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November 1, 2022

Texas law that protects churches that report sex abuse needs clarity, Dallas Morning News [Dallas TX], (October 31, 2022)
AG Nessel Secures First Conviction in Boy Scouts of America Investigation, Department of Attorney General - Michigan [Lansing MI], (October 31, 2022)
Child abuse: Cleric seeks sanctions against offenders, Punch [Ogun State, Nigeria], (October 31, 2022)
Steubenville bishop facing second ‘Vos estis’ probe, The Pillar [Washington DC], (October 31, 2022)
Helena Diocese says allegation from 2001 of abuse of minor made against priest, KWYB-TV, MontanaRightNow.com [Butte MT], (October 31, 2022)
Helena Diocese investigating a priest accused of child abuse, working with law enforcement, By John Riley, KTVH-TV, NBC-12 [Helena MT], (October 31, 2022)
The abusers in the pews, By Susan M. Shaw, Baptist News Global [Jacksonville FL], (November 1, 2022)
Attorney general releases first of seven clergy abuse reports, on Marquette diocese, Detroit Catholic [Archdiocese of Detroit MI], (October 28, 2022)
Nessel reports on abuse allegations; bishop responds, By Ilsa Minor, Iron Mountain Daily News [Iron Mountain MI], (October 31, 2022)
Advocates for childhood sexual abuse survivors push Ohio lawmakers for new bills, By Karen Kasler, Statehouse News Bureau, WYSO, 91.3 [Yellow Springs OH], (November 1, 2022)
Diocese of Helena Priest Accused of Abusing a Minor, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (November 1, 2022)

November 2, 2022

Catholic P.E.I. priest faces sexual assault charges related to alleged incidents in 1990s, By Alex MacIsaac, CTV Television Network [Toronto, Canada], (November 1, 2022)
Lawsuit claims Catholic priest sexually abused Calgary girl in 1980s, By Kevin Martin, Calgary Herald [Calgary, Alberta, Canada], (November 1, 2022)
Pope Francis accepts resignation of German archbishop, By AC Wimmer, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 1, 2022)
Appeal could delay Guam clergy sex abuse payout, By Haidee Eugenio Gilbert , Pacific Daily News [Hagåtña, Guam], (November 2, 2022)
Investigan a sacerdotes de León por abusos sexuales contra menores y adultos vulnerables, By Ivonne Ortiz, Periódico Correo [Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico], (October 25, 2022)
Media Statement: Laws requiring ministers of religion to report child sexual abuse come into effect, Government of Western Australia[West Perth, Western Australia, Australia], (November 1, 2022)

November 3, 2022

Fresh assault against the secrecy of confession in England and Wales, By Massimo Introvigne, MercatorNet [Botany NSW, Australia], (November 3, 2022)
Episcopal Abuse Survivors denounces Todd Ousley handling of clergy discipline, By RNS Press Release Distribution Service, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (November 1, 2022)
Police look for other alleged victims as P.E.I. priest charged with sex crimes, By Alex MacIsaac, CTV Television Network [Toronto, Canada], (November 2, 2022)
Do priests and nuns watch pornography? Yes, pope admits while condemning the behavior, By Aspen Pflughoeft , Belleville News-Democrat [Belleville IL], (October 27, 2022)
Spotlighting the Truth, UMass Magazine [Amherst MA], (November 1, 2022)

November 4, 2022

Catholic Church orders multiple inquiries into allegations a priest failed to act on child abuse complaint against paedophile clergyman Neville Creen, By Rory Callinan and Baz Ruddick, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (November 2, 2022)
Steubenville priests ask USCCB to delay merger vote, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 2, 2022)
Seeing Church Through A Glass, Darkly, By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative [Washington DC], (November 2, 2022)
Monterey Diocese Predator List is Inadequate, to Say the Least, Adam Horowitz Law [Fort Lauderdale, FL], (November 2, 2022)
El cura protegido: Los abusos de Grassi: veinte años del caso que Bergoglio se jugó a tapar y no pudo, By Valeria Jasper, La Izquierda Diario [Buenos Aires, Argentina], (November 1, 2022)
French bishops meet under the cloud of confrere’s abuse case, By Arnaud Bevilacqua , La Croix International [France], (November 4, 2022)
Rochester diocese agrees to settle sex-abuse claims, By Will Astor, Rochester Beacon [Rochester NY], (November 4, 2022)
Diocese of Rochester survivors reach settlement, WHAM-TV, Ch. 13 [Rochester NY], (November 3, 2022)
Catholic Diocese of Rochester to pay $55m settlement to survivors of clergy abuse, By James Battaglia, WAVY-TV, Ch. 10 [Portsmouth VA], (November 3, 2022)
Rochester diocese to pay $55 million to sex abuse survivors, By Associated Press, ABC News [New York City NY], (November 4, 2022)
Diocese of Rochester reaches $55M settlement with sex abuse survivors, Spectrum News [Syracuse NY], (November 4, 2022)

