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Abuse Tracker 2019
Part 4: July to August 2019

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


July 2019

July 1

- Reforming the Church with 'no possibility of return', by Robert Mickens, La Croix (June 28, 2019)
- Former Church of England Boys' Society lay leader at Sutherland jailed for sexual assaults on boys over 20-year period, by Murray Trembath, Leader (June 28, 2019)
- Diocese of Providence Posts List of Clergy Accused of Abuse, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 1, 2019)
- Diocese releases list of clergy ‘credibly accused’ of sex abuse, by Brian Amaral, Providence Journal (July 1, 2019)
- Vatican court rejects laws obligating priests to report sexual abuse revealed in confessions, by Anna Matranga, CBS News (July 1, 2019)
- How Karma Became a B*tch For John Capparelli, a Serial Predator Priest With Wrestling Fetish, by Joan Jalbuena, Wrestling World blog (July 1, 2019)
- BREAKING: Diocese of Providence Names Priests “Credibly” Accused of Sexual Abuse, in GoLocalProv News Team (July 1, 2019)
- Shepherding amid scandal: Archbishops talk about healing, by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service (July 1, 2019)
- I was groomed by my teacher aged 11 after he offered to ‘teach me how to kiss’, by Amy Nickell, Sun (July 1, 2019)
- NY Archdiocese Sues Insurers After Coverage Denied for Child Sex Abuse Claims, by Dan M. Clark, New York Law Journal (July 1, 2019)
- Priest accused of sex abuse retires, by Nicki Gorny, Blade (July 1, 2019)
- Allentown Diocese cuts office staff by nearly 25% to pay for sex abuse victims, by Emily Opilo, Morning Call (July 1, 2019)
- Fall River diocese’s list of accused priests still unfinished, by Eli Sherman And Ted Nesi, WPRI TV (July 1, 2019)
- King of the mountain: For 20 years, a Lil’wat chief keeps a lonely vigil in the B.C. woods, by Nancy Macdonald, Globe and Mail (July 1, 2019)
- The seal of confession and mandatory reporting: a survey of state laws, by Ellen K. Boegel, America Magazine (July 1, 2019)
- Paul Muschick on Allentown Diocese job cuts: Abuse victims should keep filing claims, by Paul Muschick, Morning Call (July 02, 2019)

July 2

- Survivors Label Providence Roman Catholic Diocese List of Credible Priest Abusers Incomplete, by Marilyn Schairer, WGBH News (July 1, 2019)
- Former Charlotte Priest Listed Among Credibly-accused Clergy in the Diocese of Providence, in WBTV News (July 2, 2019)
- San Fernando Diocese Cooperating with Probe on Priest Accused of Sex Abuse, by Leslie Aquino, Manila Bulletin (July 2, 2019)
- Sacramento Catholic Diocese Lists New Victims of Alleged Clergy Abuse, in ABC 10 News (July 1, 2019)
- Protecting Seal of Confession Called Essential for Civilized Society, by Chaz Muth, Catholic News Service (July 1, 2019)
- Catholic Diocese of Richmond Announces Third-party Hotline for Reporting Ethical Misconduct, by C. Suarez Rojas, Richmond Times-Dispatch (July 2, 2019)
- Armed with New Lawyers, Man Appeals Dismissed Lawsuit Alleging Abuse by Former SBC Leader Paul Pressler, by Bob Allen, Baptist News Global (July 1, 2019)
- Vatican Says Resignation of Father Kirkham from St. Martin De Porres Is Valid, by Nichole Manna, Star Telegram (July 1, 2019)
- Tommy: The seal of confession should be broken if it means saving kids, by Tommy Tucker, WWL Radio (July 2, 2019)
- Pope Francis on path to healing wounds of abuse scandal, says nuncio, by Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News (July 2, 2019)
- Woman Speaks Out Against Fordham Alum Who Sexually Assaulted Her, by Sophie Partridge-Hicks, Observer (July 2, 2019)
- Pampanga archdiocese relieves priest accused of abuse, in CBCP News (July 01, 2019)
- Priests accused of sex abuse served in almost every RI city and town, by Eli Sherman, Ted Nesi, Darren Soens, Kim Kalunian, WPRI Target 12 News (July 2, 2019)
- Priest on Administrative Leave for Abuse Allegations Allowed to Quietly Retire, SNAP Responds, by Claudia Vercellotti, Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 2, 2019)
- NY church officials sue insurers over future abuse claims, in Associated Press (July 2, 2019)
- Catholic Charities appeal ends far short of $11 million target, by Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News (July 2, 2019)
- Another priest added to Dallas Catholic diocese's 'credibly accused' list for 1960 sexual abuse allegation, by David Tarrant, Morning News (July 2, 2019)
- De Pere-based St. Norbert Abbey plans to publicize list of priests accused of molesting children, by Haley Bemiller, Press-Gazette (July 2, 2019)
- Upper West Side priest steps down amid sexual abuse allegations, by Michael Gartland, Daily News (July 2, 2019)
- Nun Faces Court, Accused Of Helping Priests Rape Deaf Children, by Katie Hill, 10 Daily News (July 2, 2019)
- Editorial: Long-overdue list from the Diocese, in Providence Journal (July 2, 2019)
- Priests owe it to God not to report abuse confessions, by Barry Duke, Patheos blog (July 2, 2019)
- RI lawmakers spurn AG’s request to use grand jury for report on clergy abuse, by Eli Sherman, WPRI Target 10 News (July 2, 2019)
- For Margaret McKenna, past clergy abuse is haunting her anew, by Amanda Milkovits, BostGlobe (July 2, 2019)
- Public schools can learn from Catholics in handling sex abuse, in Catholic News Agency (July 2, 2019)
- Diocese of Harrisburg: Payment offers made to all child sex abuse victims who participated in compensation program, by Sean Naylor And Jack Eble, Fox 43 News (July 2, 2019)
- Reaction pours in after Diocese releases clergy abuse report, by Daniel Keith, ABC 6 News (July 2, 2019)
- Please don't let this issue die, by Carol Oliver, Advocate (July 2, 2019)
- Fake News About Brebeuf Jesuit School, by Patrick Reilly, National Catholic Register (July 2, 2019)

July 3

- Court Tells Police to Cease ‘coercive’ Activity against Indian Cardinal in Cover-up Case, by Nirmala Carvalho, Crux (July 3, 2019)
- Priest with a Swastika” Was Suspected of Child Molestation, by Lilly Nice, Gal Post (June 27, 2019)
- Marquette University Seeks to ‘help People Heal’ from Trauma, by Christopher White, Crux (July 3, 2019)
- Bishop of Buckingham Criticises ‘unhealthy’ Level of Bishops’ Power, by Hattie Williams, Church Times (July 3, 2019)
- 109 or 43? Attorney Says Number of Accused Abusers in Phoenix Diocese Matters, by Michael Clancy, New Times (July 3, 2019)
- Warnings about West Virginia bishop went unheeded as he doled out cash gifts to Catholic leaders, by Robert O'harrow Jr. And Shawn Boburg, WashingtPost (July 3, 2019)
- Another Name Added to Diocese of Dallas’ List of Accused Priests, by Lisa Kendzior, Paul Petersen, Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 3, 2019)
- Estate of suicide victim wants Maryknolls to disclose former priest’s records, by Bill Heltzel, Daily Voice Plus (July 3, 2019)
- New information revealed about West Virginia Catholic Church, on WTRF TV (July 3, 2019)
- WHY WE OPPOSE THE SELECTION OF DAVID BOSHART AS PRESIDENT OF ANABAPTIST MENNONITE BIBLICAL SEMINARY, by Lisa Pierce, Stephanie Krehbiel And Hilary Jerome Scarsella, Account blog (June 27, 2019)
- A Bristol photographer reported his sexual abuse. His priest didn’t make the list of the ‘credibly accused.’, by Katherine Gregg, Providence Journal (July 3, 2019)
- Powerful Catholic group seeks to censure state House Democrat for his ‘vicious anti-Catholicism’, by Ivey Dejesus, Patriot News (July 3, 2019)

July 4

- Clergy Sex Abuse Survivor Reacts to Diocese of Harrisburg Compensation Program Offer, by Jack Eble, Fox 43 News (July 3, 2019)
- French Priest at Heart of Church Abuse Scandal Defrocked, in CNA (July 4, 2019)
- Archbishop Vigano: Key Vatican Official Is Accused Abuser, in Catholic World News blog (July 4, 2019)
- Aurora Clergy Speak out in Support of Wayside Cross Child Sex Offenders Staying Put, by Megan Jones, The Beacon-News (July 3, 2019)
- Taoiseach Apologises over "Sinning Priest" Comments, by Edel McAllister, RTE (July 4, 2019)
- Former Southern Baptist Official Charged with Sexual Assault Pleads Guilty to Lesser Crime, in Baptist News Global (July 3, 2019)
- Frenchman Accusing Vatican Diplomat Takes Case to Rome, in Associated Press (July 3, 2019)
- Vatican Trial Is Set for Kc Predator Priest, in SNAP (July 4, 2019)
- Priest Assigned to Stonehill College in 1970s Among ‘credibly Accused’, by Cody Shepard, Enterprise News (July 4, 2019)
- Bishop of Chester Tells Iicsa That Paedophile Cleric Was ‘penitent’, by Hattie Williams, Church Times (July 3, 2019)
- ‘Credibly Accused’ Are the Shame of Our State, by Jim Gillis, Newport Daily News (July 4, 2019)
- Catholic Priest Arrested In Kerala For Sexually Abusing Minor Boys, by Bobins Abraham, India Times (July 07, 2019)

July 5

- Analysis: Vatican Calls for Trust, Catholics Wait for Transparency, by Ed Condon, Catholc News Agency (July 5, 2019)
- Bishop of Chester Argued against Lifetime Ban for Paedophile Priest, in Christianity Today (July 5, 2019)
- Ruth Krall, Looking Slant: Oppressive Ideologies and Belief Systems, by William Lindsey, Bilgrimage blog (July 4, 2019)
- God, Organized Religion, or Both, by Melissa Martin, Daily Times (July 3, 2019)
- German Priest Causes Church Walkout As Preaches for Predator Priest Forgiveness, in Deutsche Welle (July 5, 2019)
- Bishops Received Money and Complaints about Bransfield, Report Says, in Catholic News Agency (July 5, 2019)
- Ex-ann Arbor Priest Charged with 8 Sex Assault Felonies, by Darcie Moran, Michigan Live (July 5, 2019)
- Uws Priest Accused of Molesting Boys Steps down, by Brendan Krisel, Patch (July 5, 2019)
- Catholics Walk out of Sermon after Priest Urges Forgiveness for Sexual Predators, by Hemant Mehta, Patheos blog (July 5, 2019)
- Dallas Catholic Diocese Blasted over Announcement of Allegations against Another Former Priest, by David Tarrant, Morning News (July 5, 2019)
- Is Reform Possible, Within the Current Institutional Structure of the Church?, by William M. Shea, Patheos blog (July 5, 2019)
- Utah, Arizona Dismiss Bar Complaints against LDS Church Lawyer Who Gave Advice on When to Report Sex Abuse, by Nate Carlisle, Salt Lake Tribune (July 5, 2019)
- Tulsa Priest Put on Administrative Leave after Allegation of Sexual Misconduct with Minor, in News Channel 2 (July 5, 2019)
- Pope Accused of Ignoring Sex Abuse Priest’s ‘terrifying Dossier’, by Barry Duke, Patheos blog (July 5, 2019)
- Want to Drive People from the Church? Try This., by Deacon Greg Kandra, Patheos blog (July 5, 2019)
- Motion to Keep Documents Secret Raises Concerns with Church Sex Abuse Victims, by Amanda Roberts, WVUE Fox 8 (July 1, 2019)
- Statute of Limitations Removed for Child Sex Abuse Cases in Tennessee, by Nikki Junewicz, WZTV FOX 17 News (July 2, 2019)
- Ri Non-profit Group Asks Bishop Tobin to Release "Secret Files", in WJAR NBC 10 NEWS (July 5, 2019)
- Diocese Paid Nearly $11 Million in Abuse Settlements, Legal Fees, by Peter Smith, Post Gazette (July 5, 2019)
- Bishop Bransfield’s ‘gifts’ to Vatican Officials: Were They Ethical?, by Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register (July 5, 2019)

