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March 1, 2022

The Struggle for Confession: 1 The Australian Controversy, By Massimo Introvigne, Bitter Winter - Center for Studies on New Religions [Torino, Italy], (March 1, 2022)
‘Move Forward With Love:’ New Vt. Exhibit Traces Healing Journey of Abuse Survivors, By Jack Thurston, NECN - New England Cable News [Needham MA], (February 28, 2022)
Where German Catholics & Pope Francis Diverge, By Massimo Faggioli, Commonweal [New York NY], (February 28, 2022)
Deal will see Mount Cashel abuse survivors and St. John’s parish get share of Chase the Ace cash, By Terry Roberts and Rob Antle, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (February 28, 2022)

March 2, 2022

German Cardinal Woelki submits resignation to Pope Francis for 2nd time, By CNA Staff, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (March 2, 2022)
To understand clerical power abuse, look to the seminaries., By Brian Devlin, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (February 24, 2022)
Vatican finance trial to continue with Cardinal Becciu first to testify, By Hannah Brockhaus, Catholic News Agency - EWTN [Denver CO], (March 1, 2022)
C of E safeguarding yet to come good, says new Independent Safeguarding Board, By Pat Ashworth, Church Times [London, England], (February 9, 2022)
How Do We ‘Keep the Faith & Change the Church’?, By Margaret Roylance, Voice of the Faithful [Boston, MA], (March 1, 2022)
Kanakuk responds to calls to release victims from NDAs, By Jason Wert, Branson News [Hollister, MO], (March 1, 2022)

March 3, 2022

Photo Exhibition by Lisa Kessler: Heart in the Wound, Howard Yezerski Gallery [Boston MA], (March 3, 2022)
Bannon, Milo, and Other Right-Wing Activists Are Hellbent on Transforming the Catholic Church, By Kathryn Joyce, Mother Jones (magazine) [San Francisco CA], (March 3, 2022)
It’s ‘inexcusable’ that churches ignore sexual abuse, activist says | Terry Mattingly, By Terry Mattingly, Knoxville News Sentinel [Knoxville TN], (March 3, 2022)
Missoula Catholic Schools president on leave following diocese investigation, By Skylar Rispens, Missoulian [Missoula MT], (March 2, 2022)
New allegation of abuse deemed credible against former Pittsfield priest, By Larry Parnass, The Berkshire Eagle [Pittsfield MA], (March 2, 2022)
Diocese makes two updates to list of credibly accused clergy, By Ryan Trowbridge, WGGB - WesternMassNews [Springfield MA], (March 2, 2022)
Piden 4 años de prisión para obispo argentino por abuso, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 3, 2022)
Priest gets prison term for sexually abusing altar boy, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 3, 2022)

March 4, 2022

Being a bishop means never having to say you’re sorry, By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture - Trinity Communications [San Diego CA], (March 3, 2022)
The Struggle for Confession. 2. European Controversies, By Massimo Introvigne, Bitter Winter - Center for Studies on New Religions [Torino, Italy], (March 3, 2022)
Spanish law firm to head independent abuse investigation, By Filipe Avillez, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (March 2, 2022)
Amid sexual assault allegations among students, Mount St. Mary vice principal, counselor resign, By Josh Dulaney, The Oklahoman [Oklahoma City OK], (March 3, 2022)
Former Fayette priest sentenced to prison for abuse, By Mark Hofmann, Observer-Reporter [Washington PA], (March 3, 2022)
Victims’ group seeks investigation into St. Louis archbishop, By Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, (March 3, 2022)
Cardinal Pironio, now on sainthood path, received money from notorious abuser Maciel, By Jason Berry, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (March 4, 2022)
Argentine bishop defended by pope sentenced in abuse case, By Almudena Calatrava , Associated Press [New York NY], (March 4, 2022)
Associate of Pope Francis Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse in Argentina, By Silvina Frydlewsky and Francis X. Rocca, Wall Street Journal [New York NY], (March 4, 2022)
Argentine Bishop Zanchetta sentenced for sex abuse, The Pillar [Washington DC], (March 4, 2022)

