Following up on Fr. Jerry McGlone’s recent presentation on the Truth and Fiction of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Clergy, we have compiled some resources for your further study. The first two are articles by Dr. Thomas Plante, a psychologist who has done considerable work in this area, and the third is a complete copy of the John Jay Report which was the basis of the so-called “Dallas Charter” which mandated all Catholic dioceses to enact and enforce measures designed to protect minors and to sanction offenders.
Four Lessons Learned from Treating Catholic Priest Sex Offenders
Six Myths About Clergy Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church
The Nature and Scope of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests and Deacons in the Unites States 1950-2002