November 5, 2022

Long-time B.C. pastor, founder of Northside Church, accused of sexual abuse, By Patrick Penner, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Coast Mountain News [Bella Coola, BC, Canada], (November 3, 2022)
‘I didn’t resign because of my mistakes,’ says former Hillsong pastor Brian Houston in video, By Roxanne Stone, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (November 3, 2022)
Mississippi Church Commits to ‘More Thorough Response’ for 1980s Abuse Case, By Scott Barkley, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (November 1, 2022)
Vatican child protection leader: ‘Building credibility needs a track record’, By Luke Coppen, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 4, 2022)
Former Pine Haven Priest Believed To Be Removed From Houston Ministry, By Damien Fisher, InDepthNH.org - New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism [Barrington NH], (November 3, 2022)
Missouri appeals court to Agape judge: halt all action in case until further notice, By Judy L. Thomas and Laura Bauer, Kansas City Star [Kansas City MO], (November 3, 2022)
French bishops note anger over case of abusive bishop allowed to retire, By Catholic News Service contributor, Crux [Denver CO], (November 4, 2022)
Filipino priest arrested for abusing church volunteer, By UCA News Reporter, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (October 24, 2022)

November 6, 2022

New Orleans priest accused of child rape now under scrutiny for financial crimes, By Ramon Antonio Vargas, The Guardian [London, England], (November 5, 2022)
Abuse in Care Inquiry: Survivor condemns lack of ‘genuine repentance’ from churches in final hearing, By Andrew McRae, Radio New Zealand [Wellington, New Zealand], (November 6, 2022)
Women must be included in formation of priests, says abuse expert, By Sarah MacDonald, Crux [Denver CO], (November 3, 2022)
Pope says Church fighting child abuse ‘as best we can’, By Agence France-Presse, Barron's [New York NY], (November 6, 2022)

November 7, 2022

Catholic Church must bring abusers to justice, By Father Shay Cullen, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (November 4, 2022)
Long Awaited Apology: Native American Boarding Schools and the Pope, By Dominica, Sunrise Native Recovery [Scottsdale, AZ], (November 1, 2022)
Singapore to extradite alleged sex offender to US, By UCA News Reporter, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (November 3, 2022)
Victims speaks after $55 million dollar settlement agreement with the Diocese of Rochester, By FL1News, FingerLakes1.com [Seneca Falls NY], (November 5, 2022)

November 8, 2022

French cardinal says he abused 14-year-old girl 35 years ago, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 7, 2022)
Un cardinal français au cœur d’une nouvelle affaire, By Karine Perret, Agence France Presse [Paris, France], (November 7, 2022)
Outrage and despair in France at scale of abuse by bishops, By Tom Henneghan, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (November 7, 2022)
French cardinal says abused 14-year girl, withdraws from functions, By GV De Clercq and Ingrid Melander, Reuters [London, England], (November 7, 2022)
French Cardinal Faces Legal Probe Over Child Abuse: Prosecutor, By Sandra Laffont with Karine Perret, Agence France Presse [Paris, France], (November 8, 2022)
French cardinal admits abusing 14-year-old girl 35 years ago, By Luke Coppen, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 7, 2022)
Le communiqué du cardinal Ricard | Press Release of Cardinal Ricard, By Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, Bishops' Conference of France - Conférence des évêques de France [Paris, France], (November 7, 2022)

November 9, 2022

Boston pays out $2.1M to settle Christian flag legal case, By Mark Pratt, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 8, 2022)
Wausau sex offender accused of repeatedly assaulting young girl, By Shereen Siewert, Wausau Pilot [Wausau, WI], (November 7, 2022)
Elder at San Diego Megachurch Arrested in Alleged Abuse Death of 11-Year-Old Daughter, By Julie Roys, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (November 8, 2022)
New Orleans priest facing rape charges also accused of embezzling $400,000, By Joe Bukuras, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 8, 2022)
Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of German Bishop Found Guilty of Embezzlement, By AC Wimmer, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 8, 2022)
French Cardinal’s Admission Renews Scrutiny of Church Sexual Abuse, By Aurelien Breeden, New York Times, (November 8, 2022)
France: 11 bishops accused of sexual abuse, Deutsche Welle [Bonn, Germany], (November 7, 2022)
Cardinal Ricard among 11 French bishops accused of abuse, BBC [London, England], (November 8, 2022)
Msgr. Strahan indicted on sexual abuse of minor, By Pilot Staff, The Pilot - Archdiocese of Boston [Boston MA], (November 8, 2022)
Pastor, wife from Lanka held for sexually assaulting Chennai girl, By Dt Next Bureau, DT Next [Chennai, India], (November 8, 2022)
UN sets November 18 as day to spotlight child sexual abuse, By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 8, 2022)

