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October 1, 2022

Cardinal McCarrick and Bishop Belo — On sexual abuse, has anything really changed?, By JD Flynn, The Pillar [Washington DC], (September 29, 2022)
Response to Recent Judgment in Hayes v. City of St. John, By Koskie Minsky LLP, PR Newswire [New York, NY], (September 29, 2022)
Deaths on sea in Vietnam spark trafficking alarm, By UCA News Reporter, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (September 30, 2022)
Japan’s army issues rare apology over sexual harassment case, By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press [New York NY], (September 29, 2022)
Jury convicts Manchester minister of sexually assaulting boy, By Alex Wood, Journal Inquirer [Manchester CT], (September 27, 2022)
Former New York pastor sentenced for sexual abuse of St. Louis girl, 15, By KMOV Staff, KMOV4 [St. Louis, MO], (September 29, 2022)
Former youth pastor sentenced to 13+ years for sexual abuse of Missouri teen, By U.S. State Attorney's Office Eastern District of Missouri, U.S. State Attorney's Office [St. Louis, MO], (September 29, 2022)
‘No one is above the law’: Former Missouri City pastor sentenced to 10 years for sexual assault of child: DA, By Brittany Taylor, click2houston.com / KPRC-TV, NBC - 2 [Houston TX], (September 29, 2022)
Former Missouri City pastor sentenced to 10 years for aggravated sexual assault of a child, By Jonathan Limehouse, Houston Chronicle [Houston TX], (September 29, 2022)
Pope names new members to commission for protection of minors, By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service, Crux [Denver CO], (September 30, 2022)
At trial, Vatican auditor says he was shocked by misuse of funds, By Junno Arocho Esteves, Crux [Denver CO], (September 30, 2022)
Witnesses in Vatican mega trial paint bleak picture of how Secretariat managed funds, By Claire Giangravé, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (September 30, 2022)
Prosecution Calls Witnesses as Vatican Finance Trial Resumes, By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA, National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (September 30, 2022)

October 2, 2022

UN, abuse survivor groups seek Vatican investigation of Belo, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 2, 2022)
What to expect from the German bishops’ ad limina visit, By Luke Coppen, The Pillar [Washington DC], (September 27, 2022)
Priest rapes woman after offering ‘prasadam’ laced with drugs, court rejects bail plea, Mathrubhumi.com [Kozhikode, Kerala, India], (October 2, 2022)
Vatican financial trial resumes, The Pillar [Washington DC], (September 29, 2022)
Probe Accusation of Sex Abuse Against Our Lady of Hope Priest Clemens, Journal & Topics [Des Plaines IL], (October 2, 2022)
Catholics shocked by sexual abuse revelations, By Len Port, Portuguese American Journal [Sherman Oaks CA], (October 2, 2022)

October 3, 2022

Jehovah’s Witnesses Covered Up Child Sexual Abuse In Washington State For Decades, Lawsuit Alleges, By Wilson Criscione , InvestigateWest [Seattle WA], (October 2, 2022)
Amid crises, rural roots anchor Southern Baptists’ president, By Bobby Ross., Jr., Associated Press [New York NY], (October 2, 2022)
Nothing compares: how Sinéad O’Connor’s fearless activism helped change the world, By Sylvia Patterson, The Guardian [London, England], (September 30, 2022)
Portugal abuse cases mount amid questions over Nobel bishop, By Barry Hatton, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 2, 2022)
‘Almost at the finish line’: Judge weighs deal to pay Guam clergy sex abuse survivors, By Haidee Eugenio Gilbert , Pacific Daily News [Hagåtña, Guam], (October 3, 2022)
Former choirmaster of Altrincham church jailed for 12 years for decades of abuse against young boys, By David Prior, Altrincham Today [Altrincham, England], (October 3, 2022)

October 4, 2022

Md. Catholic priest suspended over sexual assault allegations, By Kyle Cooper, WTOP-FM, 103.5 MHz [Washington D.C.], (October 3, 2022)
Holy Cross Catholic Church priest suspended over sex assault allegations, WTTG-TV, Fox-5 [Washington DC], (October 3, 2022)
Opinion: Why has Vos estis been a neglected tool?, By Nicholas Senz, Catholic World Report [San Francisco CA], (October 3, 2022)
Tomasz Krzyżak: Powracająca „kultura sekretu”, By Tomasz Krzyżak, Rzeczpospolita [Warsaw, Poland], (September 28, 2022)
Vatican opens canonical investigation into Australian bishop, By AC Wimmer, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (September 26, 2022)
Church opens canonical investigation into Bishop Saunders, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference [Canberra, Australia], (September 24, 2022)
Bishop Christopher Saunders ordered to leave the Kimberley as Catholic Church confirms investigation, By Erin Parke, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (September 25, 2022)
Judge acquits Legion priests in abuse-linked extortion case, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 4, 2022)
Vatican’s quiet reprimand of US bishop raises concerns about pope’s clergy abuse law, By Katie Collins Scott, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 4, 2022)
Irish sisters’ synod submission laments media’s ‘constant battering’, By Sarah MacDonald, Global Sisters Report [Kansas City, MO], (October 4, 2022)
Canadian bishops say they’ll follow pope’s example with Indigenous, By Michael Swan, Catholic News Service, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 4, 2022)

