Archive for the ‘Sex Abuse’ Category

Priest admits to abuse

source: Chicago tribune, July 3, 2007 Defendant gets 5 years in plea agreement By Azam Ahmed, Margaret Ramirez and Manya A. Brachear, Tribune staff reporters Published July 3, 2007 Voicing no contrition for his crime, Rev. Daniel McCormack, the Chicago priest whose sexual-abuse case rocked the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese and led to an overhaul of […]

Woman hopes Supreme Court allows her to sue Catholic Church

source: Cincinnati Enquirer, June 5, 2007 BY DAN HORN A Cincinnati woman will ask the Ohio Supreme Court today for the right to sue the Catholic Church, which she claims pressured her to put her baby up for adoption to protect the priest who got her pregnant.

Priest jailed for sex with boy

source: Watford Observer, June 5, 2007 A Catholic priest who indecently assaulted a boy who went to him for advice about his sexuality has been jailed.  

CRIME: Evangelist K.A. Paul arrested

source: SAJA forum,  May 24, 2007 Houston based evangelist Dr. K.A. Paul, who runs the Global Peace Initiative and was called "The World's Most Popular Evangelist" by The New Republic, has been arrested for "lewd and lascivious acts with a minor." That's according to the Houston Press… Lieutenant Mitch McCann of the Beverly Hills Police […]

Southern Baptists face sexual abuse crisis

source: The Christian Century, May 15, 2007 Five years after the clergy sexual abuse scandal erupted within the Catholic Church, Southern Baptists are confronting their own allegations of abuse and calls for greater steps to protect minors from predatory pastors.  

Church shaken by sex charges vs. ex-ass’t pastor

source: Philly.com, April 24, 2007 David McNulty once vouched for the then-Rev. Gerald Klever when Klever was seeking a promotion at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Delaware County.

I WAS CHURCH SEX PUPPET

source: New York Post, April 24, 2007 By KIERAN CROWLEY  April 24, 2007 — An alleged sex-abuse victim testified yesterday that she was a 15-year-old virgin when a 25-year-old Long Island Catholic youth minister seduced her, made her his "puppet" and had sex with her in church pews and a convent.

Asheville church choir director charged with child sex crimes

source: Citizen Times, Asheville, April 2, 2007 Police have arrested a well-known Asheville church choir director on charges he had sex with two children. Leonard Jerome Smith, 53, of Blanton Street, Asheville is charged with felony statutory rape of a child older than 6 and felony first-degree child sex offense.

Diocese offers $95 million to settle sex abuse suits

source: Contra Costa Times, March 30, 2007 San Diego church officials outline payout plan for 140 claims By Allison Hoffman ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO – The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego is offering $95 million to settle more than 140 claims of sexual abuse by priests.

Pastor guilty of rape

source: The Robesonian, March 30, 2007 By Matt Elofson – Staff writer LUMBERTON – A former Parkton pastor has been sentenced to 15 to 18 years in prison for raping a 12-year-old girl who had his baby.

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