November 10, 2022

Ex-Pope to testify at German sex trial, The West Australian [Perth, Australia], (November 8, 2022)
Brothers detail Irish priests’ sexual abuse at Blackrock College, IrishCentral [New York NY], (November 8, 2022)
Sexual abuse inquiry involving Burton priest says ‘time and time again’ allegations were ignored, By Helen Kreft, Staffordshire Live [Derby, England, United Kingdom], (November 7, 2022)
Suspended Indianapolis priest gets home detention in teen sex abuse case, By Vic Ryckaert, WRTV-TV, ABC-6 [Indianapolis IN], (November 9, 2022)
German prosecutors probe cardinal over affidavit, Deutsche Welle [Bonn, Germany], (November 9, 2022)
Claims of abuse at nine Holy Ghost schools as order pays €5m in settlements and support services in last 18 years, By Conor Feehan and Seoirse Mulgrew, Independent [Dublin, Ireland], (November 10, 2022)
Fr. Zollner: Formation of priests must include women, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (November 10, 2022)
Teacher, priest, others ‘chosen’ through Twitter to join Tokyo orgies with underage girl, By Ayano Tanaka, The Mainichi Shimbun [Tokyo, Japan], (November 10, 2022)
Supreme Court Closely Divided in Case on Native American Adoptions, By Adam Liptak, New York Times, (November 9, 2022)

November 11, 2022

Suspended Indiana priest avoids prison in sex abuse case, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 10, 2022)
French church hit with fresh scandal after priest accused of rape, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (November 11, 2022)
Attorneys call on archdiocese to place Clements on accused list, By Andy Koval, WGN-TV [Chicago IL], (November 10, 2022)
Spiritan priests left trail of abuse in Ireland, Kenya and Sierra Leone, By Patsy McGarry, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 11, 2022)
Coquitlam parish priest accused of sexual abuse, By Patrick Penner, Penticton Herald [Penticton, British Columbia, Canada], (November 10, 2022)
Chilean court upholds acquittal of bishop accused of covering up teen’s disappearance, By Dorcas Funmi, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 10, 2022)
Vatican opens preliminary abuse probe into French cardinal, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 11, 2022)

November 12, 2022

Apologists Say Former RZIM Leaders are ‘Disqualified’ For Unrepentant Abuse and Deceit, By Julie Roys, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (November 10, 2022)
Church groups in Brazil fight human trafficking, By Eduardo Campos Lima, Crux [Denver CO], (November 10, 2022)
Archdiocese of Indianapolis Priest Plea Deal is a Miscarriage of Justice; SNAP responds, By Michael McDonnell, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (November 10, 2022)
Peruvian journo who investigated scandal-ridden lay group meets pope, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (November 12, 2022)
German bishop calls current Catholic teaching on sexuality ‘too simple’, By Catholic News Service contributor, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (November 10, 2022)
Indian court asks cardinal to appear for criminal trial, By UCA News Reporter, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (November 10, 2022)
Judge rules Indian cardinal must appear in court, By Luke Coppen, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 9, 2022)
A Vatican Auditor Says He Dug Up Too Much Dirt, and Was Buried, By Jason Horowitz, New York Times, (November 10, 2022)
Vatican hit with $9.25 million claim by ousted auditor and deputy, By Philip Pullella, Reuters [London, England], (November 10, 2022)
Ex-Vatican auditor, threatening to reveal all, sues church, alleging damage to his reputation, By Claire Giangravé, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (November 10, 2022)
Vatican auditor sues over ouster as new dirty laundry aired, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 10, 2022)
Vatican auditors sue Secretariat of State, allege widespread financial corruption, By The Pillar, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 10, 2022)
Former Vatican Auditors Sue Vatican for Damages, By Edward Pentin , National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (November 10, 2022)
Vatican confirms it is opening abuse investigation of French cardinal, By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (November 11, 2022)
Suspended Indianapolis priest gets home detention in teen sex abuse case, By Vic Ryckaert, WRTV-TV, ABC-6 [Indianapolis IN], (November 10, 2022)