March 5, 2022

Former Vatican bishop sentenced for sexual abuse in Argentina, By Inés San Martín, Crux [Denver CO], (March 4, 2022)
Pope Francis’ ‘Zanchetta problem’, By Ed. Condon and JD Flynn, The Pillar [Washington DC], (March 4, 2022)
Argentine Bishops Renew Commitment to Eradicating Sex Abuse After Bishop Zanchetta’s Sentencing, By Walter Sanchez Silva/ACI Prensa, National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (March 4, 2022)
Argentine Bishop Zanchetta Convicted of Sexually Abusing Seminarians, By Christine Rousselle/CNA, National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (March 4, 2022)
In pope’s homeland of Argentina, court jails powerful bishop for sex abuse, By Agustin Geist, Reuters [London, England], (March 4, 2022)
Singapore Catholic to plead guilty to sexually abusing teenagers, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (March 5, 2022)

March 6, 2022

Retired Argentine bishop sentenced in sex abuse case, By Catholic News Service, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (March 6, 2022)
German archbishop offers resignation on return from timeout, By Geir Moulson, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (March 2, 2022)
Germany: Cologne cardinal offers pope resignation over abuse scandals, Deutsche Welle [Bonn, Germany], (March 2, 2022)
Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki offers to quit in sex abuse row, By David Crossland, The Times/The Sunday Times [London, England], (March 2, 2022)
Catholic child sex abuse trial moved to February 2023, By Nicole Maxwell, Alamogordo Daily News [Alamogordo NM], (March 4, 2022)
Suspended Indianapolis priest pleads guilty in minor sex abuse case, By Lucas Gonzalez, WRTV-TV, ABC-6 [Indianapolis IN], (March 3, 2022)
Midlands Voices: All victims of sexual abuse deserve chance at justice, By Mark Heffron, Omaha World-Herald (omaha.com) [Omaha NE], (March 6, 2022)

March 7, 2022

Two more Mount St. Mary administrators out following sexual assault allegations, By Shelby Montgomery, KOCO-TV, ABC-5 [Oklahoma City OK], (March 4, 2022)
Case Update: Father Andrew Kawecki Receives Prison Sentence for Assault of Eleven-Year-Old Altar Boy, Office of Attorney General of Pennsylvania [Harrisburg PA], (March 3, 2022)
Diocese of Albany Fights Release of Records as Former Bishop Contends He Wants to Help Survivors, By Joseph Saunders, Esq., Los Angeles Legal Examiner - Saunders & Walker [Pinellas Park FL], (March 4, 2022)
St. Joseph’s Orphanage story offers lessons for abuse prevention, By Linda E. Johnson, Waterbury Roundabout [Waterbury VT], (March 5, 2022)
Philippines raises age of sexual consent from 12 to 16, By Agence France-Presse, Jakarta Post [Jakarta, Indonesia], (March 7, 2022)
Timor-Leste acquits priest over false abuse case report, By Ryan Dagur, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News) [Hong Kong], (March 7, 2022)
Child sexual abuse claims leveled at Pentecostal-linked facility granted $4 million by Scott Morrison, By David Hardaker, Crikey [Melbourne, Victoria, Australia], (March 7, 2022)
Abuse survivor takes Archdiocese of Melbourne to trial over historical sexual abuse, By Lucy MacDonald, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (March 3, 2022)
FANNIE’S STORY, IntoAccount [Lawrence KS], (February 18, 2022)

March 8, 2022

Bishop removed by pope agrees not to return to Crookston Diocese, By Jim Monk, KVRR-TV (Fox, Ch. 15) [Fargo ND], (March 7, 2022)
“They are evil”: Ex-Twelve Tribes members describe child abuse, control inside little-known religious cult, By Shelly Bradbury, The Denver Post, The Mercury News [San Jose CA], (March 3, 2022)
Argentine bishop defended by Pope jailed for abuse, By Ellen Teague, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (March 7, 2022)
An Open Letter to My Bishop and to All U.S. Bishops, By MSGR. PAUL L. BOCHICCHIO , Homiletic & Pastoral Review, (February 26, 2022)
Crookston diocese finds former clergy member acted inappropriately with young man, By Ingrid Harbo, Grand Forks Herald [Grand Forks ND], (March 7, 2022)
Cozzens: No Hoeppner ministry in Crookston diocese, The Pillar [Washington DC], (March 7, 2022)
Bishop Cozzens offers clarity regarding statuses of Msgr. Grundhaus and Bishop Hoeppner, By Janelle C. Gergen, Diocese of Crookston MN, (March 7, 2022)
German church urges quick decision on divisive archbishop, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 8, 2022)

