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– European countries
Main article: Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Europe
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Vienna archdiocese
In 1995 Cardinal Hans Hermann Groër stepped down as head of the Roman Catholic Church in Austria following accusations of sexual misconduct. In 1998 he left the country. He remained a Cardinal. 
There have been several abuse cases in Belgium.
Diocese of Antwerp
Former parish priest Bruno Vos of Nieuwmoer parish in Kalmthout was officially charged with rape of a minor by the Belgian judiciary. There are also allegations of possession of child pornography included in the charge. 
– Czech Republic
Archdiocese of Olomouc
In 2000 Fr. Frantisek Merta and Olomouc Archbishop Jan Graubner were charged after allegations were made by a theology student, Václav Novák, that Merta had sexually abused altar boys since 1995.
There have also been several abuse cases in France.
Seine et marne
Henri Lebras sentenced to ten years for the rape of a twelve year old boy between 1995 and 1998.
In February 2010 Der Spiegel reported that more than 94 clerics and laymen have been suspected of sexual abuse since 1995; but only 30 of those suspects had actually been prosecuted because of legal time constraints on pursuing cases.
Main article: Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Ireland
See also: Murphy Report
Archdiocese of Dublin
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic archdiocese of Dublin
See also: Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse
Several priests who abused children in the United States were Irish Nationals, notably Patrick Colleary, Anthony O’Connell and Oliver O’Grady.
Diocese of Ferns
Main article: Ferns Report
The Ferns Inquiry 2005 – On 22 October 2005 a government-commissioned report compiled by a former Irish Supreme Court judge delivered an indictment of the handling of clerical sex abuse in the Irish diocese of Ferns.
It is difficult to ascertain the correct statistics for clerical sexual abuse in Italy because the Italian Government has a treaty with the Vatican that guarantees areas of immunity to Vatican officials, including bishops and priests.
– The Netherlands
Cases of sexual abuse by religious members of the Roman Catholic Church in The Netherlands can since 1995 be notified to a central church institution, called Secretariaat Rooms-Katholiek Kerkgenootschap (SRRK). . In February 2010 Salesians were accused of sexual abuse in their juvenate Don Rua in ‘s-Heerenberg. Salesian bishop of Rotterdam Van Luyn pleaded for a thorough investigation. 
Archdiocese of Poznan
In March 2002 Archbishop Juliusz Paetz quit following accusations, which he denied, of sexually molesting young priests.
Diocese of Plock
In early 2007 allegations surfaced that former Bishop Stanislaw Wielgus (later very briefly Archbishop of Warsaw) was aware that several priests in his former diocese of Plock were sexually abusing minors. 
– United Kingdom
There have been several abuse affairs in United Kingdom as well.
Buckfast Abbey School
In 2007 two former monks from Buckfast Abbey were sentenced for sexually abusing boys.
Ealing Abbey / St Benedict’s School
In 2009 a monk of Ealing Abbey, and former headmaster of the junior department of its associated school, St Benedict’s, was sentenced to eight years in prison for sexually abusing boys.
– Latin American countries
Main article: Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Latin America
Julio Grassi was found guilty (by a three-judge panel of the Criminal Court Oral 1 Morón) of one count of sexual abuse and one count of corrupting a minor in the “Happy Children’s Foundation”.
Archdiocese of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz archdiocese
Allegations of sexual abuse on 47 young seminarists surfaced in 1994.
Diocese of Anápolis
In 2005 Brazilian priests, Fr. Tarcísio Tadeu Spricigo and Fr. Geraldo da Consolação Machado were convicted of child molestation while Fr. Felix Barbosa Carreiro was arrested and charged with child sexual abuse in the northeastern state of Maranhão after police seized him in a hotel room with four teenage boys. 
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Legion of Christ
Fr. Marcial Maciel (1920 – 2008) founded the Legion of Christ, a Catholic order of priests originating in Mexico. Nine former seminarians of his order accused Maciel of molestation. One retracted his accusation, saying that it was a plot intended to discredit the Legion. Maciel maintained his innocence of the accusations.
