students Long Overdue, by Ian Mulgrew, Vancouver Sun, Canada (July 17, 2006)
- Prime Minister Condemns Sexual Abuse of Teenager, by Rasbert Turner, Jamaica Gleaner (July 17, 2006)
- Activists Rally for Repeal of Diocese Sex Crime Statute, by Curt Brown, Standard-Times (July 17, 2006)
- Sexing up Things, by Orville W. Taylor, Jamaica Gleaner (July 16, 2006)
- New Leader of Voice of the Faithful Hopes to Improve Dialogue with Diocese, by Dan Tepfer, Connecticut Post (July 16, 2006)
- A Crescendo of Grief, by Jean Lowrie-Chin, Jamaica Observer (July 17, 2006)
- Downsizing and the Catholic Church, by Richard W. Garnett, USA Today, United States (July 16, 2006)
- Paying Lip Service to Sexual Equality, by Emily Maguire, Sydney Morning Herald, United Kingdom (July 18, 2006)
- Supreme Court Sends Priest Sex Case Back to Superior Court, Associated Press (July 17, 2006)

July 18

- Court Allows Norwich Sexual Assault Suit, in Norwich Bulletin (July 18, 2006)
- High Court Eases Abuse Case, by Lynne Tuohy, Hartford Courant (July 18, 2006)
- Man Who Accused Rueger of Molestation Now 'At Peace', by Bronislaus B. Kush, Telegram & Gazette (July 18, 2006)
- Supreme Court Sends Priest Sex Case Back to Superior Court, Associated Press (July 17, 2006)
- Finding a True Church, by Devon Dick, Jamaica Gleaner (July 18, 2006)
- Uncle Jimmy, by Antoinette Shakespeare, Jamaica Observer (July 18, 2006)
- Priest Booted after Sex-Abuse Reports: Bennison Removed from Bay Area Church on Past Upland Suspicions, by Caroline An, Daily Bulletin (July 18, 2006)
- Former Priest Pleads Guilty to Sex Chats, in 1010 WINS (July 17, 2006)
- JFJ Wants Former High Court Judge off Judicial Services Commission, in Radio Jamaica (July 17, 2006)
- Lawyers under Fire for €29m Redress Board Fees, by Paul Kelly, Irish Examiner (July 18, 2006)
- Priest Sentenced for Sex Abuse, on TMJ4 (July 18, 2006)

July 19

- $600,000 Awarded to Priest Abuse Victim, by Chris Metinko, Contra Costa Times (July 18, 2006)
- Priest Gets 7 Years for Abuse: 20 Years' Probation Begins Now While Conviction Appealed, by Courtney Flynn, Chicago Tribune (July 19, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Nailed in Net Sting Pleads: Thomas Bender Admits to Sex Chats with Officer Posing As Teenage Boy, in Morning Call, Pennsylvania (July 19, 2006)
- Where, Sadly, the Buck Stops, editorial in MilwaukeeJournalSentinel (July 18, 2006)
- Groups Critical, by Joseph Demartino, Herald News (July 19, 2006)
- Archdiocese Asks Judge to Throw out Abuse Case: 12 Plaintiffs Filed Class-Action Suit Last Month, by Michael Hinkelman, Philadelphia Daily News (July 19, 2006)
- Church Rebuked for Cover-Up by Elder, by Petrina Francis, Jamaica Gleaner (July 19, 2006)
- Government of Jamaica to Draft Child Porn Law, by Daraine Luton, Jamaica Gleaner (July 19, 2006)
- The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (ksac) to Probe Dayton Church, in Jamaica Gleaner (July 19, 2006)
- Church at Centre of Sex Scandal Operating Illegally, Says Mayor, by Alicia Dunkley, Jamaica Observer (July 19, 2006)
- When Marriage Is Illegal: Polygamy Is Notoriously Hard to Prosecute, but a Recent Legal Victory May Open the Door for More Cases, by Peta Owens-Liston, Time, Utah (July 18, 2006)
- Appeal Made to Local Churches to Revise Child Abuse Prevention Measures, in RJR, Jamaica (July 18, 2006)
- School Abuse: The Horrors, by Mary-Ellen Lang, CBC News, Canada (July 19, 2006)
- Sunday School Teacher Feels 'Hurt' over Church Scandal, by Nadine Wilson, Jamaica Observer, Jamaica (July 19, 2006)
- Priest's Abuse Accuser Says Limitations Law Doesn't Apply, by David Yonke, Toledo Blade (July 19, 2006)
- Illinois Priest Gets 7-Year Term in '60s Incidents, in Chippewa Herald (July 18, 2006)
- Priest Faces Public Indecency Charges, on NTV, Elm Creek NE (July 18, 2006)
- Martinez Man Wins $600,000 Settlement in Priest Abuse Case, on ABC30, California (July 19, 2006)
- Woman Says Limits Don't Apply to Priest Convicted of Killing Nun, Associated Press (July 19, 2006)
- Priest May Face Prison, by Mike Heine, Janesville Gazette (July 19, 2006)
- Lawyer Accuses Church of Withholding Documents, on WCAX (July 19, 2006)

July 20

- Sex-Abuse Suits against Orlando Diocese Settled, by Mark I. Pinsky, Orlando Sentinel (July 20, 2006)
- Archdiocese Settles Sexual Abuse Claims, by Ihosvani Rodriguez, Sun-Sentinel, Florida (July 20, 2006)
- Looking for Justice in Church Abuse Case: But It May Never Be Found, in Philadelphia Daily News (July 20, 2006)
- 14 Lawsuits Claiming Abuse by Fl. Clergy Settled for $1.6 Million, Associated Press (July 19, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Cases against Diocese Win Postponement until Next Year, by Mark Sauer, Union-Tribune (July 20, 2006)
- Lawyer Accuses Church of Hiding Documents, Associated Press (July 20, 2006)
- Porn Charges against Pastor Detailed, by Rob Seal, Daily Progress, Charlottesville VA (July 20, 2006)
- The Church Contrite and Hurt, editorial in Jamaica Observer (July 20, 2006)
- Albany Temple Fires Cantor: Letter Cites Episode of "Inappropriate Behavior" As Prosecutor Takes Look, by Marc Parry, Albany Times Union (July 19, 2006)
- Church Dayton to Receive Notice, in Jamaica Gleaner (July 20, 2006)
- Baptist Pastor Acquitted of Rape Charge, Associated Press (July 20, 2006)
- Former Pastor Found Not Guilty of Raping Woman in Congregation, by James F. McCarty, Cleveland Plain Dealer (July 19, 2006)
- Sex and the Church, by Raulston Nembhard, Jamaica Observer (July 18, 2006)
- Convicted Priest Subject of Film: Deliver US from Evil, Coming This Fall, Tells the True Story of Pedophiliac Catholic Priest Oliver O'Grady, Including Interviews with O'Grady and Victims, in Christianity Today, Los Angeles CA (July 17, 2006)
- State Intends to Make Sexual Abuse Victim Pay Its Legal Costs, by Dan Buckley, in One in Four, Ireland (July 20, 2006)

July 21

- Ex-Deacon Gets 1 Year for Abuse: James Gonsalves of Maui Will Also Have 20 Years' Probation, by Mary Adamski and Gary T. Kubota, Honoluly Star-Bulletin (June 22, 2005)
- Judge Rules Trust Fund Off-Limits to Settle Any Abuse Claims, Associated Press, Portland OR (July 21, 2006)
- Murder Case Venue Changed, by Marla A. Goldberg, Republican (July 21, 2006)
- Archdiocese Pays $750,000 in 6 Sex Cases: Six Sexual Abuse Cases Amounting to $750,000 Have Been Settled by South Florida's Catholic Archdiocese, by Amy Sherman, Miami Herald (July 21, 2006)
- Deacon Gets Year in Sex Case, by Christie Wilson, Honolulu Advertiser (July 21, 2006)
- Former Deacon Gets One-Year Sentence, by Brooks Baehr, KGMB, Hawaii (July 20, 2006)
- A Former Maui Deacon Is Sentenced to Prison, by Gina Mangieri, KHON, Hawaii (July 20, 2006)
- Former Maui Deacon Sentenced to Prison in Sex Assault Case, on TheHawaiiChannel.com, Hawaii (July 20, 2006)
- Local Minister Indicted for Sex Crimes, by Denise Alex, WTAP, West Virginia (July 21, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Herek Loses Bid for New Trial, in Sioux City Journal (July 21, 2006)
- A&E Briefs | Seattle Rep to Stage Shanley's "Doubt", in Seattle Times (July 21, 2006)
- Disgraced US Rabi Drops Legal Challenge to Identify Bloggers, by Oliver Luft, Journalism.co.uk, United States (July 21, 2006)
- Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse to Gather for Conference, by Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, Jersey City NJ (July 21, 2006)
- Deacon Returns to Court Today, in Jamaica Gleaner (July 21, 2006)
- Judge Blocks Depositions for Alleged Springfield Abuse Victims, by Adam Gorlick, Associated Press (July 21, 2006)
- SR Bishop Kept Abuse Case Secret: Diocese Confirms Priest, Who Died in 2004, Suspended in 2002 after Allegations, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat (July 21, 2006)

July 22

- Aide: Church Knew of Priest's Woes: Court Documents Paint a Disturbing Picture of a Priest Who Is Accused of Molesting Young Boys, by Wanda J. DeMarzo, Miami Herald (July 22, 2006)
- The Career of the Rev. Neil Doherty, in Miami Herald (July 22, 2006)
- Diocese Acknowledges 1971 Abuse Allegations, on CBS 5, Santa Rosa BCN (July 21, 2006)
- Gonsalves Gets a Year, by Melissa Tanji, Maui News (July 21, 2006)
- Bishop Dupre Still in Treatment, by Bill Zajac, Republican, Springfield MA (July 22, 2006)
- Key Change in Abuse Law Held in House Exclusive: Bill Would Open a One-Year " Window" for Victims to Bring Civil Suits, Even Though the Statutes of Limitations Have Expired, by Dave Janoski, Times Leader, Pennsylvania (July 22, 2006)
- Boys Plead Guilty, No Bail for Deacon, by Daraine Luton and Keisha Hill, Jamaica Gleaner (July 22, 2006)
- Sex-Deacon Case Takes New Turn: Two Youths Plead Guilty to Indecent Assault on 13-Year-Old Girl, by Vaughn Davis, Jamaica Observer (July 22, 2006)
- End of the Innocence? by Todd Baucher, WTAP, West Virginia (July 22, 2006)
- Teen Boys Plead Guilty to Sexually Assaulting 13 Yr Old Girl, on RJR, Jamaica (July 21, 2006)
- Program Speeds up Prosecution, by Melissa Tanji, Maui News, Hawaii (July 21, 2006)
- Archbishop Reflects on Clergy Sexual Abuse Scandal, by Bruce Schreiner, Kentucky.com (July 22, 2006)
- Former Minister in Court Monday on Rape, Incest, by Eddie Fitzgerald, Wilson Daily, North Carolina (July 22, 2006)