July 6

- NY Priest Found Guilty of Sexual Misconduct Previously Raised Funds for Lady Gaga Non-profit, in Catholic News Agency (July 5, 2019)
- Tulsa Priest Placed on Leave Amid Sexual Misconduct Investigation, by Andrea Eger, Tulsa World (July 5, 2019)
- Morrisey Blasts Diocese for Amended Motion, by Steven Allen Adams, The Inter-Mountain (July 6, 2019)
- We Need Women to Serve As Pastors and Leaders, by Tyler Tankersley, Southeastern Missourian (July 6, 2019)
- Sex in God’s House, by Bob Majiri Oghene Etemiku, Guardian blog (July 5, 2019)
- Government Turns Its Back on Billionaire’s Sex-abuse Victims, in Press Herald (July 6, 2019)
- Longtime Friends Speak out in Defense of Pennsylvania Priest Accused of Abuse, by Dave Sutor, Tribune Democrat (July 6, 2019)
- Catholic Priest Arrested in Kerala for Sexually Abusing Minor Boys, by Bobins Abraham, India Times (July 7, 2019)

July 7

- Gardai probe claims of clerical sex abuse at north inner city hostel of horrors, by Sylvia Pownall, DulbLive (July 7, 2019)
- NY priest who supports LGBT rights just got himself suspended, by Barry Duke, Patheos blog (July 7, 2019)
- Fight over ‘enormous task’ of collecting clothing donations divides a N.J. church, by Kelly Heyboer, Star Ledger (July 7, 2019)
- Catholic priest under investigation, by Roseanne Mckee, Examiner Enterprise (July 7, 2019)
- Sunday Sit-Down With William Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore and Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, in The Intelligencer (July 7, 2019)
- It’s a sin to tar the good name of all priests, by David Quinn, Sunday Times (July 7, 2019)
- Ottawa-area priest found guilty of sexually abusing boys in 1960s and '70s, by Paola Loriggio, CBC (July 05, 2019)
- Cork Bishop: 'Taoiseach needs to learn from 'sinning priest' comment', in The BreakingNews.ie (July 7, 2019)
- R.I. Catholic Diocese is asked: Where are the names of the other accused priests?, by Katherine Gregg, Providence Journal (July 02, 2019)
- Vatican says priests must defend seal of Confession ‘to the shedding of blood’, by Diane Montagna, LifeSiteNews (July 05, 2019)
- Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit, by Mike Householder And Martha Mendoza, Associated Press (July 7, 2019)
- On the importance of the internal forum and the inviolability of the sacramental seal, by Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, Holy See Press Office (July 01, 2019)
- Priest at heart of French cardinal's cover-up trial is defrocked, by Céline Hoyeau, La Croix International (July 05, 2019)
- Could Pope Francis deliver yet another ‘July surprise’?, by John L. Allen Jr., Crux (July 06, 2019)
- IICSA: Canon Bursell renews plea to Parliament to render seal of confession obsolete, by Hattie Williams, Church Times (July 04, 2019)
- Indian cardinal says Curia reform will have ‘Francis effect’, by Inés San Martín, Crux (July 06, 2019)
- Ampleforth head steps aside as inspection finds more safeguarding failures, by Liz Dodd, Tablet (July 02, 2019)

July 8

- Robert Claffey, 76, is already serving more than a decade in prison, by Karen Sweeney, Standard (July 8, 2019)
- Detroit priest removed by archdiocese because of 'credible' sexual abuse allegation, by Kirkland Crawford, Free Press (July 07, 2019)
- Redemption Song, by Grady Trexler, Richmond Magazine (July 8, 2019)
- Morning Bulletin: Accused Priest Steps Down, in West Side Rag (July 8, 2019)
- Lyon abuse priest removed from clerical state as scandal heads towards civil trial, by Tom Heneghan, Tablet (July 8, 2019)
- Francisco: "Me gustaría visitar la Argentina el año próximo", by Joaquín Morales Solá, La Nacion (July 07, 2019)
- Baton Rouge Diocese adds two more names to list of clergy accused of abuse, by Lea Skene, Advocate (July 07, 2019)
- Michigan AG charges 6th priest with sex abuse, by Oralandar Brand-Williams, Detroit News (July 8, 2019)
- Diocese of Tulsa speaks out after priest accused of sexual misconduct, in Channel 2 News (July 8, 2019)
- Why the ‘Metropolitan Plan’ Doesn’t Work, by Rita Ferrone, America Magazine (July 8, 2019)
- Vatican Lifts Envoy's Immunity over Sex Assault Claims: France, in Agence France-Presse (July 8, 2019)
- Seminar teaches community residents about Child Victims Act, by Edwin J. Viera, Ithaca Times (July 01, 2019)
- Cardinal Schönborn: 'Spiral of silence' is at the heart of ongoing clerical sex abuse, by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt, LaCroix International (July 8, 2019)
- A Drunk, an Exorcism, and a Flippant Seminarian, by Mary Pezzulo, Patheos blog (July 07, 2019)
- Anti-gay pastor in Alabama arrested and accused of sexually molesting young boys, by Muri Assunção, Daily News (July 03, 2019)
- Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent, by Clyde Hughes, United Press International (July 8, 2019)
- GERMAN CLERIC URGES FORGIVENESS FOR PREDATOR PRIESTS LABELED AS ‘CRIMINALS’, by Alison Lesley, World ReligiNews blog (July 8, 2019)
- Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault, by Barbara Wojazer And Valentina Didonato, CNN (July 8, 2019)
- SNAP Calls for Alexander Acosta to Resign for His Role in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 8, 2019)
- Fr. Jack Baker Arrested in Michigan, SNAP Applauds AG Investigation, by Jeanne Hunton, Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 8, 2019)
- Healing Will Be Ongoing Process, in The Intelligencer (July 8, 2019)
- Rights activists alarmed as Mike Pompeo installs anti-gay anti-abortion activist, by David Badash, Raw Story blog (July 8, 2019)
- AG questions why priests released after charges, by Ken Kolker, WOOD TV (July 8, 2019)

July 9

- Sb 360, Legislative Threat to Seal of Confession, Pulled from Committee, in California Catholic Conference (July 8, 2019)
- Clergy Abuse Survivors Call on Acosta to Resign over Role in Epstein Case, by Zack Budryk, The Hill (July 8, 2019)
- Diocese Still Investigating Priest More Than a Year after Abuse Accusations, by Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News (July 9, 2019)
- New Clergy Sex Abuse Lawsuit Alleges Archdiocese Knew of Incident, in KUAM News (July 9, 2019)
- Lawmakers, Abuse Survivors Demand Alex Acosta Resign over Jeffrey Epstein Sex Case, by Dominique Mosbergen, Huffington Post (July 9, 2019)
- An Open Letter to Franciscan University of Steubenville, by Rebecca Bratten, Patheos blog (July 8, 2019)
- Closed-door Hearing Agreed for "Crystal-meth" Priest, in The Independent (July 9, 2019)
- Clergy Sex Abuse Plaintiff Objects to Lawyers" Request for Higher Fees, by Haidee Eugenio Gilbert, Pacific Daily News (July 9, 2019)
- Man Charged in Sex Assaults on ‘pre-pubescent’ Kids Lured at Filipino Churches, by Chris Herhalt, Channel 24 (July 4, 2019)
- Brought into the Sun: Speaking Truth to Mennonite Colleges, by Erin Bergen, Stephanie Krehbiel and Hilary Jerome Scarsella, Into Account blog (July 8, 2019)
- Victorian Priest Convicted of Sexual Abuse Has Suffered Enough, His Lawyer Says, by Karen Sweeney, 7 News Australia (July 8, 2019)
- Vatican Lifts Diplomatic Immunity for Envoy Facing Assault Claims, by Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian (July 9, 2019)
- Vatican Waives Immunity for Archbishop Accused of Abuse, in SNAP (July 8, 2019)
- Gallup: Confidence in Organized Religion Is at an All-time Low (again), by Hemant Mehta, Patheos blog (July 9, 2019)
- Archbishop of Canterbury Says Failure on Child Sexual Abuse Is "Knife in Church's Soul", by Gabriella Swerling, The Telegraph (July 9, 2019)
- University of Utah Officer Who Mishandled Lauren Mccluskey’s Concerns Has Now Been Disciplined for Mistakes on Another Domestic Violence Case, by Courtney Tanner, Salt Lake Tribune (July 7, 2019)
- Bill to require California priests to report confessions of child sex abuse on hold, by John Woolfolk, Mercury News (July 9, 2019)
- Exclusive: Officials substantiate child sex abuse allegations at prominent DC synagogue's preschool, by Daniel Burke, CNN (July 02, 2019)
- Vatican to open tombs in bid to solve 36-year-old cold case, by Hada Messia And Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN (July 02, 2019)
- Warnings about WV bishop went unheeded as he doled out cash gifts to Catholic leaders, by Robert O’harrow Jr. And Shawn Boburg, WashingtPost (July 03, 2019)
- Lori says he hopes report on Bransfield sees light of day, in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel (July 07, 2019)
- Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Sex Trafficking Minors, by Peter Wade, Rolling Stone (July 07, 2019)
- Morrisey renews request for Diocese to release Bransfield report, by Kyla Asbury, West Virginia Record (July 03, 2019)
- Jeffrey Epstein, billionaire and former friend of Duke of York, 'charged with sex trafficking', by David Millward, Telegraph (July 07, 2019)
- Jesuit leader encourages sexual abuse victims to testify, by Céline Hoyeau, La Croix International (July 9, 2019)
- Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese places deacon on leave over allegation, in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (July 08, 2019)
- Former Northwoods Catholic priest convicted of sexual abuse to live in Merrill soon, by Natalie Brophy, Wausau Daily Herald (July 9, 2019)
- A Seminarian and Survivor Addresses the Abuse Crisis, by Guest Contributor, Patheos blog (July 9, 2019)
- Former El Paso Catholic priest's sexual assault trial begins, by Justin Kree, CBS 4 News (July 9, 2019)
- It’s a sin to put money in the church collection plate, by Garry Linnell, New Daily (July 9, 2019)
- After Almost a Year, the Public Deserves Answers on Accused Priest, by Mark Crawford, Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 9, 2019)
- “It Was Her Fault” Attorneys Claim Fargo Diocese Blamed Alleged Sexual Assault Survivor, by Austin Erickson, KVRR TV (July 08, 2019)

July 10

- Bill to Make Priests Report Abuse Put on Hold in California, by Adam Beam, Associated Press (July 9, 2019)
- Vatican’s Move Regarding Its French Ambassador Is the Right One, in Marietta Times (July 10, 2019)
- Priest Accused of Abuse in Fargo Sent to Corpus Christi, in SNAP (July 10, 2019)
- Sex Abuse and a Focus Missionary, by Guest Contributor, Patheos blog (July 10, 2019)
- Child Rights Body Files Case against Kerala Priest Who Was Held for Abusing Minors, in Times Now News (July 10, 2019)
- Reporters Will Need Help from Canon Lawyers to Correctly Explain California’s Confession Bill, by Clemente Lisi, Get Religion blog (July 10, 2019)
- Personal twist to drama about pedophilia in the Church, by Céline Hoyeau, LaCroix International (July 10, 2019)
- Vatican hailed for lifting apostolic nuncio's immunity, by Nicolas Senèze, LaCroix International (July 10, 2019)
- Diocese releases several names of priests accused of sex abuse from Tri-Cities, by Thomas Yazwinski, KEPR TV (July 10, 2019)
- Wrongdoing will Thrive when Wrongdoers are Promoted, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 03, 2019)
- Catholic Church in California Lobbies Against Legislation Aimed at Protecting Children and Preventing Abuse, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 10, 2019)
- Detroit Pastor, Founder of Accused Priest Support Group, Under Investigation, by Christine Rousselle, Catholic News Agency (July 10, 2019)
- What Do Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein and Theodore McCarrick Have in Common?, by Jennifer Roback Morse, National Catholic Register (July 10, 2019)
- Laxity in Seminaries as a Contributing Cause to the Sex-Abuse Crisis, by Janet E. Smith, July 10, 2019 (July 10, 2019)
- Priest abuse victim picketing Catholic churches, by Joe Wojta, Day (July 10, 2019)
- Leader of El Paso Catholic Church testifies in ex-priest's sexual assault trial, by Justin Kree And Jala Washington, CBS 4 News (July 10, 2019)
- Republican Mark Foley left Congress for hitting on young male pages. Now he’s hoping for a comeback., by John Gallagher, LGBTQ Natiblog (July 10, 2019)