November 13, 2022

‘They roamed freely at night. We were easy prey,’ says Willow Park abuse survivor, By Patsy McGarry and Ronan McGreevy, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 11, 2022)
Four people report abuse by Spiritan Order following documentary, By Paul Reynolds, RTÉ - Raidió Teilifís Éireann [Dublin, Ireland], (November 12, 2022)
Press Release Concerning Former SSPX Priest, Society of Saint Pius X [SSPX] - United States of America District [Platte City MO], (November 10, 2022)
SSPX Priest Charged with Child Sex Crimes, By Christine Niles, Church Militant [Ferndale MI], (November 7, 2022)
Former Coquitlam parish priest accused of sexual abuse, By Patrick Penner, Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, British Columbia], (November 12, 2022)
Why do clergy provide character references in sex offender cases?, By Declan McSweeney, Slugger O'Toole [Belfast, Northern Ireland], (November 13, 2022)
Blackrock College abuse revelations ‘shocking and sickening’, Taoiseach says, By Ralph Riegel, Independent [Dublin, Ireland], (November 12, 2022)
Horrors of Irish priests’ sexual abuse continue to be uncovered, IrishCentral [New York NY], (November 13, 2022)

November 14, 2022

Vatican to probe ‘reprehensible’ French cardinal in abuse case, By Agence France-Presse, Manila Times [Manila, Philippines], (November 13, 2022)
Catholic Primate speaks of ‘crying need for atonement’ over child abuse, By Patsy McGarry, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 13, 2022)
He abused dozens of Indigenous children in Ontario. But did Jesuit priest’s painful legacy begin in Montreal?, By Leah Hendry , CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (November 14, 2022)
Sexual abuse survivors launch national day to encourage others to speak up, By Lucy MacDonald, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (November 15, 2022)
Priest found not guilty of molesting 8-year-old boy at Plum church in 1998, WTAE - Action News 4 [Pittsburgh PA], (November 14, 2022)
US bishops to elect new leaders, mark abuse reform milestone, By Peter Smith, Holly Meyer and David Crary, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 13, 2022)
The Church’s implosion: it’s gonna get worse before it gets better, By Robert Mickens, La Croix International [France], (November 12, 2022)
Opinion: The Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal continues, By The Editorial Board, Washington Post, (November 13, 2022)

November 15, 2022

Plum priest acquitted in 1998 sex abuse charges, By Laura Reed Ward, Tribune-Review [Pittsburgh PA], (November 14, 2022)
Regarding Not Guilty Verdict for Father Robert Cedolia, By Bishop David Zubik, Diocese of Pittsburgh [Pittsburgh PA], (November 14, 2022)
The abuse crisis should be the center of the pope’s ongoing synodal process, By Massimo Faggioli and Fr. Hans Zollner, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (November 15, 2022)
French cardinal admits to abusing teen girl 35 years ago, By Catholic News Service, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (November 7, 2022)
The Church’s implosion: it’s gonna get worse before it gets better, By Robert Mickens, La Croix International [France], (November 12, 2022)
Maryland attorney general’s investigation of child sexual abuse in Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore nears completion, By Lee O. Sanderlin and Jonathan M. Pitts, Baltimore Sun [Baltimore MD], (November 14, 2022)
Peruvian journo who investigated scandal-ridden lay group meets pope, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (November 12, 2022)
$10-million settlement reached with Roman Catholic Church in N.S. sexual abuse case, By Michael MacDonald, CTV Television Network [Toronto, Canada], (November 15, 2022)
French Catholic leaders mired in sexual abuse scandals dig themselves deeper, By Tom Heneghan, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (November 15, 2022)

November 16, 2022

Religious Zionist Rabbi accused of harassment, By Israel National News, Times of Israel [Jerusalem, Israel], (November 10, 2022)
Second woman to testify about alleged rape by Rabbi Zvi Tau, By TOI staff, Times of Israel [Jerusalem, Israel], (November 15, 2022)
Police launch investigation of Rabbi Zvi Tau after second woman accuses him of rape, By TOI staff, Times of Israel [Jerusalem, Israel], (November 13, 2022)
Police probing sexual assault allegation against prominent ultra-conservative rabbi, By TOI staff, Times of Israel [Jerusalem, Israel], (November 11, 2022)
So. Baptist Youth Pastor Kept Ministering for 6 Years After Reports of Alleged Abuse, By Sarah Einselen, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (November 14, 2022)
Another law firm accuses churches of making low-ball compensation offers to alleged abuse survivors, By Christopher Knaus, The Guardian [London, England], (November 15, 2022)
New allegations in Agape lawsuits include sexual abuse, ‘pandemic’ of suicide attempts, By Judy L. Thomas and Laura Bauer, Kansas City Star [Kansas City MO], (November 15, 2022)

