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GRAND JURY REPORT 2005 (The original is archived and no longer available via the District Attorney’s site. BishopAccountability.org has broken it down. Please click here to read.)
Here is the information you need to calculate if you can currently proceed with either a civil or criminal child sex abuse case in PA. It’s completely confusing, but the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape does a great job of explaining the law.
Philadelphia Victims: If you or someone you know has been a victim, please contact the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office at 215-686-8783 or email email@example.com.
Montgomery County Victims: Contact Info Here.
FOR AWARENESS & ADVOCACY:
Voice of the Faithful is a lay organization of faithful Catholics, who organized in 2002 as a response to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. They started in the basement of a church in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and have since expanded worldwide with more than 30,000 members.
This is a non-profit organization working to help enact laws and protect children.
Joyful Heart Foundation, founded by actress Mariska Hargitay, helps to heal, educate and empower suvivors of sexual assualt, domestic violence and child abuse and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues.
A Web site where the current and emerging Church is discussed.
Documents the Abuse Crisis in the Roman Catholic Church.
Catholica.com – A site based in Australia that offers a different way of looking at faith and spirituality.
“Love In Action: A Direct Action Handbook for Catholics Using Gospel Nonviolence to Reform and Renew the Church,” by Richard K. Taylor. Available for $12.95 at Amazon. Click to purchase.
FOR CATHOLIC CHURCH NEWS:
One of global Catholicism’s most prominent chroniclers, Rocco Palmo has held court as the “Church Whisperer” since 2004. A former US correspondent for the London-based international Catholic weekly The Tablet, Palmo’s served as a church analyst for The New York Times, Associated Press, BBC, NBC, National Public Radio, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and a host of other print and broadcast outlets worldwide. A native of Philadelphia, Rocco Palmo attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.