Pope Offers Apology for Church Sex Abuse and Presides Over Beatification While In England

While in England, Pope Benedict XVI held a private meeting with victims of abuse by Catholic priests and other religious people.  The pope assured those he met with that the Church is doing what they can to bring justice to members of the church accused of the atrocious acts. The Pope expressed “deep sorrow and […]

Nearly 5 Percent of Prison Inmates Reported Sexual Victimization

Approximately 88,500 inmates incarcerated in the United States reported being the victim of one or more sexually based offenses in 2008 and 2009. 24,000 of these reports came from local jails, and 64,500 from prisons. The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics announced these results after a survey they conducted. They were prompted to administer […]

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