(RNS) Mennonites grapple with a paradox: One of the most influential shapers of the idea of Christian pacifism and nonviolence repeatedly committed acts of sexual violence.
Articles tagged “sex abuse”
Prosecutors in Minnesota cite a “disturbing” pattern of systemic errors over decades in the leadership of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Peter Saunders, who was abused by a priest as a child, claimed Cardinal George Pell had not done enough to tackle pedophile priests when he was Australia’s leading cleric.
CASABLANCA (Reuters) Girls as young as eight are forced to go to camps where they are shown how to please a man in bed in order to prepare them for married life, activists said at an international conference on ending child marriage.
(RNS) A two-year investigation led by Billy Graham’s grandson concluded that the school poorly responded to victims of sexual assault.
NEW YORK (RNS) Hillsong founder Brian Houston said that the victim who came forward to him asked him not to tell the police about his father’s sexual abuse. “I would’ve gone to the police,” he said, if he had known about abuse reporting laws.
(RNS) The leading advocacy group for people who have suffered clergy sexual abuse is wrestling with how to respond to a flood of inquiries from victims from other faiths and institutions, and how to push for changes beyond the familiar precincts of the Catholic Church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is sending a cardinal and a bishop to Paraguay to investigate the activities of a priest previously accused of sex abuse in Pennsylvania, the Rev. Carlos Urrutigoity.
(RNS) Over and over, throughout the deposition, Archbishop Carlson said he could not remember answers to questions posed by lawyer Jeff Anderson — for a total of 193 times.