A senior Irish Government minister has suggested a commission of inquiry is needed into claims that Sinn Fein and the IRA sought to cover up sex abuse with a kangaroo court. Belfast Telegraph - Published
A Maryland pediatrician accused recently of raping a patient has since been indicted on 65 additional charges, including nine counts of child sex abuse. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday, making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone..
Pope Francis issued a landmark decree making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain..
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is preparing to respond to investigative findings involving a pattern of sexual abuse of students by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor. FOX Sports - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
At an event in Rome, anticipated as a launch for his new book The Day is Now Far Spent, Cardinal Robert Sarah instead spoke at length about the letter of Pope-emeritus Benedict on the sex-abuse crisis,.. Catholic Culture - Published
The head of Poland's Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
A former senior official of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has been cleared of sex-abuse charges. A Vatican panel found that the charge made against Father Hermann Geissler by a.. Catholic Culture - Published
The Catholic Diocese of Dallas is defending its response to sex abuse claims against priests after police raided several of its properties. Officers searched so-called "secret archives" Wednesday... CBS News - Published
The Chicago archdiocese has used the funds its cemetery system to help pay sex-abuse settlements, a Sun-Times investigation has revealed. Archdiocesan officials explained that the funds were drawn from.. Catholic Culture - Published
Police searched the offices of the Dallas, Texas diocese on May 15, seeking information about the handling of sex-abuse complaints. A police spokesman said that they had obtained a search warrant after.. Catholic Culture - Published