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Australian Associated Press Monday 27 July 2015 05.56 EDT
Jehovah’s Witnesses destroyed notes about child sexual abuse to stop them falling into the wrong hands and to “protect their wives”, a church elder has told a national hearing in Sydney.
By Alex Burness Staff Writer POSTED: 07/23/2015 07:08:03 PM MDT
Seeking to send a message, a Boulder County judge exceeded prosecutors' requests Thursday in ordering two VineLife Church officials to serve 10 days in jail or on a work crew for failing to report sexual-assault allegations levied against the church's youth pastor in 2013.
JULIE SHAW, Daily News Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org, 215-854-2592 Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 12:16 AM
A MAN WHO has claimed he was sexually abused as a child by a Catholic priest in the rectory of St. John Cantius Parish in Bridesburg has filed a lawsuit against the priest and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
An arrest warrant was issued Monday for the former choir director of an Ogden church — charged with having sexual contact with a 12-year-old female parishioner — after he missed a court appearance.
Netherlands Posted on Jul 20, 2015
The creditors committee in the bankruptcy of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis wants clergy sex abuse victims to have until next year to file claims against the church.
After the Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden removed Edward Igle from active ministry in 2000 over an allegation of sex abuse, he turned to his second career: family counseling.
Published: July 14, 2015, 11:46 pm Updated: July 14, 2015, 11:59 pm, WSAV3
An historic day in Georgia.
That’s how advocates described the moment in June Governor deal signed the Hidden Predator Bill into law.
Wednesday, a major portion of that bill will “open the doors of justice” for victims.
A letter from the nuns at Sean Ross Abbey in County Tipperary to adoptive parents, published this week, throws a harsh light on the prevailing attitudes of the clergy to unwed Irish mothers and their offspring, who were often forcibly adopted for cash, records show.