October 5, 2022

Japan’s Kishida vows to regain trust in church controversy, By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 3, 2022)
Analysis: Amid New Testimonies, Vatican Corruption Trial Points to Key Question, By Andrea Gagliarducci, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 4, 2022)
‘Permanently Traumatized’: Lawsuit Alleges Ala. Church Enabled Sexual Abuser, By Anne Stych, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (October 4, 2022)
Christian Filmmaker Arrested Following Investigation of Child Sex Predators, By Steve Rabey, Ministry Watch [Matthews NC], (October 4, 2022)
Man who ran Hartford after-school program found guilty of sexually assaulting child, By Taylor Hartz, Hartford Courant [Hartford CT], (October 4, 2022)
Details Emerge Over Father James Jackson’s Alleged Pre-trial Release Violations, By Joe Bukuras, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 3, 2022)
Maryland priest accused of sexual abuse of minors placed on administrative leave, By Zelda Caldwell, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 4, 2022)
Italian Court Acquits Three Legionaries of Christ of Extortion Charges, By Walter Sanchez Silva, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 4, 2022)
Vatican urges Timorese Catholics to accept decision on Belo, By UCA News Reporter, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 5, 2022)
Editorial: Time for more transparency in Vatican handling of sex abuse, By NCR Editorial Staff, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 5, 2022)
Maryland priest suspended from church over sexual abuse allegations, police investigating, By Bruce Leshan, WUSA9 [Washington, DC], (October 4, 2022)
Montgomery County priest accused of sexually abusing minors decades ago, By Marisa Iati, Washington Post, (October 5, 2022)

October 6, 2022

Judge denies reporter’s confidential materials to diocese in clergy rape suit, By Heather Bellow, Greenfield Recorder [Greenfield MA], (October 5, 2022)
Catholic Church in Guam begins processing abuse victims’ compensation claims, Radio New Zealand [Wellington, New Zealand], (October 5, 2022)
Vatican cardinal cites Nazi theology in German reform, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 5, 2022)
More than 380 cases of abuse identified in second national safeguarding review of the C of E, By Hattie Williams, Church Times [London, England], (October 5, 2022)
‘Profound shame’: C of E review uncovers 400 new cases of abuse, By Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian [London, England], (October 5, 2022)
See Something, Say Something, By Michael S. Robinson Sr., Salt Lake City Weekly [Salt Lake City UT], (October 5, 2022)
Bishop Bode spokesman: Zollner did not advise remaining in office after abuse report, By Luke Coppen and JD Flynn, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 5, 2022)
‘Zero Tolerance’ Questionable, By Nicholas Wylie, Church Militant [Ferndale MI], (October 5, 2022)
‘Slap in the face.’ Sex abuse victims outraged over priest’s return to Kansas City, By Judy L. Thomas, Kansas City Star [Kansas City MO], (October 5, 2022)
Pastor of Holy Cross Parish and School in Garrett Park, Maryland Removed Due To Allegations Of Sexual Abuse, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (October 4, 2022)
Why is San Francisco’s top Catholic shielding pedophile priests?, By Gil Duran, San Francisco Gate [San Francisco, CA], (October 5, 2022)

October 7, 2022

Former Virginia priest found not guilty of child sexual abuse, By Olivia Diaz, Washington Post, (October 6, 2022)
Cardinal Gregory meets with Holy Cross parish and school communities after pastor removed following abuse allegation, By Mark Zimmerman, Catholic Standard [Archdiocese of Washington DC], (October 6, 2022)
Clergy abuse has scarred minority Catholic communities, By Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 7, 2022)
St Dominic’s Home says legal action too long after alleged abuse, By Joel Julien, Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, (October 6, 2022)
Kevin Spacey trial begins in New York, five years after sexual abuse accusations, By Edward Helmore, The Guardian [London, England], (October 5, 2022)
FSSP priest is ‘target’ in second child porn investigation, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 6, 2022)
10 shocking incidents of sexual abuse by Christian priests in Bharat, By Maha Krishnan, Hindu Post [New Delhi, IN], (October 7, 2022)

October 8, 2022

Alabama pastor indicted on charges of rape, sex abuse, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 5, 2022)
Spanish PM decries video of students insulting women, By Ciaran Giles, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 6, 2022)
Probe in Hong Kong over child abuse in special school, By UCA News reporter, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 5, 2022)
One of 14 Girls Sexually Abused by Youth Pastor Calls Response of Texas Church ‘Abomination’, By Kim Roberts and Julie Roys, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (October 6, 2022)
Priest charged with child porn investigated for illegal ‘internet activity’ while he was awaiting trial, By Joe Bukuras, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 6, 2022)
Charged FSSP priest says child porn search was illegal, By Michelle La Rosa , The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 6, 2022)

