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Child Protection Resources: Archive


Following is a listing of all articles which have been posted on this website's Child Protection Resources page.



2018

August 2018
In Mexico, SNAP and the Church Join Forces to Fight Abuse
Inés San Martin
Crux

https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/06/06/in-mexico-snap-and-the-church-join-forces-to-fight-abuse/

July 2018  (1 of 2)
U.S. Bishops' Annual Abuse Audit Highlights Concerns About Complacency
Brian Roewe
Source: National Catholic Register
https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/us-bishops-annual-abuse-audit-highlights-concerns-about-complacency

 July 2018  (2 of 2)
Time to End Bishops' Priestly Abuse Audit?
Bill Donohue
Source: Catholic League
https://www.catholicleague.org/time-to-end-bishops-priestly-abuse-audit/

June 2018
U.S. Government Links Sex Offender Registries Together
Source: National Sex Offnder Public Website (NSOPW)
https://www.nsopw.gov/en/Home/About

May 2018
Making Porn Respectable
Carolyn Moynihan
Source: Mercator Net
https://www.mercatornet.com/features/view/making-porn-respectable/21134

 April 2018
Ten Points to Create Safe Environments for Children
Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
http://usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/child-abuse-prevention/ten-points-to-create-safe-environments-for-children.cfm

March 2018
Bill to Aid Victims of Child Pornography Passes U.S. Senate Committee
Source: Catholic News Agency
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/bill-to-aid-victims-of-child-pornography-passes-us-senate-committee-53310

February 2018
Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect
Source: Child Welfare Information Gateway
https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/laws-policies/statutes/clergymandated/

January 2018
The Importance of Making Complaints
Robert Peters
Source: Catholic News Agency
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resources/life-and-family/pornography/the-importance-of-making-complaints

2017

December 2017
The Hollychurch Double Standard
Patrick Coffin
Source: The Catholic World Report
http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2017/11/13/the-hollychurch-double-standard/

November 2017
SNAP’s Evolution Evident at Gathering, In Wake of Departures
Tom Roberts
Source: National Catholic Register
https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/snaps-evolution-evident-gathering-wake-departures

October 2017
Bored at Mass? A 7-Step Method to Fix That
Fr. Joshan Rodrigues
Source: aleteia.org
https://aleteia.org/2017/08/12/bored-at-mass-a-7-step-method-to-fix-that/

September 2017
Battling Pornography: Strategies for Home and Classroom
Thomas Lickona
Source: mercatornet.com
https://www.mercatornet.com/features/view/battling-pornography-strategies-for-home-and-the-classroom/19311

August 2017
The Venezuelan Government’s Newest Opponent is a State-Funded Orchestra
Yana Genchova Stainova
Source: mercatornet.com
https://www.mercatornet.com/features/view/the-venezuelan-governments-newest-opponent-is-a-state-funded-orchestra

July 2017
Detective: “Billy Doe” Admitted That He Lied and “Just Made Stuff Up!”
Ralph Cipriano
Source: Big Trial
http://www.bigtrial.net/2017/05/detective-billy-doe-admitted-that-he.html

June 2017 (1 of 2)
Scouting in the Balance
Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila
Source: DenverCatholic.org
http://denvercatholic.org/scouting-in-the-balance/

June 2017 (2 of 2)
Archbishop Says Girl Scouts Embody ‘Hostile Secular Culture’
John L. Allen, Jr. interview with Archbishop Joseph Naumann
Source: cruxnow.com
https://cruxnow.com/interviews/2017/05/08/archbishop-says-girl-scouts-embody-hostile-secular-culture/

May 2015
Training Young Apologists
John Clark
Source: Seton Magazine
http://www.setonmagazine.com/dad/6-great-websites-for-training-young-apologists

April 2017
April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Source: USCCB
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/child-abuse-prevention-month.cfm

March 2017
Surprise, Surprise! Internet Surfing In Class Will Not Make You Smarter
Susan Ravizza
Source: MercatorNet.com
https://www.mercatornet.com/connecting/view/surprise-surprise-internet-surfing-in-class-will-not-make-you-smarter/

February 2017
Sharing Stories of Sexual Abuse 'Helps to Heal the Hurt'
Paul F. Morrissey
Source: National Catholic Reporter
https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/sharing-stories-sexual-abuse-helps-heal-hurt

January 2017
Emergency Support for Children: Education and Care for Refugee and Internally Displaced Children in the Middle East
Source: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
http://www.crs.org/sites/default/files/usops-resources/crs_middle_east_education_fact_sheet_july_2016.pdf

