Wednesday, October 3, 2018

UU A Way Of Life ministries index - sex abuse by people in authority




  • Number of U.S. Catholic priests reported to U.S. Bishops for sexually abusing children between 1950 and 2016 = 6,721
  • Percentage of Catholic priests working between 1950 and 2016 officially reported sexually abusing children = 5.8%
  • Number of Supreme Court nominees accused of sexually harassing/assaulting women in last 27 years = 2
  • Percentage of 8 -11th graders reporting be sexually harassed/abused by teachers in 2000 = 9.6%
  • Number of complaints the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association of sexual abuse or misconduct in 20 years between 1994 and 2014 = 23
  • Number of the 23 complaints the UUMA "founded" = 21
  • Number of the 23 complaints the UUMA exonerated = 2
For more information about sexual abuse in Unitarian Univeralist congregations click here.

2 comments:

  1. Sex abuse is pervasive in our society. It is easy to point the finger at other groups of people. Before a finger is pointed, one should examine one's own group first and do what you can within your own group.

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  2. As President Trump said yesterday that it is a hard time to be a young man in America because you can no longer abuse women without being held accountable. He should know.

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