Case of Bishop Hart Shows Role Clericalism Plays in Abuse Cover-Up

For years, clergy abuse survivors fought to have Bishop Joseph Hart’s name stripped from the building of St. Joseph’s Children’s Home in Torrington, Wyoming – a residence for troubled teenage boys known as the Hart’s Children Center. 

Cheyenne Diocese Struggles With Abuse Revelations About Popular Bishop

[This is part two of The Tablet’s three-part investigative series into Bishop Joseph Hart, who could become the first U.S. bishop to face criminal prosecution for abuse. Read part one here.] By Christopher White, The Tablet’s National Correspondent CHEYENNE, Wyoming – Nearly three decades had passed since Martin last stepped foot inside a Catholic church. […]

Wyoming Bishop’s Decades of Abuse Destroyed Lives, Traumatized Families

As parishioners attended the Feast of the Assumption Mass inside Guardian Angels Catholic Church on August 15, members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) gathered outside on the sidewalk for a press conference marking an occasion that many believed would never come.