12 jurors seated for Philly priest sex abuse trial And Many More News Items …

Fox News

Monsignor William Lynn is charged with endangering children by transferring two accused priests to new parishes during the 1990s, allowing them to abuse others. He is also charged with being part of a broad conspiracy to protect abusers within the …

<http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/02/29/12-jurors-seated-for-philly-priest-sex-abuse-trial/>

Priest sex abuse victims ask attorney general to conduct investigation

FOX6Now.com Milwaukee

Alleged victims claim that at least 8000 incidents of child sexual abuse
were never identified by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Now the victims want to ask Attorney General JB Van Hollen to conduct his own investigation into  the clergy sex abuse claims …

<http://fox6now.com/2012/02/28/archdiocese-of-mil-sex-abuse-victims-ask-j-b-van-hollen-to-conduct-own-investigation/>

Tennessee Supreme Court reinstates priest sex abuse suit filed by Memphis  man

Memphis Commercial Appeal

By Lawrence Buser In a case based on alleged events of some 40 years ago, the Tennessee Supreme Court Monday reinstated a lawsuit by a Memphis man who claimed he was the victim of sexual abuse by a Catholic priest when he was a teen in the early 1970s.

<http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/feb/27/tennessee-supreme-court-reinstates-priest-sex-abus/>

Abingdon minister arrested on child sex abuse charges

Kingsport Times News

By Kacie Breeding An Abingdon minister has been arrested for sex offenses allegedly committed against a juvenile female. A Washington County, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office news release states John Wesley Price, 63, 206 Baugh Lane, Abingdon, Va., …

<http://www.timesnews.net/article/9043130/abingdon-minister-arrested-on-child-sex-abuse-charges>

Ex-priest jailed for sex abuse of boys

Irish Times

A former priest has been jailed for four years at Downpatrick Crown Court yesterday following his fourth conviction for child sex abuse. Daniel Curran (61), Bryansford Avenue, Newcastle, Co Down, pleaded guilty to five charges of indecently assaulting …

http://www.irishtimes.com/ …

dotCommonweal » Blog Archive » A Call to Political Action

By Lisa Fullam

The Catholic bishops have stonewalled and covered up the involvement of Catholic bishops in bringing us the priest-sex-abuse scandal. I can understand that the current Catholic bishops would prefer to redirect the ire of Catholics over the …

<http://www.commonwealmagazine.org/blog/?p=17779>

 

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