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N.Y. pol says Brooklyn bishop offered $5G bribe for her to drop child-abuse reform, 22 life sentences for British pedophile who pleaded guilty to 71 child abuse offenses in Asia

The head of the Catholic Church in Brooklyn offered a $5,000 bribe to an Albany politician in exchange for dropping her support for the reform of a state law preventing victims of child sexual abuse from seeking justice, the pol claimed Monday. As...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Jun 6, 2016

Mormon Church accused of turning blind eye to child abuse in foster care program, Ex-prosecutor slams critics of Child Victims Act, urges New York to stop protecting abusers

- Mormon Church accused of turning blind eye to child abuse in foster care program - Another Navajo Member Sues LDS Church over Childhood Sexual Abuse - Author, ex-prosecutor slams critics of Child Victims Act, urges New York to stop protecting abu...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Jun 1, 2016

Justice, Politics, and the Risks of Religious Rhetoric

For various personal and ideological reasons, I have avoiding signing on to rabbinic positions or statements for several years. I recently made an exception to join over 150 Jewish leaders in signing a petition supporting the Child Victims Act (CVA)...
by YUTOPIA on May 12, 2016

Catholic bishops not obliged to report clerical child abuse, Vatican says, Beyond clergy: Ex-Boy Scouts tap Minn. law to press sex abuse claims

Vatican guide says ‘not necessarily’ bishop’s duty to report suspects to police despite Pope Francis’s vows to redress Catholic church’s legacy of child abuse Cardinal Bernard Law, who was forced to resign over sexual abuse scandals in h...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Feb 11, 2016

Ten of Jared Fogle's child abuse victims paid $1m total prior to sentencing, Attorney: Diocese of Duluth should pay millions to child abuse victim

Ten of Jared Fogle's child abuse victims paid $1m total prior to sentencingFour other victims expected to receive restitution before former Subway spokesman is sentenced next month – a rare move in child sexual abuse casesJared Fogle agreed to plea...

Archbishop of York’s Bold Suggestion- End To Confidentiality In Child Abuse Confessions

At times one of the defenses we will see in abuse cases is the confidentiality of penance, which is that things were said to other members of the clergy,  but they are protected because they were as part of the sacrament of penance.   There would...
by Minnesota Injury Board on Dec 27, 2014

Why No Mohs on St Cloud Dioceses List?

The St Cloud Dioceses has had two disclosures of list.  I have looked at each of those as they came out: New List Of 17 From The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Has 4 That Were In Diocese of St Cloud Diocese of St Cloud Adds 4 Names to List...
by Minnesota Injury Board on Dec 24, 2014

FBI: 168 kids rescued, 281 pimps nabbed in sex-trafficking crackdown, Deputies: Day care, mentoring program a front for Sanford child porn operation, Child abuse victims stung by Albany inaction (Child Victims Act)

FBI: 168 kids rescued, 281 pimps nabbed in sex-trafficking crackdownCBS/AP June 23, 2014 WASHINGTON -- Nearly 170 victims of child sex trafficking, many of whom had never been reported missing, were rescued in the last week as part of an annual natio...

New York May Ease Statute of Limitations for Decades-Old Child Sex Abuse Claims, Sixth Circuit Rejects Commonsense Approach to Child Pornography Restitution

New York May Ease Statute of Limitations for Decades-Old Child Sex Abuse ClaimsBill Would Ease Path to Court for Yeshiva U. Victims By Paul Berger Published March 07, 2013, issue of March 15, 2013.Adults abused as children decades ago in New York cou...


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