November 17, 2022

Insurers in Buffalo Diocese bankruptcy put on notice by Rochester abuse settlement plan, By Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News [Buffalo NY], (November 16, 2022)
When it comes to institutional sexual abuse, what about the nuns?, By Brian Titley, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 16, 2022)
Italy church releases abuse accounting, but only for 2 years, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 17, 2022)
Victims call Italy Church’s abuse report ‘shamefully’ limited, By Philip Pullella, Reuters [London, England], (November 17, 2022)
Another French bishop admits to committing sex abuse, By Christophe Henning, La Croix International [France], (November 17, 2022)
Past pupil alleges sexual abuse by priest in Castleknock College, By Jack Power, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 16, 2022)
Abuse survivors rally in Baltimore to demand action by newly elected US Catholic bishops president, By Jonathan M. Pitts, Baltimore Sun [Baltimore MD], (November 16, 2022)
Sexual violence in the Church: the tremendous anger, By Isabelle de Gaulmyn, La Croix International [France], (November 11, 2022)
After a priest assaulted a woman, the Knoxville diocese tried to discredit her, lawsuit says, By Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel [Knoxville TN], (November 14, 2022)
Acusan de pederastia a un sacerdote de Iguala y los feligreses lo corren de su iglesia, By Alejandro Guerrero, El Sur [Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico], (January 12, 2018)
Probe of Baltimore Archdiocese finds over 600 clergy sex abuse victims, By Michelle Boorstein and Erin Cox, Washington Post, (November 17, 2022)
Maryland AG’s investigation of ‘pervasive’ Catholic Church abuse documents 158 priests, more than 600 victims, By Tim Prudente and Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Banner [Baltimore MD], (November 17, 2022)
Archbishop Lori apologizes again; responds to Maryland attorney general’s motion on clergy sexual abuse, By Christopher Gunty, Catholic Review - Archdiocese of Baltimore [Baltimore MD], (November 17, 2022)

November 18, 2022

Report names 158 Catholic priests accused of abuse after investigation into Archdiocese of Baltimore, By Madeleine O'Neill, The Daily Record [Baltimore MD], (November 17, 2022)
Message from Archbishop Lori on motion to release Attorney General Report, Archdiocese of Baltimore MD, (November 17, 2022)
Maryland probe finds 158 abusive priests, over 600 victims, By Brian Witte, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 17, 2022)
AG seeks to release report into child sex abuse in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, By Greg Ng, WBAL-TV, NBC-11 [Baltimore MD], (November 17, 2022)
Hubbard asks Vatican to remove him from clerical state, By Brendan Lyons, Times Union [Albany NY], (November 18, 2022)

November 19, 2022

Vatican urges German Catholic Church to put brakes on reform, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 18, 2022)
German bishops assure Vatican but vow to proceed with reform, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 19, 2022)
Missouri summer camp operators sued over abuse settlement, By Margaret Stafford, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 18, 2022)
Accused Albany bishop asks to be removed from priesthood, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 19, 2022)
Vatican officials seek to hamstring former auditor’s $9.6 million lawsuit, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (November 18, 2022)
Widow says she was groped by Catholic priest during grief counseling session, By Corky Siemaszko, NBC News [New York NY], (November 16, 2022)
Diocese of Harrisburg will establish a Survivor Compensation Trust, By SNAP, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (November 18, 2022)
Italian bishops take cautious step toward transparency on abuse, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (November 18, 2022)
Italy church says 600 sex abuse cases sent to Vatican, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 17, 2022)
‘Shame, remorse, sympathy’: Maryland AG seeks to release major report on sexual abuse, By Jonah McKeown, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 18, 2022)
Survivors of sexual abuse by priests applaud Frosh court filing seeking to release report on coverup, By Bruce DePuyt, Maryland Matters [Takoma Park MD], (November 18, 2022)

