Reposted from https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47134033 Pope Francis has admitted that clerics have sexually abused nuns, and in one case they were kept as sex slaves. He said in that case his predecessor, Pope Benedict, was forced to shut down an entire congregation of nuns who were being abused by priests. It is thought to be the first…
Independent non-profit news organization ProPublica has compiled a searchable list of clergy credibly accused of abuse. The list is a compilation from dioceses and religious orders, so any missing names are because of omissions on the part of the diocese or order. Here is commentary on the list from America Magazine.
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence on Monday released a list of 50 clerics, religious order priests and deacons deemed “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children.
The PBS NewsHour reports on cases of sexual abuse of nuns.
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