March 9, 2022

People who joined Cardinal Pell ‘pile-on’ guilty of ‘intellectual cowardice,’ says speaker, By Catholic News Agency, Catholic World Report [San Francisco CA], (March 8, 2022)
Victims of sexual abuse continue to come forward, By Roy Grotz, RTL [Luxembourg City, Luxembourg], (March 7, 2022)
Court rules archdiocese could be liable in sex abuse suit against Marietta church, By Chart Riggall, Longview News-Journal [Longview, TX], (March 8, 2022)
Lawsuit filed against Diocese of Baton Rouge under new child sexual abuse law, By WAFB Staff, WAFB 9 News [Baton Rouge, LA], (March 8, 2022)
Victorian Catholic priest Gerald Ridsdale faces more child sex abuse charges, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (March 8, 2022)
Notorious paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale charged with further sex offences, By Marta Pascual Juanola, The Age [Melbourne, Australia], (March 9, 2022)
Bruxy Cavey, Canadian megachurch pastor, resigns after sexual misconduct probe, By Yonat Shimron, Religion News Service - Missouri School of Journalism [Columbia MO], (March 8, 2022)
Hundreds Held After New Zealand-Led Investigation Into Images of Child Abuse, By Natasha Frost, New York Times, (March 3, 2022)
Bishops in Japan set March 18 as day of prayer for victims of sexual abuse, By Catholic News Service, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (March 8, 2022)

March 10, 2022

Abused as an altar boy, he biked 800 miles to inspire other victims in a new film, By Mike Kelly, NorthJersey.com [Woodland Park NJ], (March 9, 2022)
Tsawwassen actor’s new book captures personal journey from abuse victim to survivor to Jedi, By Dani Penaloza, Delta Optimist [Ladner, British Columbia, Canada], (March 9, 2022)
Michigan announces 1st charges in Boy Scouts investigation, By Dave Eggert, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 9, 2022)
New York man, former Michigan Boy Scouts official, faces sexual abuse charges, By Oralandar Brand-Williams, Detroit News [Detroit MI], (March 9, 2022)
Ex-Macomb County Boy Scout leader charged with sexually abusing 2 children, By Cassidy Johncox, WDIV-TV, NBC-4 [Detroit MI], (March 9, 2022)
After a priest’s abuse claims in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, lawsuit says diocese was negligent, By Andrea Gallo, Acadiana Advocate [Baton Rouge LA], (March 8, 2022)
Catholic Church in Louisiana Faces More Lawsuits Alleging Abuse, By Erin McCarty, News Radio 710 KEEL [Shreveport LA], (March 9, 2022)
Trial should go forward in former altar boy’s case against diocese, SJC justice says, By Larry Parnass, The Berkshire Eagle [Pittsfield MA], (March 7, 2022)
Statement Regarding Rev. Michael Schemm, Diocese of Wichita KS, (March 7, 2022)
Catholic Priest who Abused in North Dakota Still on the Job in Nigeria, SNAP Calls for Swift Action, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (March 9, 2022)

March 11, 2022

Indiana priest gets home detention in sexual abuse cases, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 10, 2022)
Former priest avoids jail time at sentencing, By Rex Smith, WANE [Fort Wayne IN], (March 10, 2022)
Chicoutimi diocese agrees to $13.7M settlement for victims of defrocked priest Paul-André Harvey, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 11, 2022)

