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Sexual abuse by clergy

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Books and articles dealing with alleged sexual abuse by clergy:

Most of the following deal specifically with abuse by the Roman Catholic priesthood.

bullet Jason Berry, "Lead Us Not into Temptation: Catholic Priests and the Sexual Abuse of Children," University of Illinois Press, (Reprinted 2000). Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store

bullet Frank Bruni & Elinor Burkett, "A Gospel of Shame: Children, Sexual Abuse, and the Catholic Church," Perennial, (Reprinted 2002 with a new introduction and afterward).  Read reviews or order this book

bullet Image of book cover Kathryn R. Byrne, "Understanding the Abuse of Adults by Catholic Clergy and Religious." This is a finalist in the 2011 International Book Awards' Health: Psychology/Mental Health category. See an abstract and obtain a copy from the author at: http://www.openheartlifecoaching.com/

bullet Matt Carroll et al., "Betrayal: The crisis in the Catholic Church," Little Brown, (2002).  Written by the investigative staff of the Boston Globe. Read reviews or order this book

bullet John T, Chibnall et al., "A national survey of the sexual trauma experiences of Catholic nuns," St. Louis University, Review of Religious Research, Volume 40 #2, (1998-DEC). Online at: http://rra.hartsem.edu/

bullet Father Donald Cozzens:
bullet "The Changing Face of the Priesthood: A reflection on the priest's crisis of soul," Liturgical Press, (2000). Chapter 8 "Betraying Our Young" deals with sexual abuse. Read reviews or order this book

bullet "Sacred Silence: Denial and Crisis in the Church." Liturgical Press (2002). Read reviews or order this book

bullet David France, "Our Fathers: The secret life of the Catholic Church in an age of scandal." Broadway, (2003?). This is a four-decade survey of abuse by an investigative editor at Newsweek. Read reviews or order this book

bullet Nils Friberg, Ed, et al, "Restoring the Soul of a Church: Healing Congregations Wounded by Clergy Sexual Misconduct," Liturgical Press, (1995). Read reviews or order this book

bullet Ken Hills, "Requiem For Black Shoes ," self published, (2010). This is a true story with fictinal embellishments of the sexual abuse of a young boy by a Catholic priest. Read reviews or order this book

bullet Nancy Meyer Hopkins, "The Congregational Response to Clergy Betrayals of Trust," Liturgical Press, (1998). Read reviews or order this book

bullet Philip Jenkins, "Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a contemporary crisis," Oxford University Press, (2001). Read reviews or order this book

bullet Thomas G. Plante, Ed., "Bless Me Father for I Have Sinned : Perspectives on Sexual Abuse Committed by Roman Catholic Priests," Praeger Pub., (1999). Read reviews or order this book

bullet Stephen J. Rossetti:
bullet "Slayer of the Soul : Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church," Twenty-Third Publications, (1990). Read reviews or order this book

bullet "A Tragic Grace : The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse," Liturgical Press, (1996). Read reviews or order this book

bullet A. W. Richard Sipe, "Sex, Priests and Power: Anatomy of a Crisis," Brunner/Mazel, (1995). Read reviews or order this book

bullet Len Sperry, "Sex, priestly ministry, and the Church," Liturgical Press, (2003).  Read reviews or order this book

bullet Thomas Thigpen, Ed., "Shaken by Scandals: Catholics Speak Out About Priests' Sexual Abuse," Charis Books, (2002). Read reviews or order this book

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Related books:

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"The Philadelphia Report: The Philadelphia Investigating Grand Jury Report in to Allegations of Clergy Sexual Abuse in the Archdioces of Philadelphia," Over four years, the Grand Jury studied files and allegations against 62 Philadelphia priests -- less than half of the total implicated clergy in the Catholic diocese's files. Cherry Hill Publishing, (2010). Available in unabridged audio CD, abridged audio CD or MP3 CD. Read reviews or order this book

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Eugene Kennedy, "The Unhealed Wound: The Church and Human Sexuality," St. Martin's Press, (2001). Read reviews or order this book This book deals with a broad range of sexual topics within the Catholic Church.

bullet Brian Schwab, "The Sacred Robe," Barrier Reef Publ., (2001). This is a fictional account of sexual abuse by priests and an attempted cover-up by the church. Read reviews or order this book

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A related list on this web site:

bullet Books which discuss change in the Roman Catholic Church

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Reference:

  1. Heidi Schlumpf, "Examining the Sins of the Fathers; The priest sex scandals have already spawned new books and bumped the backlist," Publishers Weekly, Page 34, 202-MAY-13.

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Copyright 2002 to 2010 by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Originally written: 2002-MAY-19
Latest update: 2010-DEC-09
Author: B.A. Robinson

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