Tag Archives: abuse

Catholic church abuse: Survivors ‘tired of talk,’ demand action


Clergy sexual abuse survivors stood outside of the Harrisburg diocese Monday demanding support for statute of limitations reform, among other things.
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Will other states follow Pennsylvania on church abuse?


HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys general around the U.S. have been largely silent this week about any plans to conduct an investigation like Pennsylvania’s that uncovered widespre
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The epidemic of denial about sexual abuse in the evangelical church.


In too many communities, the first instinct is to suppress victims’ claims.
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Anglican Church Colluded in Abuse Cover-up.


The scale of the former Archbishop of Canterbury and the Church of England’s attempt to cover up the abuses of a former Bishop was revealed in a report today.
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Most states’ child abuse and neglect laws have religious exemptions | Pew Research Center


Child abuse statutes in 34 states, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico allow an exception if medical treatment for a child conflicts with parents’ religious beliefs.
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Faith-Healing Exemptions to Child-Abuse Laws in Tennessee and Other States


Many states don’t consider it “abuse” to rely on faith healings when kids get sick. Why isn’t this a bigger issue?
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God, child abuse, and the limits of religious freedom in America


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Threatening Your Children with Hell is Child Abuse


An article explaining why threats of violence and Hell are examples of Child Abuse as well as offering alternatives to gaining the same results without threats of violence.
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As Pennsylvania Confronts Clergy Sex Abuse, Victims and Lawmakers Act – The New York Times

Residents say they have been stunned to read evidence that priests they knew were secretly abusing children — findings a grand jury report called “staggering and sobering.”
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Judge: Priest does not have to disclose alleged abuse discovered during confession


Judge: Priest does not have to disclose alleged abuse discovered during confession
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