- Jul 12, 2020
Recovery from the Church’s abuse crisis also can be a challenge for those working on the front lines with victims and for Catholics simply trying to live out their faith.
Despite “credible” allegations of sexual abuse against a central California priest, prosecutors said Friday that they are unable to file charges against him because the statute of limitations has expired.
New Jersey’s Roman Catholic dioceses have given a two-week extension to childhood victims of sexual assault considering filing for compensation from a fund the Church set up, the account’s co-administrator said Friday.
Sex abuse survivors of color are often overlooked by the Church.
Victims’ advocates had long criticized the Roman Catholic Church for not making public the names of credibly accused priests. Now, despite the dioceses’ release of nearly 5,300 names, most in the last two years, critics say the lists are far from complete.
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