Some of the actions that churches with allegations

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Some of the actions that churches with allegations are taking include the resignation of current leaders within the church (Zaimov, 2018). While many want legal action to be taken, “There has been no comprehensive measurement of the full scope of child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in theUnited States…” (Goodstein and Otterman, 2018).Currently, when sexual abuse charges are brought to the church many times they are dealt within the church rather than through the justice system.In conclusion, recently there has been a rise in sexual abuse allegations against church leaders. Often times the victims do not want to come forward in fear of tarnishing the churches good standing within the community. While these churches that have allegations against them do not reflect all the churches, many people may have less trust towards churches as a result. Many of these allegations have also been found to have come from Catholic churches and as a result they may be affected the most. Overall, in order to gain the communities trust again there must be change and reformation of how churches handle these situations.

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