November 20, 2022

Catholic Bishop in Albany, N.Y., Makes Unusual Request to Be Defrocked, By Francis X. Rocca, Wall Street Journal [New York NY], (November 19, 2022)
Blackrock and Spiritan pupils look back: ‘I was never sexually abused at the school, but…’, By Carl O'Brien, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 20, 2022)
Hubbard asks Vatican for laicization, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 19, 2022)
‘RETURN TO THE LAY STATE’, By Mike Matvey, The Evangelist [Diocese of Albany NY], (November 18, 2022)
Bishop Hubbard, facing multiple claims of sexual abuse, asks Vatican for laicization, By Katie Collins Scott, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (November 19, 2022)
Statement of Bishop Emeritus Howard J. Hubbard, Times Union [Albany NY], (November 18, 2022)
Opinion: After a new report on clerical sex abuse, alleged victims need justice, By The Editorial Board, Washington Post, (November 18, 2022)
Bishops mark charter’s 20th year, pledge continued outreach to survivors, By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service, Crux [Denver CO], (November 18, 2022)
Archbishop Broglio Speaks the Truth, By Bill Donohue, Catholic League [New York NY], (November 18, 2022)
The stain of child abuse cannot ever be erased from the church, By David Quinn, The Times/The Sunday Times [London, England], (November 20, 2022)
Priest sexually assaulted boys while telling parishioners he was disgusted by church abuse, By Alan Sherry, Sunday World [Dublin, Ireland], (November 19, 2022)
No matter who you are, where you came from, you were not immune from abusive Catholic priests, By Una Mullally, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 21, 2022)
Newfoundland archdiocese gives update on its process for dealing with abuse claims, By The Canadian Press, CTV Television Network [Toronto, Canada], (November 20, 2022)
Sale of rural church properties in Archdiocese of St. John’s to begin soon, archbishop says, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (November 20, 2022)

November 21, 2022

Catholic Church sexual abuse victims in Baltimore speak out in favor of AG report release, By Scott Maucione, WYPR - National Public Radio [Baltimore MD], (November 18, 2022)
Baltimore Catholic Archdiocese Covered Up Sexual Abuse of More Than 600 Victims, Probe Finds, By Brian Bushard, Forbes [Jersey City NJ], (November 18, 2022)
New lawsuits filed against Hanna Boys Center as CA clergy sexual abuse law deadline approaches, By Dan Noyes, KGO-TV, ABC-7 [San Francisco CA], (November 19, 2022)
French Roman Catholic Church wants to regain faith of population, CNE (Christian Network Europe) [The Netherlands], (November 19, 2022)
Amy Coney Barrett urged to step away from gay rights case because of faith affiliation, By Stephanie Kirchgaessner, The Guardian [London, England], (November 21, 2022)
Letter to the Editor: Bishops show lack of interest in pedophile victims, By Frank Schindler, Baltimore Sun [Baltimore MD], (November 17, 2022)

November 22, 2022

Bishop Hubbard misstates diocese policy, petitions to be removed as a cleric to marry, By John McIntyre, Spotlight News [Delmar NY], (November 21, 2022)
Bills to mandate clergy report abuses will return to the Utah State Legislature, By Ben Winslow, KSTU-TV, Fox-13 [Salt Lake City UT], (November 21, 2022)
The confusing path of the US Catholic bishops, By Phyllis Zagano, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (November 21, 2022)
Archbishop says revulsion over scale of child sex abuse is ‘justified’, By Sarah Mac Donald, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (November 22, 2022)
Judge orders NY Archdiocese to turn over its investigative records on Hubbard, By Brendan J. Lyons, Times Union [Albany NY], (November 21, 2022)
Broglio and the politics of affiliation, By JD Flynn, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 21, 2022)
Broglio elected president of US bishops, By Michael Sean Winters, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (November 17, 2022)
Why Does Rhode Island Keep Turning a Blind Eye to Child Sexual Abuse?, By Ellen Liberman, Rhode Island Monthly [Pawtucket RI], (November 21, 2022)
Everybody found ways not to know what they knew on abuse, By Fintan O’Toole, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 22, 2022)

November 23, 2022

What Is a Missionary Kid Worth?, By Rebecca Hopkins, Christianity Today [Carol Stream IL], (November 21, 2022)
Former Youth Leader at Elevation Church Charged with Sex Crimes Against Children, By Julie Roys, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (November 22, 2022)
Former Grand Rapids Catholic Central tutor convicted of sex crimes released from prison, By 13 On Your Side staff, WZZM - ABC 13 [Grand Rapids MI], (November 22, 2022)
Disgraced Louisiana Priest Pleads Guilty to Filming Pornographic Material on Parish Altar, By Peter Pinedo, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 22, 2022)
Albany bishop asking to be laicized isn’t barred from publicly celebrating sacraments, as he claims, By Joe Bukuras, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 21, 2022)
The Archdiocese of Baltimore says it will not oppose the release of an investigation into clergy child abuse, By Tim Prudente and Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Banner [Baltimore MD], (November 22, 2022)
Diocese of Superior releases list of 23 priests accused of sexual abuse, By Briggs LeSavage, Northern News Now [Duluth, MN], (November 22, 2022)