March 12, 2022

I am an abuse survivor. I believe the synod will teach the church how to listen., By Mark Joseph Williams, America [New York NY], (March 11, 2022)
AG: No criminal charges against northern Michigan priest, By Roxanne Werly, WPBN - ABC 7 [Traverse City MI], (March 11, 2022)
Franciscan University’s David Morrier Pleads Guilty, By Mary Pezzulo, Patheos [Englewood CO], (March 11, 2022)
Two years into pandemic, some Catholic parishes stretching their dollars, By Brian Fraga, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (March 11, 2022)
Prosecutor says there may be more work to do in Morrier case, By Paul Giannamore, WTOV - Fox 9 [Steubenville OH], (March 11, 2022)
Former Franciscan friar Morrier sentenced on sex crimes, By Paul Giannamore, WTOV - Fox 9 [Steubenville OH], (March 11, 2022)

March 13, 2022

The Institutionalist, By Arthur McCaffrey, Commonweal [New York NY], (March 12, 2022)
Accused bishop’s funeral Mass participation provokes outcry from abuse victims, By Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News [Buffalo NY], (March 12, 2022)
Ex-County Durham priest admitted sexually abuse of pupil, By Bruce Unwin, Northern Echo [Darlington, England], (March 13, 2022)
Congress votes to renew landmark domestic violence law, By Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 12, 2022)
Facebook Has a Child Predation Problem, By Lara Putnam, Wired [Boone IA], (March 13, 2022)

March 14, 2022

How Ireland Blundered Into the Modern World, By Cullen Murphy, The Atlantic [Washington DC], (March 14, 2022)
Nigeria’s Anglican church fires priest for impregnating woman seeking help, By Chad Williams, IOL - Independent Online [Johannesburg, South Africa], (March 14, 2022)
Parishes hold discernment sessions, By Ramon Camacho, Kristen Hannum, Bob Jaques, Bob Kerns, Ed Langlois, Maureen Mackey, and Gordon Oliver, Catholic Sentinel [Archdiocese of Portland OR], (March 13, 2022)
Former Sudbury priest pens faith memoir, The Sudbury Star [Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada], (March 13, 2022)

March 15, 2022

Baton Rouge Priest Father John Weber Named in Abuse Lawsuit, By Joseph H. Saunders, Los Angeles Legal Examiner - Saunders & Walker [Pinellas Park FL], (March 14, 2022)
Diocese suspends Carmel priest after accusations of ‘inappropriate conduct with a minor’, By M.J. Slaby, Indianapolis Star [Indianapolis, IN], (March 14, 2022)
Holy Spirit Purify Thy Name, By Mary Pezzulo, Patheos [Englewood CO], (March 14, 2022)
Q & A with Sr. Ianire Angulo Ordorika on abuse of power in religious life, By Gail DeGeorge and Joyce Meyer, Global Sisters Report [Kansas City, MO], (March 15, 2022)
Legion of Christ N.H. School Dismissed from Sex Abuse Lawsuit, By Damien Fisher, InDepthNH.org - New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism [Barrington NH], (March 14, 2022)

March 16, 2022

Former Ohio school priest sentenced for sexual battery, By John Lynch, WTRF-TV [Wheeling WV], (March 14, 2022)
Woman who says priest abused her settles with church, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 15, 2022)
Survivors Network calls out reinstated Wichita priest accused of child exploitation, By Jeremy Ingalls, KAKE-TV, ABC-10 [Wichita KS], (March 14, 2022)
Carmel priest suspended after accusations of inappropriate conduct with minor, By Joe Hopkins, WXIN-TV - Fox 59 [Indianapolis IN], (March 14, 2022)
Cemeteries will not be sold to help compensate Mount Cashel victims, says archdiocese, By Terry Roberts, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 14, 2022)
Late Everett priest accused of sexually abusing student at least 100 times in 1970s, By Marie Szaniszlo, Boston Herald [Boston MA], (March 16, 2022)
Priest, nun named in new Hope Haven sexual abuse lawsuit, By Anna McAllister, WGNO [New Orleans LA], (March 15, 2022)