In 2007, Daniel Bernardo Beltrán Murguía Ward, a 42 year-old SCV consecrated layman was found by the National Police in a hostel in Cercado de Lima with a 12 year-old boy, of whom he was taking sexually explicit pictures. The boy was initially lured by Murguía Ward in Miraflores, where he was given Pokemon figures in exchange for photos of his intimate parts. When Murguía Ward was caught, he had paid the boy 20 soles ($7 USD) for his services in the hostel. The police have reported that pictures of two other boys were also found on Murguía Ward’s camera and that the boy has claimed he received oral sex from Murguía Ward. These charges have been denied by the accused. Murguía Ward has since been removed from the SCV for his alleged misconduct. .
– North American countries
Main article: Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Canada
Archdiocese of St. John’s
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in St. John’s archdiocese
In the 1990s, criminal proceedings began against members of the Christian Brothers in Newfoundland.
– United States
Main article: Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States
Archdiocese of Anchorage
The Society of Jesus made a $50 million payout to over 100 Inuits who alleged that they had been sexually abused. The settlement did not require them to admit molesting Inuit children, but accusations involved 13 or 14 priests who allegedly molested these children for 30 years.
The Diocese of Fairbanks, a co-defendant in the case, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, claiming inability to pay the 140 plaintiffs filing claims against the diocese for alleged sexual abuse by priests or church workers during this period.
Archdiocese of Boston
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic archdiocese of Boston
Allegations of sexual misconduct by priests of the Archdiocese of Boston, and following revelations of a cover-up by the Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Bernard Francis Law, became known in 2004, causing Roman Catholics in other dioceses of the United States to investigate similar situations. Cardinal Law’s actions prompted public scrutiny of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the steps taken in response to past and current allegations of sexual misconduct by priests. The events in the Archdiocese of Boston became a national scandal.
Archdiocese of Chicago
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic archdiocese of Chicago
Daniel McCormack, a self-confessed sexually abusive priest was sentenced to five years in prison for abusing five boys (8–12 years) in 2001.
Diocese of Davenport
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Davenport diocese
On October 10, 2006, the Diocese of Davenport filed for Chapter 11 protection .
Archdiocese of Dubuque
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Dubuque archdiocese
In 2006 the Archdiocese settled a number of claims of sexual, and the Archbishop offered a personal apology. 
Diocese of Fall River
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Fall River diocese
Father James Porter was a Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of molesting 28 children; He admitted sexually abusing at least 100 of both sexes over a period of 30 years, starting in the 1960s. Bishop Sean O’Malley settled 101 abuse claims and initiated a zero-tolerance policy against sexual abuse. He also instituted one of the first comprehensive sexual abuse policies in the Roman Catholic Church. 
Diocese of Honolulu
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Honolulu diocese
Reverend Joseph Bukoski, III, SS.CC., Honolulu, Hawaii, a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary was canonically removed in 2003 as the pastor of Maria Lanakila Catholic Church in Lahaina by Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo for allegations relating to sexual improprieties some 30 years earlier. Fr. Bukoski issued a written public apology to his victim on November 12, 2005.
Reverend Mr. James “Ron” Gonsalves, Wailuku, Hawaii, Gonsalves the administrator of Saint Ann Roman Catholic Church in Waihee, Maui, pleaded guilty on May 17, 2006 to several counts of sexual assault on a 12-year-old male. Bishop Clarence Richard Silva has permanently withdrawn his faculties and has initiated laicization proceedings against Deacon Gonsalves with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic archdiocese of Los Angeles
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles agreed to pay out 60 million dollars to settle 45 lawsuits it still faces over 450 other pending cases. According to the Associated Press a total of 22 priests were involved in the settlement with cases going as far back as the 1930s.  20 million dollars of this was paid by the insurers of the archdiocese. The main administrative office of the archdiocese is due to be sold to cover the cost of these and future law suits. The archdiocese will settle about 500 cases for about $600 million.
Archdiocese of Miami
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Miami archdiocese
Since 1966, the Archdiocese of Miami Insurance Programs have paid $26.1 million in settlement, legal and counselling costs associated with sexual misconduct allegations made by minors involving priests, laity and religious brothers and sisters. 
Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Catholic archdiocese of Milwaukee
A 2003 report on the sexual abuse of minors by clergy in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee revealed that allegations of sexually assaulting minors had been made against 58 ordained men. By early 2009, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee had spent approximately $26.5 million in attorney fees and settlements. Under Archbishop Timothy Dolan the archdiocese was able to avoid bankruptcy from lawsuits.
Archdiocese of Omaha
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Omaha archdiocese
Archbishop Elden Curtiss reassigned a priest despite pedophilia allegations that had first emerged in 1959. He later admitted to failing to examine the priest’s personnel file. In 1993, Curtiss confessed to removing letters documenting abuse from the file, acknowledging his “shortsightedness and misjudgment.”
Diocese of Orange
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic diocese of Orange
On January 3, 2005 Bishop Tod Brown of the Diocese of Orange apologized to 87 alleged victims of sexual abuse and announced a settlement of $100 million following two years of mediation.
Diocese of Peoria
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Peoria diocese
Coadjutor Bishop John J. Myers of Peoria was among the two-thirds of sitting bishops and acting diocese administrators that the Dallas Morning News found had allowed priests accused of sexual abuse to continue working.
In 2005, Rev. Francis Engels plead guilty to molesting a Peoria altar boy on trips to Milwaukee in the early 1980s.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia
According to a 2005 investigation, while serving as assistant vicar for administration in 1996, Bishop Cistone was involved with silencing a nun who tried to alert parishioners at St. Gabriel parish about abuse by a priest. According to the report, there were several other instances of priest sexual abuse which Cistone was complicit in covering up.
Diocese of Phoenix
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Phoenix diocese
On November 21, 2005, Monsignor Dale Fushek of the Diocese of Phoenix was arrested and charged with 10 criminal misdemeanor counts related to alleged inappropriate sexual contact with teens and young adults.
Archdiocese of Portland
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Portland archdiocese
The Archdiocese of Portland filed for Chapter 11 reorganization on July 6, 2004, hours before two abuse trials were set to begin. Portland became the first Catholic diocese to file for bankruptcy. An open letter to the archdiocese’s parishioners explained the archbishop’s motivation.
Archdiocese of San Antonio
John Salazar – sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 18-year-old parishioner. 
Diocese of San Diego
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in San Diego diocese
On February 27, 2007, the Diocese of San Diego filed for Chapter 11 protection, hours before the first of about 150 lawsuits was due to be heard.
Diocese of Spokane
Under Bishop William S. Skylstad the Diocese of Spokane declared bankruptcy to protect it from claims of people abused by priests in December 2004. The Diocese of Spokane as part of its bankruptcy has agreed to pay at least $48 million as compensation. This payout has to be agreed to by the victims and a Judge before it will be made. According to Federal Bankruptcy Judge Gregg W. Zive, money for the settlement would come from insurance companies, the sale of church property, contributions from Catholic groups and from the diocese’s parishes.
Diocese of Stockton
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Stockton diocese
Fr. Oliver O’Grady molested multiple children in Stockton.  The 2006 documentary Deliver Us From Evil is based on accusations that Bishop Roger Mahony knew that Oliver O’Grady was an active pedophile.
Diocese of Tucson
The Diocese of Tucson filed bankruptcy in September, 2004. The Diocese of Tucson reached an agreement with plaintiffs, which the bankruptcy judge approved on June 11, 2005, specifying terms that included allowing the diocese reorganization to continue in return for a $22.2 million settlement.
 Oceania countries
Main article: Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Australia
Archdiocese of Sydney
Ross Murrin – Catholic brother plead guilty to sexually abusing eight male students. 
Archdiocese of Melbourne
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in Melbourne archdiocese
There were several cases of sexual abuse in the Melbourne archdiocese.
Michael Charles Glennon – sentenced to at least 15 years in jail for sexually abusing four Aboriginal boys between 1984 and 1991
Wilfred James Baker – sentenced to four years in prison (parole after 2 years) for 16 counts of indecent assault and one of gross indecency, involving eight boys, aged 10 to 13, over a 20-year period between 1960 and 1979.