October 9, 2022

Retired priest in Virginia acquitted on sex abuse charge, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 7, 2022)
Father Terry Specht found not guilty of sexual abuse of a minor, Diocese of Arlington VA, (October 5, 2022)
Seksueel misbruik: Europees Recht is ondergeschikt aan Kerkelijk Recht, By Rik Devillé, DeWereldMorgen.be [Brussels, Belgium], (October 7, 2022)
José Ornelas sobre Ximenes Belo: “Pensava que conhecia”, By Rita Pereira Carvalho, Observador [Lisbon, Portugal], (October 3, 2022)
Vatican opens investigation into Bishop Belo for sex abuse, By Loup Besmond de Senneville, La Croix International [France], (October 7, 2022)
Retired NYPD Detective Hired To Help Sexual Abuse Survivors, By Paula Katinas, The Tablet [Diocese of Brooklyn NY], (October 6, 2022)

October 10, 2022

Why can’t churches get handling abuse right?, By Susan M. Shaw, Baptist News Global [Jacksonville FL], (October 10, 2022)
Church targets constitutionality of new abuse victim law in case over Lafayette priest, By Andrew Capps, Daily Advertiser [Lafayette LA], (October 10, 2022)
Woman was sexually abused by clergyman while she was training to be a vicar, report says, By Andrew Garrett, Leicester Mercury [Leicester, England], (October 7, 2022)
Former pupils win £500,000 over abuse claims at Scottish boarding school, By Alex Renton, The Guardian [London, England], (October 8, 2022)
Sexual abuse of minors, the forgotten continent, By Isabelle de Gaulmyn, La Croix International [France], (October 8, 2022)
Germany’s Synodal Path continues to draw attention in Rome, By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 5, 2022)
Catholic diocese ordered to pay compensation to victim of child sex abuse by priest, Notes from Poland [Kraków, Poland], (October 10, 2022)

October 11, 2022

Stolica Apostolska karze po cichu. Sankcje dla polskich biskupów są, ale nie ogłasza się ich publicznie, By Tomasz Krzyżak, Rzeczpospolita [Warsaw, Poland], (October 9, 2022)
Former Arlington director of child protection office acquitted on sexual battery charge, By Joe Bukuras, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 10, 2022)
Catholic Church in Costa Rica Ordered to Pay Compensation, By Ileana Fernandez, Tico Times [San José, Costa Rica], (October 11, 2022)
When silence can no longer be bought, By Justin Wejak, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 11, 2022)
Settlement amount for victim survivors of clergy sexual abuse to be in range of at least $34M-$45M, By The Archdiocese of Agaña, Marianas Variety News & Views [Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands], (October 11, 2022)
Historic Portugal church sex abuse ‘truly endemic’ at times, By Barry Hatton, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 11, 2022)
A 1,000-year-old German boys choir is now accepting girls, By Rob Schmitz, National Public Radio - NPR [Washington DC], (October 10, 2022)
Former RI Catholic priest facing child-pornography charges is back behind bars, By Tom Mooney, Providence Journal [Providence RI], (October 11, 2022)
Gannett is blocking ex-paperboys’ access to documents, attorney claims, By Will Astor, Rochester Beacon [Rochester NY], (October 10, 2022)
A crowded field in the USCCB’s open race, By JD Flynn, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 4, 2022)
Secondary survivors of historic clergy abuse speak out in Australian-first Quilt of Hope book, By Laura Mayers, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (October 5, 2022)
Trial starts for Waukesha County school teacher charged with sexual assault, By Courtney Sisk, WISN 12 - ABC [Milwaukee WI], (October 10, 2022)

October 12, 2022

Queensland police discipline system ‘failed’ officers sexually assaulted by colleagues, minister says, By Eden Gillespie, The Guardian [London, England], (October 12, 2022)
Woman alleges years of sexual assault at church-run school, By Olivier Uyttebrouck, Albuquerque Journal [Albuquerque NM], (October 11, 2022)
Our View: Clergy abuse settlement can help survivors, and community heal, Pacific Daily News [Hagåtña, Guam], (October 6, 2022)
New Orleans lawyer fined for alerting school to priest’s past sexual misconduct, By Ramon Antonio Vargas, The Guardian [London, England], (October 12, 2022)
Portugal panel gathers over 400 testimonies of church sex abuse victims, By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira, Reuters [London, England], (October 11, 2022)
Belo sex allegations test Timor Church’s mettle, By Michael Sainsbury, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 12, 2022)
Why Mandatory Reporting is a Bad Idea for Higher Ed, By Dwight Krehbiel, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Bethel College, IntoAccount [Lawrence KS], (October 11, 2022)
Who Knew?, By Bernard G. Prusak, Commonweal [New York NY], (October 10, 2022)
Mandatory Reporting Was Supposed to Stop Severe Child Abuse. It Punishes Poor Families Instead., By Mike Hixenbaugh and Suzy Khimm, NBC News, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica, photography by Stephanie Mei-Ling, special to ProPublica and NBC News, Pro Publica [New York, NY], (October 12, 2022)

