Sex Abuse

Pope Forms Commission With Cardinal Sean O'Malley To Advise On Sex AbusePope Francis has responded to complaints that he has largely ignored the clerical sex abuse scandal by assembling a panel of experts to advise the Holy See on protecting children from pedophiles and helping abuse victims heal.
$250K Bail For Suspect In Arlington Boys & Girls Club Sex Abuse CaseA former Arlington man charged with sexually molesting children at the town's Boys and Girls Club in the 1970s is being held on $250,000 bail
Sex Abuse Allegations Against Former Arlington Boys & Girls Club WorkerA former worker at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club is under arrest in New York, accused of molesting five children while he was employed by the club.
New Bill Could Give Molestation Victims More Time To File Lawsuits A legislative panel is being urged to pass a bill that would give child molestation victims until age 55 to file lawsuits against their alleged attackers.
New Legislation Could Make Info On Low Level Sex Offenders PublicAfter a disturbing sex abuse case in Wakefield, lawmakers are re-thinking their stance on low level sex offenders.
Priest Charged With 1980's Child Rape In IpswichA high ranking member of the Catholic Church faces five counts of child rape in Essex Superior Court.
Ex-Penn St. Assistant Sandusky Convicted Of AbuseFormer Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been convicted of 45 counts at his child sex abuse trial.
Boston University Student Calls On Peers To "Stop Acting Like Idiots"In a letter to the school paper, Heather Potts urges all BU undergrads, some 18,000 of them, to post just one positive experience about BU somewhere online.
Former Camp Joslin Counselor Faces Child Sex Abuse ChargesChief Correspondent Joe Shortsleeve says there are troubling questions about what the state knew and why they never told police.
Burlington Woman Sues Uncle, 10 Others For Past Sex Abuse Rosanne Sliney says she was sexually assaulted hundreds of times when she was between 5 and 14 years old.
Boston Cardinal Marks 10th Anniversary Of CrisisBoston 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.
Clergy Sex Abuse Survivor Speaks Out On Penn State ScandalGary 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.
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