July 23

- Replacing Wuerl: 8 Bishop Candidates Emerge, by Ann Rodgers, Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh PA (July 23, 2006)
- Paedophile Was Set Free to Rape Young Children in Their Homes: Police and Church Decisions Come under Scrutiny As Leaked Documents Reveal How a Minister Was Left to Prey on Boys for Years Despite Warnings, by Antony Barnett, The Observer, United Kingdom (July 23, 2006)
- State Denies Liability for Abuse Cases, by Dearbhail McDonald and John Burns, Sunday Times, Ireland (July 23, 2006)
- KSAC Closure of Dayton Avenue Church Put on Hold, on RJR, Jamaica (July 22, 2006)
- FBI Gets Involved in Claims: Anonymous Letter Accuses Group Home of Misdeeds Involving Finances, Clients, Employment, by Nick Birdsong, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (July 22, 2006)
- Redress Board Legal Costs Awards Could Top €200m, on IOL, Ireland (July 23, 2006)
- The Child Who Had a Child Is 'Fine'? by Helen Ubiñas, Hartford Courant (July 23, 2006)
- Retired Bishop Expresses Regret to Victims Abused by Clergy, by Nyier Abdou and Jeff Diamant, Star-Ledger, New Jersey (July 23, 2006)
- Latino Ex-Altar Boy Says 'Machismo' Fueled Pain, by Brian Spadora, Herald News (July 23, 2006)
- Retired Bishop: Church Could Have Done More for Sex Abuse Victims, in Newsday (July 23, 2006)
- Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Meet in NJ, in 1010 WINS (July 23, 2006)

July 24

- Ex-Bishop: Church Motivated by Money, in Asbury Park Press (July 24, 2006)
- Lawmakers Should Revise Sex-Abuse Statute, editorial in Delco Times, Pennsylvania (July 24, 2006)
- Taking on the Catholic Church: Sexual Abuse, Coverups Go Back Centuries, a Priest Contends, by Frances Grandy Taylor, Hartford Courant (July 24, 2006)
- Monday Spotlight: Judge Carpenter Sits on Sports Bench When He's Not Working, in Altoona Mirror, Pennsylvania (July 24, 2006)
- Childcare and Protection Act Omission Will Hinder Total Prosecution, by Margarette Macaulay, Jamaica Observer (July 24, 2006)
- Sharing Stories and Pain, by Nyier Abdou and Jeff Diamant, Jersey Journal (July 24, 2006)
- Legal Costs Amounted to 15.65% of Redress Board Awards in 2005; Dublin Solicitors Firm Headed Fee Rankings at €4.9 Million, in Finfacts, Ireland (July 24, 2006)
- Abuse Victims to Get More Than €200m, in Irish Independent (July 24, 2006)

July 25

- Area Priest Arraigned in Boston for Abuse, by Kathryn Caggianelli, Troy Record (July 25, 2006)
- New York Priest Charged with Child Rape in Massachusetts, in Boston Globe (July 25, 2006)
- Priest's Bid for Jury Trial Delayed until Aug. 11, in Arizona Republic (July 25, 2006)
- Sabarimala Priest Files New Complaint, in Times of India (July 25, 2006)
- Senior Sabarimala Head Comes in Defence of Tainted Priest, in Telugu Portal, India (July 25, 2006)
- Sabrimala Tanthri Mohanaru Defends Son, in Zee News, India (July 25, 2006)
- Priest Arraigned on Abuse Charges: The Rev. Frank Genevive, Accused of Raping 2 Boys, Had Worked at Troy Church, by Tim O'Brien, Albany Times Union, Boston MA (July 25, 2006)
- Priest Arraigned on Rape Charges, in Capital News 9, Boston MA (July 24, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Raping Teens Decades Ago: Charged with Bring Albany Kids to Boston, by Bill Lambdin, WNYT, Boston MA (July 24, 2006)
- Former Margate Priest Charged in Sex Abuse Case Allowed to Rent Apartment, by Tonya Alanez, Sun-Sentinel (July 25, 2006)
- Pastor Takes Plea, by Eddie Fitzgerald, Wilson Daily, North Carolina (July 25, 2006)
- Silence of the Lam: Accused of Sexually Abusing Young Boys, a Brooklyn Rabbi Lit for Israel 22 Years Ago. Now One Alleged Victim Wants Him Brought Back for Trial, by Kristen Lombardi, Village Voice (July 25, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse Allowed to Move into His Own Apartment, by Amy Sherman, Miami Herald, Lantana FL (July 25, 2006)
- Two More Quincy Parishes to Merge, by Steve Eighinger, Quincy Herald Whig (July 25, 2006)
- Sabarimala Scandal: Seer Pleads Innocence, on NDTV, India (July 25, 2006)
- Thantri Row: Minister Seeks Details from Intelligence Chief, in Zee News, India (July 25, 2006)
- Irish Redress Board Gets More Than 14,500 Claims from 26 Countries, by Cian Molloy, Catholic Online, Ireland (July 25, 2006)
- Monks Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child, on CBS 42 (July 25, 2006)
- Former Altar Boy Writes Comic Book about Clerical Sexual Misconduct, by Simon Caldwell, Catholic Online (July 25, 2006)

July 26

- Priest Gets Suspended Sentence for Sexual Abusing Boys, in Tuam Herald, Ireland (July 26, 2006)
- Diocese Attempt to Get Judge Removed from Abuse Cases Rejected, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press, Vermont (July 26, 2006)
- Judge May Hear More Church Cases, by Kevin O'Connor, Times Argus, Vermont (July 26, 2006)
- Blanco Monks Face Sex Assault Charges, by Zeke MacCormack, Expess-News, Blanco TX (July 25, 2006)
- Volunteer Indicted in Child Molestation, by Liz Fabian, Macon Telegraph, Georgia (July 26, 2006)
- Sacked Sabarimala Priest Cries Foul, on NDTV, India (July 26, 2006)
- Deacon Stays Put, in Jamaica Gleaner (July 26, 2006)
- New Sex Allegations against Blanco Monastery: Christ of the Hills Has Been the Focus of Numerous Sexual Assault Claims, by Joshunda Sanders, American-Statesman, Blanco TX (July 26, 2006)
- Authorities Raid Blanco County Monastery, on KVUE, Blanco TX (July 25, 2006)
- Monastery Raided by Police, by Walker Robinson, WOAI, Blanco TX (July 25, 2006)
- Police Raid Central Texas Monastery, on KLTV, Blanco TX (July 26, 2006)
- First Seen on KXAN: Sordid Accusations Hit Hill County Monastery, on KXAN, Blanco TX (July 26, 2006)
- House Backs Crack down on Child Predators, by Joanne Kenen, Washington Post (July 25, 2006)
- Cornwall Public Inquiry Announces Advisory Panel, on CNW, Canada (July 26, 2006)

July 27

- Federal Arrest Warrant Issued for Priest in Sex Abuse Case, Associated Press (July 27, 2006)
- Blanco Ponders Monastery Scandal, by Zeke MacCormack, Express-News (July 27, 2006)
- Cornwall Public Inquiry Moves Forward with Phase II, by Gord McDougall, CFRA, Canada (July 26, 2006)
- LA Archdiocese Might Be Ordered to Review Priests' Files: Determinations Could Affect Damages, on NBC 4 (July 26, 2006)
- Judge: Divulge Victims' IDs: Diocese Sex Case Stipulated Anonymity, Chesley Argues, by Jim Hannah, Cincinnati Enquirer (July 27, 2006)
- Deacon, Co-Accused to Return to Court Again, in Jamaica Gleaner (July 27, 2006)
- Minister Faces Sex Abuse Charges: The Complainant Told Police the Assaults Began in 1975, When He Was 12, and Lasted for Seven Years, by April Kemick, London Free Press, Canada (July 27, 2006)
- Monks' Activities Troubled Bishop: Five Indicted at Monastery on Charges of Child Sexual Assault, Associated Press (July 27, 2006)
- Sheriff Says Quiet Monastery Hid Dark Secrets: 1999 Assault Inquiry Never Ended, Blanco Lawman Says, by Miguel Liscano, American-Statesman (July 27, 2006)
- Lawyers Try Again to Get Bail for Deacon and Teen on Sexual Assault Charges, in RJR, Jamaica (July 26, 2006)
- Congress Passes the " Adam Walsh Bill" to Protect Children from Abuse: It Is a Good Start, but More Needs to Be Done to Make It Effective, by Marci Hamilton, FindLaw, United States (July 27, 2006)
- House Votes on Easing Statute of Limitations on Sex Abuse, in Boston Globe (July 26, 2006)
- Investigation into Monastery Sex Assaults Ongoing: Search Warrant Reveals Details of Assaults, on CBS 2 (July 26, 2006)
- Crimes and Accusations, Times Leader (July 9, 2006) [accused priests in Scranton diocese]
- Bill Aims to Loosen Limits on Suits, by Dave Janoski, Times Leader (July 9, 2006)
- Church Abuse Victims Fighting to Remain Anonymous, on WHAS (July 27, 2006)
- Sabarimala Priest Lashes out at Temple Management, in Zee News, India (July 27, 2006)
- Sex Charges against Crossville Minister Going to Grand Jury, by Erica Estep, WATE (July 26, 2006)
- Management Aware of Abuse but Did Not Remove Priest, in One in Four, Ireland (July 27, 2006)
- A Day of Reckoning, in Contra Costa Times, California (July 24, 2006)
- Judge Orders Attorneys to Hand over Names of Sex Abuse Victims, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press (July 27, 2006)
- Investigators Hope to Speak with Accused Priest, on WALA, Alabama (July 27, 2006)

July 28

- Church Probes 24 Paedo-Priests, by Pearlie Joubert, Mail & Guardian, South Africa (July 28, 2006)
- Naming Abuse Victims Debated: Judge Says Names Already Out; Order Seeks Addresses, Phone Numbers, by Jim Hannah, Cincinnati Enquirer (July 28, 2006)
- Priest's Removal Atypical: It Was the Vatican's Decision to Remove Admitted Molester Albert M. Liberatore Jr., by Dave Janoski, Times Leader, Scranton PA (July 28, 2006)
- Statute of Limitations Should Run out Soon, editorial in Troy Record, New York(July 28, 2006)
- Prosecutors Must Get Names of Sex-Abuse Victims in Church Lawsuit, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press (July 28, 2006)
- Grenada Church Pastor Accused of Molesting Teen, by Sara McAdory, Clarion-Ledger, Grenada MS (July 28, 2006)
- Former Youth Minister Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse, by Steven Martens, Quad-City Times (July 28, 2006)
- Ugandan Pastor Accused of Defiling Refugees, in African News Dimension, South Africa (July 28, 2006)
- Suspect Arrested for Sex with Boy, by Tim Weldon, Winchester Sun, Kentucky (July 27, 2006)
- Winchester Man Charged with Sexual Abuse against 14-Year-Old Boy, on LEX 18, Kentucky (July 28, 2006)
- Senate Votes to Extend Statute of Limitations: Bill Adds 12 Years to Child Sex Abuse Reporting Period, by David Abel, Boston Globe (July 28, 2006)
- Jury Process Starts in Pastor's Sex-Assault Trial, by Melody McDonald, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (July 28, 2006)
- Bill Would Extend Statute of Limitations on Sex Abuse by 12 Years, Associated Press (July 28, 2006)
- Walsh Defends Delay in Ochoa Case: Santa Rosa Bishop Says Keeping Priest from Kids Was His First Priority and That Filing a Report Didn't Cross His Mind, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (July 28, 2006)
- Documents Detail Abuse Allegations, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (July 28, 2006)
- Attorneys Reject 50 Abuse Claims, by Paul A. Long, Cincinnati Post, Kentucky (July 28, 2006)
- Vatican Defrocks University of Scranton Priest, on KYW (July 28, 2006)
- Paedophile Priest Gets Life, in The Sun, United Kingdom (July 28, 2006)
- Child Rape Minister to Serve Life, on BBC News, United Kingdom (July 28, 2006)
- A Question of Trust, by Chris Coneybeer, BBC News, United Kingdom (July 28, 2006)

