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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that would require California religious leaders to report their co-workers' confessions of child abuse or neglect has been put on hold amid opposition from the Catholic church.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — As state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Monday that her office had charged a sixth Michigan priest with sexual assault, she questioned why some already have been released from custody.
The Diocese of Baton Rouge on Sunday released two more additions to its list of Catholic clerics who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse, bringing the total now to 43.
The 16-year-old girl was visibly intoxicated, her speech slurred, when a drunk 16-year-old boy sexually assaulted her in a dark basement during an alcohol-fueled pajama party in New Jersey, prosecutors said.
Another priest added to Dallas Catholic diocese's 'credibly accused' list for 1960 sexual abuse allegation
The Dallas Catholic Diocese has added a new name to its list of clergy members credibly accused of sexual abuse of children.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence has released a list of clergy, religious order priests and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.
The Catholic Diocese of Richmond on Thursday added six priests to a list of clergy accused of sexual abuse against a minor, bringing the total named to 49.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island General Assembly has passed legislation to give the victims of sexual abuse more time to sue the priests, teachers, coaches and others who molested them when they were children.
CLEVELAND - A national organization that represents clergy sex abuse victims is calling on the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland to release records of an exhaustive 2002 grand jury investigation into the priest-pedophile scandal.
Review finds Archdiocese of Chicago needs stronger policies to report ‘grooming’ behavior that can lead to child abuse
An independent review of Archdiocese of Chicago policies on child sexual abuse found that church officials needed to improve how they spot, report and discipline “boundary violations” and other behavior that could lead to abuse.