Catholic Crimes: a Survivor’s Story

By William Verdad Intro by Sarah E. Murphy It was February 2019, and I was packing for my first trip to Rome, when I received a Facebook message from a friend thanking me for an article I had just written about clergy sex abuse. In it I shared the story of a man in myContinue reading “Catholic Crimes: a Survivor’s Story”

2019: A Year to Remember

By Sarah E. Murphy It’s a new year and a new decade, but I’m still reflecting on 2019.  Over the past twelve months, my life has changed and my world has expanded, in countless ways. After working secretly with Dan Sherwood, a clergy sex abuse survivor from my hometown, who has since become a trustedContinue reading “2019: A Year to Remember”

Heroes in the Light: Honoring #AllSurvivorsDay

By Sarah E. Murphy November 3 is #AllSurvivorsDay, an international day recognizing survivors of sexual abuse wherever it occurs – at home, school, church, the military, on college campuses and sports teams – with the goal of bringing awareness and change by shedding light on the widespread nature of the issue. Since I began my investigationContinue reading “Heroes in the Light: Honoring #AllSurvivorsDay”