Archive for January 22nd, 2013

Los Angeles Cardinal Hid Abuse, Files Show / The New York Times

The retired archbishop of Los Angeles, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, and other high-ranking clergymen in the archdiocese worked quietly to keep evidence of child molesting away from law enforcement officials and shield abusive priests from criminal prosecution more than a decade before the scandal became public, according to confidential church records.” By Ian Lovett, The New York Times

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Hot Line Records Show Long History of Abuse by Priests in Germany

German Priests Carried Out Sexual Abuse for Years

A report about child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in Germany, based on victim accounts and released by the church this week (Jan. 18), showed that priests carefully planned their assaults and frequently abused the same children repeatedly for years.” By Melissa Eddy, The New York Times

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