- Jul 12, 2020
Like American law, victims of clerical sexual abuse are not parties to criminal procedures, but could that change?
A man who says he was abused by a priest has no legal argument to compel the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland to pay for his psychological counseling, a Maine judge has ruled.
A state court system task force wants Pennsylvania to stop issuing grand jury reports, an idea that faces long odds in the Legislature, which would have to pass a new law to halt the practice.
The clergy sex abuse crisis is only beginning to be looked at in countries like Japan.
The clergy sexual abuse crisis continued to command a large amount of attention and action from the U.S. bishops throughout 2019.
Former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused a teenage boy in the 1990s when he was leader of the Archdiocese of Newark, according to a lawsuit filed under a newly enacted New Jersey law that gives accusers more time to make legal claims.