The first national, comprehensive report on the sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy appeared in NCR in June 1985. We remembered that coverage with some special reports this summer.
NCR Editorial Staff | Jul. 10, 2015
We say: The church has made progress in addressing the sexual abuse scandal, but none of it happened voluntarily. All of it was forced by public pressure.
by Jason Berry | Jul. 9, 2015
30 years later: The reports I did on clergy child molesters in the Lafayette, La., diocese changed my life in ways that reverberate still.
by Thomas P. Doyle | Jul. 8, 2015
30 years later: This dark side has always existed. In our era, it has been the catalyst for a complex, deeply rooted paradigm shift.
By Thomas C. Fox | Jul. 7, 2015
30 years later: During those early years of our coverage, we would often get calls from abuse victims who simply needed someone to listen.
by Barbara Blaine | Jul. 6, 2015
30 years later: A single issue of NCR eventually led to my starting an international movement of survivors of clergy abuse.