Archbishop William Lori’s statement that “our shameful past is indeed, in the past” in his recent commentary published in The Baltimore Sun shows survivors of clergy child sexual abuse just how little he and the Church understand the nature of what this type of abuse does to an individual, their loved ones and their community.
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Survivors speak up on AG’s report on church sexual abuse CBS News Baltimore NOV 18, 2022 Find more links to other stories about this investigation here. The link in this video redirects to CBS News Baltimore website
The Maryland Attorney General’s report of eight decades of clergy misconduct in the Archdiocese of Baltimore has the potential to draw out victims who are still hiding so they can get the help they need and to know they are not alone. Please keep a good thought for the outcome to be what is best … Read more
See Part 1 here Continuing to use their voices to speak truth to power, Jean Wehner (Jane Doe) and Teresa Lancaster (Jane Roe) sat down with Shane Waters, creator of the Foul Play podcast, and Gemma Hoskins for a two and a half hour discussion about their ongoing efforts, over 26 years, to find justice … Read more
See Part 2 here Continuing to use their voices to speak truth to power, Jean Wehner (Jane Doe) and Teresa Lancaster (Jane Roe) sat down with Shane Waters, creator of the Foul Play podcast, and Gemma Hoskins for a two and a half hour discussion about their ongoing efforts, over 26 years, to find justice … Read more
Rally of survivors of sexual abuse by Maryland Catholic Church leaders held August 2 Tuesday’s Baltimore press conference to demand Attorney General Frosh release the report on institutional child sexual abuse had a good turnout, covered by WMAR, WJZ, WTOP-DC, The Balto. Sun paper, MD Matters & others. Thanks to everyone who supports me and … Read more
What a HOT evening for an outside book event. Yet those who braved the heat last evening (July 21, 2022) to join us were made comfortable and well hydrated by Katie, our host with The Ivy Bookshop in Mt. Washington. Our friend Jacinta Casey, one of those “folks” I speak of who happens to be … Read more
It has been incredible to hear your voice tell your awful story. I have choked up and cried when you got emotional. I have felt sick with horror as you described what they put you through. I have sent so much love and compassion your way. I just can’t even imagine the horror. So heartbreaking!! … Read more
Jean and Ed visited City Lights Bookstore in Sylva, NC on June 4, 2022. Click the title to watch the video.