July 11

- Church Officials Not above the Law, in Salem News (July 11, 2019)
- Leader of El Paso Catholic Church Testifies in Ex-priest's Sexual Assault Trial, by Justin Kree, CBS 4 News (July 11, 2019)
- Too Little Too Late for Church, by Arlene Violet, Valley Breeze News (July 9, 2019)
- Jeffrey Epstein Accusers Eligible to File Lawsuits under New York’s New Child Victims Act, by Stephen Rex Brown, Daily News (July 9, 2019)
- Former Archdeacon Jailed Again for Indecent Assault, in ITV Tyne Tees (July 11, 2019)
- Archbishop of York: Parishes Are "Enabling Abuse" by Refusing to Punish Paedophiles Whom They Deem "Lovely People", by Gabriella Swerling, The Telegraph (July 11, 2019)
- 2 Priests Abused Sinajana Boy in Early 1970s, by Haidee Eugenio Gilbert, Pacific Daily News (July 11, 2019)
- Catholic Church Offers Cash to Settle Abuse Claims—with a Catch, by Ian Lovett, Wall Street Journal (July 11, 2019)
- Priest Sexual Abuse Survivor John "Tim" Mcguire Pickets Churches, in Daily Telegraph (July 11, 2019)
- Catholic Church Offers Cash to Settle Abuse Claims—with a Catch, by Ian Lovett, Wall Street Journal (July 11, 2019)
- Priest Sexual Abuse Survivor John "Tim" Mcguire Pickets Churches, by Ellyn Santiago, Patch (July 11, 2019)
- DNA Database Helps One of Spain's "Stolen Babies" Find Family, in Agence France-Presse (July 11, 2019)
- Long Island Bishop John Barres and Abuse and Cover up, in SNAP (July 11, 2019)
- Once Again, Catholic Church Officials Put Themselves above the Law, in SNAP (July 11, 2019)
- Diocese of Yakima Releases List of Accused Priests, in SNAP (July 10, 2019)
- Faith Leaders Now Mandatory Reporters of Abuse under New Law, in WCVE News (July 11, 2019)
- Abuse Survivor Calls for Transparency Within Charlotte Catholic Diocese, in WSOC TV (July 11, 2019)
- Lay Role Matters in Renewing Church Wounded by Abuse, Speaker Says, by Gina Christian, Catholic News Service (July 11, 2019)
- New Independent Ombudsman Begins Work, by Marty Denzer, Catholic Key (July 11, 2019)
- Belcourt Woman Publicly Accuses Priest of Sexual Assault during Confession, Sues Fargo Diocese, by Kateri Marion, InForum (July 11, 2019)
- Former Altar Boy Comes Forward with Stunning Revelations about Former Local Priest, by Jay Korff, WJLA News (July 11, 2019)
- Judge Slams Catholic Church over Handling of Paedophile Priest Robert Claffey, in The Courier (July 11, 2019)
- The Archbishop of Canterbury Banned Abuse Victim from Cathedral Grounds, by Gabriella Swerling, The Telegraph (July 11, 2019)
- Chile Removes Statute of Limitations on Child Sex Abuse Amid Church Crisis, by Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters (July 11, 2019)

July 12

- In Patriarchy No One Can Hear You Scream: Rebecca Solnit on Jeffrey Epstein and the Silencing Machine, by Rebecca Solnit, Lit Hub (July 10, 2019)
- Rosario: on Traffickers, Pledges and an All-star Snub, by Ruben Rosario, Pioneer Press (July 11, 2019)
- First Female Pastor of Renowned Riverside Church Is out after Making Harassment Allegation, by The Natalie Sachmechi, Forbes Magazine (July 11, 2019)
- Syracuse Ex-priest, Removed over Child Sex Abuse, Dies at 81, by Julie McMahon, Post-Standard (July 11, 2019)
- Undermining the Freedom of Religion, by Curt Smith, Indiana Business Journal (July 12, 2019)
- ON the Scale of Reporting on Different Child Abuse Scandals, by James O'Brien, Leading Britain's Conversation (July 12, 2019)
- Former Church Chancellor Stripped of Pay, by Mindy Aguon, Guam Daily Post (July 11, 2019)
- Shielding Predators Must End, in Altoona Mirror (July 11, 2019)
- Why Did It Take So Long to Take down Epstein, Cosby, and Spacey?, by Amanda Kerri, The Advocate (July 12, 2019)
- Irreligion, Sexual Abuse and Sacrilege, by John Grondelski, National Catholic Register (July 11, 2019)
- Supporters Demand Answers on Five-year Anniversary of Woman’s Disappearance, Death, by Bob Allen, Baptist Gobal News (July 12, 2019)
- Liberals Irked by Catholic Bishops Spokeswoman's Personal Tweets, by Christopher Vondracek, Washington Times (July 11, 2019)
- Attorney General Continues Review of Church Abuse Claims, by Jennifer McDermott, CTVNews.ca (July 12, 2019)
- New Developments in the Lynn Messer Case Come to Light during Vigil, by Roche Madden, Channel 2 News (July 8, 2019)
- Former El Paso Priest Denies Child Sex Abuse at Trial, but Admits to Fathering "Secret Baby", by Jim Parker and Julio-Cesar Chavez, KVIA ABC 7 News (July 12, 2019)
- St. Xavier High School Releases Names of Brothers It Says Sexually Abused Children, by Matthew Glowicki, Courier Journal (July 12, 2019)
- Riverside Church Pastor Set to Receive at Least $500k Payout after Sex Toy Scandal, by Ebony Bowden, New York Post (July 12, 2019)
- Former South Yorkshire Vicar Claims Sex Abuse Reports Were "Ignored" by Clerics, by Lee Peace, South Yorkshire Times (July 11, 2019)
- Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Must Step down, by Greta Baxter, Ms Magazine (July 9, 2019)
- Secrecy over sexual crimes scars the Church of England, by Kaya Burgess, Times (July 13, 2019)

July 13

- Child sex abuse sentencing for former priest delayed, by Kristie Sullivan, Bay 93.9 FM (July 12, 2019)
- Former priest admits to fathering prostitute’s child, being aware of complaints, by Cesar Vazquez, KTSM TV (July 12, 2019)
- It's Not My Fault Project, in Times Free Press (July 13, 2019)
- No answers from Washington archdiocese about McCarrick’s money, by Ed Condon, Catholic News Agency (July 13, 2019)
- SNAP Calls for the Protection of Migrant Children, by Zach Hiner, Tim Lennon, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 12, 2019)
- AG's review goes beyond church's list of 'credible' accusations, by Jennifer Mcdermott, Associated Press (July 12, 2019)
- Why is priest sex abuse often unreported?, by Jay Korff, WJLA TV (July 12, 2019)
- Tuam babies just a hoax, says priest, by Justine Mccarthy, Sunday Times (July 14, 2019)

July 14

- Vatican’s ’empty tomb’ a challenge to credibility when it matters, by John L. Allen Jr., Crux (July 14, 2019)
- 'Filled with God’s compassion and love for us': Community mourns loss of Phoenix priest, by Claire Rafford, Arizona Republic (July 13, 2019)
- Report claims church leaders long knew about Bransfield accusations, by Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service via National Catholic Reporter (July 12, 2019)
- Woman accuses North Dakota priest of abuse, by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press (July 11, 2019)
- Xaverian Brothers release names of members credibly accused of abuse, by Danny Mcdonald And Alison Kuznitz, BostGlobe (July 13, 2019)
- Everyone knew about Jeffrey Epstein. Nobody cared, by Renée Graham, BostGlobe (July 12, 2019)
- Passing the torch: Cardiologist prepares younger colleagues to confront nuclear threat, by Robert Weisman, BostGlobe (July 12, 2019)
- How Catholic clergy ruled alongside the 'gay mafia', despots, and rent boys in Latin America, by Alan Weedon, ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) (July 13, 2019)
- Dave Peyton: To church members: Suspect something, report it, in The Herald-Dispatch (July 14, 2019)
- Face to Face with Brad Hall: Fighting for victims of clergy sex abuse, by Kent Walz, Albuquerque Journal (July 13, 2019)
- Legal team helped bring Arthur Perrault to justice, by Kent Walz, Albuquerque Journal (July 13, 2019)
- Chile ends statute of limitations for sex crimes with underage victims, in Catholic News Agency (July 13, 2019)
- Our View: Judge owes apology to man alleging abuse, in Portland Press-Herald (July 14, 2019)
- Why they’re Catholic: A review of Trent Horn, 'Why We’re Catholic', by Randal Rauser, Christian Post (July 14, 2019)
- Chicago priest removed from duties after sex abuse allegation, in Associated Press via WGN-TV (July 14, 2019)
- India toughens law to protect children from sexual abuse, in Associated Press (July 12, 2019)
- The Latest: Man accused of orphanage sex abuse kept jailed, in Associated Press (July 12, 2019)
- Woman accused of vandalizing Mesa church over sexual abuse allegations, in Channel 12 News (July 13, 2019)
- Priest list includes affiliation and status, in The Catholic Virginian (July 14, 2019)
- Christian Brothers under financial pressure after paying $213 million in abuse compensation, by Farrah Tomazin And Chris Vedelago, Sydney Morning Herald (July 15, 2019)
- Catholic order that operates 5 local high schools publishes list of accused members, on Fox 25 TV (July 14, 2019)

July 15

- To Cast Down an Idol, by Mary Paluzzo, Patheos blog (July 13, 2019)
- Trial for former El Paso priest resumes Monday morning, by Holly Bock, KFOX14/CBS4 (July 15, 2019)
- How Catholic clergy ruled alongside the 'gay mafia', despots, and rent boys in Latin America, by Alan Weedon, Australian Broadcasting Company (July 15, 2019)
- Chicago priest removed from duties after sex abuse allegation, in Associated Press (July 14, 2019)
- Holy Trinity forged to fight sexual abuse crisis in Catholic Diocese, by Marian Hetherly, WBFO TV (July 15, 2019)
- Reddit group becomes flashpoint in sex abuse scandal at La Luz del Mundo church, by Leila Miller, Los Angeles Times (July 15, 2019)
- Lawsuit: Priest raped Barrigada girl in 1970s, told her she's going to heaven for it, by Haidee Eugenio Gilbert, Pacific Daily News (July 15, 2019)
- Catholic Group’s Response: Not a Dime to the Diocese, by Alan Olson, Intelligencer.net (July 12, 2019)
- Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data, by Allie Griffin And Natalie O'neill, New York Post (July 15, 2019)
- Becky Ianni - The Survivor, by Jay Korff, WJLA TV (July 15, 2019)
- Jeffrey Epstein and His Enablers Are Evil, But Not Special: He’s Just the Latest Example of a Toxic Culture for Children, by Marci Hamilton, Verdict Justia blog (July 15, 2019)
- Gaylord Grace Baptist pastor, founder resigns after months of controversy, by Arielle Breen, Herald Times (July 15, 2019)
- Norfolk priest suspended of ‘priestly faculties’ due to complaints, by Julia Varnier, News Channel 3 (July 15, 2019)
- Tom Doyle - The Truth Seeker, by Jay Korff, WJLA TV (July 15, 2019)