October 13, 2022

Santa Fe Archdiocese files plan for $121M abuse settlement, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 12, 2022)
New Orleans lawyer fined for alerting school to priest’s past sexual misconduct, By Ramon Antonio Vargas, The Guardian [London, England], (October 12, 2022)
Lawyer ordered to pay huge fine for naming accused priest, By David Hammer, WWL-TV [New Orleans LA], (October 12, 2022)
Judge fines New Orleans lawyer $400K for allegedly revealing information about accused priest, By John Simerman, Nola.com [New Orleans, LA], (October 12, 2022)
Portuguese bishop says conscience clear about abuse claims, By Barry Hatton, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 12, 2022)
Lawsuit: Utah firm and lawmaker helped Mormons hide abuse, By Michael Rezendes and Jason Dearen, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 12, 2022)
Portugal’s president feels heat from church sex abuse remark, By Barry Hatton, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 12, 2022)
Woman suing over sexual abuse wants church ruled liable for damages, By Jim Phillips, Logan Daily News [Logan OH], (October 11, 2022)
Letter to the Editor: ‘60 Minutes’ and the questions not asked, Baptist News Global [Jacksonville FL], (October 10, 2022)
Hartmann: Agape Didn’t Fit a MAGA Soundbite, so Schmitt Didn’t Stop Abuse, By Ray Hartmann, Riverfront Times [St. Louis MO], (October 3, 2022)
Report on German bishop’s handling of abuse cases delayed, By Luke Coppen, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 12, 2022)
Survivor wants to know what will happen to an abusive St. Cloud priest once he’s freed from prison, By Erica Pearson, Star Tribune [Minneapolis MN], (October 12, 2022)
Former St. Louis Priest Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (October 12, 2022)

October 14, 2022

Priest Joseph ‘Jack’ Baker accused of rape testifies in court, By Aileen Wingblad, The Oakland Press [Troy MI], (October 12, 2022)
Michigan priest convicted for sex crimes against child, By Brandon Chew, WPBN - NBC 7 [Traverse City MI], (October 13, 2022)
Lawsuit accuses Santa Fe priest of sexual assault, By Scott Wyland, Santa Fe New Mexican, (October 13, 2022)
Retired St. Louis priest admits possessing child pornography, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 12, 2022)
As Sex Abuse Claims Continue to Double, Catholic Church’s Bankruptcy Stalls Justice, By Amanda James, La Voce di New York [New York NY], (October 14, 2022)
Things that Ross Douthat failed to mention, By Mike Lewis, Where Peter Is [Beltsville MD], (October 14, 2022)
Prosecutor investigates president of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference, By Jules Gomes, Church Militant [Ferndale MI], (October 11, 2022)
Portogallo: la stampa, gli abusi, il vescovo, Settimana [Bologna, Italy], (October 10, 2022)
AG Nessel Secures Conviction in Clergy Abuse Case, Department of Attorney General - Michigan [Lansing MI], (October 13, 2022)
Denouncing clergy sex abuse, Santa Fe Archdiocese files $121 million settlement plan, By Kevin J. Jones, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 13, 2022)
Faculties removed for Lansing priest after report of underage Grindr encounter, By Michelle La Rosa, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 13, 2022)
St John Of God Brother Aidan Clohessy (82) facing nine charges of indecent sexual assault, By Eimear Dodd, Sunday World [Dublin, Ireland], (October 13, 2022)
Former Detroit area priest convicted in 7-year-old’s sex assault, By John Tunison, MLive [Walker MI], (October 13, 2022)

October 15, 2022

Former Minnesota preacher accused of sexual abuse of children over 50 years ago, By KVRR Staff, KVRR-TV (Fox, Ch. 15) [Fargo ND], (October 14, 2022)
Priest convicted of sexual assault on boy in Michigan church, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 14, 2022)
Monk, attorney charged with $3.5M pandemic relief fraud, By Mark Pratt, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 13, 2022)
Cardinal Becciu offered to reimburse Vatican for payments to ‘spy’, By The Pillar, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 13, 2022)
Former Metro Detroit priest convicted of sexually assaulting a child, By Kayla Clarke, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 14, 2022)
Another Conviction for Michigan Attorney General in Clergy Abuse Case, By Mike McDonnell, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (October 14, 2022)
Lawsuit accuses Santa Fe priest of sexual assault, By Mike McDonnell, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (October 14, 2022)
Denouncing clergy sex abuse, Santa Fe Archdiocese files $121 million settlement plan, By Kevin J Jones, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 13, 2022)
Archdiocese of Chicago adds dozens of new names to list of priests, clergy accused of sex abuse, By Sarah Schulte and Ross Weidner, WLS - ABC 7 [Chicago IL], (October 14, 2022)
Young boys locked in dark closet, hit with ‘teacher’s stick’ at Methuen daycare, lawsuit alleges, By Frank O'Laughlin, Boston 25 News Staff and Ted Daniel, WFXT-TV, Fox-25, boston25news.com (Boston MA), (October 14, 2022)
East Chicago teacher charged after having alleged ‘kill list’ of students’ names, records say, By Tre Ward, Diane Pathieu, and Maher Kawash, ABC7 Chicago [Chicago, IL], (October 14, 2022)

