Tag: church law
Lawyer Challenges Catholics to Open Secret Archives for Abuse Truth
A leading ‘abuse case’ lawyer is challenging the Catholic Church to open its secret archives of documents for independent examination in order to discover the truth about child abuse by its priests.
religious leaders line up in support of supreme court case
from usatoday: Unity among religious leaders is rare, but a pending U.S. Supreme Court case is drawing together a group beyond the boldest dreams of any interfaith parliament. Leaders of […]
Vatican’s New Sex Abuse Guidelines Don’t Require Reporting
New Vatican guidelines aimed at fighting child abuse by priests tell Catholic bishops they should cooperate with police, but do not order them to report allegations to the authorities.