Sexual offenses are a matter of particular concern in an academic community in which students, faculty, and staff are related by bonds of interdependence and trust.
This policy applies to students and University employees.
Offenders may face criminal prosecution and/or disciplinary sanctions up to and including dismissal from the University.
For immediate release: Monday, September 27, 2010 Allentown Diocese removes two priests on sex abuse allegations; SNAP responds Statement by Barbara Blaine of Chicago, president of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (312-399-4747, [email protected]) We applaud these brave individuals who found the strength to disclose their suffering.
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When victims, whistleblowers and witnesses come forward, there’s at least a chance for healing, justice and prevention. Joseph Church, Frackville; and Holy Rosary Church, Reading. Anne Church, Bethlehem; Reading Central Catholic High School; St. In accordance with Diocesan policy, the allegations have been reported to law enforcement officials. The allegations have been reported to the "appropriate authorities" according to Diocese of Allentown spokesman Matt Kerr.We hope they realize that their courage is safeguarding kids.And we hope that the removal of these clerics will help these victims feel some sense of relief and closure.Keep in mind that the laws may be different depending on the type of sexual behavior—vaginal, anal or oral—and the gender of your partner. In Pennsylvania, you can legally consent to sexual intercourse when you become 16 years old. 7.“An Overview of Minors’ Consent Laws, State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 8.“Minors’ Access to STI Services,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. At Women’s Solutions, we are here to listen, understand and help you meet those challenges positively and confidently.