March 17, 2022

What happens when social movements are at odds with Catholic teaching?, By Francis J. Beckwith, America [New York NY], (March 16, 2022)
Church priest in Kerala arrested for sexually assaulting minor, The News Minute [Bangalore, Karnataka, India], (March 17, 2022)
Priest, nun sexually abused boy living at home for troubled kids in the ’70s, suit says, By Hayley Fowler, Sun Herald [Biloxi MS], (March 16, 2022)
Teacher charged with sexually abusing student at Catholic school, prosecutor says, By Anthony G. Attrino, Star-Ledger [Newark NJ], (March 16, 2022)
Catholic soup kitchen operator suspended over accusations of sexual coercion, By John Lavenburg, Crux [Denver CO], (March 16, 2022)
I’ve lost all faith in the Catholic Church, By Doris Reisinger, Catholic Media Center - Swiss Bishops' Conference [Zürich, Switzerland], (March 13, 2022)

March 18, 2022

Choosing forgiveness – The modern ‘f-word’, By Fr. Thomas Berg, Dr. Timothy Lock and Charlie Camosy, The Pillar [Washington DC], (March 18, 2022)
Indian appeal court overturns abuse conviction, Church Times [London, England], (March 18, 2022)
Child sexual abuse survivors urge Kansas lawmakers to take action, By Rebekah Chung, KSNT-TV [Topeka KS], (March 17, 2022)
Archbishop Gänswein defends retired pope, criticizes Munich abuse report, Catholic News Service - USCCB [Washington DC], (March 17, 2022)
Who are the Jesuits?, By Dorian Llywelyn [SJ], The Conversation [Waltham MA], (March 18, 2022)
Disgraced Catholic Bishop remembrance plaque removed in Maryborough, By Neve Brissenden, Northern Beaches Review [Sydney, Australia], (March 17, 2022)
Catholic priest Father Martins Enegbuma assaulted parishioner as she visited on Christmas Day, By Alexander Lawrie, Edinburgh Evening News (Edinburgh, Scotland), (March 16, 2022)
‘Serious failures’ over sex and drugs incidents at Catholic school, By Helen Pidd, The Guardian [London, England], (March 16, 2022)
Dunedin college to be renamed after sexual abuse cover-ups, By Daisy Hudson, Radio New Zealand [Wellington, New Zealand], (March 18, 2022)
Retired Catholic priest Richard Doyle found guilty of molesting young girl decades ago, By Cason Ho, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC [Sydney, Australia], (March 18, 2022)

March 19, 2022

Pastors Get Crookston, By Jonathan Liedl, National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (March 16, 2022)
Letter to the Editor: Concern should not be for sale of N.L. church buildings but for victims, By Kelly Adams, Saltwire Network [Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada], (March 18, 2022)
Lawsuit accuses Charleston priest of sexual abuse of former student, By Anne Emerson, WMMP [Charleston SC], (March 18, 2022)

March 20, 2022

Chile’s new leader puts bishops on notice over legacy of abuse scandals, By Inés San Martín, Crux [Denver CO], (March 19, 2022)
After Morrier conviction, will Vatican investigate allegation’s handling?, By JD Flynn, The Pillar [Washington DC], (March 17, 2022)
Church’s ‘Long Lent’ of clerical abuse, By Anna Farrow, The Catholic Register - Archdiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, (March 19, 2022)
The Case That Killed #MeToo in Sweden, By Jenny Nordberg, New York Times, (March 15, 2022)

March 21, 2022

Scouts reach deal with Catholic committee in BSA bankruptcy, By Randall Chase, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 18, 2022)
Argentinian Bishop’s Conviction Spotlights Pope Francis’ Role in Case, By Joan Frawley Desmond , National Catholic Register - EWTN [Irondale AL], (March 21, 2022)
Archbishop: ‘Many of our assets must be contributed’ to settle abuse cases, By Haidee Eugenio Gilbert, Guam Daily Post, (March 18, 2022)
How Did the German Church Become the Leaders of Catholic LGBTQ Equality?, By Dr. Michael Brinkschröder, New Ways Ministry [Mount Rainier MD], (March 21, 2022)
How French Evangelicals Seek to Serve Abuse Survivors Well, By Kristen Vonnoh, Christianity Today [Carol Stream IL], (March 21, 2022)