2016

December 2016
Obscenity Laws and Pornography
Source: Catholic News Agency
www.catholicnewsagency.com/resources/life-and-family/pornography/summary-of-obscenity-and-related-laws

November 2016
No One Has to Eat Alone in the Cafeteria
By Colby Itkowitz
Source: The Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/09/14/this-once-bullied-teen-has-a-simple-solution-so-no-one-has-to-eat-alone-in-the-cafeteria-ever-again

October 2016
Pope’s Committee on Protection of Children Now Has Consultative Punch
By Carol Glatz
Source: CRUX
https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2016/09/15/popes-anti-sex-abuse-commission-extends-reach/

September 2016
Bridging the Gap between Logic and Emotion on Sex Abuse Lawsuits
By John L. Allen, Jr.
Source: CRUX
http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2016/05/18/bridging-the-gap-between-logic-and-emotion-on-sex-abuse-lawsuits/

August 2016
The “Grown Folks” Guide to Popular Apps in Social Media
Source: Anti-Defamation League
http://www.adl.org/education-outreach/bullying-cyberbullying/c/popular-apps-in-social-media.html

July 2016 (1 of 3)
2015 Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Source: USCCB
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/2015-Annual-Report-Revised.pdf

July 2016 (2 of 3)
Bishops’ Conference Releases 2015 Abuse Audit Report
By Dennis Coday, Editor
Source: National Catholic Reporter
http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/bishops-conference-releases-2015-abuse-audit-report

July 2016 (3 0f 3)
.01% of Clergy Are Abusers
By Bill Donohue
Source: Catholic League
http://www.catholicleague.org/01-of-clergy-are-abusers/

June 2016
Fr. Lombardi Speaks Out on Renewed Attention to Sex Abuse Crisis
By Vatican Press Office
Source: zenit.org
https://zenit.org/articles/fr-lombardi-speaks-out-on-renewed-attention-to-sex-abuse-crisis/

May 2016
Vatican’s New Anti-Abuse Expert Says Pope ‘Not Wavering’
By Ines San Martin
Source: CRUX
http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2016/04/01/vaticans-new-anti-abuse-expert-says-pope-not-wavering/

April 2016
Gregorian University Begins Course on Child Protection
Source: Vatican Radio
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/02/16/gregorian_university_begins_course_on_child_protection/1209000

March 2016
Pope's Anti-Abuse Panel Presses on Despite Criticism From Survivor
Source: Crux
http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2016/02/08/popes-anti-abuse-panel-presses-on-despite-criticism-from-survivor/

February 2016
Lessons From A Sexting Scandal
Source: MercatorNet
http://www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/lessons-from-a-sexting-scandal

January 2016 (1 of 2)
Create In Me A Clean Heart
Source: MercatorNet

http://www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/create-in-me-a-clean-heart

January 2016 (2 of 2)
USCCB Pastoral Letter: Create In Me Clean Heart
Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/pornography/upload/Create-in-Me-a-Clean-Heart-Statement-on-Pornography.pdf

2015

December 2015
Make Activities Safer For Your Congregation
Source: Church Mutual Insurance Company
www.churchmutual.com/media/safetyResources/files/make_act.pdf

November 2015
Life Teen: Leading Teens Closer to Christ
Source: lifeteen.com
http://lifeteen.com/about

October 2015
A Young Teen Needs To Be On Social Media? For What?
By Denyse O'Leary
Source: Connecting/Mercatornet.com
www.mercatornet.com/connecting/view/15204

September 2015
A Careful Grace
By Boz Tchividian
Source: religionnews.com

http://boz.religionnews.com/2015/07/31/an-abuse-survivor-speaks-to-the-church/

August 2015
AMBER Alert Program
http://www.missingkids.com/AMBER/WEA

July 2015
How the Vatican Will Hold Bishops Accountable on Protection of Minors
By John Thavis

www.johnthavis.com/how-the-vatican-will-hold-bishops-accountable-on-protection-of-minors

June 2015
Is Priestly Celibacy the Cause of Clerical Sex Abuse?
By Elise Harris
Source: Catholic News Agency
http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/is-priestly-celibacy-the-cause-of-clerical-abuse-not-likely-victim-says-80445/

May 2015 (1 of 2)
Audit Shows Church's Continued Commitment to Fight Sex Abuse
Source: Zenit.org
www.zenit.org/en/articles/audit-shows-church-s-continued-commitment-to-fight-sex-abuse