David Daniel – sentenced to six years jail, with parole after 4.5 years, for molesting four boys, a girl and an adult male. 
Rex Elmer – abuser sentenced in 1998 to five years jail (with parole after 3 years 4 months) for molesting 12 boys at St Vincent’s orphanage in South Melbourne. 
Terence Goodall, convicted of indecent assault in 2006 for a crime committed in 1982.
Paul Pavlou, convicted on 29 June 2009 of committing an indecent act with a child under 16 and of being knowingly in possession of child pornography. He was sentenced to an 18 month jail sentence suspended for 24 months and to a two year community based order. He will be registered on the Sex Offenders Register for 15 years. These offences occurred in 2005-2006 while he was the priest at Healesville in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. 
– New Zealand
Main article: Sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic diocese of Christchurch
The abuse scandal in Christchurch is an important chapter in the clerical abuse affairs in New Zealand.
In 2002 the Catholic Church apologized for sexual abuse by hundreds of priests over the previous 20 years. 
In 2003 at least 34 priests were suspended in a sex abuse scandal. 20 were from a single diocese.
– See also
Homosexuality in the Roman Catholic priesthood
Roman Catholic sex abuse cases
^ BBC News | EUROPE | ‘Exile’ for disgraced Austrian cardinal
^ Belga, 22 July 2008
^ Sonia Phalnikar. Abuse allegations mount at German Catholic Church. Deutsche Welle.
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,5224213,00.html accessed 11 Feb 2010
^ NPR: Critics Press Italy, Church on Clergy Abuse
^ SRKK: geen doofpot seksueel misbruik [ Actualiteit | Katholiek Nederland ]
^ Mondiale RK-pedofilie
^ FACTBOX: Roman Catholic Church sex scandals in Europe, U.S. | Reuters
^ Polish archbishop, officials ignored child sex abuse, says newspaper – Catholic Online
^ Monk jailed for schoolboys abuse (BBC News)
^ Jail for child sex abuse teacher (BBC News)
^ Priest charged with paedophilia Ealing Gazette 9 December 2008
^ Father Grassi: the sentence will be announced today “Momento 24”, June 10 2009
^ Brazil – Brazzil Mag – Close to 2000 Brazilian Priests Caught in Sexual Misconduct
^ Sex abuse in Brazil: abuser priest provides checklist for selecting victims | National Catholic Reporter | Find Articles at BNET.com
^ ReGAIN Website
^ “Capturaron a pedófilo cuando fotografiaba a menor de 11 años” (in Spanish). Peru 21. 2007. http://peru21.pe/noticia/69754/capturaron-pedofilo-cuando-fotografiaba-menor-11-anos. Retrieved 2010-01-12.
^ “Detienen a ingeniero de sistemas por tráfico de pornografía infantil” (in Spanish). Diario La Republica. 2007/10/30. http://www.larepublica.com.pe/component/option,com_contentant/task,view/id,186033/Itemid,/. Retrieved 2010-01-12.
^ “Capturan a pedófilo que era laico consagrado” (in Spanish). Terra. 2007. http://www.terra.com.pe/noticias/articulo/html/act1018766.htm. Retrieved 2010-01-12.
^ Jesuit Order Settles Suit on Sex Abuse in Alaska, New York Times, November 19, 2007
^ “Fairbanks Catholic Diocese filing for bankruptcy”. KTUU.com. WorldNow. 2008-02-15. http://www.ktuu.com/global/story.asp?s=7869569. Retrieved 2008-03-03. “More than 150 claims were filed against the church for alleged crimes at the hands of clergy or church workers between the 1950s and 1980s.”
^ Baldino, Megan (2008-02-15). “Diocese of Fairbanks to file for bankruptcy”. CNA. Catholic News Agency. http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=11791. Retrieved 2008-03-03. “The negotiations allegedly failed because one of the diocese�s insurance carriers did not �participate meaningfully.� … Robert Hannon, chancellor and special assistant to Bishop Donald Kettler, said bankruptcy would provide a way for church assets to be distributed fairly among abuse victims.”