March 22, 2022

Former B.C. seminary student suing estate of dead priest over alleged sexual abuse, By Jeremy Hainsworth, Coast Reporter [Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada], (March 21, 2022)
Ireland’s youngest priest opens up on joining church despite ‘dark cloud’ of scandals, By Dan Grennan, Dublin Live [Dublin, Ireland], (March 21, 2022)

March 23, 2022

You Can Make A Difference!, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (March 22, 2022)
After 9 years, Francis reorganizes Vatican with focus on evangelization, roles for laypeople, By Christopher White, National Catholic Reporter [Kansas City MO], (March 19, 2022)
Pope releases Vatican reform, gives weight to fighting abuse, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 19, 2022)
Former student sues Catholic seminary and dead monk’s estate for alleged abuse, By Jason Proctor, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 16, 2022)
Clerical abuse poses ‘systemic questions’ of church, says Munich cardinal, By Derek Scally, Irish Times [Dublin, Ireland], (March 22, 2022)
COMMENTARY: A time of reckoning for Newfoundland and Labrador’s Roman Catholic churches and parishioners, By Glen Whiffen, Saltwire Network [Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada], (March 16, 2022)
LETTER: Financial strain on N.L. Roman Catholic parishes can’t compare to suffering of victims, Saltwire Network [Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada], (March 22, 2022)
Peruvian archbishop in scandal-plagued community meets pope, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (March 23, 2022)
Questioning Knoxville diocese’s handling of abuse cases | Featured letter, By David Clohessy, Knoxville News Sentinel [Knoxville TN], (March 22, 2022)
Vatican defends hasty rollout of revolutionary laity reform, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 22, 2022)

March 24, 2022

Franciscan friar sentenced earlier this month sent to jail, By Paul Giannamore, WTOV - Fox 9 [Steubenville OH], (March 23, 2022)
Marylands: ‘darkest chapter’ in NZ Catholic Church’s history, By Michael Otto, NZ Catholic [New Zealand], (March 22, 2022)
Irish abuse survivor criticizes Vatican’s Curia reform, By Chai Brady, CatholicPhilly.com - Archdiocese of Philadephia, (March 23, 2022)
Alleged rapist seminarian is now at St. Louis University, SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests [Chicago IL], (March 23, 2022)
Kansas Catholic bishop to resume duties after investigation into sex abuse allegation, By Judy L. Thomas, Kansas City Star [Kansas City MO], (March 23, 2022)
Press Release – Bishop John Brungardt, By D. S. Towers, Archdiocese of Kansas City KS, (March 23, 2022)
Dodge City bishop resumes duties after abuse investigation, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 23, 2022)

March 25, 2022

Afzal appeals to abuse survivors to contact him, By Madoc Cairns, The Tablet [Market Harborough, England], (March 24, 2022)
‘From miles to inches’: Archdiocese, abuse survivors ‘close’ to a joint payment plan, By Haidee Eugenio Gilbert, Guam Daily Post, (March 25, 2022)
Archdiocese closer to reaching settlement amount to pay sex abuse survivors, By Shane Healy, Pacific Daily News [Hagåtña, Guam], (March 24, 2022)
Kahnawake, Que. community to vote on final resting place for priest accused of sexual abuse, By Touria Izri, CTV News Montreal Videojournalist, & Daniel J. Rowe, CTVNewsMontreal.ca Digital Reporter, CTV Television Network [Toronto, Canada], (March 24, 2022)
Colombian determined to identify priest who abused her son, By Irene Escudero, La Prensa Latina [Memphis TN], (March 24, 2022)
Victims abused by priests can now sue individual parishes, By Ginny Ryan, WHAM-TV, Ch. 13 [Rochester NY], (March 24, 2022)
Sexual abuse survivors share stories to persuade lawmakers to end statute of limitations, By Christina Vitale, WJAR-TV, NBC-10 [Providence RI], (March 25, 2022)
At the State House, another emotional debate over time limit on sex-abuse claims, By Katherine Gregg, Providence Journal [Providence RI], (March 24, 2022)
Benedict XVI’s penitential letter and the “question of guilt” in the abuse crisis, By Massimo Faggioli, La Croix International [France], (February 15, 2022)
Spanish lawmakers set up commission on clergy sex abuse, By Matthieu Lasserre, La Croix International [France], (March 11, 2022)
‘It should never happen’: Women who say they survived abuse at Jacksonville church return to campus, By Marilyn Parker, WJXT - Channel 4 [Jacksonville FL], (March 23, 2022)
Australian church says head quits over inappropriate behaviour with women, By Byron Kaye; Editing by Robert Birsel, Reuters [London, England], (March 23, 2022)
Spain Church says 506 child abuse reports received, By Agence France-Presse, The Local Spain [Madrid, Spain], (March 12, 2022)

