Sexual abuse by clergy
Books and articles on sexual abuse
Books and articles dealing with alleged sexual abuse by clergy:
Most of the following deal specifically with abuse by the Roman Catholic
Jason Berry, "Lead Us Not into Temptation: Catholic Priests and the
Sexual Abuse of Children," University of Illinois Press, (Reprinted 2000). Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store|
Frank Bruni & Elinor Burkett, "A Gospel of Shame: Children, Sexual
Abuse, and the Catholic Church," Perennial, (Reprinted 2002 with a new introduction and afterward). Read reviews or order this book|
Kathryn R. Byrne, "Understanding the Abuse of Adults by Catholic Clergy and Religious." This is a finalist in the 2011 International Book Awards' Health: Psychology/Mental Health category. See an abstract and obtain a copy from the author at: http://www.openheartlifecoaching.com/|
Matt Carroll et al., "Betrayal: The crisis in the Catholic Church," Little Brown,
(2002). Written by the investigative staff of the Boston Globe. Read reviews or order this book|
John T, Chibnall et al., "A national survey of the sexual trauma experiences
of Catholic nuns," St. Louis University, Review of Religious Research, Volume 40
#2, (1998-DEC). Online at: http://rra.hartsem.edu/|
|Father Donald Cozzens:
David France, "Our Fathers: The secret life of the Catholic Church in
an age of scandal." Broadway, (2003?).
This is a four-decade survey of abuse by an investigative editor at
Newsweek. Read reviews or order this book|
Nils Friberg, Ed, et al, "Restoring the Soul of a Church: Healing Congregations Wounded by Clergy Sexual Misconduct,"
Liturgical Press, (1995). Read reviews or order this book|
Ken Hills, "Requiem For Black Shoes ," self published, (2010). This is a true story with fictinal embellishments of the sexual abuse of a young boy by a Catholic priest. Read reviews or order this book|
Nancy Meyer Hopkins, "The Congregational Response to Clergy Betrayals
of Trust," Liturgical Press, (1998). Read reviews or order this book|
Philip Jenkins, "Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a contemporary
crisis," Oxford University Press, (2001). Read reviews or order this book|
Thomas G. Plante, Ed., "Bless Me Father for I Have Sinned :
Perspectives on Sexual Abuse Committed by Roman Catholic Priests,"
Praeger Pub., (1999). Read reviews or order this book|
|Stephen J. Rossetti:
A. W. Richard Sipe, "Sex, Priests and Power: Anatomy of a Crisis,"
Brunner/Mazel, (1995). Read reviews or order this book|
Len Sperry, "Sex, priestly ministry, and the Church," Liturgical
Press, (2003). Read reviews or order this book|
Thomas Thigpen, Ed., "Shaken by Scandals: Catholics Speak Out About
Priests' Sexual Abuse," Charis Books, (2002). Read reviews or order this book
"The Philadelphia Report: The Philadelphia Investigating Grand Jury Report in to Allegations of Clergy Sexual Abuse in the Archdioces of Philadelphia," Over four years, the Grand Jury studied files and allegations against 62 Philadelphia priests -- less than half of the total implicated clergy in the Catholic diocese's files. Cherry Hill Publishing, (2010). Available in unabridged audio CD, abridged audio CD or MP3 CD. Read reviews or order this book
Eugene Kennedy, "The Unhealed Wound: The Church and Human Sexuality," St.
Martin's Press, (2001). Read reviews or order this book This book deals with a broad range of
sexual topics within the Catholic Church.
Brian Schwab, "The Sacred Robe," Barrier Reef Publ., (2001). This
is a fictional account of sexual abuse by priests and an attempted cover-up by
the church. Read reviews or order this book
A related list on this web site:
- Heidi Schlumpf, "Examining the Sins of the Fathers; The priest
sex scandals have already spawned new books and bumped the backlist,"
Publishers Weekly, Page 34, 202-MAY-13.
Copyright © 2002 to 2010 by Ontario Consultants on Religious
Originally written: 2002-MAY-19
Latest update: 2010-DEC-09
Author: B.A. Robinson