NJ eases limit on Sex Abuse Lawsuits
(May 16, 2019) New Jersey passed a bill to ease the limit on filing sex abuse lawsuits. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation May 13 to ease time limit restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims
Conroe, Texas Priest named in Sex Abuse Lawsuit
(April 6, 2019)  A Conroe, Texas priest was named in a civil lawsuit yesterday in a sex abuse case filed in Houston’s Harris County Courthouse by Matthews & Associates Law Firm. The plaintiff –
Brooklyn names 100+ Priests accused of Sex Abuse
(Feb. 15. 2019)  Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio today released the names of more than 100 priests in his parish who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing a child.  His actions follow those of several
Sexual Abuse of Nuns Stuns Catholics (again)
(Feb. 5, 2019)  As if the Catholic Church and its Pope were not busy enough apologizing for the sexual abuse of minors by predatory priests, it now has a terrible new problem on its
Illinois Catholic Church withheld 500 Accused Priests’ Names
(Dec. 27, 2018)  The Chicago Tribune reported last week that the Illinois Catholic Church withheld the names of at least 500 priests accused of sexual abuse of minors.  The Illinois attorney general accused the
Cardinal quits amid Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal
(Oct. 12, 2018)  Cardinal Donald Wuerl quit today amid the ongoing Catholic church sex abuse scandal.  Pope Francis accepted the Archbishop of Washington’s resignation.  Mr. Wuerl is the latest casualty in the ongoing fallout
Clergy Abuse Claims bankrupt Catholic Dioceses
Clergy abuse claims bankrupt Catholic dioceses in many cases.  In just the last 14 years, claims from more than 4,000 victims of abuse by clergy -- or priest abuse -- have driven 19 different
Houston Protest at Catholic Church
(Sept. 17, 2018)  A Houston protest at a Catholic church was attended by about a dozen people on  Sunday last week.   The Houston Chronicle reported that protesters handed out flyers at Co-Cathedral of the
Texas Priest faces Sexual Abuse Charges
(Sept. 12, 2018)  A Texas priest faces sexual abuse charges in Montgomery County.   Conroe police say the alleged sex crimes with children happened over several years' time, from the early 1990's to the early
Catholic Church pays $1 Million to settle Sex Abuse Claims
(August 6, 2018)  AP reported last month that a Roman Catholic order has agreed to pay $1 million to eight people who say they were sexually abused by two Massachusetts priests.  The victims' attorney
Pennsylvania may change Priest Abuse Law
(Sept. 3, 2018)  Due to a grand jury report released last month which detailed sex abuse by hundreds of priests, Pennsylvania may change its law on the statutes of limitations for filing Pennsylvania priest