May 2015 (2 of 2)
2014 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/2014-Annual-Report.pdf

April 2015
Pope Francis Issues Letter Concerning Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors
By His Holiness Pope Francis
Source: vatican.va

http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/letters/2015/documents/papa-francesco_20150202_lettera-pontificia-commissione-tutela-minori.html

March 2015
Ensuring Survivors' Voices are Heard
By Junno Arocho Esteves
Source: Zenit.org
http://www.zenit.org/en/articles/ensuring-survivors-voices-are-heard

February 2015
Abuse Victim Calls Pope’s New Commission Line-up ‘Courageous’
By Inés San Martin
Source: Crux
www.cruxnow.com/church/2014/12/17/abuse-victim-calls-popes-new-commission-line-up-courageous/?s_campaign=crux:email:daily

January 2015
Ways of Bringing the Divine Mercy to Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
By Dawn Eden
http://dawneden.blogspot.com/2014/12/download-my-new-talk-ways-of-bringing.html

2014

December 2014
What Should You Do If You See A Child Who Appears To Be Lost
Source: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
www.missingkids.com/publications/PDF15a

November 2014
Perspectives on Gangs and Gang Violence
Source: Nonprofit Risk Management Center
http://www.nonprofitrisk.org/library/articles/youth01002000.shtml

October 2014
Abuse is a Social, Not Just a Legal Problem
By Carolyn Moynihan
Source: Mercator.net
www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/abuse_is_a_social_not_just_a_legal_problem

September 2014
Special Guide: Catholic Schools, Firing Policies and Teacher Misconduct
By E. Christian Brugger
Source: Culture of Life Foundation
www.culture-of-life.org/e-brief/special-guide-catholic-schools-firing-policies-and-teacher-misconduct

August 2014
Interview with Fr. Zollner on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors
By Deborah Castellan Lubov
Source: ZENIT.org
http://www.zenit.org/en/articles/fr-zollner-without-doubt-pope-is-committed-to-tackling-clerical-sex-abuse

July 2014
Internet Porn and Children: Body and Soul
By Karl D. Stephan
Source: MercatorNet.com
http://www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/internet_porn_and_children_body_and_soul

June 2014
2013 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Source: USCCB
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/2013-Annual-Report.pdf

May 2014
Maintain Your Social Media Presence and Boundaries
Source: Praesidium Safety Bulletin
http://website.praesidiuminc.com/wp/social-media-boundaries

April 2014
Defend Priests Against Bullies
By Patti Maguire Armstrong
Source: Catholic News and Inspiration
http://pattimaguirearmstrong.com/2013/11/defend-priests-against-bullies.html

March 2014
None posted on the website for this month.

February 2014
Children First: How Safe-Environment Programs are Preventing Abuse
By Bernard V. Nojadera
Source: America Magazine
www.americamagazine/issue/children-first

January 2014
Priests “Credibly” Accused?
By Fr. Thomas G. Guarino
Source: First Things
www.firstthings.com/onthesquare/2013/11/priests-credibly-accused

2013

December 2013
Why People Were Wrong and Right to Be Outraged by the Priest Scandal
By Mark Shea
Source: NCRegister.com
www.ncregister.com/blog/mark-shea/why-people-were-wrong-and-right-to-be-outraged-by-the-priest-scandal

November 2013
What Can I Do About 'Porn Spam'?
Source: Catholic News Agency
www.catholicnewsagency.com/resources/life-and-family/pornography/what-can-i-do-about-porn-spam/

October 2013
Catholic, Orthodox Churches Partner on Website to Help Parents Keep Children Save Online
News Release
Source:
USCCB
www.usccb.org/news/2013/13-110.cfm

September 2013
Help. My Kids Still Aren't Catholic!!
By Fr. Dwight Longenecker
www.patheos.com/blogs/standingonmyhead/2013/05/help-my-kids-still-arent-catholic.html

August 2013
Priests, Abuse, and the Meltdown of a Culture
By George Weigel
Source: Catholic Education Resource Center with permission from National Review Online
http://www.catholiceducation.org/en/controversy/sexual-abuse-and-the-priesthood/priests-abuse-and-the-meltdown-of-a-culture.html

July 2013
Meeting on Sex Abuse Expands Reach, Promoting Global Approach
By Carol Glatz
Source: Catholic News Service
www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1302455.htm

