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”

Return to Rome: The Journey Continues

By Sarah E. Murphy I recently returned from a two-week trip to Italy – a personal and professional pilgrimage of sorts – following a year of independently investigating clergy sex abuse on Cape Cod. The pervasiveness of the issue cannot be overstated. It is a public safety crisis that goes far beyond my hometown, myContinue reading “Return to Rome: The Journey Continues”

A Current Affair: Italian Survivor Fights to End Rampant Clergy Sex Abuse

If you think clergy sex abuse is an evil of the past, meet 22-year-old Alessandro Battaglia of Milan. While it’s common for survivors to bury the memories of what they endured in an effort to protect themselves from further trauma, he has never forgotten what happened to him seven years ago. Alessandro is one ofContinue reading “A Current Affair: Italian Survivor Fights to End Rampant Clergy Sex Abuse”