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Are issues resolved a decade after the San Diego Diocese lawsuit?

Ten years ago 144 adults won a major lawsuit settlement against the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego. The church agreed to pay $198.1 million dollars to the victims, who were sexually abused as children by priests. Today, abuse survivors continue to heal and wonder: is the Catholic Church doing enough to protect children from future abuse?

How should you talk to your child about sexual abuse?

Parents may feel uncomfortable discussing sexual abuse with their young children, but it is an important topic to address. Openly discussing sexuality and proper physical contact teaches your child about healthy boundaries and behavior. Your child will also feel more comfortable bringing issues to your attention. How should you talk to your child about healthy interactions and abuse?

Survivor awarded $2M in sex abuse cover-up case

Speaking up about sexual abuse is not an easy thing to do – especially for children. Being the victim of sexual abuse by an adult often carries feels of guilt or shame that can be hard to overcome. Sadly, sometimes those who do find the strength to tell someone they trust about instances of abuse are met by skepticism or otherwise negative reactions.

Lawsuit against former priest, Diocese of Orange alleges abuse

An ongoing lawsuit against the Diocese of Orange, a former priest and the All-American Boys Chorus highlights a situation that many children have sadly been forced into. While it shows that coming forward with your story is a difficult and emotional process, it also demonstrates how seeking justice can be very rewarding.