July 16

- The Rise of Ewtn: from Piety to Partisanship, by Heidi Schlumpf, National Catholic Reporter (July 16, 2019)
- Letter to Bishop Johnston from Kc SNAP, in SNAP (July 16, 2019)
- 12 with Ties to St. John's Prep on Sex Abuse List, by Ethan Forman, Salem News (July 16, 2019)
- Kelley Arnold - the Witness, by Jay Korff, WJLA TV (July 15, 2019)
- Jury Finds Former El Paso Priest Guilty in Sexual Assault Trial, by Justin Kree, CBS 4 News (July 15, 2019)
- Why Are Judges So Concerned about the Future Potential of Rapists?, by EJ Dickson, Rolling Stone (July 9, 2019)
- Father Adrian Cristobal, Accused of Sex Abuse in Guam, Is Missing after Leaving Phoenix, by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy, Arizona Republic (July 15, 2019)
- Nypd Let Convicted Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Skip Judge-ordered Check-ins, by Elizabeth Rosner, Tina Moore, Larry Celona and Bruce Golding, New York Post (July 10, 2019)
- Sexual Assault Allegation Surfaces about Nominee for Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman, by Marcus Weisgerber, Defense One (July 16, 2019)
- Harvard’s Jeffrey Epstein Hypocrisy: Harvard Drops #metoo Image When Donations Are at Risk, by Sabrina L. Schaeffer, USA TODAY (July 12, 2019)
- Xaverian Brothers Release Names of Members Accused of Abuse, in CBS (July 14, 2019)
- When a Sexual Predator’s Crimes Rely on an Entourage, by Mary Schmich, Chicago Tribune (July 12, 2019)
- Day Five of the Miguel Luna Trial Is Expected to Start Back up Monday Morning, by Holly Bock, CBS4 (July 15, 2019)
- "Piles of Cash" and Passport with Fake Name Found during Raid of Jeffrey Epstein's NYC Home, by Brian Pascus, CBS News (July 15, 2019)
- "the 50 Year Secret" - Q&A and Reporter's Notebook, by Jay Korff, WJLA TV (July 16, 2019)
- Richmond Catholic Diocese Suspends Roanoke-raised Priest, by Evan Jones, WFIR Radio (July 16, 2019)
- What Does Varadkar Really Think of Priests?, by Brendan Hoban, Irish Times (July 16, 2019)
- The 50 Year Secret: An ABC7 News exclusive documentary, by Jay Korff And Ryan Eskalis, WJLA TV (July 16, 2019)
- Follow the money? By all means. But Bransfield scandal may involve some 'Catholic" issues, by Terry Mattingly, Get Religiblog (July 16, 2019)
- Apparently most "LGBT folks are on board with pedophillia", by David Carey Hart, Slowly Boiled Frog blog (July 16, 2019)
- Pastor’s wife charged with sexually assaulting student; former congregants celebrate, by Leonardo Blair, Christian Post (July 11, 2019)
- Dalton School Should Do Outreach in Wake of Epstein Scandal, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 16, 2019)
- Readers sound off on Father John Duffell, by Eileen A. Fagan, Daily News (July 16, 2019)
- Followers of accused priest Monsignor Harrison show their support with new signs, by John Cox, Bakersfield Californian (July 16, 2019)
- Catholic priest, Father Andrew Manetta, accused in new molestation case, by Steve Limtiaco, Pacific Daily News (July 17, 2019)
- SNAP leader calls for more accountability after St. Xavier releases list of accused abusers, by Katrina Helmer, WDRB TV (July 16, 2019)

July 17

- Allegations against Epstein Have Put #metoo in Context, by Christine Flowers, Columbus Dispatch (July 17, 2019)
- Doc Details Fight for Justice by Local Victim of Former Sudbury Priest, in Sudbury.com (July 17, 2019)
- New Poll Shows Growing View That Clergy Are Irrelevant, by Yonat Shimron, Religion News Service (July 16, 2019)
- Irreligion, Sexual Abuse and Sacrilege, by John Grondelski, National Catholic Register (July 17, 2019)
- Victim: Catholic Priests Kept Jobs Despite Sex Abuse Claims, in WCBS 880 Radio (July 16, 2019)
- Xaverian Brothers’ disclosure on past sexual abuse falls short, by Eric Macleish, BostGlobe (July 16, 2019)
- Former El Paso Catholic priest sentenced to 18 years in prison in sexual assault case, by Aaron Martinez, El Paso Times (July 17, 2019)
- SNAP Urges Boycott of Businesses Displaying Signs Supporting Accused Priest, by Dan Mcnevin, Joey Piscitelli, Melanie Sakoda, Zach Hiner, Esther Hatfield Miller, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 17, 2019)
- Cardinal DiNardo Should Ask Abusive Conroe Priest to Plead Guilty, by Michael D. Norris, Zach Hiner, Eduardo Lopez De Casas, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 17, 2019)
- Cardinal Dolan Must Come Clean about Gifts from Bishop Bransfield, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 17, 2019)
- Skepticism over New Calls to Abandon Priestly Celibacy, by Casey Chalk, Crisis Magazine (July 17, 2019)
- Vic pedophile priest to be sentenced, in Channel Nine News (July 18, 2019)
- Catholic Diocese of Crookston settles clergy sex abuse lawsuit, by Paul Jurgens, KFGO TV (July 17, 2019)
- Why Aren’t Americans Paying Attention to Pope Francis’ Progressive Ideas?, by Gary Grappo, Fair Observer blog (July 17, 2019)
- The cautionary tale of Pastor Amy, by Sohrab Ahmari, Catholic Herald (July 15, 2019)
- Diocese of Crookston Reaches Settlement with 15 Survivors, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 17, 2019)
- Facing dire financial situation, Pittsburgh diocese looks to make changes, by J. D. Flynn, Catholic News Agency (July 17, 2019)
- Forged document case: Police record statement of senior priest, in New Indian Express (July 18, 2019)

July 18

- Pope Accepts Pates" Resignation As Bishop for Diocese of Des Moines, Appoints Replacement, in Des Moines Register (July 18, 2019)
- French Priest Suspended over Sex Abuse Allegations, by Celine Hoyeau , La Croix (July 17, 2019)
- In Pope’s Backyard, Church Struggles with Increasingly Polarized Politics, by Ines San Martin, Crux (July 18, 2019)
- In 44 States, Clergy Don't Have to Tell Police When Someone Confesses to Child Sex Abuse, by Jacob Wallace, Newsweek (July 18, 2019)
- Kck Archdiocese Priest Charged with Possessing Child Pornography, by Katie Moore, Kansas City Star (July 18, 2019)
- Jeffrey Epstein’s Dark Facade Finally Cracks, by Lisette Voytko, Forbes (July 12, 2019)
- Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Trying to Sort out Financial Problems in Wake of Abuse Scandal, by Andy Sheehan, KDKA (July 16, 2019)
- Lay Group Suspends Campaign against Diocese of Wheeling-charleston after Archbishop Lori Agrees to Open Financial Statements, in The Intelligencer (July 17, 2019)
- New Guidelines Will Inform Church’s Response to Abuse, in Catholic Outlook (July 18, 2019)
- Our Church Review – Quietly Powerful Parish Abuse Reckoning, by Arifa Akbar, The Guardian (July 18, 2019)
- The Hope of Justice Heals Old, Still Raw Wounds, in Altamont Enterprise (July 18, 2019)
- Reform or Dismantle?, by Massimo Faggioli, Commonweal (July 18, 2019)
- Sexual Abuse Now Involves Buddhists, Too: 7-10-19, by Bill Tammeus, Faith Matters blog (July 10, 2019)
- Sir Anthony Hart, Retired Judge Who Chaired a Major Inquiry into Historical Child Abuse in Northern Irish Institutions – Obituary, in The Telegraph (July 18, 2019)
- SNAP Leader Says Organization Is Here for Local Priest Sex Abuse Survivors, in WNYT Channel 13 (July 18, 2019)
- Priest in Kck Archdiocese Charged with Possessing Child Pornography, by Emily Sinovic and Zoe Brown, KCTV (July 18, 2019)
- Credibly Accused Priests in the Kansas City, Ks Archdiocese (7/19), in SNAP (July 18, 2019)
- Former Conroe Priest Returns to Court after Latest Indictment, by Nicole Hensley, Houston Chronicle (July 18, 2019)

July 19

- Wife of Church Volunteer Arrested for Child Molestation Is Now Facing Charges Herself, by Eric Zott, 3TV/CBS 5 (July 19, 2019)
- Sex Abuse Claims against Archdiocese, Clergy Now under Review, by Cody Hooks, Taos News (July 19, 2019)
- After Pressure from Lay Group, West Virginia Diocese Agrees to Audit, by Peter Feuerherd, National CAtholic Reporter (July 19, 2019)
- Kateri Marion, in First Nations Women's Alliance (July 19, 2019)
- Emotional Response in Fargo from Sexual Assault Victim, by Joshua Peguero, Valley News Live (July 11, 2019)
- Priest Prohibited from Fundraising in Diocese of Lansing, in SNAP (July 19, 2019)
- Victims to Launch Kc Ks Outreach Drive, in SNAP (July 19, 2019)
- SNAP Challenges North Dakota Church Officials to Do Outreach, in SNAP (July 19, 2019)
- Upholland School Priest Sex Abuse Accuser "Has Fraud Conviction", in BBC News (July 19, 2019)
- Bishop Malone Says Olean Listening Session Was ‘most Powerful’ Yet, by Tom Dinki, Olean Times Herald (July 19, 2019)
- Jesus Army Sex Scandal: the Dark Secrets of Life in a Commune, by Jon Ironmonger, BBC News (July 19, 2019)

July 20

- St. Norbert Abbey Releases List of 22 Norbertine Priests Known to Have Abused Minors, by Haley BeMiller, Press Gazette (July 19, 2019)
- St. Norbert Abbey Identifies 22 Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse of Children, in WBAY (July 19, 2019)
- St. Norbert Abbey Releases Names of Norbertines with Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors, by Abbot Dane Radecki, O. Praem, St. Norbert's Abbey (July 19, 2019)
- Crookston Diocese Reaches $5 Million Settlement with Abuse Survivors, by Janelle C. Gergen, National Catholic Reporter from Catholic News Service (July 18, 2019)
- Two Councils Pay ?3m to Child Sexual Abuse Victims, in BBC (July 19, 2019)
- Diocese Announces $5 Million Settlement with Sexual Abuse Survivors, in Our Northland Diocese (July 17, 2019)
- Former West Virginia Bishop Disciplined by Pope, in Associated Press (July 19, 2019)
- Communique Regarding Bishop Emeritus Michael J. Bransfield, in Apostolic Nunciature (July 19, 2019)
- Letter about Diocesan Financial Problems, by Archbishop William E. Lori, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston (July 17, 2019)
- A Hit Podcast Finds ‘true Crime’ in the Justice System, by Marc Tracy, New York Times (July 14, 2019)
- Survivor Asks Pope to Back Bill Ending Statute of Limitations for Abuse, by Ines San Martin, Crux (July 17, 2019)
- Vatican Bans W.va. Bishop Accused of Sexual and Financial Misconduct from Public Ministry, by Michael Brice-Saddler, Washington Post (July 19, 2019)
- Pope Francis Gets It Right on Curia Reform and Women, by Thomas Reese, National Catholic Reporter from Religion News Service (July 18, 2019)
- Vatican Communication, What Now?, by Andrea Gagliarducci, Catholic News Agency (July 19, 2019)
- Archbishop of Canterbury Calls for Mandatory Reporting of Sexual Abuse, by Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian (July 11, 2019)
- Polish Abuse Scandal: Victims Take on the Catholic Church, by Adam Easton, BBC (July 20, 2019)
- British-born Italian Layman Appointed New Vatican Spokesperson, by Ines San Martin, Crux (July 18, 2019)
- As a Pope Picks a Spokesman, Could History Repeat Itself?, by John L. Allen Jr, Crux (July 19, 2019)
- Lake Charles Diocese Knew of Abuses Years before Listed Dates; Helped Priests Continue Careers, by Ben Myers, Lake Charles Advocate (July 19, 2019)
- Victim reports sex offender's coaching role with Housatonic youth league, by Heather Bellow, Berkshire Eagle (July 19, 2019)
- Iowa State Attorney General's office creates hotline for survivors of child sex abuse, in Muscatine Journal (July 19, 2019)
- West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to 'come clean' on remarkable allegations against former bishop, by Doug Stanglin, USA TODAY (July 20, 2019)
- Pope Won’t Defrock Bishop Accused of Sexual Harassment and Misusing Money, by David Gee, Patheos blog (July 20, 2019)
- Sex-abuse trial adjourned as priest critically ill, in Winnipeg Free Press (July 19, 2019)
- What Has Changed at Catholic Seminaries?, by Msgr. Andrew Baker And Father Carter Griffin, National Catholic Register (July 20, 2019)
- BISHOPS EMBRACING SLOTH–MISTAKES OF THE BISHOPS PART THREE, by Msgr. Eric Barr, Patheos blog (July 19, 2019)
- Reader's View: Clerics should undergo universal testing, by Richard Luczak, Midland Daily News (July 20, 2019)
- Norbertine Release of Credibly Accused Priest Sex Offenders Raises More Questions than Answers, in Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (July 19, 2019)
- Vatican Bans West Virginia Bishop From Ministry Over Sexual, Financial Charges, by Barbie Latza Nadeau, Daily Beast (July 20, 2019)