March 26, 2022

Public Release a Watershed Moment in Holding Bishops Accountable, By Taylor Stippel, Jeff Anderson and Associates, (March 25, 2022)
Ex-Bishop Hubbard’s deposition released, confirms church hid abuse, By Brendan J. Lyons, Times Union [Albany NY], (March 25, 2022)
We Fell Short in Protecting Our Employees, By Timothy Dalrymple, Christianity Today [Carol Stream IL], (March 15, 2022)
NYC priest slams church member as ‘disgusting,’ lawsuit claims, By Kathianne Boniello, New York Post, (March 19, 2022)
Vatican-vetted journal praises French sex abuse report, By Loup Besmond de Senneville, La Croix International [France], (March 9, 2022)
Findings of investigation into allegations against late priest released, By Savannah Stewart, Toronto Star [Toronto, Canada], (March 25, 2022)
Former Albany bishop’s deposition released, details concealment of abuse, By Conall Smith, WTEN, ABC-10[Albany NY], (March 25, 2022)
Victims’ lawyer says scandal-plagued lay group could soon be dissolved, By Elise Ann Allen, Crux [Denver CO], (March 26, 2022)
Sex assault survivors face former Morris Catholic teacher at his sentencing, By Lori Comstock, Daily Record [Morristown NJ], (March 26, 2022)
‘Time has come’ for Pope to apologize over residential schools, says Phil Fontaine, By Yvette Brend. Produced by Sarah-Joyce Battersby and Andrea Hoang., CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 26, 2022)
Why a 400-year relationship between Mi’kmaq and Catholic Church is under pressure, By Tom Ayers, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 26, 2022)
First Nations youth delegate feels weight of responsibility ahead of meeting with the Pope, By Kate Partridge, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 26, 2022)
Pennsylvania care home workers accused of abusing residents, By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 25, 2022)

March 27, 2022

Dodge City’s Bishop Brungardt cleared of abuse allegations, The Pillar [Washington DC], (March 24, 2022)
Archdiocese of SF bankruptcy mediation set, By Colleen Heild, Albuquerque Journal [Albuquerque NM], (March 26, 2022)
‘Opportunity to seek justice:’ Inuit leader not celebrating meeting with Pope Francis, By Kelly Geraldine Malone, Canadian Press, Toronto Sun [Toronto ON, Canada], (March 26, 2022)
Canadian Indigenous leaders to meet pope over school abuse, By Rob Gillies, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 26, 2022)
The Catholic Church took so much from Indigenous people. With the Vatican visit, it should start giving back, By Darrel J. McLeod, The Globe and Mail [Toronto, Canada], (March 26, 2022)
Update: Bishop John’s Pastoral Letter, By Bishop John B. Brungardt, Diocese of Dodge City KS, (March 26, 2022)
N Ireland child abuse victims get formal government apology, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 11, 2022)
Touch, Spiritual Abuse, and the Charismatic Renewal, By Mary Pezzulo, Patheos [Englewood CO], (March 22, 2022)
Traumatic, long path to change, By Daisy Hudson, Otago Daily Times [Dunedin, New Zealand], (March 26, 2022)
Attorneys: Hubbard testimony proves previous abuse statements were misleading, WAMC, Northeast Public Radio [Albany NY], (March 25, 2022)

