Analysis: Bishop Emeritus Geoffrey Robinson appeared Aug. 24 before the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to testify to the prevalence of clergy sexual abuse.
German Jesuit Fr. Klaus Mertes, Australian Bishop Geoffrey Robinson worry about credibility of bishops and the pope’s leadership in how sex abuse cases are being cleared.
NCR Today: The Milwaukee archdiocese has placed on leave Fr. Tom Eichenberger, a priest previously accused of sexual abuse as part of its bankruptcy proceedings.
David Clohessy has reached an out-of-court settlement related to allegations of sexual abuse by a Missouri diocesan priest first brought forward more than 25 years ago.
NCR Today: Josh McElwee, NCR Vatican correspondent, gave a live interview Aug. 28 to BBC world service's Newshour on former archbishop Jozef Wesolowski. Listen to it here.
SNAP said the names of all accused priests in the Milwaukee archdiocese bankruptcy case should be released and all abuse complaints should be investigated before the reorganization plan is approved.
Compared to preliminary reports, more sexual abuse victims will be compensated under the formal reorganization plan filed in bankruptcy court late Monday night by the Milwaukee archdiocese.
Fr. Stephen Pohl was arrested in Florida Aug. 21 on a federal charge related to the possession of pornographic images of children.
A former priest at the center of the St. Paul-Minneapolis clergy sexual abuse scandal, pleaded guilty Aug. 14 in a Wisconsin county courthouse to sexual assault of a teenager.
A priest sought by authorities in New Jersey has acknowledged engaging in a sexual encounter with a 15-year-old boy, but he deflected blame for the incident, saying the teen had "evil in his mind."