Posts Tagged ‘Abuse survivors’

Women who say a one-time Jesuit artist abused them denounce a rehabilitation effort

Thursday, September 21st, 2023

Women who say a once-prominent Jesuit artist abused them said they had been revictimised by his superiors. The women said Pope Francis’ recent gestures and an apparent effort to exonerate him publicly showed church pledges of “zero tolerance” were just a “publicity stunt.” In an open letter published on an Italian survivor advocate site, the Read more

Abuse survivors seek more progress a year after papal summit

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Survivors of church sex abuse have descended on Rome this week, marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ summit of church leaders on preventing abuse with calls for more accountability and acknowledgment of their pain. On Thursday, three deaf Argentines marched to St. Peter’s Square. They were among the victims of violent sexual abuse by Read more