March 28, 2022

Hillsong is facing catastrophe but the Houstons will be loath to give up control, By Elle Hardy, The Guardian [London, England], (March 27, 2022)
Mohawk community in Quebec votes in favour of exhumation of allegedly abusive priest, By Virginie Ann · The Canadian Press, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 27, 2022)
Ex-Albany bishop acknowledges covering up abuse allegations, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 27, 2022)
‘Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed’ reveals something more sinister than hypocrisy, By Ashley Fetters Maloy, Washington Post, (March 27, 2022)
Canada Indigenous tell pope of abuses at residential schools, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 28, 2022)
Child rape survivor challenges Ohio law that struck $20 million off a jury award, By Laura A. Bischoff, Columbus Dispatch [Columbus OH], (March 28, 2022)

March 29, 2022

Catholic priest sexually abused boys at swimming pool, jury told, By Tony Gardner, Wakefield Express [Wakefield, England, UK], (March 29, 2022)
Jesuits continue to investigate alleged sexual abuse in Quebec Mohawk community, By The Canadian Press, CTV Television Network [Toronto, Canada], (March 28, 2022)
Former Michigan troop leader arraigned on sex abuse charges, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 28, 2022)
Deceased Buffalo priest accused of abusing boy in 2017, By Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News [Buffalo NY], (March 29, 2022)
Philly Area Priest Who Lied About Child Sex Abuse To Be Sentenced, By Jon Campisi, The Patch [Philadelphia PA], (March 28, 2022)
Editorial: Diocese must come clean, By Times Union Editorial Board, Times Union [Albany NY], (March 29, 2022)
Indigenous tell pope of abuses at Canada residential schools, By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 28, 2022)
ITK president asks pope to intervene in case of French priest accused of sex crimes in Nunavut, By Kathleen Martens, APTN - Aboriginal Peoples Television Network [Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada], (March 28, 2022)
Inuit leader asks Pope Francis to intervene in case of priest accused of sex assault, By Olivia Stefanovich, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) [Toronto, Canada], (March 28, 2022)
The time is ripe for a clergy abuse inquiry in Latin America, By Adalberto Méndez López, Founding Member and Legal Coordinator of Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) Global Justice Project., Aljazeera [Dohar, Qatar], (March 29, 2022)

March 30, 2022

Pope Meets With Groups Requesting Apology for Indigenous Schools, By Elisabetta Povoledo and Ian Austen, New York Times, (March 28, 2022)
Oblate priest faces sexual abuse charge as Inuit leader calls on Pope for justice, By Kelly Geraldine-Malone, Global News [Toronto, Canada], (March 30, 2022)
Canada police renew effort to arrest ‘devil priest’ for alleged abuse of Inuit children, By Leyland Cecco, The Guardian [London, England], (March 29, 2022)
Mounties charge priest living in France over sexual abuse allegations in Nunavut 47 years ago, By Kristy Kirkup and Patrick White, The Globe and Mail [Toronto, Canada], (March 29, 2022)
“WE ARE STILL HERE”: Residential school survivor has message for Pope Francis, Catholic Church, By Dave Baxter, St. Catharines Standard [St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada], (March 29, 2022)
Teen sues Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, claims it failed to protect him from abuse, By Jessie Schultz, WEWS-TV, ABC - 5 (News5Cleveland.com)[Cleveland OH], (March 29, 2022)
Man sues Catholic Diocese of Cleveland over rape allegations against former priest McWilliams, By John Caniglia, The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com [Cleveland OH], (March 29, 2022)

March 31, 2022

Ex-priest sentenced to 20 years in Costa Rica for abuse, Associated Press [New York NY], (March 30, 2022)
Papal envoy’s records sought in alleged B.C. priest sex abuse case, By Jeremy Hainsworth, Coast Reporter [Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada], (March 30, 2022)
A Letter from the President, By Michael A. Earsing, Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas [Dallas TX], (March 29, 2022)
Jesuit Prep, Dallas Diocese settle lawsuit over priest sex abuse, By Krista M. Torralva, Dallas Morning News [Dallas TX], (March 30, 2022)