July 29

- Jailed Priest Assaulted, Attorney Says, Associated Press (July 29, 2006)
- Priest Is Sentenced in Sex Assault of a Teenager, by LeMont Calloway, Boston Globe (July 29, 2006)
- Sandwich Priest Jailed in Sex Abuse of Boy, in Boston Herald, Massachusetts (July 29, 2006)
- Attorney Says Convicted Ex-Priest Beaten in Lancaster Prison Cell, on ABC 30, California (July 28, 2006)
- Priest Jailed for Sex Crimes, by Scott Malone, Adelaide Advertise, Massachusetts (July 29, 2006)
- Lawyer Was Active in Volunteer Work, by Charles W. Daley, Toledo Blade, Lima OH (July 29, 2006)
- Ex-Pastor Among Top Lee Fugitives: Longtime East Fort Myers Church Man Accused of Molesting Boys, by Grant Boxleitner, News-Press, Florida (July 29, 2006)
- Eastern Iowa Youth Minister Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse Charge, on WOI (July 29, 2006)
- Deacon's Stay in Jail Extended, by Daraine Luton, Jamaic Gleaner (July 29, 2006)
- Polygamist Sect on Meeting Agenda, in Chronicle Herald, Canada (July 29, 2006)
- Deacon in Sex Case Remanded until Sept 8, by Vaughn Davis, Jamaica Observer (July 29, 2006)
- D.A. Defends Recent Decision to Probe Diocese, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (July 29, 2006)
- Priest May Have Misspent $1.4 Million, Probe Finds, by John Christoffersen, Contra Costa Times (July 29, 2006)
- O'Malley Will Meet Voice of the Faithful: Conference Friday Seen As Symbolic, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (July 29, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Child Molestation to Be Extradited from Italy, on KVOA (July 29, 2006)
- Priest Who Fled to Italy Will Be Extradited, in Arizona Republic (July 29, 2006)
- Paedo Priest's '300 Victims', by Richard Smith, Mirror, United Kingdom (July 29, 2006)
- Life Sentence for Church Minister Who Preyed on Boys, by Ben Mitchell, The Guardian, United Kingdom (July 29, 2006)
- 3 Named in Abuse Allegations, by Frank Lee, St. Cloud Times (July 29, 2006)

July 30

- Reflections of an Archbishop: Kelly Takes Stock of Tenure, in Courier-Journal, Louisville KY (July 30, 2006)
- Minister's Sexual Assault Trial Set to Begin This Week: Arlington: Wife Struggles to Lead Church As Tithes, Attendance Dwindle, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (July 30, 2006)
- The Woman, the State and All Our Gods, by Glenda Simms, Jamaica Gleaner (July 30, 2006)
- A Changed Church Can Ask When It Has Paid Enough, by Patrick McIlheran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (July 29, 2006)
- Rev. Michael Jude Fay Archive, in The Advocate (July 30, 2006)
- 'The Truth Is Tough' for Parishioners at St. John's, by Mark Ginocchio, The Advocate (July 30, 2006)
- DNA or No, Her Faith Is Unwavering, by Helen Ubiñas, Hartford Courant (July 30, 2006)
- 10 Years As a Cleric, 11 Claims of Abuse: 11 Men Say in Lawsuits That Harry Monroe Molested Them As Boys While Indianapolis' Archdiocese Moved Him around the State. Not So, Says the Church, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star (July 30, 2006)

July 31

- Over 700 Sex-Abuse Cases Awaiting Trial, by Mark Sauer, Union-Tribune, California (July 31, 2006)
- Blanco County Monks Due in Court Monday, on CBS 42, Blanco TX (July 31, 2006)
- Crash Cheats Priest's Sex Victims out of Justice, by Ilse Fredericks, Sunday Times, South Africa (July 31, 2006)
- Arraignment Set for Accused Monks, on KVUE News, Texas (July 31, 2006)
- Four Monks Plead Not Guilty to Sexual Assault of a Child, on KLTV (July 31, 2006)
- Monks Plead Not Guilty to Sex Charges, by Elizabeth White, Associated Press (July 31, 2006)
- Priest Takes Non-Sexual Plea Deal in Fondling Case, by Michael Zeigler, Democrat & Chronicle (July 31, 2006)
- 12th Lawsuit Alleges Priest Abused Boy 50-Plus Times, by Ken Kusmer, Associated Press (July 31, 2006)
- Pastor Accused of Sexual Assault Appears in Court, on NBC 30 (July 31, 2006)

AUGUST 2006

August 1

- Civil Suit Filed against Former Port Dover Priest, in CD98.9, Canada (August 1, 2006)
- New Lawsuit Says Priest Abused Teenager 50 Times, by Ken Kusmer, Associated Press (August 1, 2006)
- Priest Agrees to Reduced Charge, by Michael Zeigler, Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester NY (August 1, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Pleads to Reduced Charge, on WCAX (August 1, 2006)
- Diocese Takes Witness off Job: A Secretary at a Margate Church -- a Key Witness in a Criminal Case against a Priest Charged with Molestation -- Has Been Placed on Leave by the Archdiocese of Miami, by Amy Sherman, Miami Herald, Florida (August 1, 2006)
- Margate Secretary Set to Testify against Priest Is Accused of Financial Irregularities, by Jon Burstein, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Margate FL (August 1, 2006)
- For the Record, Union-Tribune, San Diego CA (August 1, 2006)
- Minister Accused of Sexual Abuse: Parents Suspected a Sexual Relationship between Their Teen and Their Minister, by Darla Cameron, Missourian, Missouri (August 1, 2006)
- 4 Blanco Monks Plead Not Guilty to Sex Charges, by Zeke MacCormack, San Antonio Express-News (July 31, 2006)
- Monks Plead Not Guilty to Child Sex Assault Charges, Associated Press (July 31, 2006)
- 4 Monks Plead Not Guilty: Charged with Assault of Child at Blanco County Monastery, in American-Statesman, Texas (August 1, 2006)
- Trial Will Lift Silence on Hornbuckle, by Mark Agee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (July 31, 2006)
- Charges Dropped against Diocese Critic: Protester Was Accused of Protesting in April Too Close to Church, by Jordan Carleo-Evangelist, Albany Times Union (August 1, 2006)
- Priest Wanted in U.S. Missing in Italy: Cleric Cited in News Story Was Recently Ordered to Face Charges, by Reese Dunklin, WFAA (August 1, 2006)
- Bridgeport Diocese Settles Sexual Abuse Claim, in Newsday (August 1, 2006)
- Comment: Why the Bishops Don't Want You to Read This Book, by Eugene Cullen Kennedy, Kansas City Star (July 11, 2006)

August 2

- No Case for Woman Allegedly Raped by Priest, by Tania Broughton, IOL, South Africa (August 2, 2006)
- Backstory: Keeping Faith in a Sea of Prejudice: How One Young Priest in an Era of Catholic Church Scandals Stays on a Spiritual Track, by Mary Beth McCauley, Christian Science Monitor (August 2, 2006)
- Bridgeport Diocese Settles Sexual Abuse Claim, on NBC 30 (August 1, 2006)
- SA Man 'Abused in Confessional Box', on ABC (August 2, 2006)
- Catholic Care Home Abuse Claims Could Cost Millions, by Rob Waugh, Yorkshire Post, United Kingdom (August 2, 2006)
- Another Minister Charged with Sex Assault in 1998, on KEYE (August 1, 2006)
- Pastor Held on Charges of Sex Abuse: Computer Messages Tip off Teen's Mother, by Sara Agnew, Columbia Daily Tribune (August 1, 2006)
- Great Hills Baptist Church Official Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen: Police Say 15-Year-Old Initially Blamed Three Armed Men before Accusing Carver, by Claire Osborn, American-Statesman (August 2, 2006)
- Former Pastor Arrested in Molestation Case, in News-Press, Florida (August 1, 2006)
- Pastor Accused of Molesting Boys from His Parish, on NBC 2 (August 1, 2006)
- Church Employee Charged with Child Sexual Assault, on News 8, Austin TX (August 1, 2006)
- Priest Skips out on Italian Officials, by Michael Clancy, Arizona Republic (August 2, 2006)
- Diocese Settles School Sex Assault Claim, by Daniel Tepfer, Connecticut Post (August 1, 2006)
- Romney: Lawmakers Must Return for Session, by Dan Ring, Republican, Massachusetts (August 2, 2006)
- Legislature Ends without Welfare Reform Action: No Move on Teen Driving, Child Labor Laws, on TheBostonChannel.com (August 1, 2006)
- Probe of Diocese Concludes: Panel's Results to Be Announced Today, by Dave Bakke, State-Journal Register, Springfield IL (August 2, 2006)
- Three Arrested for Blackmailing Sabarimala Priest, in India News (August 2, 2006)
- Sick Priest off the Hook, in Sunday Times, South Africa (August 2, 2006)
- Priest Awaiting Extradition to Arizona Flees Authorities, on KVOA, Arizona (August 2, 2006)
- Group Asks U.S. Judge to Rebuff Archdiocese, by Michael Hinkelman, Philadelphia Daily News (August 2, 2006)
- Former Minister Faces Laundry List of Allegations, on NBC 5i (August 2, 2006)
- 2 Faces of Arlington Minister on Display in Sex Assault Trial, by Anthony Spangler, Star-Telegram (August 2, 2006)
- Victims' Group Demands Release of Names Priests Accused of Abuse, on KUSI, San Diego CA (August 2, 2006)

