Posts about Clergy Abuse
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Who Is Responsible for Paying in Sexual Abuse and Assault Cases?
May 9, 2022
The statistics on sexual assault in the U.S. are staggering and sobering. Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually abused or sexually assaulted. This...
Clergy Abuse Victims Come Forward Against Father Thomas Summers
January 21, 2022
The widespread sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy has been a horrific but all too real nightmare for Virginia parish members....
Virginia Attorney General Investigates the Catholic Church on Alleged Child Sex Abuse Cover Up
January 21, 2022
Background of the Investigation Attorney General Mark Herring announced that his office is heading an “ongoing investigation” into two Catholic dioceses from Virginia. The...
Father Shrader Accused of Clergy Sexual Abuse in Virginia
October 15, 2020
Child victims of clergy sexual abuse often remain quiet for decades. Many do not come forward as children for fear of public scrutiny and punishment. Catholic...
Clergy Abuse in Richmond: Father Thomas Sykes
September 28, 2020
Americans live in a country that demands justice when someone knowingly inflicts harm on another – especially a child. Yet one alleged child abuser...
Father Joseph Slowik Under Investigation for Clergy Abuse in Richmond
September 18, 2020
The Catholic Diocese of Richmond released information that sexual assault allegations have recently been raised against four priests, including Father Joseph Slowik. The allegations date...
What Can Be Done to Protect Survivors After Sexual Assault By a Clergy?
June 17, 2019
After suffering one of the most violating acts, survivors of sexual assault by a clergy member can encounter a number of different problems, including...
How Do I Report Sexual Assault by the Clergy?
June 10, 2019
Sexual assault is one of the most unforgivable acts a person can commit—causing significant harm to someone else physically, mentally and emotionally. When this...
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