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Sanctions against Polish bishops cautiously welcomed by abuse survivors
KRAKÓW, Poland – After the Vatican sanctioned two retired bishops in Poland, abuse victims say it’s a good start, but may be too little, too late.
Is this the year Minnesota gets rid of the statute of limitations on sexual assault?
People who commit sexual assault will be at risk of criminal charges for the rest of their lives if a bill to eliminate Minnesota's statute of limitations on rape and other sex crimes gets enough support in the Legislature.
Lawsuit accuses Tucson priests of sexually abusing minors decades ago in southern Arizona
A third victim has come forward in a federal lawsuit accusing Catholic priests of sexual abuse of minors across southern Arizona in the 1970s and 1980s.
After decades of debate, Colorado will give sex assault victims unlimited time to sue their abusers
Colorado will give recent and future sexual assault survivors, including those molested as children, unlimited time to sue their abusers. But a separate effort to give victims of historic abuse an opportunity to take legal action remains pending and uncertain.
Catholic Priest Sexually Abuses School Boy, Tells God Would Punish Him if He Told Anyone About Abuse
A priest from a prestigious Auckland school in New Zealand is accused of sexually assaulting a boy inside the school's Chapel.
Dr Tom Doyle: Church structure to blame for abuse
A former priest says the apology by the Catholic Church to abuse survivors in New Zealand has come too late.
He was deemed to have molested kids at NW Side parish, so why isn’t he on church lists of predator priests?
The Rev. John Baptist Ormechea lives in one of the most picturesque parts of Rome in a centuries-old monastery buffered by gardens and overlooking the ancient Colosseum.
Survivors group calls on Jefferson City bishop to seek out abuse victims
Representatives from the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests presented a letter Wednesday to the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City, asking that Bishop W. Shawn McKnight take more steps concerning the diocese's list of credibly accused clergy.
Accused Slidell priest Patrick Wattigny pleads not guilty to child molestation charge
Former Slidell priest and high school chaplain Patrick Wattigny pleaded not guilty Monday morning to a charge that he had molested a 15-year old boy in St. Tammany Parish.
2 priests at same South Shore parish face sex-abuse allegations; group calls for their removal
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — An advocacy group is calling on Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, to remove from ministry a pastor and parochial vicar at Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C. Church in Huguenot amid sex-abuse allegations.