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The Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis Reform and Renewal in the Catholic Community by Paul R. Dokecki

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Published by Georgetown University Press .
Written in English


  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Sexual abuse,
  • Religion,
  • Church renewal,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Sexuality & Gender Studies,
  • USA,
  • Religion - Classic Works,
  • Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Child sexual abuse by clergy,
  • Clergy,
  • Discipline,
  • Sexual behavior

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8831109M
ISBN 10158901006X
ISBN 109781589010062

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Catholic Church sexual abuse cases are cases of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests, nuns and members of religious the 20th and 21st centuries, the cases have involved many allegations, investigations, trials, convictions, and revelations about decades of attempts by Church officials to cover up reported incidents. The abused include mostly boys but also girls, . I found the book to be a rather tedious repetition of the cover up of Catholic priest sexual abuse in Boston and the U.S. It is obviously factual but lacks the drama of the movie. Indeed, it does not detail in any degree the investigative efforts of the reporters that made the movie so interesting/5(). The Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis: Reform and Renewal in the Catholic Community by Paul R. Dokecki. The story of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests has sent shock waves around the nation and will not fade from consciousness or the news. My aim in this book is to develop a multilevel analysis of clergy sexual abuse, a crisis facing the Catholic Church in the United States and throughout the world. Clergy sexual abuse is a complex personal, relational, and social system in which part relates to part, and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

  The issue of clergy sexual abuse is real and relevant today. Awareness building is essential for prevention. Sexual abuse by individual priests is often varied, and the victims include both genders (Hansen ).Many organizational, psychological, and situational factors contribute to the susceptibility of individual priests to perpetrate abuse. 2. Clergy Sexual Abuse in the World Moral Crisis or Moral Panic? The Journalistic Shot Heard Around the World Entering the Clergy Sexual Abuse System A Comparative Look at the Clergy Sexual Abuse System in Nashville and Boston 3. Professional Ethics and Clergy Sexual Abuse System The Ethics of Human Development and Community. 3. Clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church can't be blamed on homosexuality. Although the vast majority of victims are boys (80 percent, according to . The sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy is arguably the most acute crisis Catholicism has faced since the Reformation. The prevalence of clergy sexual abuse and its shocking cover-up by church officials have obscured the largely untold story of the tort system's remarkable success in bringing the scandal to light, focusing attention on.

  Clergy Sexual Abuse: Questions Remain Aug by Fr. Regis Scanlon, OFMCap The original John Jay statistics state that the sex abuse crisis was the overwhelming work of a very small number of clergy, targeting young males as their victims the one reform not addressed: screening out clergy candidates with same-sex attractions.   This story appeared in the April May 7, print issue under the headline: Book offers insight into canon law's role in sexual abuse . Clergy abuse crisis gets a fresh reading in parish study group Archdiocese “He (Bishop Barron) really calls those who read it to take action, do something and be part of the solution. A Bishop Speaks on the Sexual Abuse Crisis.” The parish handed out free copies of the book to parishioners and a group met for three weeks, during.   Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: A Decade of Crisis, – is a thoughtful, multidisciplinary commentary. Beginning when the scandal first broke in Boston in , this first-of-its-kind work offers a wide range of opinion, both positive and negative, on what has been done in the ensuing ten years to stop and prevent such abuse.