July 21

- Validity of Catholic Church and Colorado Sex Abuse Report Doubtful, by Terry Kelly, Westword (July 21, 2019)
- Diocese of Saginaw releases names of priests accused of abuse, by Austen Burks, WNEM TV (July 21, 2019)
- West Virginia attorney general slams diocese for ‘covering up’ issues of sexual abuse, by Christina Hermoso, Daily News (July 20, 2019)
- Outgoing bishop will remember coworkers, people he served, by Arielle Zionts, Rapid City Journal (July 21, 2019)
- Norfolk Catholic priest suspended for misconduct with minors, by Bridget Balch, Richmond Times-Dispatch (July 15, 2019)
- Arlington Diocese Responds to story on the late Msgr. William Reinecke, in Arlington Diocese (July 19, 2019)
- Do Victims Matter?, by Guest Contributor, Patheos blog (July 21, 2019)
- Georgia GOP Lawmaker Used Legal Loophole to Help Molesting Priest Avoid Prison, by Hemant Mehta, Patheos blog (July 21, 2019)
- After 2,000 years of failure, clergy sex abuse now fixed?, by Larry Quilici, Mercury News (July 21, 2019)

July 22

- Celibacy advances the priesthood's culture of compromised truths, by Fr. Peter Daly, National Catholic Reporter (July 22, 2019)
- “Religious Freedom” Laws Are Unraveling Civil Rights as We Know It, by Stephanie Guilloud, Truthout (July 20, 2019)
- Pope Francis: Follow St John Bosco in the fight against abuse, by Christopher Altieri, Catholic Herald (July 22, 2019)
- Brazilian bishop accused of cover-up as police investigate new abuse allegations, by Eduardo Campos Lima, Crux (July 22, 2019)
- Sikh priest guilty of sexually abusing children, by Avneet Arora, Special Broadcast Service (July 22, 2019)
- Bishop speech cancellation a loss, by Anne Marie Abowd, Toledo Blade (July 21, 2019)
- Church sex abuse victim says Archbishop of Canterbury has never apologised, by Nick Lavigueur, Examiner (July 22, 2019)
- Willow Creek Elders Release Statement Supporting the “Women”, in Julie Roys blog (July 21, 2019)
- Former altar boy was abused by a Knoxville priest and ex-bishop, lawsuit alleges, by Amy Mcrary, Knoxville Sentinel (July 22, 2019)
- Putting Church above Children, by Paul Moses, Commonweal (July 22, 2019)
- Retired judge will investigate sexual abuse allegations against late bishop, by Larry Parnass, Berkshire Eagle (July 22, 2019)
- Observer, other media seek to unseal records from lawsuits against Catholic diocese, by Bruce Henderson, Charlotte Observer (July 22, 2019)

July 23

- Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse Lawsuit Loophole Announcement, by Christine McLarty, ABC 27 (July 23, 2019)
- New Lawsuit against Harrisburg Diocese, in WGAL News 8 (July 23, 2019)
- Priest Sexually Abused Dededo Boy at Talofofo Falls Camping, by Haidee Eugenio Gilbert, Pacific Daily News (July 23, 2019)
- Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail, Must Remain behind Bars until Sex Trafficking Trial, by Jonathan Dienst, Adam Reiss and David K. Li, NBC News (July 18, 2019)
- Bishop Bransfield Receives Slap on the Wrist from Rome, by Stephen Wynne, ChurchMilitant.com (July 22, 2019)
- Judge Orders Jeffrey Epstein to Remain in Jail, Says He's "Concerned for New Victims", by Erica Orden, CNN (July 18, 2019)
- Ruling Could Open Door for New Lawsuits in Clergy Sexual Abuse Cases, by Amanda Hoskins, Local 21 News (July 22, 2019)
- Wisconsin Abbey Names 22 Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse, in Associated Press (July 22, 2019)
- Channel 9 Works to Unseal Records of Sex Abuse Allegations at Charlotte Diocese, by Allison Latos, WSOCtv (July 23, 2019)
- Man Sues Tucson Church, Episcopal Diocese over Abuse Allegations, by Natalie Tarangioli, KGUN 9 (July 22, 2019)
- Deceased Knoxville Priest, Bishop Accused of Sexual Abuse, in Associated Press (July 23, 2019)
- Vatican names new Bishop to lead Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, in The Associated Press (July 23, 2019)
- Pope Francis announces new leadership for Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, on The WTOV9 (July 23, 2019)
- Lawyer Mitchell Garabedian Names Priest as Sexual Abuser, in Cape Cod Today (July 23, 2019)
- Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal, in The Associated Press (July 23, 2019)
- St. X releases list of brothers the school says were 'credibly accused' of abusing children, in The WDRB (July 15, 2019)
- Former jail chaplain accused of molesting female inmates will stand trial locally, by Lyda Longa, Herald Review (July 18, 2019)
- Priest with money bags hurt in crash, allegedly pilfered $95K from Santa Rosa church, by Gwendolyn Wu, San Francisco Chronicle (July 22, 2019)
- Bronx sisters reach settlement with NY Archdiocese over sexual assaults in their home by parish priest, by Mikey Light And Larry Mcshane, New York Daily News (July 23, 2019)

July 24

- Kbi Following 74 Leads in Ongoing Kansas Clergy Abuse Inquiry, by Tim Carpenter, Daily Globe (July 24, 2019)
- Sex Abuse Survivors" Advocacy Group Wants Two Bishops Blocked from Ministry, by Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter (July 24, 2019)
- SNAP Applauds News Organizations’ Fight to Unseal Abuse Records in North Carolina, in SNAP (July 24, 2019)
- Vatican Punishment of Ex-bishop Bransfield Comes up Short, in SNAP (July 24, 2019)
- Neronha Strikes Agreement with Diocese of Providence to Review 70 Years of Records, in GoLocalPro (July 23, 2019)
- Judge Velis Appointment Another Chapter in Diocesan History Surrounding Clergy Sex Abuse, by Anne-Gerard Flynn, The Republican (July 23, 2019)
- Former Buffalo Priest Accused of Abuse in California Lawsuit, by Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News (July 23, 2019)
- Tennessee Priest Allegedly Sexually Abused Child and Offered Him to Others, by David Gee, Patheos blog (July 24, 2019)
- Mexico conference aims to help Latin America fight abuse in the Church, by Inés San Martín, Crux (July 24, 2019)
- Many clergy abuse victims can’t sue their abusers. Will a new legal strategy change that?, by Elizabeth Hardison, Penn Capital Star (July 24, 2019)
- Survivors seek more info on abusive priests, by Pat Pratt, Daily Tribune (July 24, 2019)
- Attacking the Abuse Crisis with Consumer Protection Laws, in FSSPX News (July 24, 2019)
- Diocese of Lake Charles defends accuracy of credibly accused list, by Ben Myers, Advocate (July 24, 2019)
- Sick of hearing about scandals in the Church? You should be. (Part I), by Phil Lawler, CatholicCulture.org (July 24, 2019)
- Survivor rallies to expose alleged priest abusers, Jefferson City Diocese responds, by Kyreon Lee, KRCG TV (July 24, 2019)
- A Man Confessed to Trading Illicit Images of Kids; Mormon Leaders Said Nothing, by Hemant Mehta, Patheos blog (July 24, 2019)

July 25

- Catholic Fund Begins Offering Cash to Settle N.J. Priest Abuse Claims. Here’s How Many Applied., by Kelly Heyboer, Star Ledger (July 25, 2019)
- Diocese of Rochester Could Face at Least 75 New Lawsuits over Child Abuse, in WHEC TV (July 25, 2019)
- Clergy Abuse Advocates Speak out about Predator Priests in Columbia, by Chloe Khaw, The Missourian (July 25, 2019)
- What Happened Next?, in Taos News (July 25, 2019)
- ABC "Nightline" Program Dealing with Buffalo Diocese Tentatively Scheduled, by Alan Pergamont, Buffalo News (July 24, 2019)
- Man Sues Arizona Diocese, Alleging Negligent Handling of 1970s Sex Abuse by Priest, by Egan Millard, Episcopal News Service (July 25, 2019)
- Ex-columbia Priest to Be Sentenced, in SNAP (July 25, 2019)
- Ruth Krall, Historical Meandering: Ideologies of Abuse and Exclusion (1), in Bilgrimage blog (July 24, 2019)
- Latest Statistics Show German Church Faces Massive Exodus, by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt, The Tablet (July 25, 2019)
- Chicago Archdiocese Pledged $150 Million for a Scholarship Trust. Six Years Later, It Holds Less Than a Third of the Money., by David Heinzmann, Chicago Tribune (July 25, 2019)
- Celibacy Is Not the Reason Some Catholic Priests Are Sexually Abusing Kids, by Thomas McDaniels, Fox News (July 25, 2019)

July 26

- Buffalo Bishop Returned Priest Accused of Abuse to Ministry after ‘thorough’ Investigation. Others Call It ‘a Sham’, by David Wright, Pete Madden, Cho Park, and Shannon K. Crawford, ABC News (July 25, 2019)
- Augie Boto, SBC Leader Who Opposed Abuse Database, Set to Retire, by Bob Allen, Baptist News Global (July 25, 2019)
- Abuse Accuser Wants Steubenville University to Be Accountable, by Jenn Morson, National Catholic Reporter (July 26, 2019)
- Pennsylvania Man Sues Diocese of Fort Wayne-south Bend Bishop Kevin Rhoades, in WNDU TV (July 26, 2019)
- What New Catholic Bishop Means for West Virginia Attorney General's Lawsuit, by Phyllis Smith, WTAP TV (July 25, 2019)
- Bakersfield Police Department Closing Clergy Sex Abuse Case against Monsign Craig Harrison, in KBAK KBFX (July 25, 2019)
- How a U.S. Child Sex Abuse Report Hit Close to Home in York Region, by Lisa Queen, YorkRegion.com (July 25, 2019)
- Clergy Abused an Entire Generation in This Village. with New Traumas, Justice Remains Elusive., in Anchorage Daily News (July 26, 2019)
- Ri AG Gains Access to 7 Decades of Clergy Sexual Abuse Records, by Rachel Nunes, Patch (July 24, 2019)

