sex abuse

Views My Own

Catholic Priests Keep Saying They Forgot About Sex Abuse

They seem to be the only people who cannot keep track of this crisis.
Alex Norcia
1.16.19
Views My Own

The Pope Soccer Ball Meme Is the Perfect Metaphor for a Broken Religion

As Francis issued some of his harshest words yet on the sex abuse crisis, a Cuban circus performer helped make him a meme.
Alex Norcia
1.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pope to Abuser Priests: Turn Yourself in and 'Prepare for Divine Justice'

On Friday, during his traditional Christmas speech, Francis urged priests guilty of sex abuse to give themselves up to civil authorities—and await judgement from God, too.
Alex Norcia
12.21.18
Views My Own

Somehow, the Catholic Church Is Still Getting Worse

The latest horrific revelations of sexual abuse unpunished show, yet again, that the Church's first tactic is to make excuses and hide.
Alex Norcia
12.20.18
VICE US

The Catholic Church Is Rich Enough to Settle Sex Abuse Cases Forever

Guess how much the Church claims St. Peter's Basilica is worth.
Alex Norcia
9.26.18
Religion

What Would Happen if Roman Catholic Priests Were Allowed to Have Sex

Probably more priests. But with the Church under scrutiny over sex scandals across the planet, it might happen sooner than you think.
Alex Norcia
9.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New Jersey's Priest Sex Abuse Hotline Has Been 'Ringing Off the Hook'

The state recently joined New York and others in launching its own investigation into the ongoing scandal.
Alex Norcia
9.14.18
Religion

The Horrific Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal Is About to Get a Lot Worse

"I think we're going to look back on this as a Martin Luther moment, where someone's nailing the theses to the door."
Alex Norcia
9.12.18
Catholic Church

A Timeline of This Summer's Horrific Catholic Abuse Scandals

Since June, the Church has had to deal with major abuse scandals coming to light in the era of #MeToo.
Alex Norcia
8.28.18
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Survivor Battling to Get Child Sex Abuse Education in Elementary Schools

In the US, approximately one in six boys and one in four girls are sexually abused before the age of 18, but far too few schools provide students with any form of education on the subject.
Kimberly Lawson
10.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

What the Fuck Is Going on in This 2004 Ben Affleck Interview?

In the resurfaced footage, Affleck pulls the reporter​ onto his lap, asks about her cleavage, and says the TV station would "like it better if [she] did this show topless​."
River Donaghey
10.11.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Abstinence-Only Education Is Keeping Kids from Learning How to Spot Sexual Abuse

A law passed in 31 states requires schools to teach children how to spot sexual abuse—but some schools in states like Tennessee aren’t implementing it, thanks to conservative legislation around sex ed.
Kimberly Lawson
9.28.17
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