Down the Rabbit Hole: NY Times Now Blasts Cardinal Dolan and Church for Actually Getting Rid of Abusive Priests

Laurie Goodstein

One frequent demand from Catholic Church abuse victims is that abusive clerics be laicized or removed from the priesthood as expeditiously and quickly as possible. So if the Archdiocese of Milwaukee discovered a fast and economical way to … [Read more...]

Not the Catholic Church? LA Times Ignores Shocking Abuse Story

Los Angeles Times

This week, Los Angeles County law enforcement charged a former third-grade teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) with thirteen counts of sexually molesting children. The criminal complaint alleges felony-level … [Read more...]

Bravo: NY Times Finally Moves Beyond Catholic Church, Explores Abuse and Cover-Ups Elsewhere

Sharon Otterman New York Times

In the last week, the New York Times has published no less than three items (1, 2, 3) related to large-scale child abuse and cover-ups in New York City's Ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Is the Times finally moving beyond its … [Read more...]

The Washington Post’s Selective Outrage Against the Catholic Church

Fred Hiatt, Washington Post

Witness: Just a few months ago, Boston Public Schools leveled a two-week suspension on a school principal after she admitted that she did not report a case of suspected child sex abuse by a special education aide. After the principal's … [Read more...]

Kudos: Colorado Journalist Recognizes Success of Catholic Church’s Child Protection Model

Wayne Laugesen

Our nation's public schools have a serious problem with child abuse, and if schools want their children to be safe from predators, they should look to the model of protection implemented by the Catholic Church. Those are the rarely … [Read more...]

Boston Globe Little Concerned With Child Abuse – Unless It’s In the Catholic Church [w/ UPDATE]

Michael Rezendes Boston Globe

Consider this: Just a few months ago, Boston Public Schools leveled a two-week suspension on a school principal for not reporting a case of suspected sex abuse by a special education aide. After the principal failed to report him to the … [Read more...]

Boston Globe Gives School Abuse Kid-Gloves Treatment

The Boston Public Schools community has been rocked by the shocking allegation that one of its schools shuffled a special education aide to another school after suspicion that he may have sexually abused a special needs student. The aide is … [Read more...]

Media Quiet to Case of Non-Citizen Convicted Child Molester Who Was High School Principal

On Saturday (2/19/11), the Los Angeles Times published an article, "Ex-high school principal gets 8 years for molesting four girls." The case involved Jonas Vital Silverio, who had pleaded no contest to 10 counts of lewd acts on a … [Read more...]

Media’s Double Standard Continues When Reporting Child Sex Abuse

Here are two stories from this past week: 1. "A [newly released] General Accountability Office (GAO) investigation has found that people with histories of sexual misconduct are still getting hired by school systems across the [United … [Read more...]

LA Times’ Lopez Misleads On Clergy Scandal

In a September 23, 2009, article in the Los Angeles Times, Steve Lopez deceives his readers by suggesting that recent testimony by a member of "[Cardinal Roger] Mahony's inner circle" could spell serious problems for the local … [Read more...]