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Wauwatosa Parishioners Learn Their Priest is Under Investigation
WAUWATOSA -- On one of the most attended Sunday services of the year, parishioners at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Wauwatosa were told their priest is under a police investigation.
Group started for survivors of clergy abuse
A South Florida man is organizing a chapter of SNAP, or the Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests.
Sex abuse by Orchard Lake friar first reported in 1985, dad of alleged victim says
A longtime Michigan resident said Tuesday that he confronted an official at Orchard Lake St. Mary's high school in 1985 about his son's alleged sexual abuse by Brother Stephen Baker, a Franciscan friar who killed himself in January after abuse incidents became public at Ohio and Pennsylvania schools.
Ex-Pastor Faces Life Sentence After Federal Jury Convicts Him in Teen Sex Case
LAKELAND | A former pastor faces mandatory life in prison after a federal jury found him guilty Friday of sexually assaulting a teenage boy and trying to groom two others for abuse.
Map: Exploring the Priest Abuse Scandal in L.A.
As we revealed in an exclusive investigation, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for years responded to some of the sexual abuse allegations against priests by moving them around from one parish to another. We wanted to find out just how many churches the accused men had lived at or worked at. In other words, we wanted to know how extensive the scandal had really become in our own back yard.
Ex-priest Patrick McCabe sentenced for child abuse
A 70-year-old former priest who abused two boys more than 30 years ago has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
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.
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.
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.
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.