Thursday, January 31, 20190657Thirty-one priests who served in the Diocese of Dallas between 1950 and the present day have been deemed credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor following a lengthy investigation by former law enforcement investigators and a local review board,...
Thursday, January 31, 20190132Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
These have been very difficult days within the Church and the Diocese of Dallas. In October, the Diocese held a special Ceremony of Sorrow, a prayer service to express shame and deep remorse over the egregious...
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The following is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Jan. 31, 2019 release of a list of priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors in the Diocese of Dallas between 1950 and today:
What information is the...
Thursday, January 31, 2019022The Diocese of Dallas has been taking strong steps to provide a safe environment for all children. Texas State Law requires that anyone who reasonably suspects that abuse is taking place to report it to civil authorities. Diocesan policies have for...
At the upcoming meeting on protecting minors, Pope Francis wants leaders of the world's bishops' conferences to clearly understand what must be done to prevent abuse, care for victims and ensure no case is whitewashed or covered up.Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The clerical abuse crisis and the “crisis of credibility” it created for the U.S. bishops have led to serious divisions within the U.S. church and to a temptation to look for administrative solutions to problems that go much deeper, Pope Francis...Friday, January 4, 2019
Two Roman Catholic Jesuit provinces that cover nearly half the U.S. released the names Friday of more than 150 priests and other ministry leaders who were found to have "credible allegations" of sexual abuse made against them dating to the 1950s.
Friday, December 7, 2018
Prosecutors investigating a sexual abuse case against a Houston-area priest searched the offices Wednesday of the local archdiocese, which is led by the cardinal who is heading the Roman Catholic Church's response in the U.S. to sexual misconduct....Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he was leaving the bishops' fall general assembly Nov. 14 more hopeful than when the meeting began two days earlier.Thursday, November 15, 2018
The U.S. bishops Nov. 14 defeated a resolution to encourage the Vatican to release all documents related to the investigation of allegations of misconduct by Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick. The resolution went down by a vote of 137-83 at the fall...Wednesday, November 14, 2018