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The Catholic Church’s Rules on Sex Abuse Reporting

The Vatican has put together a clear-cut, straightforward explaination which describes step-by-step what everyone involved should do if a sex abuse claim is raised. Here’s an even more condensed version of the steps involved: A: Preliminary – “The local diocese investigates every allegation of sexual abuse of a minor by a cleric,” and if there’s […]

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The Sex Abuse Scandal

American Catholics had what George Weigel famously called the “Long Lent” of 2002, when we were shocked by one after another revelation that perverted sexual predators were infesting the priesthood, and that a jarring number our bishops were too cowardly or incompetent to stop them. Now Europe is going through similar crises, and it looks […]

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