October 16, 2022

Prominent Chicago priest accused of sexual abuse of minor, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 15, 2022)
Fr. Michael Pfleger accused of sexually abusing child at Saint Sabina church decades ago: lawyer, By Tre Ward and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team via ABC 7, ABC7 Chicago [Chicago, IL], (October 15, 2022)
Rev. Michael Pfleger removed from St. Sabina again as archdiocese investigates another decades-old sex abuse claim, By Mitchell Armentrout and Zack Miller, Chicago Sun-Times, (October 15, 2022)
Archdiocese of Santa Fe Files Bankruptcy Reorganization to Compensate 400 Clergy Abuse Survivors, By Kathleen Orenza, Christianity Daily [Los Angeles CA], (October 14, 2022)
Native Americans recall torture, hatred at boarding schools, By Matthew Brown, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 15, 2022)

October 17, 2022

Bishop admits to recommending priest who groomed teenager for teaching job, By Steve Kilgallon, Stuff [Wellington, New Zealand], (October 17, 2022)
Catholic Church leaders admit dealings of abuse inadequate, By Corazon Miller, Television New Zealand - TVNZ [Auckland New Zealand], (October 17, 2022)
These Catholics are trying to work within the church to change how sexual abuse is addressed, By Sophie Carson, Journal Sentinel [Milwaukee WI], (October 17, 2022)
Startling new theory emerges in one of Italy’s greatest unsolved mysteries, By Nick Squires, The Telegraph [London, England], (October 16, 2022)
Vatican’s mishandling of high-profile abuse cases extends its foremost crisis, By Chico Harlan and Amanda Coletta, Washington Post, (October 17, 2022)
Lawyer who hinted about accused priest is sanctioned $400K for violating protective order, By Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal - American Bar Association [Chicago IL], (October 17, 2022)

October 18, 2022

St Patrick’s College Silverstream ‘abuser’ portraits stay on walls of school’s ‘hall of fame’, By Steve Kilgallon, Stuff [Wellington, New Zealand], (October 18, 2022)
Former Catholic Bishop of Auckland questioned over recommending priest facing abuse allegations, By Andrew McRae, Radio New Zealand [Wellington, New Zealand], (October 18, 2022)
Subversive Habits: A book discussion with Shannen Dee Williams, By Jacqueline Willy Romero and Shannen Dee Williams, American Catholic Studies Newsletter - Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism [Notre Dame IN], (October 3, 2022)
St. Sabina stands by Chicago priest Rev. Michael Pfleger amid second set of abuse allegations, By Bob Smietana, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (October 17, 2022)
Déclaration de Mgr Dominique Blanchet, Diocèse de Créteil [Créteil, France], (October 14, 2022)
Consternation après les révélations d’abus commis par Mgr Santier, By Mathilde de Robien, Aleteia [Paris, France], (October 16, 2022)
L’ancien évêque de Créteil sanctionné par le Vatican pour voyeurisme, By Staff at Liberation and AFP, Libération [Paris, France], (October 15, 2022)
French Bishop retired last year without revealing sex abuse sanctions, By Benoît Fauchet and Félicien Ronde, La Croix International [France], (October 17, 2022)

October 19, 2022

Agape school abuse trial should start next month, not next summer, Missouri AG says, By Laura Bauer, Judy L. Thomas Kansas City Star (TNS), St. Louis Post-Dispatch, (October 17, 2022)
Church of the Highlands Quietly Advances Controversial Pastoral Retreat Center, By Jessica Etturalde, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (October 17, 2022)
Brian & Bobbie Houston Announce Ministry Comeback Event in Australia, By Josh Shepherd, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (October 18, 2022)
Former Director Accused of Stealing $1.4 Million from Episcopal Benevolence Fund, By David Paulsen, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (October 17, 2022)
Chicago Parish Community Defends Father Pfleger After His Suspension for Alleged Abuse, By Jonah McKeown, Joe Bukuras, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 18, 2022)
Possible Reasons Why Celebrities Protect and Defend Accused Clerics, By Adam Horowitz, Adam Horowitz Law [Fort Lauderdale, FL], (October 18, 2022)
Steubenville priests: Diocese needs change, not merger, By The Pillar, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 18, 2022)
Chicago’s Father Pfleger is removed from ministry over abuse allegation, By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (October 18, 2022)
Kansas to search grounds of former Native American school, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 17, 2022)
Native Americans recall torture, hatred at boarding schools, By Matthew Brown, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 15, 2022)
Victim Awarded 30M In Abuse Case In Nassau County New York, By Janet Klinger, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (October 18, 2022)
Rate of sexual abuse of kids is highest among religious Zionist sector, By Zvika Klein, Jerusalem Post [Jerusalem, Israel], (October 2, 2022)
A Good Way to Evaluate Bishops, By Adam Horowitz, Adam Horowitz Law [Fort Lauderdale, FL], (October 18, 2022)
Priest’s victims traumatised by assaults, By Cassandra Morgan, The Courier [Ballarat, Australia], (October 19, 2022)
Paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale sentenced for sexual abuse of boys at Mortlake, By Lexie Jeuniewic ABC Ballarat, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (October 19, 2022)

