As the conclave for new pope nears, Catholics are calling for cardinals embroiled in sex-abuse scandals to abstain from voting.
This awkwardness has been made crystal clear as the sex-abuse case unfolds.
Herman returned to work in 2011 and tackled the sex-abuse cases with renewed zeal.
Archbishop Donald Wuerl fought for justice on behalf of the church's sex-abuse victims long before the Vatican did.
The sex-abuse allegations remained, and court records show that Colon was indicted on November 1, 2004.
He writes about the sex-abuse scandal that's embroiled his university, and how it changed his thinking.
As more emerges about the pope's role in a sex-abuse cover-up involving more than 200 deaf boys, the Vatican is in crisis mode.
Corbett has sued the NCAA over penalties the association handed the school in the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse tragedy.
So you could see this sex-abuse crisis not as a few bad apples, but evidence of a rotten barrel.
Can Penn State recover from the sex-abuse scandal that rocked the university this week?
Unwanted sexual activity forced on a person by another through coercion or threats.