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Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 07:27
It is “unacceptable” for the Church to take eight years to investigate allegations of priestly abuse, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech said.
By Rebekah Rae. CREATED Nov 2, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) A former pastor who served at an Omaha church is accused of sexually abusing a minor. Two years after his death, the church announced a priest thousands trusted is accused of sex crimes.
Friday, Oct 31, 2014 • Updated at 8:07 AM PDT
Posted: Oct 30, 2014 7:18 PM CDT
By Krista Corrigan
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC)-- On Thursday afternoon, an Olmsted County District Court judge denied a request to seal the depositions of three Catholic priests. These priests potentially had knowledge of a former Rochester Boy Scout Leader sexually abusing children.
Archbishop John Nienstedt gave a false statement under oath about his knowledge of a priest's criminal conviction for sexually assaulting a child, letters obtained by MPR News show.
By Mike Lopez and Jenny You
October 20, 2014
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Nine arrests have been made in connection to child sex crimes in the Chippewa Valley, and investigators say one of the suspects is a former youth pastor at an Eau Claire church.
By Judy L. Thomas of the Kansas City Star
October 14, 2014
The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on Tuesday agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle 30 lawsuits that alleged sexual abuse by priests.
That action came on the eve of jury deliberations after an 11-day trial in a case filed by a former altar boy.
By Nancy Harty
October 12, 2014
(CBS) — Priest sex abuse survivors leafleted outside a Catholic church on Chicago’s North Side Sunday to draw attention to an ongoing investigation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A courtroom in Helena, Mont., could be the scene of a rare occurrence in the decades-long crisis of sex abuse in the Catholic church: Roman Catholic women religious as defendants.
To many survivors of childhood molestation in Japan, seeking retribution from their abusers has been unimaginably difficult.