Tag: Sexual Abuse

Archived: Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Washington Archbishop in Wake of Sex Abuse Cover-Up Scandal

A Pennsylvania grand jury recently released a report on predator priests and sexual abuse in the early 1990s, which sparked outcry over Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s handling of the situation. Wuerl resigned from his position as the archbishop of Washington, D.C., on Friday morning. A statement released from the Vatican…

Archived: Trump's Camp And Evangelicals Push Bigotry As Protections For Transgender Inmates Are Repealed

On Friday, the Trump administration eliminated the Obama administration’s protections over transgender inmates, putting a vulnerable population back at risk for sexual abuse/assault. Housing and bathroom assignments were originally to match up with gender identity, but now will be appropriated by biological sex. The initiative under former President Barack Obama…