Catholic sex abuse cases
The Catholic sex abuse cases are a series of allegations, investigations, trials and convictions of child sexual abuse crimes committed by Catholic priests, nuns and members of Roman Catholic orders a...
St. Louis Archbishop Says He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal For Priests To Have Sex With Kids
“I’m not sure whether I knew it was a crime or not,” said St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson, who is part of a lawsuit accusing more than 100 priests and church employees of sex abuse. “I understand ...
St. Louis Archbishop Says He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal For Priests To Have Sex With Kids
“I’m not sure whether I knew it was a crime or not,” said St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson, who is part of a lawsuit accusing more than 100 priests and church employees of sex abuse. “I understand ...
Roman Catholic sex abuse cases by country
This page documents Roman Catholic sex abuse cases by country. The Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Europe has affected several dioceses in European nations, although dioceses in the United States of ...
John Jay Report
The Nature and Scope of the Problem of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests and Deacons in the United States, commonly known as the John Jay Report, is a 2004 report by the John Jay College of C...
Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States
Catholic sex abuse cases in the United States are a series of lawsuits, criminal prosecutions, and scandals over sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy.The issue of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic...
Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Ireland
From the late 1980s allegations of sexual abuse of children associated with Catholic institutions and clerics in several countries started to receive wide publicity. In the Republic of Ireland, starti...
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Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Canada
The Catholic sexual abuse cases in Canada have been centered in Newfoundland dioceses, although there have been reported cases of abuse in most Canadian provinces.
Hubert Patrick O'Connor was a Ca...
Roman Catholicism in Belgium
The Belgian Catholic Church, part of the global Roman Catholic Church, is under the spiritual leadership of the Pope, the curia in Rome and the Conference of Belgian Bishops.
There are eight dioce...
Peter Hullermann
Peter Hullermann (born 5 October 1947 in Gelsenkirchen) is a German Catholic priest who sexually abused several boys in the 1970s and 1980s. His case has attracted particular interest because of the ...
Settlements and bankruptcies in Catholic sex abuse cases
Settlements and bankruptcies in Catholic sex abuse cases have affected several American dioceses, whose compensation payments have totaled in the billions of dollars.
According to Donald Cozzens, ...
Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic archdiocese of Dublin
The sexual abuse scandal in Dublin archdiocese is a major chapter in the series of sexual abuse cases in Ireland. The Irish government commissioned a statutory enquiry in 2006 that published the Murph...
Ferns Report
The Ferns Report (2005) was an official Irish government inquiry into the allegations of clerical sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferns in County Wexford, Ireland.
The Inquiry was se...
Ryan report
Ryan report, or Ryan Report, is usually a name for a government document with a principal contributor named "Ryan". Due to the prevalence of "Ryan" as both a surname and a given name, several documen...
Murphy Report
The Murphy Report is the brief name of the report of an investigation conducted by government of Ireland into the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic archdiocese of Dublin. It was released in 2009, a...
Ecclesiastical response to Catholic sex abuse cases
The ecclesiastical response to Catholic sex abuse cases is a major aspect of the academic literature surrounding the Church's child sex abuse scandal. While this first reached national headlines in 19...
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John V. Doe v. Holy See
John V. Doe v. Holy See is a lawsuit involving the sovereign immunity status of the Holy See in relation to the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States. The threshold question of law in th...
Juan Carlos Patino-Arango
Juan Carlos Patino-Arango was a Roman Catholic seminarian who is accused of child molestation and indecency. While studying in a Roman Catholic seminary, he allegedly molested four boys, who have sin...
Media coverage of Catholic sex abuse cases
The media coverage of Catholic sex abuse cases is a major aspect of the academic literature surrounding the pederastic priest scandal.
According to a study conducted jointly by the Project for Exc...
Media coverage of Catholic sex abuse cases - Wikipedia
Sex crimes and the Vatican
Sex Crimes and the Vatican (2006) is a documentary film (39 min) filmed by Colm O'Gorman, who was raped by a Catholic priest in the diocese of Ferns in County Wexford in Ireland when he was 14 years o...
Debate on the causes of clerical child abuse
The debate on the causes of clerical child abuse is a major aspect of the academic literature surrounding Catholic sex abuse cases.
Clergy themselves have suggested their seminary training offered...
Curial response to Catholic sex abuse cases
The Curial response to Catholic sex abuse cases was a significant part of the Church's response to Catholic sex abuse cases.
On April 30, 2001, Pope John Paul II issued a letter stating that "a si...
Abuse by members of Roman Catholic orders
As distinct from abuse by some parish priests, who are subject to diocesan control, there has also been abuse by members of Roman Catholic orders, which often care for the sick or teach at school. Whi...
Abuse by members of Roman Catholic orders - Wikipedia
Archive of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
The Archive of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in the Vatican (abbreviated to ACDF for Archivio Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei), commonly referred to as the Archive of the Inquisition (...
Archive of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith - Wikipedia
Sexual abuse scandal in Stockton diocese
The sexual abuse scandal in Stockton diocese is a significant episode in the series of Catholic sex abuse cases in the United States and Ireland.
In 1984, a Stockton police investigation into sexu...
Duplessis Orphans
The Duplessis Orphans (French: les Orphelins de Duplessis) were the victims of a scheme in which approximately 20,000 orphaned children were falsely certified as mentally ill by the government of...
Catherine Cadière
Catherine Cadière, or Marie-Catherine Cadière, (12 November 1709 in Toulon, year of death unknown), was an alleged French witch. The trial of Catherine Cadiére in 1731 is one of the most famous of its...
Catherine Cadière - Wikipedia