Former Damien students file lawsuit for alleged sex abuse

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A new civil lawsuit accuses a former Damien Memorial School chaplain of sexually assaulting two former students in the early 1980's. Father Gerald Funcheon worked at the school from 1982 to 1984. He is accused of molesting the alleged victims, identified as John Roe No. 9 and John Roe No. 10, multiple times.

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Uganda's critical dossier author priest suspended

The Archbishop of Kampala, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, has suspended maverick cleric Fr Anthony Musaala, who authored a document criticising Catholic Church colleagues for sexual crimes among others.

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Pope Francis was often quiet on Argentine sex abuse cases as archbishop

HURLINGHAM, Argentina — Father Julio Cesar Grassi was a celebrity in the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires. The young, dynamic, ­media-savvy priest networked with wealthy Argentines to fund an array of schools, orphanages and job training programs for poor and abandoned youths, winning praise from Argentine politicians and is superior, Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio.

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Vic pedophile priest could be out by June

The victims of one of Australia's worst pedophiles - defrocked Catholic priest Gerald Ridsdale - want him to appear before the royal commission into child sexual abuse.

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L.A. May Have Been Used As 'Experiment' and Revolving Door in Dealing With Pedophile Priests

With the election of a new Pope, the church is eager to begin its next chapter, but the past continues to haunt the L.A. Archdiocese.

In an exclusive investigation, never before heard tapes obtained by "SoCal Connected" reveal straight talk from church officials about how to deal with sexually abusive priests. They also show Los Angeles was part of a quiet experiment to reassign those priests. We've also done exhaustive data analysis tracking the abusers.

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Roman Catholic girls were abused by nuns, molested by priests: Dutch commission

A commission investigating abuse of children linked to Dutch Roman Catholic institutions says girls were sexually abused by members of the clergy in their homes and in church, while they suffered physical abuse and intimidation at the hands of nuns at homes for young women.

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Victims Of Priest Abuse In Rome To Urge Cardinals To Choose Wisely

ROME (CBS4) – While many pilgrims on a spiritual journey are flocking to Rome to observe history in the making, others have made the trek here to expose hurt anger and outrage.

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Priest abuse victims' group blacklists 12 cardinals for pope

Rome (CNN) -- A group representing survivors of sexual abuse by priests named a "Dirty Dozen" list of cardinals it said would be the worst candidates for pope based on their handling of child sex abuse claims.

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Cardinal Schönborn: It is 'a time of thirst' for the church

ROME - As the cardinals of the Roman Catholic church meet to determine who will be the next pope, they must realize that "it is a time of thirst" for the church, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said Tuesday.

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Vatican accused of cover up over Cardinal Keith O'Brien's 'sexual conduct'

Revelations that the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in Britain had a secret sex life cast a shadow over the first day of a meeting of the Church's cardinals as they gathered to choose a successor to Benedict XVI, now Pope Emeritus.

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