July 28

- Carlson: Release of abuse allegations ‘painful,’ but ‘right thing to do’, by Julie Asher, ReligiNews Service (July 27, 2019)
- Some clergy sex abuse survivors choosing to decline compensation from Diocese of Harrisburg, by Jossie Carbonare, Fox 43 News (July 26, 2019)
- Watchdog Team: Goodwill fires man on list of accused priests, by Brian Amaral, Providence Journal (July 27, 2019)
- Child Abuse Victims Want To Know What NY AG Has Found In Catholic Church Files, on WCBS 880 Radio (July 27, 2019)
- Justice still to come for victims of Crookston Diocese abuse after settlement, by Tess Williams, Forum News Service (July 27, 2019)
- Former LDS bishop Sam Young, other advocates announce first national march against child sex abuse will take place in Salt Lake City, by Alison Berg, Salt Lake Tribune (July 28, 2019)
- Sister of Kansas priest ran over his computer in attempt to hide child porn, in Salina Post (July 28, 2019)
- Book offers hope amid church abuse scandal, by Shawn Manning Chapman, Eagle (July 27, 2019)
- Catholic charities tested by abuse scandals, border crisis, by David Crary, Associated Press (July 29, 2019)

July 29

- Priests accused of sex abuse turned to under-the-radar group, by Martha Mendoze, Juliet Linderman And Garance Burke, Associated Press (July 29, 2019)
- Catholics insist church should not be synonymous with accused priests, by Jasmine Payoute, KSDK TV (July 27, 2019)
- Lawyers: Secrets, abuse can thrive under cover of NDAs, by Mary Markos, BostHerald (July 29, 2019)
- Giving by Catholics Suffering from Abuse Scandal, by Ruth Mccambridge, Non-Profit Quarterly (July 29, 2019)
- Pocomoke City Catholic pastor removed after Delaware sexual misconduct allegations, by Rose Velazquez, Delmarvanow.com (July 25, 2019)
- Catholic Priest found guilty of sex attacks on Wigan college boys decades ago, by Charles Graham, Wigan Today (July 29, 2019)
- As a teen, this former Delbarton student trusted a priest. Then came the alleged sex abuse, by Abbott Koloff, North Jersey Record (July 29, 2019)
- These are the clerics from Delbarton School accused of sexually abusing children and young adults, by Abbott Koloff, North Jersey Record (July 29, 2019)
- Advocates and lawmakers want New York child sexual abuse survivors to know one-year window to seek civil action is about to open, by Denis Slattery, New York Daily News (July 28, 2019)
- EDITORIAL: A step toward justice for abuse victims in R.I., in Boston Globe (July 26, 2019)
- A Priest in Tucson Abused Him When He Was 12. At 60, He's Finally Able to Sue, by Elizabeth Whitman, Phoenix New Times (July 23, 2019)
- Clergy sex abuse: the damage done when faith is weaponized, by Christa Brown, Baptist News Global (July 29, 2019)
- Retired Mississippi Catholic priest removed from ministry after credible abuse allegation, by Sarah Fowler, Mississippi ClariLedger (July 29, 2019)
- This Corrupt Catholic Group Helps Priests Accused of Child Sexual Abuse, by Hemant Mehta, Patheos blog (July 29, 2019)
- Conference at Carlisle church to examine abuse crisis in Catholic Church, by Tammie Gitt, Sentinel (July 29, 2019)

July 30

- Veteran lawyer for victims of clergy sexual abuse ‘absolutely not surprised’ by Bishop Weldon allegations, by Anne-Gerard Flynn, Republican (July 30, 2019)
- Belleville priest who said he ‘never hurt a child’ accused for second time of sexually abusing a boy, by Lexi Cortes, News-Democrat (July 29, 2019)
- Retired Mississippi Catholic Priest Removed from Ministry after Credible Abuse Allegation, by Sarah Fowler, Clarion Ledger (July 29, 2019)
- Accused Former Macomb County Priest Convicted of Drug Offense in 1985, by Jameson Cook, Macomb Daily (July 30, 2019)
- Ruth Krall, Historical Meandering: Ideologies of Abuse and Exclusion (2), by William Lindsey, Bilgrimage blog (July 29, 2019)
- Plenty of Shock, "Very Little Details" at Meeting about St. Ignatius Priest's Sudden Suspension, in WCPO TV (July 30, 2019)
- Catholic Priest Suspended by Saginaw Diocese Says He’s Innocent, by Cole Waterman, Saginaw News (July 30, 2019)
- Priest, under Investigation in Wilmington, Stripped of Clergy Status after New Castle Child Sex Abuse Claims, by DJ McAneny, WDEL (July 25, 2019)
- Broomfield Pastor Faces Trial on Charges She Sexually Assaulted Teen Parishioner over 3-year Period, by Elise Schmelzer, Denver Post (July 28, 2019)
- Diocese of Rochester to Face at Least 75 New Lawsuits over Child Abuse, by Matt Butler, Ithaca.com (July 24, 2019)
- Unmarked buildings, quiet legal help for accused priests, by Martha Mendoza, Juliet Linderman And Garance Burke, Associated Press (July 29, 2019)
- Diocesan Review Board concludes Father Michael Duesterhaus not credibly accused of child sexual abuse, in The Arlington Catholic Herald (July 24, 2019)
- Woman says she didn’t realize an influential bishop sexually abused her for 20 years — until he called her 6-year-old daughter 'sexy', by Kelly Mclaughlin, Insider (July 27, 2019)
- Buffalo bishop returned priest accused of abuse to ministry after ‘thorough’ investigation. Others call it ‘a sham’, by David Wright, Pete Madden, Cho Park, And Shannon K. Crawford, ABC News (July 26, 2019)
- Bishop returned accused priest to ministry after investigation some called 'a sham', by David Wright, 6ABC (July 26, 2019)
- CATHOLICS DEMAND INVESTIGATION OF MSGR. WALTER ROSSI, by Christine Niles, ChurchMilitant.com (July 25, 2019)
- St. Louis archdiocese names 61 clergy accused of sex abuse, by Jim Salter, Associated Press (July 26, 2019)
- Pastor who worked in Delaware schools removed after sex misconduct allegations, by Rose Velazquez, Salisbury Daily Times (July 25, 2019)

July 31

- The Village Church Sued for More Than $1 Million over Alleged Abuse at Church Camp, by Emily McFarlan Miller, Religion News Service (July 29, 2019)
- So Far, Diocese of Scranton Has Paid $7 Million to 44 Sex Abuse Survivors, by Jeff Horvath, Citizens Voice (July 30, 2019)
- Local Woman Says Priest Abused Her When She Was 14 Years Old, by Kim Russell, WXYZ TV (July 30, 2019)
- Former St. Gertrude's Priest Has Substantiated Claim of Sexual Abuse, in Washington Missourian (July 29, 2019)
- Lawyers in Clergy Abuse Lawsuit Seek Documents from Saints Executives, by Ramon Antonio Vargas, Times Picayune (July 25, 2019)
- US Olympic Committee Accused of Cover-up in Larry Nassar Case, in SNAP (July 31, 2019)
- More Churches Are Checking the National Sex Offender Registry. Is It Helping?, by Yonat Shimron, Religion News Service (July 30, 2019)
- Neither the National Catholic Register nor Anybody Else in the Right Wing Noise Machine Broke This Story, by Mark Shea, Patheos blog (July 31, 2019)
- Aiken Priest Accused of Exchanging Explicit Photos with Minor, by Jozsef Papp, Augusta Chronicle (July 30, 2019)
- Belleville Priest Who Said He ‘never Hurt a Child’ Accused for Second Time of Sexually Abusing a Boy, by Lexi Cortes, KWMU Radio (July 31, 2019)
- Why We Yell and Scream, by Patricia Ullman, Tricycle blog (July 31, 2019)
- Traumatized Willow Creek Megachurch Turns Corner, Asks Ex-pastor Bill Hybels to "Repent" of Sexual Misconduct, by Emily Jones, Christian Broadcasting Network (July 31, 2019)
- Holy and Healthy Priests, by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, The Catholic Sun (July 30, 2019)
- Church leaders deny being silent on clergy sex abuse, by Reverend Gary Harriott And Reverend Peter Garth, RJR News (July 31, 2019)
- Former Winnipeg priest, convicted sex offender facing additional charges dies, in The Canadian Press (July 31, 2019)
- New Hampshire Catholic Church website lists names of predator priests, by Mark Hayward, UniLeader (July 31, 2019)
- Woman Burns Book By Priest, Says He Assaulted Her In 1977, in CBS DETROIT/AP (July 31, 2019)
- Chile: Jesuits publish inquiry results, confirm abuses by famed priest, by Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service (July 31, 2019)
- Mural depicting Cardinal Pell painted near Vatican, by Claire Giangravè, Crux (July 31, 2019)
- U.S. priest to receive reports of abuse, cover-up at Vatican City State, by Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service (July 31, 2019)
- Revelations of 85-year-old woman sexually abused by priest signals crisis dates back centuries, by Ivey Dejesus, Patriot Ledger (July 31, 2019)
- Catholic priest in Aiken exchanged explicit photos with the underage boy on adult app, authorities say, on WYFF TV (July 31, 2019)
- Full accounting provides hope for path forward, in Cranston Herald (July 31, 2019)
- Associated Press digs into hush-hush network that protects priests – on Catholic right only, by Terry Mattingly, Get Religiblog (July 31, 2019)
- The Vatican press office has turned over, again, by Clemente Lisi, Get Religiblog (July 31, 2019)
- The church of Larry Nassar, by Fred Clark, Patheos blog (July 31, 2019)
- 'I thought losing my virginity would be rape': inside Christian purity guides, by Sian Cain, Guardian blog (July 31, 2019)

August 1

- Bishop Brennan Faces a Stern Challenge, by Jordan Bloom, Catholic Herald (August 1, 2019)
- ‘people Are Angry, but No One Is Saying Why’, by Ruairidh MacLennan, Catholic Herald (August 1, 2019)
- Catholic Church Continues to Play Hard-ball with Clergy Sex Abuse Victim, by Andrew Thomson, The Courier (August 1, 2019)
- Change in New York State Law to Usher in ‘tidal Wave’ of Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits, by Shannon Stapleton, Reuters (August 1, 2019)
- Police Investigation Report Paints Diverging Pictures of Harrison, by John Cox, The Californian (August 1, 2019)
- Woman Claiming Childhood Sexual Abuse Sues Texas Megachurch for $1 Million, by David Singleton, Citizens Voice (August 1, 2019)
- Names of 310 Perpetrators Accused of Sexual Misconduct in Thearchdiocese of New York to Be Released Today, in Jeff Anderson & Associates (August 1, 2019)
- Figure Skater Ashley Wagner: "I Was Sexually Assaulted by John Coughlin" at 17, by Liz Roscher, Yahoo Sports (August 1, 2019)
- A Soldier's Wife Went to Her Army Chaplain after a Rabbi Sent Her Explicit Messages. She Says He Harassed Her Instead, by Katherine Khashimova Long, Seattle Times (July 30, 2019)
- SNAP Applauds Survivor Who Came Forward in Mississippi, in SNAP (August 1, 2019)
- Diocese of Manchester, NH Releases List of Accused Priests, in SNAP (July 3, 2019)
- Tagle Asks Catholics to Pray for "Persecuted, Falsely Accused" Bishops, Priests, by Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News (August 1, 2019)
- No Charges against Aiken Priest Accused of Exchanging Explicit Pictures with Minor, by Jozsef Papp, Augusta Chronicle (August 1, 2019)
- Victims" Rights Attorney Releases Extensive List of NY Archdiocese Clerics Accused of Sex Abuse, in NBC 4 News (August 1, 2019)
- Lawsuit Claims LA Diocese Knowingly Accepted Priest Accused of Sex Assault; Background Checks Came up Clean, by Egan Millard, Episcopal News Service (August 1, 2019)
- Archdiocese of Portland to Pay Nearly $4 Million to Settle Sex Abuse Claims by 8 Men against Oregon Priest, by Maxine Bernstein, The Oregonian (August 1, 2019)
- A Hudson Megachurch, a Beloved Pastor and the International Sex Abuse Scandal They've Tried to Hide, by Sam Allard, Cleveland Scene (August 1, 2019)

