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The Road to Celibacy  (New)

Zero Tolerance  (New)

Sex & Reform  (New)

WOMEN'S ORDINATION  (New)

Andrew M. Greeley: THE PAPERBACK PRIEST
Clerical Narcissism 
 
"How Survivors Have Changed History" - Thomas Doyle  New
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SNAP CONFERENCE 2014  Aug
 
SNAP CONFERENCE 2013  July 26 - 28
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Dr. Marianne Benkert on Developmental Disruption
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Richard Sipe on Power & Spiritual Struggles
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Thomas Doyle on What We've Learned in 30 years
MAUREEN TURLISH joins our website 11-06-2013
 
New Statistical Study on Clergy Sexual Behavior - 11-06-2013
Fr. Patrick J McDevitt
 
Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church
 
 
New Model for Religious Orders
Capuchins of St. Joseph Province
2013-07-25
 
Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime and the Era of Catholic Scandal
 
Bishops who have either Abused or Resigned because of Complicity  Revised
2013-04-29
 
 
Sipe Interviewed  NEW
2012-11-01
 
On Sex and Reformation NEW
2012-09-13
 
Bishop Geoffrey Robinson
2012
Rome & Sexuality
 
Introduction
 
1. Seminarians
2. Gay & Straight
3. Clerics in the Closet
4. Bishops Too
 
  * POPE'S WORDS
 
 
Homosexuality & Catholic Culture:
 
# 1 Basic Context For Discussion 
# 2 Gay Clergy: Celibate or Not 
# 3 A Sea of Contradictions 
# 4 Church on Sodomy
 
Fr. Groeschel Reflects:  Church's Honest View
 
 
 
VATICAN MASTURBATION
2012-06-13
 
VATICAN LIGHTS A FIRE UNDER FARLEY
 
VATICAN ATTACKS NUNS 
2012-04-23
 
 
POPE BENEDICT XVI 
2012=04-04
 
CARDINAL ROGER MAHONY  
2011-08-08
 
CARDINAL TED McCARRICK 
2010-05-12
 
BISHOP BOB BROM
2010-03-19
 
 
SEXUAL ABUSE BY PRIESTS - CONTEXT AND CAUSES
2012-05-11
 
A TALE OF TWO BISHOPS: Condoms and Cardinals 
2012-04-04
 
 
MOTHER CHURCH AND THE RAPE OF HER CHILDREN
2011-10-15
 
MORALS OF THE JESUITS
2011-09-06
 
ST JOHN'S ABBEY - COLLEGEVILLE, MN
A Status Report on Sex and Celibacy 2011
AMERICAN SEMINARIES
2011-09-06
 
PRIME MINISTER LOOKS AT CHURCH CRISIS
2011-08-03
 
John Jay Report
2011-05-18
 
Doyle on John Jay
2011-05-18
 
Anson Shupe on John Jay
2011-05-20

A PRIEST LOOKS AT CLERGY SEX ABUSE

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US BISHOPS - FACE OF DECEPTION
2011-02-22
 
CARDINAL MAHONY
2011-02-17
 
CARDINAL RIGALI
2011-02-15
 
PHILADELPHIA REPORT
2011-02-15
 
SIPE TALKS
2011-01-11
 
 
When is a Crisis a Crisis?
2010-07-22
 
Did Belgium Get It Right?
2010-07-15
 
Secret sex in the celibate system
2010-04-28
 
Sex: Obedience and Discourse
2010-06-01
 
Are American Bishops Gay ?
 
Pope Bans Gay Priests
2010-12-07
 
Archbishop Burke & the Cost of Looking Fabulous
2010-10-21
 
Pope Has A Sex Problem
2010-05-20
 
Gay Bishops
2009-09-11
Dioceses of Joliet, IL
 
Diocese of Wilmington
 
Archdiocese of  DC
 
Diocese of Venice, FL
 
Archdiocese of Newark
 
Diocese of Burlington
The Road to Celibacy # 1
2010-09-14
 
The Road to Celibacy # 2
2010-09-30
 
The Road to Celibacy # 3
2010-12-08
 
Roman Catholic Celibacy :  Living Or Dying?
2009-03-07
 
Celibacy  Today: Practice & Pretense
2008-03-11
 
 
Popes Can Resign
2010-07-10
 
SEXUAL ABUSE BY PRIESTS ...WHY?
2010-10-17
 
Questions about Celibacy  
2010-06-16
 
 
Pedophilia & Ratzinger
 
Pedophilia & the Vatican

Pedophilia - a Medical Explanation

PUBLIC RELATIONS versus RAW DATA
2010-06-13
 
Fact Check
2010-05-03
 
Evinger - Abuse Bibliography
2010-07-10
 
Sexually Active Catholic Clergy
2010-07-15
THE POWER OF POWERLESSNESS
 
Code Words to Hide Abuse
Rev.  2010-03-05
 
Archive Study
2007-01-25
 
Fr. Fitzgerald Letters
2009-09-12
Protecting Children
2010-04-20
 
Damage of Abuse
2009-08-05
 
How to Spot an Abuser
2006-01-30
 
Richard Sipe at Cathedral of St John the Baptist - 1998
 
 
This website is the result of years of research and provides an opportunity for serious discussion of problems highlighted by the sexual abuse and betrayal of  minors at the hands of trusted clergy. 
It is frequently updated with information, commentary and an invitation to dialogue about human sexuality and the Roman Catholic Church.
 
 
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Thomas P Doyle Files

Tom Doyle is recognized internationally as the most experienced canon lawyer in the area of the sexual abuse by clergy. Here he makes available some of his work on behalf of solving the crisis, alleviating the suffering of victims, and preventing further abuse.
Index / New Articles & Updated Biblio
 
CLERGY SEX ABUSE: CAUSES
 
Dark Night of the Catholic Church
 
The Real Agenda 
 
SNAP, the Bishops & Ecclesiology 

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Excerpts from Reports
on Sexual Abuse by Catholic Clergy 

Letter to Parents of Abused Son

PARACLETE REPORT

DOYLE IN DUTCH

Reflections on Abuse - 1984 - 2010

Manual History 

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Maureen Turlish

MAUREEN TURLISH is a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. She is one of the most consistent, rational and long term advocates for victims of clergy abuse and a devout Christian critic of the Catholic Church. I am honored to add her voice to our Webpage.
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“The crisis of credibility in Philadelphia,” National Catholic Reporter, Oct. 28, 2005
  Archdiocese gives sexual predators a pass,” Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 26, 2007
“What about accountability and transparency,” Voice from the Desert, Feb. 14, 2008
“There are cartoons and then there are cartoons,” Response to Tony Auth, Feb. 21, 2008
“Abuse victims must not give up hope,
 
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Patrick J Wall Archives

Trained in theology and canon law, Patrick Wall has undertaken the work of collecting church documents that are significant for the understanding of the history of the Roman Catholic Church’s knowledge of the sexual activity of clergy.  He is currently overseeing the translation of these documents into English.
Patrick J Wall's Blog
 
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