Tag Archives: Catholics

Catholic clergy – sex abuse scandal

Recently in the news, Pope Francis met with victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy.  example:

Pope Francis Meets With Sex Abuse Victims Time, July 7, 2014

Recently PBS reran an episode of FRONTLINE, Secrets of the Vatican; several books in Italian are referenced in the show and listed in the transcript; the more recent titles have been ordered for the University of Minnesota Libraries.

To find books on this topic, search by subject heading

Catholic church–clergy–sexual behavior

A secret world : sexuality and the search for celibacy
A. W. Richard Sipe 1932-
New York : Brunner/Mazel c1990
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (BX1912.9 .S57 1990 ) and other locations

Book of Gomorrah : an eleventh-century treatise against clerical homosexual practices
Peter Damian, Saint, 1007?-1072. Pierre J. Payer 1936-
Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press c1982
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .P4813 1982 )

Perversion of power : sexual abuse in the Catholic Church
Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea 1950-
1st ed.. Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press 2007
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .F74 2007 )

Predatory priests, silenced victims : the sexual abuse crisis and the Catholic Church
Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea 1950-; Virginia Goldner
Mahwah, N.J. : Analytic Press 2007
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .P74 2007 )

Bless me father for I have sinned : perspectives on sexual abuse committed by Roman Catholic priests
Thomas G Plante
Westport, Conn. : Praeger 1999
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B54 1999 )

Clergy sexual abuse social science perspectives
Northeastern series on gender, crime, and law
Claire M Renzetti; ebrary, Inc.
Boston : Northeastern 2013
Online access

Pederastia en la Iglesia católica : delitos sexuales del clero contra menores, un drama silenciado y encubierto por los obispos
Pepe Rodríguez
1a ed.. Barcelona : Ediciones B 2002
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (BX1912.9 .R62 2002 )

Sex, priests, and secret codes : the Catholic Church’s 2000-year paper trail of sexual abuse
Thomas P. Doyle A. W. Richard Sipe 1932-; Patrick J Wall
Los Angeles : Volt Press c2006
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .D69 2006 )
Sex, priests, and power : anatomy of a crisis
A. W. Richard Sipe 1932-
New York : Brunner/Mazel 1995
Magrath Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .S575 1995 ) and other locations

Gay priests
James G Wolf
1st ed.. San Francisco : Harper & Row c1989
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .G358 1989 )

Medieval purity and piety : essays on medieval clerical celibacy and religious reform
Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 2006.
Michael Frassetto
New York : Garland Pub. 1998
Wilson Library General Collection (BV4390 .M43 1998 )

Stress, ego identity, and the disclosure of a homosexual orientation among midlife transition male religious professionals in the Roman Catholic Church
John P. Nash
Thesis (Ph. D.)–Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, 1990. 1990
Magrath Library General Collection (Mfilm 976 )

Gay Catholic priests and clerical sexual misconduct : breaking the silence
Donald L. Boisvert 1951-; Robert Goss
New York : Harrington Park Press c2005
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .G39 2005 )

Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church a decade of crisis, 2002-2012
Abnormal psychology (Westport, Conn.)
Thomas G Plante; Kathleen McChesney 1950-; ebrary, Inc.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger 2011
Online access

Agony in the garden : sex, lies, and redemption from the troubled heart of the American Catholic Church
John Van der Zee
New York : Thunder’s Mouth Press/Nations s ; s.l. : Distributed by Publishers Group West c2002
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 V36x 2002 )

Keith Carradine 1949-; Blythe Danner; David Strathairn; Jack Warden; Tom Topor 1938-; HBO Pictures.; HBO Video (Firm)
New York : HBO Video c2007
Law Library Literature and the Arts (PN1997 .J828x 2007 )

The clergy sexual abuse crisis : reform and renewal in the Catholic community
Paul R. Dokecki
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press c2004
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .D65 2004 )

All the bishops’ men
Tom Mooney
Cork : Collins Press 2011
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .M66 2011 )

