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The Catholic Church sex abuse crisis: 4 essential reads

The Catholic Church sex abuse crisis: 4 essential reads

REVELATIONS about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church have been emerging for decades. But in the seemingly never-ending stream of investigations and accusations, some stand out. MOLLY JACKSON, Religion and Ethics Editor, The Conversation That will likely be true of the report released October 5, 2021, which estimates that more than 200,000 children have been abused by clergy in France since 1950. The authors of the French study spent three years reviewing testimony from nearly 6,500 people. They then came up with their overall projection based on broader demographic data, and made dozens of recommendations: from case-by-case compensation to more…
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