June 2013
Papal Embrace
By James Martin, SJ
Source: America
http://americamagazine.org/issue/papal-embrace

May 2013
The Young Church Needs More Sin...(So to Speak)
By Mark Hart
Source: Catholic Youth Ministry
http://catholicyouthministry.com/blog/the-young-church-needs-more-sina%C2%B6-so-to-speak/

April 2013
History of National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April)
Source: Child Welfare Information Gateway (updated frequently)
https://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/

March 2013
German Church: Most Sex Abuser Priests are Psychologically Normal
By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor
Source: Reuters
www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/07/us-germany-catholic-abuse-idUSBRE8B617720121207
(page no longer available)

February 2013
School Safety
Source: National Crime Prevention Council
www.ncpc.org/topics/school-safety

January 2013
Some Key Misunderstandings Regarding the Child Sexual Abuse Scandal and the Catholic Church
By William O'Donohue, Ph.D.
Source: The Catholic League
www.catholicleague.org/some-key-misunderstandings-regarding-the-child-sexual-abuse-scandal-and-the-catholic-church/

2012

December 2012
Resurrection
By Patrick Doyle
Source: Boston Magazine
www.bostonmagazine.com/2012/10/archdiocese-catholic-church-rebuild-after-scandal

November 2012
Religious Communities and Sex Abuse
By Christopher Heffron
Source: AmericanCatholic.org
http://www.americancatholic.org/samo/Feature.aspx?articleid=94&IssueID=37

October 2012
Clergy Sexual Abuse: Questions Remain
By Fr. Regis Scanlon, OFM Cap.
Source: Homiletic & Pastoral Review
http://www.hprweb.com/2012/08/clergy-sexual-abuse-questions-remain/

September 2012
Understanding Cybersex Compulsion
By Bryan Silva, OMI, Psy.D., and Nancy Kluge, Ph.D., LCPC
Source: LUKENOTES
http://www.sli.org/files/4713/4367/4784/Lukenotes-2011-3-internet_pornography.pdf

August 2012
A Shepherd's Duty--An Australian Priest Offers Ideas For How Church Can Reform Itself
By Peter Day
Source: CathNewsUSA
http://www.cathnewsusa.com/2012/07/a-shepherd%e2%80%99s-duty-an-australian-priest-offers-ideas-for-how-church-can-reform-itself/

July 2012
A New Symbol of False Sex Abuse Allegations
By John L. Allen, Jr.
Source: National Catholic Reporter
http://ncronline.org/blogs/all-things-catholic/new-symbol-false-sex-abuse-allegations

June 2012
USCCB 2011 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for Protection of Children and Young People
Source: USCCB
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/2011-annual-report.pdf

May 2012
Let's Blow the Whistle on Internet Porn
By Paul B. Hunker III
Source: MercatorNet
www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/lets_blow_the_whistle_on_internet_porn

April 2012
Catholic Sex Abuse Facts
Source: TheMediaReport.com
www.themediareport.com/fast-facts

March 2012
Archdiocese Creates Healing Garden for Victims of Clergy Abuse
By Gabija Steponenaite
Source: Gazette Chicago
www.gazettechicago.com/index/2011/09/archdiocese-creates-healing-garden-for-victims-of-clergy-abuse

February 2012
On the Long Road To Healing
By Mark Arsenault
Source: Boston Globe
www.cathnewsusa.com/2012/01/on-the-long-road-to-healing

January 2012
Priest Warns of Growing "Cultural Pedophilia"
Source: Zenit (Vatican City, March 18, 2011)
www.zenit.org/article-32053?l=english

2011

December 2011
Video: Why Is There Sympathy For Sex Abusers?
By Tom Roberts
Source: National Catholic Reporter
www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/video-why-there-sympathy-sex-abusers

November 2011
The Report on U.S. Catholic Priests’ Sex Abuse: What the Critics Got Wrong
By Karen J. Terry
Source: Inside Criminal Justice
http://www.thecrimereport.org/archive/2011-06-the-report-on-us-catholic-priests-sex-abuse-what-the

October 2011
Childrens Safe Environment Training Messages
By Mary Jane Doerr
Source: Secretariat for Child and Youth Protection USCCB
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/child-abuse-prevention/childrens-safe-environment-training-messages.cfm

September 2011
Seminarians Want to Be 'Part of the Solution' in Addressing Abuse Issue
Patricia Zapor - Source: Catholic News Service
www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1102458.htm

