Mudcat Café message #3975729 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #164703   Message #3975729
Posted By: Thompson
09-Feb-19 - 12:40 PM
Thread Name: BS: Clerical abuse of kids: More Revelations
Subject: RE: BS: Clerical abuse of kids: More Revelations
America too - and I have no doubt also other, civilised countries.

"In a statement issued Thursday, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the largest association representing nuns in the U.S., said that while this problem is prevalent mostly in developing countries there have been many cases in Africa, and last year a nun in India accused a priest of repeatedly raping her between 2014 and 2016 it has gone on in the U.S., too.

"The conference specifically referenced a 1996 study from St. Louis University that indicated, "there were sisters in the United States who had suffered some form of sexual trauma by Catholic priests. Often those sisters did not share this information even with their own communities." "