http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/11/kiwi-ex-priest-on-trial-for-sexual-assault.html A former Catholic priest has appeared in a Sydney court accused of sexually and indecently assaulting seven males aged between 14 and 20 in the late 1980s at a western Sydney school. New Zealander James Joseph Cunneen, 58, was arrested at his Hamilton home in July and extradited toContinue Reading

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/do-the-right-thing/201003/six-important-points-you-dont-hear-about-regarding-clergy-sexual 1 of 6. Catholic clergy aren’t more likely to abuse children than other clergy or men in general. According to the best available data (which is pretty good mostly coming from a comprehensive report by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2004 as well as several otherContinue Reading

http://www.salon.com/2013/05/28/cardinal_abortion_is_worse_scandal_than_priest_abuse/ In his remarks, Pell was apologetic and specific in his acknowledgment of wrongdoing. “I don’t think many, if any, persons in the leadership of the Catholic Church knew what a horrendous widespread mess we were sitting on. There’s no doubt about it that lives have been blighted,” he said.Continue Reading