August 3

- Former Local Priest in Court, in CD98.9, Canada (August 3, 2006)
- Probe Finds Misdeeds at Springfield Diocese, Associated Press (August 3, 2006)
- Betrayed Twice, by Erin Smith, Cambridge Chronicle (August 3, 2006)
- Fugitive Catholic Priest Flees US Extradition, by David Schwartz, Reuters (August 2, 2006)
- Scars That Won't Heal from a Boy's Living Nightmare, in Yorkshire Post, United Kingdom (August 3, 2006)
- Minister Described As Having 2 Sides, by Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram (August 3, 2006)
- Four-Year Hunt Ends in Arrest: Man Apprehended in Thailand Charged with Sexual Assault of Native Students, by Eva Salinas, Globe and Mail, Canada (August 3, 2006)
- In Court, Arlington Pastor Cast As Playboy, Predator, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 3, 2006)
- Arlington Preacher on Trial for Sexual Assault, by Mary Stewart, CBS 11 (August 2, 2006)
- Fresh Extradition Battle for Clerics on Sex Charges, by Tim Dick, Sydney Morning Herald (August 3, 2006)
- Legal Glitches Block Brothers' Extradition to New Zealand, in Catholic News, New Zealand (August 3, 2006)
- Groundskeeper at Monastery Tells Story of Betrayal, by Leslie Coons, KEYE (August 2, 2006)
- Abbey Names 3 More Accused Abusers: The Names Have Been Added to the List of St. John's Abbey Clerics Who Have Faced Allegations of Sexual Abuse Recently or in the More Distant Past, by Pamela Miller, Star Tribune (August 2, 2006)
- Retired Ontario Priest Faces 61 Counts of Sexual Abuse, on CBC News, Canada (August 3, 2006)
- Paedophile Priest on the Run: Father Henn Flees Rome to Avoid Extradition to US, in ANSA (August 3, 2006)
- Man Says Sex with Kids a Sacred Ritual, Associated Press (August 3, 2006)
- Investigation of Illinois Catholic Diocese Cites "Culture of Secrecy", by Kevin McDermott, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (August 2, 2006)
- Priestly Misconduct Found: Former Bishop Among Four Cited by Name, by Dave Bakke, State Journal-Register, Springfield IL (August 3, 2006)
- Priest Is Pulled out of Ministry, by Mike Frazier, Herald & Review (August 3, 2006)
- US Fugitive Priest Takes Flight in Italy after Court Approves Extradition, in Catholic World News, Italy (August 3, 2006)
- Priest Sentenced in Child-Porn Case, on KSAT (August 3, 2006)
- Former Priest Sentenced in Child Pornography Case, by James Muñoz, MySA.com, Texas (August 3, 2006)
- Hornbuckle's Attorneys Attack Credibility of Alleged Sexual Assault, by Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram (August 3, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Defense Seeks Holes in Accuser's Testimony, in Dallas Morning News (August 3, 2006)
- Priest Pleads to Abusing 47 Girls, by Lee Palser, Canada.com (August 3, 2006)
- Pulitzer Winner Leaving Full-Time Post at Boston Globe to Teach, in Boston.com (August 3, 2006)

August 4

- Retired Priest Pleads Guilty to Scores of Sexual Abuses: Assaulted 47 Girls over a Span of 34 Years, by Lee Palser and Trevor Wilhelm, Montreal Gazette, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- $1.4 Million Settles Suit with Ex-Priest: Anchorage: Five Men All Said They Were Abused by Father Murphy, by Julia O'Malley, Anchorage Daily News (August 4, 2006)
- Priest Pleads Guilty to Scores of Sex Abuse Charges, in Star Phoenix, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- Lawsuit Filed by Sylvestre's Victims, in CD98.9, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- Priest Guilty of Sex Abuse, in Calgary Sun, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Pleads Guilty in Dozens of Abuse Cases, in Globe and Mail, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- Raped Boys Drugged, Court Told: An Alleged Victim Said a Priest Used a Doctor's Pad to Write Prescriptions for Pills the Priest Gave Him before Raping Him, by Amy Sherman, Miami Herald, Florida (August 4, 2006)
- Group Seeks More Details about Misconduct in Springfield Diocese, by Kevin McDermott, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Springfield Ill (August 3, 2006)
- Retired Priest Guilty of Sexually Abusing Girls, in Hamilton Spectator, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- 140 Men Sue Church for Sex Abuse, on BBC News, United Kingdom (August 3, 2006)
- Methodists Settle Sex Suit for $6.7 Million: Three Men Alleged That a Youth Pastor at a Long Beach Church Molested Them 30 Years Ago, by Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times (August 4, 2006)
- California United Methodists Reach Out-Of-Court Agreement, in World Faith News (August 3, 2006)
- Diocese Apologizes for Failure to Protect Sexual Abuse Victims, on CBC News, Canada (August 3, 2006)
- Church Leader under House Arrest for Sex Offences, in Cape Times, South Africa (August 4, 2006)
- Pedophile Says Abuse Is Religious Right, by Steve Jordahl, Family News in Focus (August 4, 2006)
- Noted Journalist to Leave Globe: Career Highlights Include a Pulitzer, by Mark Shanahan, Boston Globe (August 4, 2006)
- Law Firm, Abuse Survivor Join Forces to Help Victims: The Goal Is to Counsel Victims, Some of Whom Have Kept Their Burden of Abuse to Themselves, by Kate Dubinski, London Free Press, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- Residential School Compensation Nearing Completion, by Peter Biggs, Canadian Christianity (August 3, 2006)
- Man Jailed over Sexual Abuse of Boys, in Newswire.co.nz, New Zealand (August 4, 2006)
- Assistance Ministry Helps Abuse Victims Find Healing, in The Tidings, Los Angeles CA (August 4, 2006)
- 'I Didn't Molest Them; It Was a Game', in iafrica.com, South Africa (August 3, 2006)
- Polygamist Gets 45 Days for Sex with Teen Bride, on KLTV (August 3, 2006)
- Catholic Hierarchy Have a Lot to Answer for, in Times Leader, Pennsylvania (July 30, 2006)
- 'Guilty' 47 Times: Rev. Charles Sylvestre Admits to Decades of Sexual Abuse Involving 47 Girls - Many Still Suffering, by Jane Sims, London Free Press, Canada (August 4, 2006)
- Lawyer Says Pastor Is Being Framed for Rape: Attorney Says Accuser's Goal Is Cash; She Denies Setting up Hornbuckle, by Jeff Mosier, WFAA (August 4, 2006)
- Jacquielynn Floyd: Accusers Competing with Pastor's Polish, in Dallas Morning News (August 4, 2006)

August 5

- Norfolk County: Sylvestre Civil Suit Includes School Board, in CD98.9, Canada (August 5, 2006)
- Lawyers Spar over Catholic Records Access, by Michael R. Blood, Associated Press (August 5, 2006)
- 'He's an Evil Deviant', by Jane Sims, London Free Press, Canada (August 5, 2006)
- Voice of Faithful, O'Malley Meet, by Megan Tench, Boston Globe (August 5, 2006)
- Priest Abuse Case Settled for $1.4 Million, Associated Press, Alaska (August 4, 2006)
- Judge's Request for Names Spurs Debate: Appeals Court Could Rule on Releasing Names of Abused, by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press (August 5, 2006)
- Dispute over Victims Names Leaves Judge, Lawyers at Odds, on WHAS (August 4, 2006)
- Church Sorry for Sex Abuse, in The Age, Australia (August 5, 2006)
- Church Apologises to Woman Who Says Hollingworth Ignored Abuse, on ABC, Australia (August 5, 2006)
- 'He Should Die in Jail', by Jane Sims, London Free Press, Canada (August 5, 2006)
- Rally Set to Coincide with Bishop's Apology, by Daniela Simunac, London Free Press, Canada (August 5, 2006)

August 6

- Bishop's Apology Too Little for Victim: Returning to the Parish Where Many Assaults Happened to Hear the Bishop's Sermon Is Too Painful for One Victim, by Jane Sims, London Free Press, Canada (August 6, 2006)
- Will Confidentiality Rules for Abuse Victims Trump Court? by Brett Barrouquere, Associated Press, carried in Portsmouth Herald (August 6, 2006)
- Controversial Priest Dies in Spain, in The Trentonian, Trenton NJ (August 6, 2006)
- Paedophile Priest Was Given Post at School for the Deaf: Campaigners Demand Inquiry into 'Reign of Sexual Terror', by Antony Barnett and Ali Beach, The Observer (August 6, 2006)
- FLDS Verdict Not Seen As Gauge: Message from Judge: One Conviction, Sentence Won't Steer Results of Other Trials, by Brooke Adams, Salt Lake Tribune, Utah (August 6, 2006)
- Gabriel Montalvo, 76; Colombian Was Archbishop, Envoy, in Los Angeles Times, Rome (August 6, 2006)
- Monk Kept His Job after Claims, by David Unze and Frank Lee, St. Cloud Times (August 6, 2006)

August 7

- Bishop Apologizes to Sexual Abuse Victims, in CD98.9, Canada (August 7, 2006)
- Roman Catholic Bishop Wants Retired Priest Defrocked, in Chronicle Herald, Canada (August 7, 2006)
- Bishop of London Apologizes to Abuse Victims, by Josh Pringle, 580 CFRA, Canada (August 7, 2006)
- High-Ranking Cardinal Returns to St. Jude's in Westlake, by Jean Ortiz, Ventura County Star, California (August 7, 2006)
- Defrock Priest, Bishop Says: Ronald Fabbro Says He Will Petition to Have Charles Sylvestre, Who Sexually Abused Girls for Decades, Dismissed As a Priest, by Jennifer O'Brien, London Free Press, Canada (August 7, 2006)
- Q & A, by Jennifer O'Brien, London Free Press, Canada (August 7, 2006)
- What the Bishop Said, in London Free Press, Canada (August 7, 2006)
- Victims of Paedophile Priest to Sue Church, by Kate O'Hara, Yorkshire Post, United Kingdom (August 7, 2006)
- Former Priest Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse, on ABC, Australia (August 7, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Admits to More Child Abuse, in The Age, Australia (August 7, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Pleads Guilty to Abuse, in Daily Telegraph, Australia (August 7, 2006)
- Msgr. Abandons His Altar Ego, by Barbara Ross and Adam Lisberg, New York Daily News (August 7, 2006)
- Jail Term for Sex Assault Accused Likely to Be Increased, on ABC, Australia (August 8, 2006)
- Someone Is Lying ... But Is It the 100 Alleged Abuse Victims or Fr. Maciel? by Brian Mershon, Renew America (August 7, 2006)
- Report:: Retired Bishop Led 'Culture of Secrecy', in Catholic Online (August 7, 2006)
- Mother City's Street Children under the Spotlight, in The Star (August 7, 2006)