^ “Fairbanks diocese will file for bankruptcy”. The Anchorage Daily News. The McClatchy Company. 2008-02-13. Archived from the original on 2008-02-14.
+Diocese+of+Fairbanks&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=9&gl=us&lr=lang_en&client=firefox-a. Retrieved 2008-03-03.
^ The Associated Press (2007-07-02). “Priest gets 5 years for sex abuse”. Chicago Sun-Times. Sun-Times News Group. Archived from the original on 2007-07-04. http://web.archive.org/web/20070704233922/http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/452305,priest070207.article. “An independent auditor issued a litany of recommendations to overhaul the way the nation’s third-largest archdiocese handles sex abuse complaints and Cardinal Francis George apologized for his actions—or lack thereof—about the rumors surrounding the Rev. Daniel McCormack. … McCormack pleaded guilty to five counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for abusing five boys between the ages of 8 and 12 while he served as parish priest at St. Agatha Catholic Church.”
^ Iowa Diocese Files For Bankruptcy , Davenport Bishop Says Settlements For 24+ Sex Abuse Claims Left It No Choice – CBS News
^ Settlements and Verdicts
^ Victims testify of Porter assaults – The Boston Globe
^ Pedophile priest James Porter dies at 70 – U.S. news — MSNBC.com
^ Fall River bishop to head Fla. diocese
^ LA diocese settles abuse claims 1 December 2006
^ LA church to pay $600M for clergy abuse July 14, 2007
^ The Archdiocese of Miami
^ Bohn, Lauren E. (2009-02-26). “New York City Archbishop Timothy Dolan”. TIME Magazine. http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1881861,00.html.
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^ BBC NEWS | World | Americas | US Church offers abuse settlement
^ Berg, Amy J. (2006). Deliver Us From Evil. Lions Gate Entertainment.
^ Hamlin, Jesse (2006-10-25). “A former priest molested kids in California parishes. Now he talks in a chilling documentary.”. San Francisco Chronicle.
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/25/DDGDQLUMCM1.DTL. Retrieved 2008-03-09.
^ Catholic brother to plead guilty to abuse – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
^ Applause as ‘evil’ priest gets more jail – National – www.theage.com.au
^ Press Release – Sex predator: the priest who got away SINS OF THE FATHER
^ Star News Group – Hear the truth – By Kath Gannaway
^ 104 Australian Catholic clergy sentenced in Broken Rites cases
^ http://brokenrites.alphalink.com.au/nletter/page179-pavlou.html http://www.theage.com.au/national/investigations/faith-betrayed-20090809-eea1.html mountain views mail 30.06.2009 page 3!– Bot generated title –>]
^ BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Philippines Church apologises for sex abuse
^ Catholic World News : Sex-abuse scandal in Philippines involves priests with women
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BISHOP GENE ROBINSON GOES ALL OUT
Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
CONCORD, NH – A gay bishop has been selected to give the first invocation of President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, and he is going to do it loudly and proudly!
New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, a gay rights leader, will be leading a prayer at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday. Many are speculating that he was chosen after the negative backlash over Rick Warren’s selection for the inauguration invocation.
“It is well known that I don’t care for Rick Warren,” declared Robinson. “He has perpetrated lies about the gay, lesbian and bisexual community under the guise of speaking for God.
“I know God, and I know God’s love, and He wants all of his children to love themselves just as they are. And that’s exactly what we’re going to do!”
In an effort to combat Warren’s anti-gay message, Robinson has arranged for an elaborate invocation. He will read from a bible resting on a rainbow bedazzled podium, while two Chelsea boys in hot pants will tearfully release white doves into the air. When Robinson has finished his prayer, drag queens in Michelle Obama costumes will dance across the stage, waving flags that read, “We did it!”
Robinson has not yet decided if the Gay Men’s Choir of Washington
D.C. will conclude the ceremony with “We Are Family (If the State Recognizes It)” or “Yes We Can (Eventually Get Married)”.
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