October 20, 2022

Catholic diocese: Brighton priest admitted to sexual relationship with teen, By Sophia Lada Livingston Daily, Livingston Daily [Brighton MI], (October 18, 2022)
Most U.S. Catholic Priests Fear False Abuse Allegations, Study Finds, By Francis X. Rocca, Wall Street Journal [New York NY], (October 19, 2022)
Well-being, Trust, and Policy in a Time of Crisis, By Brandon Vaidyanathan, Christopher Jacobi, and Chelsea Rae Kelly, Catholic University of America [Washington DC], (October 19, 2022)
IICSA concludes with a demand for mandatory reporting of child abuse, By Hattie Williams, Church Times [London, England], (October 20, 2022)
Inquiry publishes concluding Report, Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse [London, England, United Kingdom], (October 20, 2022)

October 21, 2022

Father Drew rape victim, other activists call for Ohio law changes to protect kids from sex abuse, By Chris Riva and Jennifer Edwards Baker, WXIX - Fox19 [Cincinnati OH], (October 20, 2022)
Catholic Church apologizes ‘unreservedly’ after English child sex abuse inquiry, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 20, 2022)
Child sex abuse in Britain is epidemic, UK inquiry says, By Michael Holden, Reuters [London, England], (October 20, 2022)

October 22, 2022

Study of priests shows distrust of bishops, fear of false abuse accusations, By Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (October 19, 2022)
The Guardian view on the child sexual abuse inquiry: unbearable truths, The Guardian [London, England], (October 20, 2022)
What kind of society fails to protect children? British society. Here’s the proof, By Zoe Williams, The Guardian [London, England], (October 20, 2022)
The Catholic Church needs deep renewal if its abuse apologies are to mean anything, By Rocío Figueroa Alvear, Stuff [Wellington, New Zealand], (October 22, 2022)
Cardinal Blase Cupich Is Still Keeping Secrets on Child Sex Abuse by Order Priests, By Robert Herguth, Chicago Sun-Times, (October 21, 2022)

October 23, 2022

The Seal of Confession could be latest casualty of sex abuse crisis, By Charles Collins, Crux [Denver CO], (October 23, 2022)
Pune priest granted bail in POCSO case, Hindustan Times [Delhi, India], (October 23, 2022)
‘Desolate Country’: Abusive priests clustered at mission schools, By Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country Today [Phoenix, AZ], (October 20, 2022)

October 24, 2022

Tuguegarao diocese to cooperate with probe on priest accused of sexually abusing teen, Manila Bulletin [Manila, Philippines], (October 24, 2022)
Ex-priest, Diocese of Huron sued for $4.1M in sex abuse lawsuit, By Jennifer Bieman, London Free Press [London, Ontario, Canada], (October 23, 2022)
Child sex abuse survivors beg Ohio lawmakers to eliminate statute of limitations, By Morgan Trau, Ohio Capital Journal [Columbus OH], (October 24, 2022)
A voice of ‘reason, hope’: Stop It Now! honors Amherst’s Peter Pollard with Founders Award, By Scott Merzbach, Daily Hampshire Gazette [Hampshire MA], (October 23, 2022)

October 25, 2022

Why I declined to join my diocesan sex abuse review board, By John W. Miller, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 25, 2022)
Indian priest accused of sex abuse surrenders to police, By Michael Gonsalves, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 25, 2022)
Falling priest-bishop trust remains hierarchy’s sad story, By Myron J. Pereira SJ, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 24, 2022)
Wausau pastor resigns amid decades-old sexual abuse allegations, By Heather Poltrock, WSAW [Wausau, WI], (October 24, 2022)