August 8

- Price of Justice: A Paedophile Priest's Abuse of Young Boys at a School for the Deaf 30 Years Ago Has Triggered a Massive Compensation Claim against the Catholic Church in Leeds, by Paul Robinson, Leeds Today, United Kingdom (August 8, 2006)
- Sexual Abuse by Priests, editorial in Philadelphia Inquirer (August 8, 2006)
- Abuse Scars Never Go Away, editorial in Toronto Sun, Canada (August 8, 2006)
- Priest Given Four Years for Indecent Assault, by Colin James, Adelaide Now, Australia (August 8, 2006)
- Teenager in Tears over Photo Evidence, by Piet Van Niekerk, Heald, South Africa (August 8, 2006)
- Woman Sues Therapist: Jericho Abuse Survivor Alleges Church Counselor Forced Her to Have Sex 'Therapy,' Made Her Pregnant, by Ann Givens and Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday (August 8, 2006)
- Church Hopes Priest's Jailing Helps Victims, on ABC, Australia (August 8, 2006)
- Sex Trial for Monk: Priest Accused of Indecently Touching Two Young Girls, by Rae Wilson, Sunshine Coast Daily, Australia (August 8, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Trial Is the Ugliest Show in Town, by Bob Ray Sanders, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 4, 2006)
- Ex-Cowboys Among Hornbuckle's Circle of Friends, by Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 8, 2006)
- Family of Murder Victim Sues All US Catholic Bishops They Want Names of All Predatory Priests in America, by Jeff Anderson, Yahoo News, St. Paul Minn (August 8, 2006)
- Family to Sue Bishops, on TMJ4 (August 8, 2006)
- Group Appeals for Pervert Priest Info, by Sarah Brett, Belfast Telegraph, Northern Ireland (August 8, 2006)
- 'I Was Leaving to ... Get a Gun and Kill Him', by Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 8, 2006)
- Victim's Mother Testifies against Hornbuckle: Accuser's Mother Testifies Ex-Cowboy Said Pastor Suicidal, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 8, 2006)
- Family of Slain Man Sues Bishops, Church Officials, on WCCO (August 8, 2006)
- Lawsuit Demands Catholic Church Name Sex Abusers, Reuters, Wisconsin (August 8, 2006)
- Key Players in the Hornbuckle Case, in Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 8, 2006)
- High Court in New Jersey Upholds Right to Sue School, by Laura Mansnerus, New York Times (August 9, 2006)
- Court Weakens NJ Immunity Shield for Charities, on WNBC (August 8, 2006)

August 9

- Church in the Dock: Campaigners Supporting the Victims of a Paedophile Priest Say That His Superiors Must Have Known about His Criminal Past When They Allowed Him to Work with Children Again, in Leeds Today, United Kingdom (August 9, 2006)
- Psychiatrist Faces Questioning in Alleged Clergy Sex-Abuse Case, by Tom Sharpe, New Mexican (August 9, 2006)
- Family Files Civil Suit: Funeral Home Killings: the Family of One of the Victims Files Suit against Bishops across the Country, by John Hartzell, Associated Press (August 9, 2006)
- Fed-Up Family Sues Bishops, by Kevin Harter, Pioneer Press, St. Paul MN (August 9, 2006)
- Midlands Catholic Man Tells Story of Sexual Abuse, on WIS, South Carolina (August 9, 2006)
- Letter: Church Failing on Sex Abuse: Two Former Prosecutors Told Cardinal Rigali That Children Remain at Risk Because Steps Have Been Inadequate, by David O'Reilly, The Philadelphia Inquirer (August 8, 2006)
- Letter to Cardinal Justin Rigali, by Maureen McCartney and Mariana Sorensen, posted by the Philadelphia Inquirer (July 26, 2006)
- Priest Charged, Allegedly Stole to Pay Blackmailers, on WKYC (August 9, 2006)
- Priest Claiming Blackmail Now Faces Theft Charge, by James F. McCarty, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Ohio (August 9, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Jailed for Child Assault, in Daily Mercury, Australia (August 9, 2006)
- Justices Aid Child-Molestation Victims, by Robert Schwaneberg, Star-Ledger, New Jersey (August 9, 2006)
- Nonprofits Liable for Staff Who Sexually Abuse Kids, by Gregory J. Volpe, Courier Post, Trenton NJ (August 9, 2006)
- Choir School Can Be Sued for Abuse: In a Wider Sense, the State's Justices Said Employers Could Be Held Liable for Actions beyond a Job's Scope, by Beth DeFalco, Associated Press (August 9, 2006)
- NJ Charities Immunity Shield Weakened, in The Trentonian, New Jersey (August 9, 2006)
- Court Weakens Immunity Shield for Nonprofits, in Jersey Journal (August 9, 2006)
- High Court in New Jersey Upholds Right to Sue School, by Laura Mansnerus, New York Times (August 9, 2006)
- Sanders Intervened for Pastor, Woman Says: Ex-Cowboy Discouraged Rape Report, Accuser's Mom Testifies, by Jeff Mosier, WFAA (August 9, 2006)
- Senators Push Travaglini on Child Sex Crime Prosecution Legislation, by Jim O'Sullivan, MetroWest Daily News (August 9, 2006)
- Sex-Abuse Clerics Harboured in 38 Dublin Parishes, by Maeve Sheehan, Irish Independent (August 6, 2006)
- Wendelboe Links Church Mergers to Priest Child Abuse, Associated Press (August 9, 2006)
- RCF Responds to Diocesan Report, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Springfield IL (August 9, 2006)

August 10

- Sex Abuse Victims Settle with Archdiocese, by Carina Corral, KSBY, California (August 9, 2006)
- Catholic Church Responds to Sexual Abuse Scandals with Preventative Policies, on WIS, South Carolina (August 9, 2006)
- Former Regina Principal Sued Again, by Mike McWilliams, Iowa City Press-Citizen (August 10, 2006)
- Retired Sioux City Bishop Accused of Molesting Students, on WOI (August 10, 2006)
- N. Side Pastor Charged with Molesting Girls at His Home, by Rummana Hussain, Chicago Sun-Times (August 10, 2006)
- Moody Pastor Is Charged: Assault Cases Involve 2 16-Year-Old Girls, by Carlos Sadovi, Chicago Tribune (August 10, 2006)
- The Catholic Register: Canadian Bishop Apologizes at Parish for Priest's Sexual Abuse, in Catholic Online, Canada (August 10, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Used Position to Start Affair, Woman Says, by Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram (August 10, 2006)
- Alleged Victim Testifies in Hornbuckle Trial, by Mary Stewart, CBS 11 (August 9, 2006)
- Accuser Says Pastor 'Preyed upon Me', by Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram Staff Writer (August 10, 2006)
- 2nd Accuser Says Hornbuckle Scared Her: She Testifies Arlington Minister Counseled Her, Then Initiated Sex, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 9, 2006)
- Abbey Defends Its Handling of Clergy Offenses, by Frank Lee, St. Cloud Times (August 10, 2006)
- RC Priest Jailed 30 Years for Sodomy, by Rose Mirondo, IPP, Tanzania (August 10, 2006)
- Man to Face Trial for Child Rape: After Fleeing to S.C., Police Say Gentry Tried to Fake His Own Death, by Jeff Farrell, Mountain Press (August 10, 2006)
- Clear Cop's Name over Sex Inquiry, by Russell Robinson, Herald Sun, Australia (August 10, 2006)
- Another Accuser Apparently Enters the Picture, in Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 8, 2006)
- Woman: Pastor Smoked Meth before Alleged Rape: Woman Says Hornbuckle Lied to Build Her Trust; Defense Disputes Report, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 10, 2006)
- Third Alleged Rape Victim Testifies against Hornbuckle, on NBC5i (August 10, 2006)
- Woman Tells Jury That Pastor Betrayed Her Trust, by Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram (August 10, 2006)
- O'Connell Family Sues Church, by Eric Quade, Barron News-Shield, Wisconsin (August 10, 2006)
- Retired Sioux City Bishop Accused of Molesting Students, on KTIV, Iowa (August 10, 2006)
- Associate Pastor Accused of Abusing Teens, on WREX (August 10, 2006)
- Franciscans Settle: No Confidentiality Afforded to Abusive Priests, by Martha Sadler, Santa Barbara Independent, California (August 10, 2006)

August 11

- Answering the Call: Political Player Leaves Boston, Politics to Start on Jesuit Path to Priesthood, by Yuxing Zheng, Boston Globe (August 11, 2006)
- Church Criticised over Paedophile Priest, in Sydney Morning Herald, Australia (August 11, 2006)
- Former Altar Boys Claim Priest Molested Them, by Adrian Angelette, The Advocate, Baton Rouge LA (August 11, 2006)
- Justice for Abused Children, editorial in The Times (August 11, 2006)
- Alleged Victim Takes Stand in Pastor's Trial on Sex Abuse Charges, by Ben Penserga, Daily Times (August 11, 2006)
- Pastor's Daughters Discovered Secret Tapes, by Piet Van Niekerk, The Herald, South Africa (August 11, 2006)
- Paedophile Priests' Victims Slam Napier, by Pearlie Joubert, Mail & Guardian (August 11, 2006)
- Tanzanian Priest Molested Child, on BBC News, Tanzania (August 11, 2006)
- Priest Jailed for 30 Years, in IOL, Tanzania (August 11, 2006)
- Priest Pleads No Contest to Public Indecency, in Press & Dakotan (August 11, 2006)
- Former Priest's Jail Time Increased, on ABC, Australia (August 11, 2006)
- Fury at Pedophile's Sentence, by Shelley Hodgson, Herald Sun (August 11, 2006)
- A Whistle-Blower in a Scandal at a Church Decides to Resign, by Alison Leigh Cowan, New York Times (August 11, 2006)

August 12

- Bishop Will Not Appeal Order for Abuse Records, by Brooks Egerton, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth TX (August 12, 2006)
- Victims' Victory White Rock Woman's 1993 Accusations Lead to 47 Guilty Pleas from Catholic Priest, by Ken MacInnis, Peach Arch News, Canada (August 11, 2006)
- Orphanage Abuse Claim Rejected, in Stuff, New Zealand (August 12, 2006)
- Church 'Failed to Act on Abuse', in Border Mail, Australia (August 12, 2006)
- Judge Criticises Church, Gives Paedophile Priest Extra 4 Years, in The Courier, Australia (August 12, 2006)
- Diocese Will Release Priests' Files: Fort Worth Catholic Diocese Will Comply with Judge's Request, by Raquel Eatmon, CBS 11, Fort Worth TX (August 11, 2006)
- Former Altar Boys Claim Priest Molested Them, on KATC (August 11, 2006)
- Men Claim Abuse by Care Home Staff, by Steve Wright, This is Bradford, United Kingdom (August 11, 2006)
- Pastor Acquitted in Teen Sex Case, by Ben Penserga, DailyTimes (August 12, 2006)
- Odenton Minister Denies Molesting Boy: But Judge Allows Earlier Confession As Evidence, by Eric Hartley, The Capital, Odenton MD (August 11, 2006)
- Salisbury Pastor Acquitted in Teen Rape Case, on WJZ (August 12, 2006)
- Catholic Abuse Victims Offer to Settle, by John Stucke, Spokesman-Review, Washington (August 11, 2006)
- Minister Demanded Loyalty, Aide Says, by Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram (August 12, 2006)
- Letter from Smith Read by Defense in Pastor's Rape Trial, on KGBT (August 12, 2006)
- Cowboys' Smith Says Pastor 'Trustworthy': Former Player Praised Minister Accused in Rapes in Letter to Panel, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 11, 2006)
- Final Witnesses Testify in Hornbuckle Case, on NBC5i, Fort Worth TX (August 12, 2006)
- Janet O'Connell vs. United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (August 12, 2006)
- After Nearly 3 Years, Boston Cardinal Meets with Lay Reform Group to Discuss Sex Abuse, Associated Press, Boston MA (August 12, 2006)
- State Trying to Seize Monastery Property, by Zeke MacCormack, Express-News (August 11, 2006)
- Former Woodsfield Priest Accused of Abuse, on WTOV, Steubenville OH (August 11, 2006)
- Priest Commits Suicide: I Am Not a Paedophile, in AGI, Rome (August 11, 2006)
- Priest Charged with Paedophilia Committed Suicide, in AGI, Rome (August 11, 2006)
- Diocese Won't Appeal Release of Priest Files, by Darren Barbee, Star-Telegram (August 12, 2006)

