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November 30, 2023 8:16 PM
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Child abuse victims call on Catholic church to do more to out predators - FOX32 CHICAGO

Child abuse victims call on Catholic church to do more to out predators - FOX32 CHICAGO | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Victims of child abuse in the Catholic Church spoke out Thursday, calling on church leaders to do more to expose predatory priests.

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October 31, 2023 4:43 PM
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Former SJJ faculty member accused of sexual abuse in 1999-2000 - 13ABC.com

Former SJJ faculty member accused of sexual abuse in 1999-2000 - 13ABC.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A former priest at St. John’s Jesuit High School has been added to a list of those with established allegations of sexual abuse toward minors.

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February 21, 2019 10:22 PM
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Pope demands 'concrete' response to abuse crisis at Vatican summit - Religion News Service

Pope demands 'concrete' response to abuse crisis at Vatican summit - Religion News Service | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Pope Francis on Thursday (Feb. 21) opened a highly anticipated four-day meeting on his church’s ongoing sex abuse crisis by calling on the assembled bishops and other Catholic leaders to “hear the cry of the little ones who plead for justice” and be “concrete.”

 

“The holy People of God look to us, and expect from us not simple and predictable condemnations, but concrete and effective measures to be undertaken. We need to be concrete,” Francis said.

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October 17, 2018 7:37 PM
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DC Catholic Archdiocese Names Priests Accused of Child Sex Abuse - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

DC Catholic Archdiocese Names Priests Accused of Child Sex Abuse - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The Archdiocese of Washington has released the names of 28 former members of clergy who they say were "credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors" dating back as far as 1948.

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October 31, 2023 4:58 PM
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Spain's Catholic Church apologises for sexual abuse after report released - RFI.fr

Spain's Catholic Church apologises for sexual abuse after report released - RFI.fr | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Spain's bishops apologised on Monday after a report estimated that more than 200,000 minors had been sexually abused by the country's Roman Catholic clergy since 1940.

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September 29, 2023 4:31 PM
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Archdiocese of Baltimore files for bankruptcy as it readies for onslaught of sex abuse lawsuits - Raw Story

Archdiocese of Baltimore files for bankruptcy as it readies for onslaught of sex abuse lawsuits - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The first Catholic diocese to ever exist in America has filed for bankruptcy in anticipation of a wave of sex abuse lawsuits, The Baltimore Banner reported. The Archdiocese of Baltimore made the move in the wake of a new state law that was passed in April...

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February 18, 2019 4:41 PM
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Pope Francis asks for prayers ahead of Vatican summit with heads of all the world's bishop conferences to address abuse - Catholic News Agency

Pope Francis asks for prayers ahead of Vatican summit with heads of all the world's bishop conferences to address abuse - Catholic News Agency | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The Feb. 21-24 summit on the protection of minors in the Church will focus on the themes of responsibility, accountability, and transparency of bishops. It will also include testimony of victims of abuse, Mass, and a penitential liturgy.

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January 23, 2018 2:39 PM
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Pope Francis apologises for 'slap in the face' to sexual abuse victims - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Pope Francis apologises for 'slap in the face' to sexual abuse victims - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Pope Francis apologises for insisting that victims of paedophile priests show proof to be believed, saying he realised it was a slap in the face to victims that he never intended.

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