Resources on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and in society at large

Resources on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and in society at large

These resources represent the literature available on this topic. Appearance here does not indicate endorsement by the National Religious Vocation Conference.

Alloy, Lauren B.; Jacobsen, Neil, and Acocella, Joan. Abnormal Psychology: Current Perspectives. Boston: McGraw-Hill College, 1999.

Arnaldo, Carlos A. (editor). Child Abuse on the Internet: Ending the Silence. Paris: UNESCO Publishing, 2001.

Berry, Jason and Greeley, Andrew. Lead Us Not into Temptation: Catholic Priests and the Sexual Abuse of Children. University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Bolen, Rebecca M. Child. Sexual Abuse: Its Scope and Our Failure. New York: Plenum Publishers, 2001.

Cozzens, Donald B. The Changing Face of the Priesthood: A Reflection on the Priest’s Crisis of Soul. Liturgical Press, 2000.

Elliot, Michele. Female Sexual Abuse of Children. New York: Guilford Press, 1994.

Fergusson, David M. and Mullen, Paul E. Childhood Sexual Abuse: An Evidence Based Perspective. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publishers, 1999.

Gonsiorek, John C. (editor). Breach of Trust: Sexual Exploitation by Health Care Professionals and Clergy. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publishers, 1995.

Gula, Richard. Ethics in Pastoral Ministry. Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 1996.

Jenkins, Philip. Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a Contemporary Crisis. Oxford University Press, 2001.

Kennedy, Eugene. The Unhealed Wound: The Church and Human Sexuality. St. Martin’s Press, 2002.

Mayes, G. M.; Currie, E. F.; Macleod, L.; Gilles, J. B., and Wades, D. A. Child Sexual Abuse: A Review of the Literature and Educational Materials. Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1992.

Plante, Thomas, G. (editor). Bless Me Father for I Have Sinned: Perspectives on Sexual Abuse Committed by Roman Catholic Priests. Praeger Publishing, 1999.

Rossetti, Stephen. A Tragic Grace: The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse. Liturgical Press, 1996.

Sipe, A.W. Richard. A Secret World: Sexuality and the Search for Celibacy. Brunner/Mazel, 1990.

Sipe, A.W. Richard. Sex, Priests and Power: Anatomy of a Crisis. Brunner/Mazel, 1995.


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