Abuse

Total 8 Posts

Black Catholics in Louisville continue protests against their pastor

A cluster of Black parishes in Kentucky's largest city is facing increasing intransigence from their pastor and the archdiocese, sparking accusations of neglect and racism.

Reflection: Far from "worth it", residential schools were a sin against Christ

Gunnar Gundersen speaks on the still-unfolding residential school scandal(s), and the ill-informed defenses emanating from the Far Right.

Reflection: Profiled at the altar

Do African Americans experience racial profiling in the Church? Unfortunately yes. and not just in the past. Alessandra Harris shares a personal experience.

Fr Michael Pfleger reinstated

After a grueling 4-month investigation into a trio of abuse claims against Chicago's Fr Michael Pfleger, the famed Chicago priest has been cleared to return to ministry.

Accused African priest in New Orleans countersues alleged victim

The pastor of St Peter Claver in New Orleans, who has been on leave since the revelation of an abuse allegation in January, has responded with a lawsuit of his own.

Saint Sabina to hold pro-Pfleger protest of Cardinal Cupich on Wednesday

Fr Michael Pfleger remains mum on the sex abuse allegations against him, but his parish and supporters continue to pressure Cardinal Cupich for reinstatement.

Following a familiar trend, supporters rally around Fr Pfleger

In a pattern unfortunately quite familiar within the US Church, an accused priest is receiving unfettered support from his flock—unlike the possible victim.
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