August 2011
Summit to Spotlight 'Meat Loaf' Strategy on Abuse
By John Allen, Jr.
Source: National Catholic Reporter
http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/summit-spotlight-meat-loaf-strategy-abuse

July 2011
Priest-psychologist Sees 'Signs of Grace' in Abuse Scandal
Source: Catholic News Service
www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1101796.htm

June 2011
A Test of Faith: A Catholic Priest Confronts His Rage Over Sexual Abuse within His Church
Rev. Kenneth Doyle
Source: Times Union
www.timesunion.com/default/article/A-test-of-faith-1010217.php

May 2011
2010 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Source: USCCB
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/2010-Annual-Report-on-the-Implementation-of-the-Charter-for-the-Protection-of-Children-and-Young-People.pdf

April 2011
Campaign Builds for Rethinking Zero Tolerance on Sex Abuse
By John Allen, Jr.
Source: National Catholic Reporter
http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/campaign-builds-rethinking-zero-tolerance-sex-abuse

March 2011
Pornography: The Last and Maybe the Most Significant ‘Safe Environment’ Battle
By Mary Beth Hanus
Source: USCCB
http://usccb.org/ocyp/capmonth/pornography-hanus.pdf (page no longer available)

February 2011
Healing: A Slow, Steady Process
By Peter Feuerherd
Source: USCCB
www.usccb.org/ocyp/capmonth/feuerherd_peter.pdf (page no longer available)

January 2011
Men Molested Overcome Pain to Share Stories
Source: Oprah Winfrey Show (video)
www.wbaltv.com/r/25633195/detail.html (page no longer available)

2010

December 2010
Seven Myths About the Catholic Church and Clergy Sex Abuse: An American Journalist's View
By David Gibson
Source: American Catholic
www.americancatholic.org/Newsletters/CU/preview.aspx?id=242 (page no longer available)

November 2010
Resource Booklet
Source: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/resources/upload/SCYP-Resource-Document.pdf

October 2010
What About the Children?
By Rev. Dr. Aleese Moore-Orbih
Source: Faith Trust Institute
www.faithtrustinstitute.org/resources/articles/What-about-the-Children.pdf

September 2010
Norms Addressing “Graviorbius Delictis"
Source: Zenit
www.zenit.org/article-29899?l=english

August 2010
Archibishop Holds Forums on Sex Abuse
By Effie Caldarola
Source: Catholic Anchor newspaper
http://catholicanchor.org/wordpress/?p=795 (page no longer available)

July 2010
Questions and Answers Regarding the Canonical Process for the Resolution of Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors By Priests and Deacons
Source: USCCB
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/resources/upload/USCCB-Office-of-Media-Relations-Questions-and-Answers-Regarding-the-Cano.pdf

June 2010
Twelve Things the Bishops Have Learned From the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis
By Bishop Blase Cupick
Source: America Magazine
www.americamagazine.org/content/article.cfm?article_id=12272

May 2010
Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Source: USCCB 2009 Annual Report
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/annual-report-on-the-implementation-of-the-charter-for-the-protection-of-children-and-young-people-2009.pdf

April 2010
Victimization of Children
By David Finkelhor
http://www.futureofchildren.org/futureofchildren/publications/docs/19_02_08.pdf

March 2010
Magisterial Teachings on the Protection of God's Children
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/resources/upload/magisterial-teachings-child-sexual-abuse.pdf

February 2010
U.S. Prelate: Church Doing More to Keep Children Safe
Source: ZENIT – Vatican News Agency
www.zenit.org/article-27580?l=english

January 2010
Prevention of Abuse through Educational Programs Directed towards Children
By David Finkelhor
Source: University of New Hampshire Department of Sociology
www.unh.edu/ccrc/pdf/CV170.pdf

2009

December 2009
Professional Counseling, Reformed Attitudes Work to Heal Hurts
By Robert Delaney
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/professional-counseling-reformed-attitudes-heal-hurts-robert-delaney-dallas-2007.pdf

November 2009
Preventing and Identifying Sexual Abuse
By John Gehring
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/preventing-and-identifying-child-sexual-abuse-john-gehring-dallas-2007.pdf

October 2009
Learning from Clergy Abuse of Minors Scandal Can Help Others
By Joseph Young
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/learning-from-clergy-abuse-minors-scandal-can-help-others-joseph-young-dallas-2007.pdf

