The Reckoning

States use Catholic clergy abuse lists to screen applicants

In the wake of revelations that scores of Roman Catholic priests and religious workers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living unsupervised ...
15:25 6 February 2022

Church offers little outreach to minority victims of priests

The Samples were a black Chicago family, with six children and few resources. The priest helped them with tuition, clothes, bills. He offered the pro...
1:20 5 January 2022

Vatican office struggles to keep up with clergy abuse cases

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from around the world ...
21:13 20 December 2021

Italian priest, and 2 Kenyan men who say he’s their father

NAIROBI — Steven Lacchin grew up a fatherless boy, but he knew some very basic facts about the man who was his father.
14:19 6 December 2021

Surge of new abuse claims threatens church like never before

NEW YORK — At the end of another long day trying to sign up new clients accusing the Roman Catholic Church of sexual abuse, lawyer Adam Slater gazes o...
15:14 3 December 2021

Correction: Reckoning-Where Are They Now story

In a story sent Oct. 4 and 5 about clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse living with little t...
21:24 27 November 2021