Sex Abuse

Cardinal Sean O'Malley (credit: NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Cardinal Marks 10th Anniversary Of Crisis

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the start of the clergy sex abuse crisis by reflecting on the enduring pain of the scandal.


Gary Bergeron is urging every parent to read the Sandusky case grand jury report.

Clergy Sex Abuse Survivor Speaks Out On Penn State Scandal

Gary Bergeron helped uncover the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis in Boston, and is now urging parents to read the Grand Jury report on Jerry Sandusky.



$3 Million Awarded In Mass. Priest Sex Abuse Case

A Massachusetts judge has awarded a total of $3 million to two alleged child sex abuse victims of a former priest.


Cheryl Madden says she was repeatedly molested by a janitor at Camp Good News in Sandwich.

More Allegations Of Abuse Against Camp Good News

A 45-year-old woman is suing a Cape Cod summer camp that is already shut down after allegations of sexual abuse.


Camp Good News

Cape Camp At Center Of Sex Abuse Allegations Loses Accreditation

The Cape Cod camp at the center of sex abuse allegations has lost its accreditation.


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Boston Cardinal O’Malley In Ireland Assessing Sex Abuse Response

Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley is in Ireland conducting a Vatican-commissioned assessment of the Archdiocese of Dublin’s response to sexual abuse.


Sen. Scott Brown on 60 Minutes

Sen. Brown Says He Won’t Pursue Charges In Sex Abuse

Sen. Scott Brown has told a prosecutor he doesn’t want to seek criminal charges against the former summer camp counselor he says sexually assaulted him 40 years ago on Cape Cod.


Sen. Scott Brown said he was sexually abused by a counselor at a Cape Cod camp when he was 10 years old.

Cape Cod Camp Reaches Out To Sen. Brown About Sex Abuse Allegations

The family that runs a camp on Cape Cod has reached out to Senator Scott Brown to tell him how sad they feel about what has happened.


Melvin Levine

Ex-Boston Doctor Facing Sexual Abuse Suit Dies

A former pediatrician accused of giving medically unnecessary genital exams to dozens of boys over nearly two decades in Massachusetts has died in North Carolina.


US Senator John Kerry, Chairman of Foreign Relations Committee (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Says Brown Disclosure Could Help Others

Sen. John Kerry says his Massachusetts colleague, Sen. Scott Brown, should be congratulated for his decision to disclose the sexual and physical abuse he suffered as a child.