August 2

- Higher Than Expected Sex Abuse Claims Puts Strain on Diocese of Pittsburgh, by Andy Sheehan, KDKA TV (August 1, 2019)
- AG Josh Shapiro to Block Diocese from Using Orphanage Endowment to Pay Sex Abuse Victims, by Andy Sheehan, KDKA TV (July 25, 2019)
- What Has Changed at Catholic Seminaries?, by Msgr. Andrew Baker and Fr. Carter Griffin, National Catholic Register (August 1, 2019)
- Schoolgirl Scandal Priest Simon Sayers Banned from Ministry for Life after Having Sexual Relationship with Married Parishioner in Emsworth and Warblington Parish, in Portsmouth News (August 2, 2019)
- Key Plenary Council Topics Emerge from Final Report of the Listening and Dialogue Phase, by Mark Bowling, Catholic Leader (August 2, 2019)
- Paedophile Victims Praised for Coming Forward after Priest Who Taught in Lancashire Jailed for 18 Years, by Paul Britton and Dominic Moffitt, Lancaster Live (August 1, 2019)
- Catholic Church Asks for Copy of 1917 Canon Law in Latin, by Andrew Thomson, Inverell Times (August 1, 2019)
- Jesuit Inquiry Confirms Abuses by Famed Chilean Priest, in Catholic News Service (August 2, 2019)
- Abuse Finding Didn’t End Ex-deacon’s Work with Children, by Jim Mustian and Kevin McGill, Associated Press (August 2, 2019)
- Sexual Abuse Survivors Ask for AG Investigation into Diocese of Lake Charles, by Theresa Schmidt, KPLC TV (August 1, 2019)
- The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings, by Rachel L. Swarns, New York Times (August 2, 2019)
- Can Clergy Earn Back the Public Trust They’ve Lost?, by Peter W. Marty, Christian Century (August 2, 2019)
- Diocese of Harrisburg Officials Reflect on One-year Mark of Releasing List of Accused Clergy, by Jack Eble, Fox 43 News (August 1, 2019)
- South Carolina Priest Who Traded Sexual Photos with Minor Won't Be Charged, in Associated Press (August 2, 2019)
- Open Government Group Raises Concern over Neronha’s Agreement with Providence Diocese, by Katherine Gregg, Providence Journal (July 30, 2019)
- Too Many Questions Remain Unanswered in the Case of West Virginia Bishop Michael Bransfield, by Michael J. Iafrate, Washington Post (August 2, 2019)
- Archdiocese of Cincinnati Suspends Two Priests: "It Means There's a Serious Concern.", by Craig Cheatham, WCPO 9onyourside (August 2, 2019)
- Hundreds Register for Diocese's Abuse Compensation Plan, by Peter Smith, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (August 1, 2019)
- Abuse Survivor: Some "Victim Advocacy" Groups "Have Their Own Agendas", by Ed Condon, Catholic News Agency (August 2, 2019)
- Second Arrest Made in Wildomar’s Faith Baptist Church Sex Abuse Scandal, by Joe Nelson, San Bernardino Sun (August 1, 2019)
- Deacon Allowed to Work with Children Despite Being Defrocked for Abuse, by Richard Windmann, Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (August 2, 2019)

August 3

- Sex abuse victim receives large settlement with Modesto church, by Erin Tracy, Modesto Bee (August 3, 2019)
- OKLAHOMA DIOCESE REVEALS TIMELINE OF PRIEST'S ALLEGED ABUSE, in Associated Press via KRMG Radio (August 3, 2019)
- Activist Italian priest arrested on charges of abusing young men, by Claire Giangravè, Crux (August 3, 2019)
- Portland Archdiocese Settles 8 Sexual Abuse Claims Against Former Oregon Priest, by Conrad Wilson, OPB (August 02, 2019)
- Beset by clergy abuse claims, New Orleans archdiocese hopeful church can 'heal,' touts donor help, by Ramon Antonio Vargas And Jerry Dicolo, New Orleans (LA) (August 3, 2019)
- Sex Abuse Victims’ Stories Need to be Told: Guest Column, by Carlene Casciano-Mccann, GoLocalProv.com (August 3, 2019)
- Liberals fear unrest as Poland Catholic Church doubles down on anti-gay rhetoric, in Reuters via Today Online (August 02, 2019)
- Diocese Releases Update On Alleged Sexual Misconduct Of Tulsa Priest, on The NewsOn6.com (August 02, 2019)
- Catholic Priests Push Back Against Abuse Claims in Court, by Joan Hennessy, Courtroom News Service (August 02, 2019)
- Tulsa priest placed on leave amid sexual misconduct investigation, in Tulsa World (August 02, 2019)
- NY Child Sexual Abuse Survivors Prepare To File Lawsuits Against Abusers, by Karen Dewitt, WAMC (August 3, 2019)
- Diocese Wants Anyone with Misconduct Information to Come Forward, in KWGS NEWS (August 02, 2019)
- Seven abuse victims seek at least $50,000 each from Rochester church, Boy Scouts of America, by Byron Tollefson, Fox 47 (August 02, 2019)
- MUST-READ: ‘Top 10 Myths About Clergy Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church’, by Deacon Greg Kandra, Patheos (August 02, 2019)
- 2 priests under suspension have ties to Miami Valley, on WHIO TV 7 (August 3, 2019)
- 'They're demonic': the deaf victims of Argentina's pedophile priests speak out, by Carlos Reyes With Magalí Cervantes, AFP (August 3, 2019)
- Ruth Krall, Historical Meandering: Ideologies of Abuse and Exclusion (3), by William Lindsey, Bilgrimage blog (August 02, 2019)
- A list of priests’ names that’s far too little, far too late, by Ray Duckler, Concord Monitor (August 3, 2019)

August 5

- Group to protest Burlington Diocese handling of sex abuse allegations, on WCAX TV (August 5, 2019)
- Pope encourages priests dejected by abuse crisis, in Catholic News Service (August 5, 2019)
- Diocese's asset shift may be scrutinized if it files bankruptcy over sex lawsuits, by Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News (August 5, 2019)
- Should Clergy Be Required to Report Abusers Who Confess?, by Madison Pauley, Mother Jones (August 5, 2019)
- ‘Everything in the church is fake’: Deaf victims of Argentina’s pedophile priests speak out, in Agence France-Presse (August 04, 2019)
- Goodwill allowed ‘credibly accused’ priest to visit schools in R.I., by Brian Amaral, Providence Journal (August 04, 2019)
- Court Hearing on Boy Scouts' Attempts to Hide Identification of Offenders in Perversion Files, by Jeff Anderson, Jeff Anders& Associates Media (August 5, 2019)
- Conception Abbey releases past allegations list, in Nodaway County News (August 5, 2019)
- Trial begins for DC priest accused of sexual abuse, by Nick Iannelli, WTOP TV (August 5, 2019)
- Priests being 'blamed' for crimes they did not commit, says Pope, by Ruth Gledhill, Tablet (August 5, 2019)
- 'They're demonic': the deaf victims of Argentina's paedophile priests speak out, by Andres Larrovere, Buenos Aires Times (August 5, 2019)

August 6

- Former Geelong Grammar Music Chief Abused Girl after Giving Evidence at Sex Abuse Commission, by Erin Pearson, The Age (August 2, 2019)
- Archdiocese of Cincinnati Informed of Allegations against Drew 6 Years Ago, SNAP Reacts, in SNAP (August 5, 2019)
- Baltimore Archdiocese Must Expand "Accused" List, in SNAP (August 5, 2019)
- New Pentagon Program Aims to Capture Serial Sex Offenders with Victims" Confidential Help, by Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY (August 5, 2019)
- Female Teacher Who Abused Vulnerable Girls Jailed for More Than Seven Years, by Pierra Willix, West Australian (August 2, 2019)
- Pennsylvania SNAP Leaders Share Reflections One Year after Pa Grand Jury Report, in SNAP (August 5, 2019)
- Priests Accused of Abusing Deaf Argentine Students on Trial, in Associated Press (August 5, 2019)
- Shake-up at Archdiocese: Cincinnati's No. 2 Bishop Failed to Share Complaints about Priest, by Dan Horn, Cincinnati Enquirer (August 5, 2019)
- Abuse Prevention Experts: Ex-cardinal Letters Raise Red Flag, by Nicole Winfield, Associated Press (August 6, 2019)
- Disgraced Jesuit High Janitor, Hired Despite Molestation Conviction, Named in New 1980s Abuse Claim, by Ramon Antonio Vargas, Times Picayune (August 5, 2019)
- Victims Seek Archbishop’s Help, Group Wants All Maryland Predators ‘outed’, in SNAP (July 29, 2019)
- Bishop's Book Sets Clerical Abuse Scandals in Context, by John Patrick Grace, Herald Dispatch (August 6, 2019)
- Baltimore Archdiocese Must Expand "Accused" List, by David Clohess, SNAP (August 6, 2019)
- State's clergy abuse hotline got 1,900 calls over first year, by Mark Scolforo, Associated Press (August 6, 2019)
- SCANDAL IN SOUTH CAROLINA, by Christopher Tollefsen, First Things (August 6, 2019)
- McCarrick Letters Underscore the Importance of Education about Grooming, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (August 6, 2019)
- Cincinnati auxiliary bishop did not disclose accusations against priest, by Ed Condon, Catholic News Agency (August 05, 2019)
- Police recommends criminal charges against deputy health minister in multiple cases, by Eli Senyor, Ynetnews (August 6, 2019)

August 7

- What the Allentown Diocese Has Done in the Year since Clergy Sex Abuse Allegations Surfaced, by Julia Owens, Times Express (August 6, 2019)
- Bishop Malone Accused of ‘cover-up’ with Active Buffalo Diocese Priest, by Charlie Specht, WKBW TV (August 6, 2019)
- Stolen Childhoods: Women Allege They Were Sexually Abused As Kids at Calvary Gospel Church in Madison, by Katelyn Ferral, The Capitol Times (August 7, 2019)
- Abuse Allegations Revealed against Priest from Niles, IL, in SNAP (August 7, 2019)
- Proposed Victims Rights Bills Would Dramatically Reform Wisconsin's Child Protection Laws, in SNAP (August 7, 2019)
- Pennsylvania Clergy Abuse Hotline Fields Nearly 2,000 Calls in First Year, by Mark Scolforo, Associated Press (August 6, 2019)
- Altar Boy Told Abuse Would Bring Him "Closer to God", by Mindy Aguon, Guam Daily Post (August 7, 2019)
- What Are the Statutes of Limitations for Child Sex Abuse Crimes in Wisconsin?, by Katelyn Ferral, Capitol Times (August 7, 2019)
- Man accused of molesting children in church bathroom faces additional charges, by Bob Allen, Bpatist News Global (August 06, 2019)
- Former North Jersey man filing lawsuit alleging Theodore McCarrick abused him, by Deena Yellin And Abbott Koloff, North Jersey Record (August 7, 2019)
- Alleged sexual abuse victims of 28 N.J. priests ask Catholic Church for cash settlements, by Kelly Heyboer, New Jersey Advance Media (August 7, 2019)
- Democratic State Lawmakers Renew Push For Child Victims Act, by Laurel White, WisconsPublic Radio (August 7, 2019)
- Survivors 'losing faith' after Satyanand resignation, by Michael Cropp, Radio New Zealand (August 7, 2019)
- Butler County prosecutor: Archdiocese response to accused priest was "absurd" and "stupid", by Craig Cheatham, WPCO TV (August 7, 2019)
- Diocese of Buffalo Accused of New Cover-up, SNAP Calls on other Bishops to Act, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (August 7, 2019)
- Cheektowaga priest removed from ministry after I-Team report, by Charlie Specht, WKBW TV (August 7, 2019)
- The Importance of Hotlines to Investigations, by Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (August 7, 2019)
- Cincinnati Church Officials Shift Blame over Fr. Drew, by Dan Frondorf, Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (August 7, 2019)
- Victim says Aymond could've stopped sex abuse at New Orleans seminary in 1980s, by Ramon Antonio Vargas, Times Picayune (August 7, 2019)
- Survivors of sex abuse by priests pushing Arizona AG to set up hotline for victims, by Nicole Crites, 3TV/CBS 5 (August 7, 2019)

