Experts Endorse

“ provides a valuable service by pulling together documents of clergy abuse from New Hampshire and other jurisdictions and making that information easily accessible by the public. By offering this service, helps victims of clergy abuse know that they are not alone and protects against future abuse by giving the public information about the abusers. Most importantly, however, the documents available through demonstrate for future generations what terrible damage is caused when organizations and their leaders foster secrecy and complacency toward child sexual abuse.”

Kelly A. Ayotte, U.S. Senator, Former New Hampshire Attorney General

“ is a tremendous and accurate resource for anyone who wishes to be educated about the decades of deceit practiced by the American Catholic hierarchy in its mishandling of sexual abuse perpetrated upon children who should have been protected.”

Charles F. Gallagher III, Former Deputy DA of Philadelphia, Senior Prosecutor in 2005 grand jury investigation of the Philadelphia Archdiocese

Charles F. Gallagher III

“ offers a unique and unsurpassed resource for individuals who are seriously interested in the recent history and current state of the church. It provides hard-to-obtain material in a highly organized and clear format. has been and will continue to be used by religious educators, journalists, clergy and seminarians, theologians, and serious lay men and women all over the world.”

Stephen J. Pope, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology, Boston College, and editor of Common Calling: The Laity & Governance of the Catholic Church

“On a complex and overwhelming subject that is riddled with partial information and misinformation, provides a "one stop shop" of accurate and balanced information. To find, arrange, store and help explain so many crucial documents in one place is both a tremendous achievement and a valued public service.”

David Clohessy, executive director, SNAP, Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests

“The truth is often the only effective weapon against powerful institutions. should be applauded for its efforts to bring to light the truth of widespread and heinous childhood sexual abuse by the Catholic Church's clergy. By gathering this information on one site, has provided crucial resources for law enforcement and legal reform.”

Marci A. Hamilton, Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

“ is an unduplicated and unsurpassed service to the Catholic church in America. This is a project in place for the long haul and will preserve an important fund of research sources for all members of our church.”

A.W. Richard Sipe, former Benedictine monk and author of Celibacy in Crisis: A Secret World Revisited and Sex, Priests, and Power: Anatomy of a Crisis

“It is essential to document the truth, and
does this.”

Fr. Thomas Doyle, priest, canon lawyer, advocate and friend of the survivors of clergy sexual abuse, who in 1985 warned the Catholic bishops of the scope of the sex abuse crisis

“The on-line archive of will give us access to the facts and analysis we need to discover the truth. The truth will help us save children from the terrible suffering that victims of sexual abuse undergo, not only in the Church but in all the institutions in which children are vulnerable.”

Leon J. Podles, Ph.D. Author of Sacrilege: Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church


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