October 26, 2022

Canada supreme court refuses to hear appeal in blow to residential school survivors, By Leyland Cecco, The Guardian [London, England], (October 20, 2022)
New claims against French bishop reported to Vatican, By Luke Coppen, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 21, 2022)
Stricter clergy oversight part of Buffalo diocese settlement, By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 24, 2022)
Bishop Bode and Cardinal Woelki: Is There a ‘Double Standard’ in Germany With Respect to Mishandling of Abusive Priests?, By Edward Pentin , National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (October 24, 2022)
Priests and their bishops: In wake of clergy abuse scandal, tensions remain, By Kathy Schiffer, Catholic World Report [San Francisco CA], (October 25, 2022)
Catholic Church ‘dumped’ abusive priests onto tribal communities, database shows, By Kaleb Roedel, KUNR Public Radio, KUNR.org [Reno, NV], (October 25, 2022)
‘Desolate Country’: Abusive priests clustered at mission schools, By Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country Today [Phoenix, AZ], (October 20, 2022)
Attorney General James Reaches Landmark Settlement with Catholic Diocese of Buffalo for Mishandling Child Sexual Abuse Cases, By New York Attorney General Letitia James, Attorney General - State of New York [Albany, New York], (October 25, 2022)
Catholic Diocese of Buffalo Will Submit to Government Oversight, By Liam Stack, New York Times, (October 25, 2022)
Survivor seeks clarity about abusive priest’s future, By Kirsti Marohn, MPR News [St. Paul, MN], (October 26, 2022)
How Washington State Law Lets Clergy Hide Child Sexual Abuse, By Wilson Criscione, InvestigateWest [Seattle WA], (October 21, 2022)
Victims group calls Wisconsin statute of limitations archaic, By Adriana Daniel, WAOW-TV, Ch. 9 [Wausau WI], (October 25, 2022)
Former St. Tammany priest arrested again, By St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, AN17 [Loranger, LA], (October 25, 2022)
Wausau priest resigns after allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor, By Rachel Ryan, Spectrum News 1 Kentucky [Louisville KY], (October 25, 2022)
Former Lenoir City pastor loses bid to overturn sex assault conviction, By Liz Kellar, Knoxville News Sentinel [Knoxville TN], (October 26, 2022)
Former Church of the Highlands pastor sues accuser over defamation in rape allegation, By Anna Claire Voller, AL.com [Birmingham, AL], (October 25, 2022)
Arkansas Baptist State Convention approves formation of sexual abuse response team, By Frank E Lockwood, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette [Little Rock AR], (October 25, 2022)

October 27, 2022

Slidell priest accused of sexual abuse for a second time, WDSU [New Orleans], (October 26, 2022)
Priest who sexually abused 12 students at Rigaud school granted parole, By Paul Cherry, Montreal Gazette [Montreal, Quebec, Canada], (October 26, 2022)
France won’t extradite retired priest Johannes Rivoire, accused of sexually abusing Inuit children, By Amy Tucker, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (October 26, 2022)
Former priest sentenced to one year in jail in Danbury molestation case, By Kendra Baker, News-Times [Norwalk CT], (October 26, 2022)
Catholic Church’s go-to solicitor lawyers up for battle with Corrs, By Michael Pelly, Australian Financial Review [Sydney, NSW, Australia], (October 27, 2022)
New Vatican synod document mentions women’s ordination, LGBTQ relationships, By Christopher White, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 27, 2022)
France denies extradition for priest facing sexual assault charge in Nunavut, By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press [Toronto, Canada], (October 27, 2022)
Role of women must be tackled ‘urgently’ in Catholic Church, By Christopher Lamb, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (October 27, 2022)
BREAKING: Report Details Decades of Alleged Clergy Sex Abuse in Michigan Diocese, By Shannon Mullen and Jonah McKeown, Catholic News Agency, National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (October 27, 2022)
Michigan AG releases detailed report on sexual abuse allegations at Marquette Catholic Diocese, By Kayla Clarke , WDIV-TV, NBC-4, Click on Detroit [Detroit MI], (October 28, 2022)

October 28, 2022

Striptease-Beichten: Strafe nur im Geheimen, By Michaela Wiegel, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung [Frankfurt, Germany], (October 24, 2022)
France denies Canadian extradition request for former priest, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 26, 2022)
France Rejects Canada’s Request To Extradite Priest Accused Of Sex Assault, By Agence France-Presse, Barron's [New York NY], (October 27, 2022)
Wisconsin priest resigns over alleged misconduct with minor, Associated Press [New York NY], (October 26, 2022)
Buffalo Diocese, N.Y. attorney general settle lawsuit over sexual abuse, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (October 26, 2022)
‘Government oversight’ for NY diocese? Not exactly, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 28, 2022)
Buffalo Diocese Agrees to Outside Auditor in Sex-Abuse Settlement, By Jimmy Vielkind , Wall Street Journal [New York NY], (October 25, 2022)
Buffalo Diocese agrees to improve child sexual abuse protections to settle AG’s lawsuit, By Jay Tokasz , Charlie Specht, Buffalo News [Buffalo NY], (October 25, 2022)
Clergy accusers praise AG settlement with Buffalo Diocese, but want bishops held accountable, By Charlie Specht, Buffalo News [Buffalo NY], (October 25, 2022)
Diocese responds to attorney general’s abuse report, By Christie Mastric, The Mining Journal [Marquette MI], (October 28, 2022)
Bishop John Doerfler’s Statement on the Attorney General’s Report, Diocese of Marquette [Marquette MI], (October 27, 2022)
Michigan’s Vacuous Report on Clergy Abuse, Catholic League [New York NY], (October 28, 2022)
Michigan AG Forces Transparency on Church Officials in Marquette, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (October 27, 2022)
AG Nessel Releases Report of Alleged Abuse at Marquette Catholic Diocese, Department of Attorney General - Michigan [Lansing MI], (October 27, 2022)
Marquette Catholic Bishop Responds To Sexual Abuse Report, Radio Results Network [Michigan], (October 27, 2022)