August 13

- Bishop Sorry for Not Turning in Priest, in Leading the Charge (August 13, 2006)
- Area Bishop 'Deeply Sorry' for Delay in Reporting Priest's Abuse Admission, by David Ryan, Napa Valley Register, Santa Rosa CA (August 13, 2006)
- Diocese Ordered by Judge to Identify Sexual Abuse Victims: His Ruling Violates Promise of Anonymity to Hundreds in Ky., by Peter Slevin, Washington Post, Kentucky (August 13, 2006)
- Santa Rosa Bishop Says He Waited to Report Abuse, in Marin Independent Journal (August 13, 2006)
- Santa Rosa Bishop Stalls Abuse Report, Admits Error, on CBS 5, Santa Rosa CA (August 12, 2006)
- Bishop Forbids Latin Mass Weddings? by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, New Mexico (August 12, 2006)
- Children's Registry Still Not Ready: Could Have Been Useful in Church Dayton Sex Scandal, by Brandon Allwood, Jamaica Observer (August 13, 2006)
- Attorney: Parishioners Can Help Pay Abuse Settlement, in Corvallis Gazette-Times (August 12, 2006)
- Texas to Seize Embattled Monastery, in Monsters and Critics (August 13, 2006)
- Cardinal Sin, in Mail & Guardian, South Africa (August 11, 2006)
- Rascal Deserves His Day in Court, by Bob Ray Sanders, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 13, 2006)
- Bishop to Break Silence on Ochoa Case: Walsh to Issue Statement on His Role in Reporting Sex Abuse Evidence to Authorities, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (August 12, 2006)
- Bishop Apologizes for Delay: Statement Says He Put 'Caution' before 'Right Thing' in Not Reporting Ochoa Immediately, by Martin Espinoza and Raquel Maria Dillon, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (August 13, 2006)
- Bulletin from the Diocese of Santa Rosa: "A Candid Message from Bishop Walsh", in Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (August 12, 2006)
- Ochoa Case Timeline: Previous Stories by Press Democrat Staff, in Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (August 11, 2006)

August 14

- Walsh Apologizes for Delay, in Sonoma News, Santa Rosa CA (August 12, 2006)
- New Controversies in Sex Abuse Cases, in Catholic News, Australia (August 14, 2006)
- Bishops: We're Not Blocking Legislation: The Catholic Church Said Its Passive Approach on Pa. Sex-Abuse Bills Did Not Indicate Opposition, by David O'Reilly, Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania (August 14, 2006)
- Expose Bogus Pastors - PM Urges Church, by Timothy Simelane, Swazi Observer (August 14, 2006)
- SNAP Calling for Indianapolis Archdiocese to Admit Cover up, on WISH, Indianapolis IN (August 15, 2006)
- Victims' Group Criticizes Archdiocese's Tactics, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star (August 14, 2006)
- Ballarat Bishop Accepts Criticism in Sex Abuse Case, in Catholic News, Australia (August 15, 2006)

August 15

- Church's Defense Called 'Immoral': Archdiocese Fights Dirty in Abuse Cases, Critic Says, by Robert King, Indianapolis Star (August 15, 2006)
- No Cornwall Gag Order: Judges Uphold Decision to Hear Abuse Allegations at Inquiry, in Toronto Sun, Canada (August 15, 2006)
- Ex-Bath Minister Faces Porn Allegations: Pastor Tells Investigators of Abuse over 37 Years, by Colette M. Jenkins, Beacon Journal, Bath Township OH (August 15, 2006)
- Abuse-Prevention Class Slated, by Bettye Wells Miller, August 14, 2006 (August 14, 2006)
- Not in My Church, by Barrington Brennen, Nassau Guardian, Bahamas (August 15, 2006)
- Keep Session Focused, in Boston Globe (August 15, 2006)
- Defense Rests in Hornbuckle Trial, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth TX (August 15, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Defense Calls No Witnesses, by Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 15, 2006)
- Convicted Priest Seeks Early Release from Prison, by Cheryl Wittenauer, Associated Press (August 15, 2006)
- Man, 86, Claims Abuse 75 Years Ago, by Steve Wright, Telegraph & Argus, United Kingdom (August 15, 2006)
- Dr. Gray's Newest Alleged Sex Abuse Victim Consolidated with Others for Trial, by Kristin Smith, First Coast News (August 15, 2006)
- Monsignor Has Right to Jury Trial, Judge Rules, by Gary Grado, East Valley Tribune, Mesa AZ (August 15, 2006)

August 16

- Bishop Explains Delay in Reporting Abuse, by Kim Curtis, Associated Press (August 16, 2006)
- Priest Doing Time for Sexual Abuse Requests Early Release, by William C. Lhotka, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri (August 15, 2006)
- Bishop Morlino Sued, on WKOW, Madison WI (August 15, 2006)
- NorCal Bishop Apologizes in Priest Sex Abuse Case, on CBS 5 (August 15, 2006)
- Keep the Faith, but Press Charges, in Times-Standard [Santa Rosa CA] (August 16, 2006)
- Oregon Christian Leader Admitted Touching Girls, Report Says, Associated Press, Oregon (August 16, 2006)
- Christian Leader Did Touch Girls, Police Say: Lawsuit - Lou Beres Told Gresham Detectives That He Acted Inappropriately with Three Teens, the Report Says, by Jeff Mapes, Oregonian, Oregon (August 16, 2006)
- £60,000 Compensation for Victims Who Suffered at the Hands of Nuns, by Michael Howie, Scotsman, Scotland (August 16, 2006)
- Former Diocese Official to Get Jury Trial for Sexual Misconduct, on KOLD (August 16, 2006)
- Jury Begins Deliberations for Hornbuckle, by Melody McDonald and Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram (August 16, 2006)
- Arlington Pastor's Rape Case in Jury's Hands: Both Sides Label Man a Sinner, but Defense Denies He's a Criminal, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 16, 2006)
- Suit against U.S. Bishops Harms Church Sex-Abuse Efforts, Prelate Says, in Catholic Online, Wisconsin (August 15, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Jury Asks to Review Evidence, by Melody McDonald and Traci Shurley, Centre Daily (August 16, 2006)
- 'Bad Girls of the Bible' Among Material on Hornbuckle's Defense Table, in Star-Telegram (August 8, 2006)
- Parish Predators: Despite the Bishop's Remarks to the Contrary, the Galveston-Houston Roman Catholic Archdiocese Had Child Molesters and Let Them Go. But Don't Blame Just the Church, by Craig Malisow, Houston Press (August 17, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Jury Still Deliberating, by Jeff Mosier, WFAA (August 16, 2006)

August 17

- Records Sought in Case Involving Mobile Priest, in Press-Register, Mobile AL (August 17, 2006)
- Priest up for Early Release, SNAP Opposed, in KWMU (August 15, 2006)
- Woman Claims to Be Ordained As Roman Catholic Priest: Cardinal Called Ceremony "Invalid", by Susan Snyder, Duluth News Tribune (August 16, 2006)
- VOTF Meeting, in Melrose Free Press (August 17, 2006)
- Pastor, Deacons Charged, by John Ford, Neosho Daily News (August 16, 2006)
- Agency: Sex Offender Used State Job to 'Groom' Potential Victims, by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press (August 16, 2006)
- Jury in Hornbuckle Case Asks to Review Evidence, in Star-Telegram (August 17, 2006)
- Still No Verdict in Hornbuckle Rape Case, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 17, 2006)
- Church Officials Urge Potential Abuse Victims to Come Forward, by Diana DeCola, Marietta Times, Ohio (August 17, 2006)
- Pastor, Accusers Await Verdict: Jury in Rape Case Deliberates a Third Day with No Decision, by Jeff Mosier and Debra Dennis, Dallas Morning News (August 17, 2006)
- Abuse Survivors Group Seeks Meeting with Nuns, by Doug Gross, Associated Press (August 17, 2006)
- Church Group Stays Faithful, by Lydia Crafts, Woburn Advocate (August 17, 2006)
- Records Ordered Sealed in Priest Abuse Case, by Carlos Sadovi, Chicago Tribune (August 17, 2006)
- Iowa Abuse Victim Calling for Church Reform, by Shirley Ragsdale, Des Moines Register, Iowa (August 17, 2006)
- Wabash Valley Man Sues Former Catholic Priest, on WTWO, Indiana (August 17, 2006)
- Lawsuit Filed against Former Priest with Indianapolis Archdiocese, by Mike Corbin, WISH, Indiana (August 18, 2006)
- Pastor, Deacons to Surrender, by John Ford, Neosho Daily News (August 17, 2006)

August 18

- Documents Sealed in Priest Abuse Case: Judge Cites Privacy of Alleged Victims, on NBC 5 (August 18, 2006)
- Judge Seals Records in Priest Abuse Case, in Chicago Tribune (August 18, 2006)
- Judge Seals DCFS Records in Child Abuse Case against Priest, Associated Press (August 18, 2006)
- Former Deacon on Sex Offence Charges, by Sean Fewster, in The Advertiser, Australia (August 18, 2006)
- Victims Want Sylvestre Inquiry: Lawyer Says 'Silent Shuffle' Kept Priest Moving around Diocese, by Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star, Canada (August 18, 2006)
- Public Inquiry to Be Called into Sylvestre Case, in CD98.9, Canada (August 18, 2006)
- Ex-Hoosier Priest Accused of Abuse: Lawyer for 13 Men Wants Criminal Charges, by Ashley M. Heher, Associated Press (August 18, 2006)
- Former Ferns Curate on 35 Indecent Assault Charges, by Patrick O'Connell, in One in Four, Ireland (August 17, 2006)
- Statement Issued on Gary Wolken, in St. Louis Review (August 18, 2006)
- Kannawin Asking Przybylski Be Defrocked for Sexual Crimes, in CD98.9, Canada (August 18, 2006)
- Jury's Latest Question: Were the Lights on or Off? by Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram (August 18, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Jury Adjourns without Verdict: Pastor, Supporters Await Verdict, by Jeff Mosier and Debra Dennis, WFAA (August 18, 2006)

