Sites related to clergy abuse within the Catholic Church. Nearly any intimate romantic or sexual relationship between clergy or another church worker and a parishioner is abusive, because the two parties do not have the same power in the relationship.

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Abuse in the Catholic Church
Hub for articles and documents about the sexual abuse of children by priests and its effect on the Catholic Church. From the Boston Globe.
BishopAccountability.org
Documents the abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic church with archives of past court cases and survivor accounts.
The Catholic Church and Sex Abuse
News archive covering the Catholic Church's handling of child sex abuse cases involving priests and other church officials. At National Public Radio.
The Catholic Church and Sexual Abuse by Priests
A look at the crisis over sex abuse by Catholic clergy, with backgrounders, breaking news, opinion.
Letter to Priests for Holy Thursday 2002
From Pope John Paul II, includes apology for the abuse crimes within the clergy.
The Second Temptation of Christ
Speculates on the root cause of the sex scandals in the Catholic Church.
Sexual Abuse by Catholic Priests
Links to recent news stories involving abuse by the clergy.
Speak Truth to Power
Group protesting Catholic church's mismanagement of sexual abuse crisis. Offers activism resources.
Unholy Acts
1993 essay published in the New Yorker about how an incident of sexual misconduct by a priest affected a small Catholic church in Massachusetts. By Paul Wilkes.
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November 19, 2015 at 6:35:02 UTC
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