NCR Today: Fr. Tom Eichenberger, cleared of an allegation that he abused a boy 38 years ago, said he feels no joy, just relief, that he has been found innocent.
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A judge has approved a plan that will allow the Milwaukee archdiocese to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after nearly five years of legal battles over clergy sex abuse.
Editorial: Documentation about the actual financial cost of the clergy sex abuse crisis has been elusive. Recent research indicates the cost for the crisis: $3.99 billion -- at least.
A news channel aired a recording of Pope Francis defending Bishop Juan Barros, recently assigned to Osorno, Chile, despite allegations that Barros covered up clergy sex abuse.
The second in a series of healing services sponsored by the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., to reach out to clergy sex abuse survivors took place Sept. 9.
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.
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.
The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., is reaching out with healing services to those sexually abused by priests.
Pope Francis has in hand a report on the allegations regarding Cardinal Keith O'Brien, the former Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, who stood down in 2013 after admitting sexual misconduct, The Tablet is reporting.
Step aside, Mary Jane.
Tom Petty is dancing with the Catholic church in his next album “Hypnotic Eye.”
In new song titled “Playing Dumb,” famed rocker Petty and his band the Heartbreakers -- who together have produced classics such as “Runnin’ Down a Dream,” “Free Fallin’” and “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” -- address their outrage with the church’s decade-long abuse scandal.