August 19

- Defrock Priests Convicted of Sexual Offences: Victims, on CBC News, Canada (August 18, 2006)
- Suit Involving Claims of Sex Abuse against Priest Allowed to Go Forward, in Anchorage Daily News, Fairbanks AK (August 19, 2006)
- "Remembering" Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, Chicago IL (August 18, 2006)
- Victims Seek Defrocking of Priests, in Chronicle Herald, Canada (August 19, 2006)
- Witness under Investigation: Margate Police Are Investigating a Church Secretary Who Is a Key Witness in a Sexual Abuse Case against the Former Parish Priest, by Amy Sherman, Miami Herald, Margate FL (August 19, 2006)
- Pilarczyk to Speak on Priest, by Mary Lolli, Cincinnati Post (August 19, 2006)
- Victim Resigns in Protest from Abuse Review Board, on WCCO, St. Cloud MN (August 19, 2006)
- Area Pastor Removed Amid Claims, by Mary Lolli, Hamilton Journal News (August 19, 2006)
- Order's Handling of Accused Priest Angers Victim Group: He Has Fled House Arrest in Italy; Superior Says They Did Their Best, by Tom Heinen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin (August 18, 2006)
- Victims Demand Priests Be Defrocked: London Diocese Reviewing Cases of Eight Convicted Pedophile Priests, by Trevor Wilhelm, National Post, Canada (August 19, 2006)
- From 'Sam the Land Man' to Father Benedict to Child Abuse Suspect, on KLTV (August 19, 2006)
- Butler Co. Priest Suspended: Accuser Claims 'Sexual Overtones' in the 1970s, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (August 19, 2006)
- Priest Placed on Leave for Sexual Misconduct, in Dayton Daily News (August 19, 2006)
- Pastor's Jury Yet to Reach Verdict, by Traci Shurley and Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 19, 2006)
- Jury Deliberations in Pastor's Rape Trial Stop for Weekend: FW: Panel Has Sent 21 Notes to Judge in 21 Hours over Four Days, by Jeff Mosier and Debra Dennis, Dallas Morning News (August 19, 2006)

August 20

- Abuse Victim Quits Abbey Review Board, in Minneapolis Star-Tribune (August 19, 2006)
- Lawyers on Both Sides of Abuse Case Fight 'Zealously' for Their Clients, by Stephanie Salter, Tribune Star (August 19, 2006)
- Breaking the Silence: Second Terre Haute Man to Join Abuse Lawsuit Recounts Time with Priest: Terre Haute Man Becomes 13th to File in Suit against Harry Monroe, by Stephanie Salter, Tribune Star (August 19, 2006)
- Archbishop Promises Careful Investigation into Sex Abuse Claims against Priest: David F. Reilly Is under Investigation after Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, by Mary Lolli, Middletown Journal (August 20, 2006)
- First Street-Kids Abuse Case, by Nigel Hunt, news.com.au, Australia (August 20, 2006)
- Sex in the Church, by Tony Robinson, Jamaica Observer (August 20, 2006)

August 21

- Suit Seeking Priest Names Faces Battle: Legal Experts Cite Privacy, Church Privilege As Concerns, by Kevin Harter, Pioneer Press, Wisconsin (August 21, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Says He's Exonerated, by Bill Zajac, Republican, Springfield MA (August 21, 2006)
- Class Action Threatened over Sex Offender Ridsdale, in Catholic News, Australia (August 21, 2006)
- Deliberations in Pastor's Trial Hit 6th Day: Jurors Send 16 More Notes, but No Sign of Deadlock, Judge Says, by Jeff Mosier and Laurie Fox, Dallas Morning News (August 21, 2006)
- Still No Verdict from Hornbuckle Jury, by Melody McDonald and Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram (August 21, 2006)
- Another Possible Case of Abuse in Church, on Fox 28, Chicago IL (August 21, 2006)
- Two Suburban Priests Removed from Parish: New Allegations of Sexual Assault, by Kevin Roy, ABC 7, Chicago IL (August 21, 2006)
- Former Church Cfo Indicted by Fbi: Feds Charge Ex-Cfo of Cleveland's Roman Catholic Diocese in a Kickback Scheme, by Marie Leone, CFO.com, Cleveland OH (August 21, 2006)
- Pastor at St. Mary's Catholic Church Resigns, in Jackson Sun (August 21, 2006)

August 22

- 2 Priests Suspended over Sex Allegations, by Abdon M. Pallasch and Cathleen Falsani, Chicago Sun-Times (August 22, 2006)
- Accused Priest Resigns: Father Richard Mickey Steps down from Post in Jackson, by James Dowd, Comercial Appeal, Tennessee (August 22, 2006)
- Prosecution Rests in Rabbi Internet Sex Sting Case, on NBC 4 (August 22, 2006)
- Former Pastor Sentenced for Rape of Teenage Girl, on WSTM (August 22, 2006)
- Lee Gets 9 1/3 to 28 Years for Rape: Ex-Pastor Fled State with Chenango County Girl, 15, by Jim Wright, Press & Sun-Bulletin (August 22, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Jury Still Deliberating, by Traci Shurley and Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram (August 22, 2006)
- Archbishop Assigns Kuchar to 'Secure and Monitored Residence', by James Rygelski, St. Louis Review (August 22, 2006)
- Jury Convicts Pastor on Three Sex Assault Charges, Associated Press, Fort Worth TX (August 22, 2006)
- Jury Convicts Hornbuckle on Three Sex Assault Charges, Associated Press, Fort Worth TX (August 22, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Found Guilty: Hornbuckle Drugged, Attacked 3 Women, Jury Finds after 33 Hours, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 22, 2006)

August 23

- Diocese Seeks to Make Public IDs of Alleged Victims, by Michael Fisher, Press-Enterprise, San Diego CA (August 22, 2006)
- DiFranco Willing to Stand up for Her Beliefs, editorial in Delco Times, Pennsylvania (August 23, 2006)
- Fifth Affirms Kardis' Dismissal of Priest Sexual Abuse Case, by Steve Gonzalez, Madison County Record, Illinois (August 22, 2006)
- Bishop Excommunicates Defiant Priest, by Liz Mitchell, Star Exponent, Culpeper VA (August 23, 2006)
- Money Reportedly Sinks Talks on Sex-Abuse Suits, by Eric Gorski, Denver Post (August 23, 2006)
- A Bad Pastor Gets an Exemplary Trial, by Bob Ray Sanders, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 23, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Guilty of Sexual Assault, by Melody McDonald and Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram (August 23, 2006)
- Pastor Guilty of Sex Assault: Hornbuckle Could Get Probation or up to 20 Years in Rapes of 3 Women, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 23, 2006)
- After Jail, Priest Will Live in Monitored Facility, in Post-Dispatch, St. Louis MO (August 23, 2006)
- Priest Accused of Molestation Resigns, Associated Press (August 23, 2006)
- Alleged Misconduct by Pastor Prompts Removal by Diocese, by Christie Storm, Arkansas Democrat Gazette (August 23, 2006)
- Unsealed Warrants Accuse Priest of Sexual Assault, by Francine Maglione, Herald (August 23, 2006)
- After Settlement in Original Case, Plaintiffs File New Suits against Diocese of Charleston, by Jack Kuenzie, WIS (August 22, 2006)
- The Scandal of Silence: Ordinary Catholics Looked the Other Way When Priests Abused Children, by Diane R. Pawlowski, National Catholic Reporter (August 25, 2006)
- Officer: Hornbuckle Kept up Drug Use after Arrest, in Star-Telegram (August 23, 2006)
- Testimony: Hornbuckle Failed Drug Tests, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth TX (August 23, 2006)
- Rabbi Caught in Sex Sting Denies Interest in Teenage Boys, in The Advocate, Alexandria VA (August 23, 2006)
- Ochoa Felt He Did Nothing Wrong, Priests' Lawyer Says: Attorney Gives Account of Sonoma Fugitive's Meeting with Bishop on Sex Abuse Case, by Martin Espinoza, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (August 23, 2006)
- Support Groups, Therapy Added to Serve Sex Abuse Victims, in Catholic Herald, Arlington VA (August 24, 2006)
- Fugitive Pastor Charged with Statutory Sodomy: Investigators Believe Newton County Church Linked to McDonald County Cases, in Joplin Globe, Missouri (August 23, 2006)

August 24

- 2 Ozarks Pastors, 3 Others Accused of Sexual Abuse, Associated Press, Washburn MO (August 24, 2006)
- Youth Sues Cleric on Sexual Abuse Claim, by Elias Hazou, Cyprus Mail (August 24, 2006)
- At Trial, Rabbi Snared in Sex Sting Says He Believed Liaison Was with an Adult, by Eric Fingerhut, Washington Jewish Week, Alexandria VA (August 23, 2006)
- Rabbi Denies Paedophilia, Associated Press, Alexandria VA (August 24, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Sentencing Phase Features More Scandal, on NBC5i (August 23, 2006)
- Fourth Woman Accuses Hornbuckle: In Punishment Phase, She Says He Drugged Her, Pressured Her into Sex, by Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News (August 23, 2006)
- Witnesses Testify about Hornbuckle's Character, by Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram (August 23, 2006)
- Ruling Ends Most Priest-Abuse Legal Claims: Top Court Says Statute of Limitations Bars Most Civil Lawsuits. Accusers Say Actions of Church Officials Shameful, by Tom Beyerlein, Dayton Daily News (August 24, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Withdraws Guilty Plea in AOL Sex Case, in North Country Gazette (August 23, 2006)
- Diocese Mediation to Continue, in Spokesman Review, Spokane WA (August 24, 2006)
- Advocate Pushing Lawmakers to Sign Child Protection Pledge, by Edward Mason, Eagle-Tribune, Massachusetts (August 22, 2006)
- Priest Sex-Abuse Suits Ruled Too Old: Ohio Supreme Court Tosses More Than 50; Law Change Sought, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (August 24, 2006)
- Priest's Case Held till March, in Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester NY (August 24, 2006)
- Victim Creates Web Site, by Frank Lee, St. Cloud Times (August 24, 2006)
- Congregants Urged to Rally for Pastor, by Mitch Mitchell, Star-Telegram (August 24, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Seeks to Withdraw Guilty Plea in Child Porn Case, on WNBC (August 24, 2006)
- Sisters of Charity Settle 45 Abuse Suits for $1.5 Million, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal, Kentucky (August 24, 2006)
- Shakedown: Ripped off in the Name of Justice, by Francis X. Maier, The Tidings (August 25, 2006)
- Has Media Ignored Sex Abuse in School? NRO: Why Haven't Teachers Received Same Scrutiny As Catholic Priests? by Tom Hoopes, CBS News (August 24, 2006)