September 2009
Seminary Screening Early Step for Healthy Priesthood
By Emilie Lemmons
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/seminary-screening-for-healthy-priesthood-emilie-lemmons-dallas-2007.pdf

August 2009
Child Sexual Abuse in the United States: Problems, Progress
By Kate Blain
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/child-sexual-abuse-united-states-problems-progress-kate-blain-dallas-2007.pdf

July 2009
Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect
Source: Child Welfare Information Gateway
http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/laws_policies/statutes/clergymandated.cfm

June 2009
On Carrying a Scandal Biblically
By Ronald Rolheiser, OMI
Source: Ron Rolheiser.com
http://ronrolheiser.com/carrying-a-scandal/#.VHTE7aPnbyM

May 2009
2008 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/annual-report-on-the-implementation-of-the-charter-for-the-protection-of-children-and-young-people-2008.pdf

April 2009
Child Sexual Abuse: An Old Problem Just Discovered
By Anne LeVeque
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://usccb.org/ocyp/capmonth/leveque_anne.pdf (page no longer available)

March 2009
Growth in Transparency Marks Church
By Joe Towalski
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/growth-in-transparency-marks-church-joe-towalski-dallas-2007.pdf

February 2009
Church Still Challenged to Deal with Clerical Abuse of Minors
By Beth Griffin
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/clerical-abuse-of-minors-beth-griffin-dallas-2007.pdf

January 2009
Conversation with Bishop Gregory Aymond
Source: USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/conversation-with-bishop-gregory-aymond-georgetown-university.pdf

2008

December 2008
Beyond Surviving: Toward a Movement to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
By Ms. Foundation for Women
Source: Darkness to Light
http://www.darkness2light.org/docs/safety.pdf (page no longer available)

November 2008
Forgive You Father, For You Have Sinned
By Elizabeth Solsburg
Source: Faith Magazine, Diocese of Lansing, MI
http://faithmag.com/faithmag/issues/julaug08.html#1 (page no longer available)

October 2008
Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
By Gretchen Overstolz
Source: Darkness to Light
http://www.darknesstolight.org/KnowAbout/articles_prevent_abuse.asp?showstaticmenu=1
(page no longer available)

September 2008
Child Sexual Abuse (“Facts for Families” article)
Source: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org/aacap/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/Facts_for_Families_Pages/
Child_Sexual_Abuse_09.aspx

August 2008
On-Going for Kids (May – July 2008 Newsletter)
Source: Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Protection of Children and Youth
http://www.archdiocese-chgo.org/departments/protection/newsletter/On-GoingForKids0508.pdf

July 2008
The Institutional Response
By Rev. Kevin McDonough
Source: Interfaith Sexual Trauma Institute
http://www.saintjohnsabbey.org/interfaith-sexual-trauma-institute/free-services/isti-newsletter-articles/institutional-
response/

June 2008
In the Trenches
By David Clohessy
Source: Faith Trust Institute
http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/downloads/snap_revised_2.pdf (page no longer available)

May 2008
2007 Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/annual-report-2007.pdf

April 2008
Three Men Responded, but One Gospel is Truth
By Dwight and Dawn Lysne
Source: Advocate Web
http://www.advocateweb.org/demo_new/home.php?page_id=89 (page no longer available)

March 2008
Plea for the Children
By N. Faulkner, M.D.
Source: Pandora’s Box website
http://www.prevent-abuse-now.com/plea335.htm (page no longer available)

February 2008
2007 Report of the National Review Board
Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/child-and-youth-protection/upload/National-Review-Board-Report-December-2007.pdf

January 2008
Clergy Sexual Abuse: Theological and Gender Perspectives
By Donald Cozzens, William Schipper, Merle Longwood, and Marie Fortune
Source: Faith Trust Institute
http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/downloads/aar_panel.pdf (page no longer available)

2007

December 2007
Sex Abuse Expert Says Church Raised Abuse Prevention Bar for Everyone
Source: Catholic News Service
http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/0605315.htm

November 2007
To Report or Not to Report
By Alison Iser
Source: Faith Trust Institute
http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/downloads/child_abuse_reporting__revised_319_final_2.pdf
(page no longer available)

October 2007
Legacy of the Clergy Abuse Scandal
By David Finkelhor
Source: International Child Abuse Network
http://www.unh.edu/ccrc/pdf/CV68.pdf

September 2007
For All Who Serve Children
By Christie Weeks
Source: Virtus website
http://www.virtus.org/virtus/PrintArticle.cfm?a=519&theme=0 

 

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