Abuse on the Margins

In the ongoing clerical sexual abuse scandal, Stephen White of Catholic University examines the heartbreaking stories of children from already-marginalized communities who were abused. Some of these families were offered little to settle their claims.

“Clerical sexual abuse is a plague no matter where it happens or to whom. One of the painful truths of this unholy mess is that both predators and prelates have gone out of their way to push abuse to the margins. Those who live there have borne the brunt. Their suffering demands justice, too.”

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