November 24, 2022

Irish archbishop criticizes ‘pathetic responses’ to clergy abuse, By Sarah MacDonald, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (November 22, 2022)
Lawyer for Knoxville Catholic diocese held conflicting roles in sex abuse case, By Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel [Knoxville TN], (November 22, 2022)
Almost a dozen historical abuse complaints to Cloyne Diocese since 2013, says report, By Conor Capplis, Irish Examiner [Cork, Ireland], (November 24, 2022)
Halifax settles abuse claim for $10 million, By Quinton Amundson, The Catholic Register - Archdiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, (November 23, 2022)
Former priest to face court over historical child sexual assault at Richmond, Mirage News [Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia], (November 24, 2022)
New bishop named at Providence Diocese: Rockville Centre, N.Y., prelate will serve with Bishop Tobin, By Amanda Milkovits and Alexa Gagosz, Boston Globe, (November 23, 2022)

November 25, 2022

Superior Diocese releases list of 23 credibly accused priests, including one man removed this year, By Laura Schulte, Journal Sentinel [Milwaukee WI], (November 24, 2022)
Superior diocese publishes list of credibly accused clergy, Associated Press [New York NY], (November 23, 2022)
Editorial: The cost of abuse, Times Union [Albany NY], (November 25, 2022)
A woman’s promise to her grandmother becomes a UN World Day, By Sr Bernadette M. Reis FSP, Vatican News - Holy See [Vatican City], (November 25, 2022)
What the USCCB elections suggest about the next three years, By MIchael R. Heinlein, Catholic World Report [San Francisco CA], (November 22, 2022)
Quebec religious orders face off over abuse liability, By François Gloutnay, The Catholic Register - Archdiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, (November 25, 2022)
New abuse victims of Roman Catholic Church uncovered in Italy, By Rebecca Paveley, Church Times [London, England], (November 25, 2022)
Siblings allegedly abused at Scots children’s home told they can sue Catholic order, By Ruth Suter, Daily Record [Glasgow, Scotland], (November 25, 2022)

November 26, 2022

The Savior won’t tolerate abuse. So why does the LDS Church?, By Dave Winslow, Salt Lake Tribune [Salt Lake City UT], (November 26, 2022)
Willow Park abuse survivor met ‘vacuum of silence and distaste’ after 1992 revelation, By Patsy McGarry, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (November 26, 2022)
Broken Souls and Crooked Hearts, By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative [Washington DC], (November 26, 2022)
Adult survivors of past sexual abuse now have a year to sue the alleged abuser, By Karen DeWitt, WAER Syracuse Public Media [Syracuse NY], (November 26, 2022)

November 27, 2022

Letter to the Editor: Victims of abuse deserve justice, Wisconsin State Journal [Madison WI], (November 27, 2022)
‘Everyone’s vulnerable to an accusation’: Bishops respond to priests’ fear of false abuse claims, By Peter Pinedo, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 25, 2022)
Priest arrested under POCSO, remanded to one-day police custody, Indian Express [Noida, India], (November 27, 2022)
Catholic Diocese of Evansville clears priest of sexual misconduct allegation, By Thomas B. Langhorne, Evansville Courier & Press [Evansville IN], (November 27, 2022)
Australia: Law Against Secrecy of Confession Takes Effect, FSSPX.News - Communication Agency of the Society of St. Pius X [Paris, France], (November 27, 2022)
Chattanooga Catholics call for removal of Knoxville bishop, allege mishandling of sexual abuse claims, finances, By Andrew Schwartz, Chattanooga Times Free Press [Chattanooga TN], (November 26, 2022)
Did Western philosophy ruin Earth? A philosopher’s letter of apology to the world, By Michael Paul Nelson and Kathleen Dean Moore, Salon [San Francisco, CA], (November 27, 2022)
Prosecutor says report on sexual abuse by Catholic priests in Georgia to be released in next 90 days, By Richard Belcher, WSB-TV, ABC-2 [Atlanta GA], (November 23, 2022)
Another retired French bishop admits to hiding past sexual abuse, By Tom Heneghan, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (November 21, 2022)
German bishops leave Vatican at a stalemate over homosexuality, women, By Claire Giangravé, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (November 22, 2022)
Tagle reiterates sacking of Caritas leadership not about sexual abuse, financial mismanagement, By Joviland Rita, GMA Network News [Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines], (November 23, 2022)
Greece Opens Abuse, Fraud Probe Into Famed Charity, Agence France Presse [Paris, France], (November 27, 2022)
Albany diocese’s mediation with abuse survivors on brink of collapse, By Brendan J. Lyons, Times Union [Albany NY], (November 27, 2022)
CA ‘Look-Back’ Window Closing for Adult Victims of Childhood Sex Abuse, By Ashley Ludwig, Patch [New York City NY], (November 26, 2022)