August 8

- Archdiocese settles with Metairie man 42 years after prominent monsignor allegedly raped him, by Rob Masson, WVUE TV (August 7, 2019)
- More than 220 people sue on Guam alleging clergy sex abuse, by Michael Biesecker, Associated Press (August 8, 2019)
- Argentine bishop tapped by pope for Vatican job faces abuse trial, by Inés San Martín, Crux (August 8, 2019)
- Attorney identifies more accused priests in New Jersey, by Mike Catalini, Associated Press (August 8, 2019)
- Man sues Catholic Diocese of Belleville, alleging former senior priest abused him, by John Breslin, MadisCounty Record (August 8, 2019)
- Child Abuse Bill calls for priest to report assault they learn about in confession, by Morgan Wolfe, August 7, 2019 (August 8, 2019)
- Girl testifies she was repeatedly kissed and groped by D.C. Catholic priest, by Paul Duggan, WashingtPost (August 07, 2019)
- Cardinals McCarrick, Wuerl, and Farrell: A Web of Sex Abuse, Bribes, Financial Misconduct and Cover-ups, by Betty Clermont, Open Tabernacle blog (August 8, 2019)
- WHEN PURITY CULTURE'S GATEKEEPERS FAIL TO ADDRESS SEXUAL VIOLENCE, by Angela Denker, Sojourners Magazine (August 8, 2019)
- SNAP Honors the Bravery of Two Young Survivors in D.C., by Becky Ianni, Zach Hiner, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (August 8, 2019)
- Cincinnati pastor on leave; auxiliary didn’t report claims against priest, by Jessica Rinaudo, Catholic News Service (August 8, 2019)
- SARAH SILVERMAN SHARES VIDEO OF PASTOR CALLING HER A 'WITCH' AND A 'GOD-HATING WHORE OF ZIONISM': 'HE'S GOING TO GET ME KILLED', by Shane Croucher, Newsweek (August 9, 2019)

August 9

- Archdiocese asks retired priest to ‘step aside from ministry’ amid sexual abuse investigation, by Morgan Greene, Chicago Tribune (August 9, 2019)
- Bronx Sisters Settle with Archdiocese of New York on Clergy Abuse, by Ryan J. Farrick, Legal Examiner blog (August 05, 2019)
- Boy Scout sex abuse scandal: Déjà vu, again, in Philadelphia Inquirer (August 9, 2019)
- Documents expose decades of sexual abuse in Guam, by Rose Gamble, Tablet (August 9, 2019)
- Louisville hosts national pro-life meeting, by Jessica Able, Catholic Record (August 9, 2019)
- She was sexually abused by her teacher. She now finds support in the church he founded., by Maria Devito, Newark Advocate (August 9, 2019)
- Priest accused of inappropriate contact with two teens, on WSAZ TV (August 9, 2019)
- One year after explosive Catholic church investigation in Pennsylvania: 300 priests, 1,000 victims, no state action, by Paul Muschick, Morning Call (August 9, 2019)
- Window for Child Victims Act sex-abuse lawsuits opens Wednesday: What it means, by Maura Grunlund, Staten Island Advance (August 9, 2019)
- Maids Moreton: grooming investigation after aspiring vicar found guilty of murder new, by David Brown And Will Humphries, Times of London (August 9, 2019)
- In his own words: Ex-Cardinal’s letters to abuse victims, in The Associated Press (August 06, 2019)
- Priest abuse scandal: Former North Jersey man filing lawsuit alleging Theodore McCarrick abused him, by Deena Yellin And Abbott Koloff, North Jersey Record (August 07, 2019)
- Simone Biles Tears Up Over USA Gymnastics’ Failure To Protect Athletes: ‘You Had One Job’, by Alanna Vagianos, HuffingtPost (August 08, 2019)
- Retired celebrity priest George Clements accused of sex abuse in 1970s, by David Struett And Sam Charles, Chicago Sun Times (August 08, 2019)
- Moral Corruption in the Religious Commons, by William Lindsey, Bilgrimage blog (August 9, 2019)
- Bishop on trial for sex abuse leaves judge’s chambers with a smile on his face, by Inés San Martín, Crux (August 08, 2019)
- Lawyer says $8 million settlement reached with Chicago Archdiocese over priest abuse, in The Sun-Times (August 08, 2019)
- New Trial Date for Nebraska Priest Accused of Sexual Assault, in Associated Press (August 9, 2019)
- Pope Francis is truly the holy father, the priests' priest, by Michael Sean Winters, National Catholic Reporter (August 9, 2019)

August 10

- Seven Steps Towards Ending Clericalism, by William M. Shea, Patheos blog (August 09, 2019)
- 'He will be a free man next year': mother's despair at sentence of paedophile ex-priest, by Jolyon Attwooll, Courier (August 03, 2019)
- Dr. Marianne Sipe, expert on sexual abuse by clergy, to address SNAP chapter, by Peter Rowe, Union-Tribune (August 08, 2019)
- Former pastor of Baltimore-area church charged with child sex abuse; police say there may be other victims, by Jonathan Pitts, Baltimore Sun (August 08, 2019)

August 11

- Nonprofits Spread the Word to Make Sure All Child Abuse Victims Are Heard, by Erin Schumaker, New York Daily News (August 11, 2019)
- Child Victims Act "Day of Reckoning" Looms for Diocese, Scouts – and Schools, by Maki Becker, Jay Tokasz and Dan Herbeck, Buffalo New (August 11, 2019)
- El Circulo Del Infierno: Que Rol Cumplia En LA Red De Abusos Cada Uno De Los Acusados Del Provolo, in TN.com (August 10, 2019)
- Justice Late, Not Denied: New York to Allow Old Abuse Suits, in Associated Press via WENY (August 11, 2019)
- Catholics Condemn Sacking of Sister Lucy for Driving, Mulakkal Row, by Ashutosh Bharadwaj, Smitha TK and Shubhangi Mishra, Daily Hunt New (August 11, 2019)
- Rev. Clements Accusation Is in Realm of Unthinkable, by Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times (August 11, 2019)
- Pervert Priest Was Not the Only Paedophile Preying on Boys According to Witnesses, by Neil Docking and Kate McMullin, Liverpool Echo (August 11, 2019)
- The Evil of Irvinestown Principal John Mcelholm Who "Sexually Abused His Pupils", by Rodney Edwards, Impartial Reporter (August 11, 2019)
- Epstein's Suicide Deprives Victims of Closure, Says Counselor, by Denise Sawyer, WPEC (August 11, 2019)
- Colorado Catholic Church Investigated for Child Sex Abuse by Priests, by Joseph H. Saunders, Legal Examiner (August 11, 2019)
- The Jehovah’s Witnesses Want the Supreme Court to Help Them Cover up Sex Abuse, by Hemant Mehta, Patheos.com (August 11, 2019)
- Our View : Grand Jury Report Echoes a Year Later, in Editorial Board (August 11, 2019)
- Boy Scouts Must Be Held to Account for Abuse, in Observer-Reporter (August 11, 2019)
- Pope Calls for "Apostolate of Prevention" in Sexual Abuse, by Claire Lesegretain, La Croix International (October 3, 2017)
- Guam Archdiocese Hit by 200+ Sex Abuse Lawsuits, by Stephen Wynne, Church Militant (blog) (August 9, 2019)
- Thousands of Cases Expected As NY Opens Window for Sex Abuse Suits, by Yancey Roy, Newsday (August 11, 2019)

August 12

- "Nothing's Really Changed': Year after Grand Jury Investigation on Clergy Sexual Abuse, Those Affected ‘disappointed’ by Lack of Legislation, by Dave Sutor, Tribune Democrat (August 12, 2019)
- "for Our Children’: Survivors of Church Sex Abuse Calling on Action, by Katherine Mozzone, WVUE TV (August 11, 2019)
- Archdiocesan Appointment Fail: Mitchell Named in Epstein Sex Trafficking, by Susan Matthews, Catholics 4 Change (August 11, 2019)
- Survivor Factors His Age, Opts for Victims Compensation Fund, by Susan Matthews, Catholics 4 Change (August 7, 2019)
- Allegations against Priest Cause Emotional Week in Liberty Twp., by Denise G. Callahan & Michael D. Clark, Daily News (August 11, 2019)
- Survivors Report Past Priest Abuse Every Day in Pa. Will State Law Ever Catch Up?, by Candy Woodall, York Daily (August 12, 2019)
- Here’s the Truth about the Shadowy Group behind the National Prayer Breakfast, by Matthew Chapman, Raw Story (August 11, 2019)
- Orthodox Survivor of Sex Abuse Exposes Traumas in New Film, by Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt , Forward (August 9, 2017)
- The Three-front War on Child Sex Abuse: Law, Society, and the Public, by Marci A. Hamilton, Verdict Justia (August 6, 2019)
- Pope’s Letter to Priests Helpful, but Repentance Would Be Better, by Father Jeffrey F. Kirby, Crux (August 11, 2019)
- Unique One-year Window for Child Sex Abuse Victims to Get Justice Opens This Week in NY, in WPIX TV (August 12 2019)
- "How America Wanted to Change the Pope", by Nicolas Seneze, LaCroix International (August 12, 2019)
- Sex Crimes Detective Who Raped Teen Victim While Investigating Her Case Gets 3 Years in Prison, by KC Baker, People (August 12, 2019)
- Analysis Israel's Health Czar, Accused of Aiding Pedophile, Knows He Can Do As He Pleases, by Mordechai Kremnitzer , Haaretz (August 8, 2019)
- Jeffrey Epstein Wasn't Checked on for Hours before Apparent Suicide, Source Says, by Nicole Darrah, Fox News (August 12, 2019)
- The Jeffrey Epstein Debacle, in Wall Street Journal (August 11, 2019)
- More Churches Are Checking the National Sex Offender Registry. Is It Helping?, by Yonat Shimron, Religion News Service (August 10, 2019)
- Former Boy Scout Says He Witnessed Abuse, by Mindy Aguon, Guam Daily Post (August 12, 2019)
- Active Buffalo Priest Accused of Abusing 8-year-old, Lawsuit Says, by Charlie Specht, WKBW TV (August 12, 2019)
- Tom Unger: Preaching Morality While Encouraging Sin, by Tom Unger, Post Dispatch (August 12, 2019)
- Silent No More: Allegations of Sexual Abuse, Cover-ups inside Jehovah’s Witnesses Organization, in Hearst Televison (August 12, 2019)
- Another Voice: Boycott’s Needed to Get Attention of ?buffalo Diocese, by Kevin Koscielniak, Buffalo News (August 12, 2019)
- Editorial: Diocese Should Reject Bankruptcy, in Buffalo News (August 12, 2019)

August 13

- Groundbreaking Lawsuits Claim Jehovah's Witnesses Covered up Years of Child Sexual Abuse, by Daniel Avery, Newsweek (August 13, 2019)
- Sex Abuse Victim from Long Island Finally Has Chance to Get Justice, by Bart Jones, Newsday (August 13, 2019)
- Nearly 600 Priests, Lay People Have Been Publicly Named in Pa. Sex Abuse Scandal, in Tribune Democrat (August 12, 2019)
- Charlotte Diocese Addresses Child Sex Abuse Investigation, by Joe Bruno, WSOC TV (August 12, 2019)
- Argentina’s Most Pious Spot Also an Epicenter of Clerical Abuse Crisis, by Ines San Martin, Crux (August 13, 2019)
- How Does a Priest Get Reinstated with Three Allegations of Sexual Abuse and a Failed Polygraph?, in WIBV Channel 4 (August 12, 2019)
- Tackle Clericalism First When Attempting Priesthood Reform, by Fr. Peter Daly, National Catholic Reporter (August 13, 2019)
- Another Scandal in Buffalo As a New Case Is Filed against an Active Priest, in SNAP (August 12, 2019)


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