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Sexual abuse by clergy
September 18, 2019
Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese paid $80M to clients of law firm
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million to 160 victims of sexual abuse by clergy represented by a ...
September 17, 2019
Vatican seeks trial for seminarian accused of sex abuse
The Vatican's criminal prosecutor is seeking to indict a one-time seminarian accused of sexually abusing younger seminarians ...
September 14, 2019
Fugitive ex-priest sentenced to 30 years in sex abuse case
A former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison ...
September 13, 2019
Missouri investigation: 12 ex-clergy could face prosecution
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday referred 12 former priests for potential criminal prosecution but stopped ...
September 05, 2019
Paris prosecutor steps up effort to investigate clergy abuse
The chief Paris prosecutor and the French capital's archbishop have struck an agreement allowing faster investigations into ...
September 04, 2019
Pope on critics: It's 'an honor if the Americans attack me'
Pope Francis acknowledged his growing opposition within the conservative right-wing of the U.S. Catholic Church and said in ...
August 30, 2019
Survivors demand US investigation of Mississippi abuse deals
Catholic sex abuse survivors in Mississippi and Wisconsin on Thursday demanded that federal authorities investigate ...
August 22, 2019
Yeshiva University hit with sexual abuse lawsuit
Thirty-eight former students of an Orthodox Jewish school in New York City operated by Yeshiva University sued Thursday over ...
August 22, 2019
Report alleges sex abuse by 40 Vermont priests since 1950
A report released Thursday by Vermont's Roman Catholic Church found there were "credible and substantiated" allegations of ...
August 22, 2019
Lawsuit accusing ex-bishop of drunken sexual assault settled
A lawsuit accusing the former bishop of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese of molesting boys and men has been settled.
August 15, 2019
Over 400 sex abuse suits filed as litigation window opens
The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets ...
August 14, 2019
The Latest: Lawsuit accuses ex-Albany bishop of sex abuse
The Latest on the filing of child sex abuse lawsuits in New York (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A lawsuit is accusing the ...
August 05, 2019
Priests accused of abusing deaf Argentine students on trial
Downcast and sitting in a wheelchair as his historic trial began Monday in Argentina, the Rev. Nicola Corradi didn't look ...
August 04, 2019
Pope encourages priests disheartened by sex abuse fallout
Pope Francis on Sunday sent a new letter to priests worldwide offering encouragement in light of the global sex abuse scandal ...
July 12, 2019
Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career
R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims ...
July 08, 2019
Archdiocese removes prominent Detroit priest from pulpit
A conservative Detroit priest renowned for his orchestral Masses and traditional Latin services has been removed from public ...
July 07, 2019
Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing ...
July 01, 2019
Amid sex abuse scandals, Vatican upholds confession secrecy
Amid pedophile clergy scandals, the Vatican has declared "unacceptable" any efforts by politicians or lawmakers to force ...
June 22, 2019
APNewsBreak: 395 claims filed in church bankruptcy case
Nearly 400 claims have been filed against New Mexico's largest and oldest Roman Catholic diocese as part of a pending ...
June 21, 2019
Vatican sex abuse office looking for more canonists
The Vatican office that handles clergy sex abuse is looking for help to process what a top official says is a steady stream ...
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