October 29, 2022

New Synod Document Discusses Clergy Abuse, Women’s Ordination, Other Former ‘Taboo’ Topics, By Berlin Flores, Christianity Daily [Los Angeles CA], (October 28, 2022)
Commission starts planning global report on child protection efforts, By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 28, 2022)
Vatican’s new synod document draws praise for its signs of listening, By Brian Fraga, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (October 27, 2022)
Oblates ‘deeply saddened’ to hear France won’t extradite, prosecute Johannes Rivoire, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (October 27, 2022)
Vatican’s anti-child abuse panel to issue first full report in 2024, By Alvise Armellini, Reuters [London, England], (October 28, 2022)
‘We are here to stay’ – questions to the chair of the CSSA, By Catherine Pepinster, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (October 28, 2022)
French Catholics irked by mishandling of abusive bishop case, By Arnaud Bevilacqua, La Croix International [France], (October 28, 2022)
Editorial: AG sex abuse report is thorough, The Mining Journal [Marquette MI], (October 29, 2022)
AG releases report of alleged abuse at Marquette Catholic Diocese, By Brandon Chew, WPBN - NBC 7 [Traverse City MI], (October 27, 2022)
Church failing to tackle sex abuse in ‘Global South’, By Agence France-Presse, Manila Times [Manila, Philippines], (October 30, 2022)
Vatican body, Italian bishops strike deal for safeguarding in global south, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (October 29, 2022)
New allegations charge Franciscan University abuse cover up, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 28, 2022)
Four Jehovah’s Witnesses charged with sexual abuse of 19 children across Pennsylvania, By Kathryn Post, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (October 27, 2022)

October 30, 2022

New Orleans priest arrested again on sexual abuse of minor charge, By Joe Bukuras, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 29, 2022)
PJ detém padre suspeito de tráfico de pessoas e abuso sexual em Foz Côa, Diário de Notícias [Lisbon, Portugal], (October 27, 2022)
Acusado de tráfico de pessoas e de abuso sexual, 7 (Sete) Margens [Lisbon, Portugal], (October 27, 2022)
Wausau priest resigns over sexual misconduct allegations with a minor, By Chloe Hilles, La Crosse Tribune [La Crosse WI], (October 26, 2022)
Bishop Callahan’s Statement regarding Msgr. Mark Pierce, Diocese of La Crosse [La Crosse WI], (October 25, 2022)
Record numbers leave Catholic Church in Switzerland, Le News [Lausanne, Switzerland], (October 28, 2022)
Seal of the confessional cannot be compromised, says bishop, By Patrick Hudson and Catherine Pepinster, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (October 24, 2022)
Indian priest accused of sex abuse surrenders to police, By Michael Gonsalves, Pune, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 25, 2022)
The rebel priest standing up to the Catholic Church, By Steve Kilgallon, Stuff [Wellington, New Zealand], (October 30, 2022)
Former Slidell priest facing trial on molestation charge arrested after 2nd accuser emerges, By Sara Pagones, Nola.com [New Orleans, LA], (October 25, 2022)

October 31, 2022

Shapiro right for Pennsylvania, The Daily Item [Sunbury PA], (October 30, 2022)
Repairing the Relationship Between Priests and Bishops, By Father Roger Landry, National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (October 26, 2022)
Battle for Catholic vote inflames Pa. governor’s race, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette [Pittsburgh PA], (October 30, 2022)
Vatican Falls Opens Off Broadway At The Tank, By Susanna Bowling, Times Square Chronicles (T2C) [New York NY], (October 31, 2022)
Same Story, Different Sport: The NWSL’s Failures Are Just Another Turn in an Endless Cycle of Abuse, By Lauren Green, Sports Illustrated [New York NY], (October 27, 2022)
Bankruptcy judge erred, diocese contends, By Will Astor, Rochester Beacon [Rochester NY], (October 24, 2022)
Survivor helps inaugurate LA’s first ‘Garden of Healing’ for abuse victims, By Tom Hoffarth, Angelus - Archdiocese of Los Angeles [Los Angeles CA], (October 31, 2022)
Bond set at $75,000 for former Slidell priest arrested in second child sex abuse case, By Sara Pagones, Nola.com [New Orleans, LA], (October 26, 2022)
The Long Road to Redress in Ireland, By Mark Holan, History News Network, George Washington University [Washington D.C.], (October 30, 2022)
Canada census shows 2 million fewer Catholics as disaffiliation grows, By Kevin J. Jones, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (October 27, 2022)