You are not alone. Many people are speaking out and insisting the Catholic Church take concrete steps to address sexual abuse by priests and the long history of cover-up by Church officials.
1. John - Articles and Interviews
London Free Press
Randy Richmond interviews John Swales
Article: September 14, 2018
The Catholic Register
Michael Swan interviews John Swales
Article: September 13, 2018
CBC Ontario Today
Pope begs forgiveness: Does it make a difference? Listen as John Swales, abused by a priest, and psychologist Peter Jaffe reflect on the church's response to child sex abuse.
Podcast: Aug 21, 2018
John Swales responds to the Pope's letter
Interview: August 20 2018
2. Survivors and Friends Videos & Podcasts
Warning - some interviews contain graphic descriptions of sexual abuse. SEE **
NPR Activist Nun Responds to Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal
Aug 25, 2018
Mark Healy speaks out about sexual abuse by a priest in Ireland.
Aug 23, 2018 **
Supporters for Irene Deschenes deliver a letter to the Bishop asking the Church to stop fighting her in Court and instead use the money for lawyers to support her healing process.
December 12, 2018
John Delaney responds to the Pope's letter August 20 2018
Sean Dougherty responds to the Pope's letter August 20 2018
Survivors speak out as the Pennsylvania Attorney General releases the report of 300 predator priests. August 15, 2018
NPR podcast with Sinead O Connor in 2010 speaking about sex abuse by priests and her SNL call for action in 1992.