Cardinal Dolan said Oct. 6 he hopes a new archdiocesan program to provide compensation to sex abuse survivors will "help bring a measure of peace and healing" to victims.
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Hagatna, Guam -- Catholic archdiocese fears new law will bankrupt the local church beset by abuse scandal involving long-serving archbishop.
The special investigator Pope Francis appointed to look into allegations that the Catholic archbishop of Guam abused altar boys is urging the Vatican to remove the cleric.
Vatican: A member of Pope Francis' commission on clergy sexual abuse leaves the group, the second to stop their work with the commission.
The Catholic Whistleblowers mailed a second letter Sept. 1 to the Vatican's Congregation for Bishops, referring back to another letter the group sent at the start of 2016.
Members of the pope's commission for child protection have been speaking with bishops and major Vatican offices to develop and educate the church about best practices.
NCR Today: Censured Passionist Fr. Brian D'Arcy suggested that women who endured clergy sex abuse could have been saved if the abuse had been reported earlier.
GSR Preview: Two top bodies of the Catholic church in India are finalizing a policy to address sex abuse and other forms of abuse by clergy.
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Msgr. William Lynn, the first U.S. church official convicted for his handling of clergy sexual abuse allegations, was released from prison on $250,000 bail Tuesday.