August 25

- Hornbuckle Is Not the Only Bad Minister, by Bob Ray Sanders, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth TX (August 25, 2006)
- Film Will Be Shown on Abuse by Clergy, in St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Belleville IL (August 25, 2006)
- Investigators: Diocese Reaches Settlement in Abuse Case, on KGPE, California (August 24, 2006)
- Anne Burke Gave the Catholic Bishops More Reform Than They Were Ready For…and Thus Becomes the Leading Exponent of Change: Tough-Minded Illinois Jurist Put the Bishops on the Spot. An Exclusive Interview Tells How She Was Picked: a PR Agency's Goof, by Thomas F. Roeser, TomRoeser.com (August 19, 2006)
- Anne Burke Out-Manuevers the Bishops, Gets John Jay Rep[ort Detailing Clerical Sexual Abuse Correction, Hires Tough Female Fbi Agent to Supervise: Confronts Bishop in Showdown: "you Lied to Me, Didn't You?" Another Story on Anne Burke Vis-â -Vis Catholic Bishops in the Wanderer, the Nation's Oldest National Catholic Weekly, by Thomas F. Roeser, TomRoeser.com (August 24, 2006)
- Order of Nuns Agrees to Pay $1.5million in Abuse Suit, by Peter Smith, Courier-Journal, Kentucky (August 25, 2006)
- Lawsuit Accuses Minister of Sexually Abusing Girl, by William C. Lhotka, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri (August 25, 2006)
- Jury Starts Deliberations on Hornbuckle Punishment, by Melody McDonald and Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram (August 25, 2006)
- Former Minister: Clergy Confronted Hornbuckle about His Womanizing, by Bob Ray Sanders, Star-Telegram (August 25, 2006)
- Survivor Network Wants Church Apology, by Shelby Zarotney, WTOV NEWS9 (August 16, 2006)
- Sheriff's Office: Strong Case against Walsh: Criminal Charges May Be Filed against Sr Bishop for Failing to Report Suspected Sex Abuse, by Martin Espinoza, Press-Democrat, Santa Rosa CA (August 25, 2006)

August 26

- Diocese Settles Sex Abuse Suit: Woman Will Receive $875,000 over 1960s Incidents, by John Ellis, Fresno Bee (August 26, 2006)
- Bishop Tied to Abuse Case Could Face Charges: Sheriff's Office Says Man Did Not Promptly Report Allegations of Child Sex Abuse against a Priest, Who Fled the Country, Associated Press (August 26, 2006)
- DA to Decide Whether to Charge Bishop, Associated Press (August 25, 2006)
- Sonoma County DA to Review Bishop Allegations, on CBS 5, California (August 25, 2006)
- Missouri Pastor Free on Bond: Granby Minister Faces Eight Counts of Sodomy in an Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse, by Kevin Murphy, Kansas City Star, Missouri (August 26, 2006)
- Catholic Bishop May Face Jail, by John Coté, San Francisco Chronicle, California (August 26, 2006)

August 27

- The Scandal of Father Donald Osgood, by Matt C. Abbott, Renew America, New Hampshire (August 27, 2006)
- Plaintiffs Receive Settlement Checks in Sexual Abuse Case, on WHAS, Kentucky (August 26, 2006)
- Can Pastor Find His Way Back to Pulpit? Rape Conviction Makes Hornbuckle's Return Unlikely, Not Impossible, by Jeff Mosier and Debra Dennis, Dallas Morning News (August 27, 2006)
- Monsignor Admits Sex with Teens: Bishop Sends Letter to Parishioners of St. Therese's Saying Their Former Priest Admitted to "Unchaste Behavior" with High School Girls, by Dave Janoski, Times Leader (August 27, 2006)
- Roscrea Siege Comes to Peaceful End, in Irish Emigrant, Ireland (August 27, 2006)
- Roscrea Returns to Normal after Man Ends House Siege, in Evening Echo, Ireland (August 25, 2006)
- Siege Ends As Man Claims He Was Abused, in Irish Independent, Ireland (August 25, 2006)
- A 29-Hour Long Siege in a Small Co Tipperary Town Ended Last Night, by Brian Hutton, Irish Examiner, Ireland (August 25, 2006)
- Roscrea Incident Ends As Concerns Highlighted, by Tim O'Brien, Irish Times, Ireland (August 25, 2006)

August 28

- Sexual Abuse by Priest Haunts Woman: Having Her Children Helped the Healing Process, Says Victim, Abused for Three Years in Ontario, by Chantal Eustace, Vancouver Sun, Canada (August 28, 2006)
- Church Admits Finding Documents in Priest Abuse Case Thought to Be Missing, by Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press (August 28, 2006)
- Motive Questioned in Sex-Abuse Cases, by Mark Sauer, Union-Tribune, San Diego CA (August 27, 2006)
- Agape Attendance Building up Again, by Mark Agee, Star-Telegram (August 28, 2006)
- Local Priest Removed over Abuse Charges, by Monica Malpass, 6ABC (August 28, 2006)
- The People Are the Parish, by Debbie Hovanasian, Lowell Sun (August 28, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Jury Breaks for Lunch, by Traci Shurley and Melody McDonald, Star-Telegram (August 28, 2006)
- U.S. Priest Acquitted of Sodomy in Kenya, in New York Times, Kenya (August 28, 2006)
- Understanding a Cesspool of Corruption, by Thomas A. Droleskey, Christ or Chaos (August 27, 2006)
- Missing Priest Files Found, by Darren Perron, WCAX, Vermont (August 28, 2006)
- Hornbuckle Gets 15-Year Sentence for Sexual Assaults, Associated Press, Fort Worth TX (August 29, 2006)
- Jury Delivers Sentence in Hornbuckle Trial, on NBC5i (August 28, 2006)

August 29

- Lawsuit against Diocese Won't Be Delayed: Judge Refuses to Wait for Witness in Abuse Case to Go Hunting, by Andy Nelesen, Green Bay Press-Gazette (August 29, 2006)
- Bucks County Priest Removed from All Duties, by Robert Moran, Philadelphia Inquirer (August 29, 2006)
- Ex-Therapist Enters Plea in Teen Sex Case, by Kim Smith, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson AZ (August 29, 2006)
- Pastor Posts Bond, Not Talking to Authorities, by John Ford, Neosho Daily News, Missouri (August 27, 2006)
- Pedophilia Challenges the Church, by Brian Rushfeldt, Novopress.info, Canada (August 29, 2006)
- Accused Vianney Chief Removed Amid Sex Case, by Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kirkwood MO (August 28, 2006)
- Pastor Called 'Evil in Every Way', by Melody McDonald and Traci Shurley, Star-Telegram (August 29, 2006)
- Priest's Abuse Case Goes to Vatican for Review, by Elizabeth Fisher, PhillyBurbs, Pennsylvania (August 29, 2006)
- Fugitive Polygamist Leader Arrested, Associated Press (August 29, 2006)
- No Prosecution for Ex Bishop Casey, in RTE News, Ireland (August 29, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Agrees to Stay out of Parish: Diocese Signs Pact with Alleged Abuser, by Mark Reiter, Toledo Blade (August 29, 2006)
- Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Suits against Archdiocese, by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press (August 29, 2006)
- New, Stricter Priestly Formation Program Issued for U.S. Catholic Seminaries, by Jerry Filteau, Catholic Online (August 29, 2006)
- Former Priest Indicted on Child Sex-Abuse Charge, on CBS 4 (August 29, 2006)

August 30

- Dismissal of Abuse Suits against Milwaukee Archdiocese Upheld, Associated Press (August 30, 2006)
- St. Mary's New Pastor Takes Time for the Sun, by Tonya Smith-King, Jackson Sun, Jackson TN (August 30, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Indicted on Sex Charge, by John C. Ensslin, Rocky Mountain News, Colorado (August 30, 2006)
- Dismissal of Abuse Lawsuits Upheld: Accusers in Wisconsin Cannot Sue Archdiocese; Those in California Can, by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press, carried in St. Paul Pioneer Press (August 30, 2006)
- Court Rebuffs Clergy Abuse Suit: It Upholds Milwaukee Judge's Finding on Statute of Limitations, by Tom Heinen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Madison WI (August 29, 2006)
- Priest Indicted for Sexual Abuse: Former Priest Indicted on Child Sex-Abuse Charge, Associated Press (August 30, 2006)
- Court Maintains Protective Order, by John Ford, Neosho Daily News (August 29, 2006)
- Religious Leader's Capture a Relief to Alleged Victims, by Daphne Bramham, Edmonton Sun, Canada (August 30, 2006)
- Polygamist Held in Marriages of Underage Girls, by Ken Ritter, Associated Press (August 30, 2006)
- Manhunt for Jeffs Is over, in The Spectrum, Utah (August 30, 2006)
- International Manhunt Comes to End: Yearlong Hunt Finalizes When Jeffs' Vehicle Is Pulled over North of Las Vegas, by Scott Nowling, Spectrum (August 30, 2006)
- Key Players in a Polygamous Drama, by Daphne Bramham, Vancouver Sun (August 30, 2006)
- Jeffs' Arrest Puts His Flock in Limbo, by Dennis Wagner, Arizona Republic (August 30, 2006)
- Whistle-Blower Leaves Parish, Quits Priesthood, by Donna Porstner, Advocate, Darien CT (August 30, 2006)
- Church Sex Scandal off the Back Burner, by Gayle White, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia (August 30, 2006)
- Whistle-Blower Leaves Parish, Quits Priesthood, by Donna Porstner, Hartford Courant, Darien CT (August 30, 2006)
- Kuchar Scheduled to Be Released Today, in KWMU (August 30, 2006)
- Ex-Priest Indicted in Teen's Assault: The Incident Allegedly Occurred a Decade Ago in Arvada. He Also Faces Charges in Larimer County, by Kieran Nicholson, Denver Post, Colorado (August 29, 2006)
- Arrest Won't Weaken Polygamist's Power, Associated Press (August 30, 2006)
- Local Former Priest Indicted, by Pamela Dickman, Daily Reporter-Herald (August 30, 2006)

August 31 [see below for links to over 7,000 articles and commentary 1950-present]

- Priest Who Molested Teen Is Released from Jail, by Todd C. Frankel, Post-Dispatch, St. Louis MO (August 30, 2006)
- A Choice for New York Priests in Abuse Cases, by Andy Newman, New York Times (August 31, 2006)
- Pastor Pleads Innocent in Abuse: New Charge of Child Molestation Added to the Case against George Otis Johnston, by Marcus Kabel, Associated Press, Neosho MO (August 31, 2006)
- New Charge against Pastor, by Marcus Kabel, Associated Press, Neosho MO (August 31, 2006)
- Options Vary in Arraignment, by John Ford, Neosho Daily News (August 30, 2006)
- Johnston Pleads Not Guilty, by John Ford, Neosho Daily News (August 30, 2006)
- Arrest Marks Biggest Step against Polygamy in Decades, by Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press (August 31, 2006)
- Pastor Pleads Not Guilty in 'Ritual' Sex Abuse Cases, Associated Press (August 31, 2006)
- Battle for Sect'blood Is Just Boiling' in B.C. Commune after Leader's Arrest, in Toronto Sun, Canada (August 31, 2006)

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