November 28, 2022

Saskatchewan Church Blasts Saskatoon Church-Run School, Church Following $25M Sex Abuse Lawsuit, By Berlin Flores, Christianity Daily [Los Angeles CA], (November 27, 2022)
Catholic order faces 130 child sex abuse allegations, By Patrick O’Donoghue and Beau Donelly, The Times/The Sunday Times [London, England], (November 27, 2022)
New independent provider for Safe Spaces, for victims and survivors of church-related abuse, Independent Catholic News [London, England], (November 27, 2022)
Catholic school staffer to spend at least 18 months in jail over sexual abuse of Tasmanian students, girls, By Monte Bovill, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (November 23, 2022)
Lawyers seek secrecy around release of Md. report on Catholic church sexual abuse, By Erin Cox and Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post, (November 22, 2022)
Pune: Priest Arrested For Molesting Child, Third FIR In Five Years, By Mubarak Ansari, Punekar News [Pune, Maharashtra, India], (November 27, 2022)
Pune court sends priest to police custody, five others booked, Hindustan Times [Delhi, India], (November 27, 2022)
Wed., Nov. 30 – Twenty Years Since the Dallas Charter: Part Two, Georgetown University [Washington DC], (November 28, 2022)

November 29, 2022

Amid Scandals and Politics, Poland’s Youths Lose Faith in Catholic Church, By Andrew Higgins, New York Times, (November 28, 2022)
Pope Francis: Benedict XVI was ‘leader’ in responding to sexual abuse, By Jonah McKeown, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (November 28, 2022)
Abuse survivors in bid to seize Catholic properties after church fails to pay court costs, By Christopher Knaus, The Guardian [London, England], (November 28, 2022)
Experts develop restorative justice proposals to address Catholic sexual abuse crisis, By Dennis Brown, Notre Dame News [University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN], (November 28, 2022)
Charismatic Revivalist Todd Bentley Widening Ministry Despite Scandals and Disqualification, By Sarah Einselen, The Roys Report [Chicago IL], (November 28, 2022)
Archdiocese of Baltimore funds legal fees for ‘anonymous group’ seeking to seal court proceedings, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (November 29, 2022)
Seattle Archdiocese criticized for buying $2.4 million home for archbishop, By Katie Collins Scott, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (November 29, 2022)
Exclusive: Pope Francis discusses Ukraine, U.S. bishops and more, America [New York NY], (November 28, 2022)
Cardinals Ladaria, Ouellet outline concerns about German Synodal Path, By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service, Angelus - Archdiocese of Los Angeles [Los Angeles CA], (November 28, 2022)
Former Sioux Falls bishop dead at age 79, By Paul Jurgens, KFGO radio [Fargo ND], (November 28, 2022)
These 10 Bay Area clergy are now linked for the first time to Catholic church sex abuse scandal, By John Woolfolk , East Bay Times [Walnut Creek CA], (November 29, 2022)

November 30, 2022

Stika, Knoxville diocese to face apostolic visitation, The Pillar [Washington DC], (November 23, 2022)
Small California Diocese has Caused Big Scandals – Diocese of Santa Rosa Corruption, Adam Horowitz Law [Fort Lauderdale, FL], (November 29, 2022)
Fate of 33 N.L. schools in legal limbo because of church-linked abuse scandals, By Terry Roberts, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (November 30, 2022)
Jesuit youth ministry leader accused of sexual abuse in Poland, By Paulina Guzik, Crux [Denver CO], (November 30, 2022)
Pastors say Johnny Hunt, former SBC president accused of abuse, can return to ministry, By Bob Smietana, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (November 29, 2022)
‘I would love to be out of a job’ Investigative reporter Julie Roys on uncovering Church scandals, By Megan Cornwell, PremierChristianity.com [London, UK], (November 24, 2022)
Baltimore archdiocese is funding attorneys seeking to seal abuse proceedings, By Fredrick Kunkle and Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post, (November 29, 2022)
Late Sacramento priest newly accused of child sex abuse as Catholic Church lawsuits pile up, By Maggie Angst, Sacramento Bee [Sacramento CA], (November 30, 2022)