Child sexual abuse and the Catholic Church : gender, power, and organizational culture
Marie Keenan
New York : Oxford University Press c2012
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .K44 2012 )

Homosexuality in the priesthood and the religious life
Jeannine Gramick
New York : Crossroad 1989
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1795.H66 H67 1989 )

Desire and denial : celibacy and the Church
Gordon Thomas
1st ed.. Boston : Little, Brown c1986
Wilson Library General Collection (BV4390 .T52 1986 )

Vows of silence : the abuse of power in the papacy of John Paul II
Jason Berry Gerald Renner
New York : Free Press c2004
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B475 2004 )

Mea maxima culpa : silence in the house of God
Alex Gibney; Chris Cooper 1951-; Ethan Hawke 1970-; Jamey Sheridan; Content Media Corporation,; HBO Documentary Films,; Docurama (Firm),
New York, NY : Docuramafilms 2013
Walter Smart Learning Commons (BX1912.9 .M43 2013 )

Unholy orders : tragedy at Mount Cashel
Michael Harris 1948-
Markham, Ont. : Viking 1990
Wilson Library General Collection (HQ72.C3 H37x 1990 )
L’honneur flétri d’un évêque homosexuel en 1937
Collection “Le sens de l’histoire”
Christian Gury
Paris : Kimé 2000
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1795.H66 G879x 2000 )

Clergy sexual abuse litigation : survivors seeking justice
Jennifer M. Balboni
Boulder, Colo. : FirstForumPress, Inc. 2011
Law Library General Collection (KF1328.5.C45 B35 2011 )

Die Priesterehe in Flugschriften der frühen Reformation
Quellen und Forschungen zur Reformationsgeschichte; Bd. 68
Stephen E. Buckwalter
Gütersloh : Gütersloher Verlagshaus c1998
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912 .F72x 1997 )

Deliver us from evil
Amy Berg; Frank Donner; Matthew Cooke; Hermas Lassalle; Ray Baldwin; Michael Brown; Tom Ortenberg; Oliver O’Grady; Thomas P Doyle; Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea 1950-; Roger Michael Mahony 1936-; Patrick J Wall; Ann Jyono; Bob Jyono; Maria Jyono; Nancy Sloan; Jacob Kusk; Jens Schlosser; Mick Harvey; Joseph Arthur; Disarming Films.; Lionsgate (Firm)
Widescreen.. Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate 2007
Walter Smart Learning Commons (HV6570 .D45 2007 ) Video

Of sodomites, effeminates, hermaphrodites, and androgynes : sodomy in the age of Peter Damian
Studies and texts (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies); 176.
Glenn W. Olsen (Glenn Warren), 1938- Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies c2011
Wilson Library General Collection (Quarto CB351 .S78x )

Um espinho na carne : má conduta e abuso sexual por parte de clérigos da Igreja Católica no Brasil : visão geral das questões relacionadas e pertinentes
Teseantítese ; 2
Gino Nasini
Aparecida, SP : Editora Santuário 2001
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (BV4392.5 .N3716 2001 )
Sexuality in the confessional : a sacrament profaned
Studies in the history of sexuality
Stephen Haliczer 1942-
New York : Oxford University Press 1996
Wilson Library General Collection (BX2263.S7 H35 1996 )

Pedophiles and priests : anatomy of a contemporary crisis
Philip Jenkins 1952-
New York : Oxford University Press 1996
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .J46 1996 )

A gospel of shame : children, sexual abuse and the Catholic Church
Elinor Burkett Frank Bruni
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking 1993
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B87 1993 )

The tricky part : one boy’s fall from trespass into grace
Martin Moran 1959-
Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press c2005
Andersen Library Rare s (Tretter) (PN2287.M6993 A3 2005 ) and other locations

Betrayal : the crisis in the Catholic Church
Globe Newspaper Co.
Boston : Little, Brown 2002
Wilson Library General Collection (BX1912.9 .B48x 2002 )