The History of Abuse in the Catholic Church

In the U.S., the Roman Catholic Church has faced over 6,000 child abuse cases against Catholic priests. As a result, over $3 billion in compensation has been paid to abuse survivors. As more victims find the courage to step forward, it, in turn, gives others who have suffered in silence the strength to file clergy…

What is Clergy Sexual Abuse?

Sexual abuse and assault cases can happen to anyone at any age. Survivors of abuse can go years before realizing they were a victim of sexual abuse, especially when their abuser is in a position of authority. Clergy sexual abuse occurs at the hands of a religious leader, or member of the Church, and is…