Sexual abuse victims will have until next August to file a claim against the Buffalo Diocese in federal bankruptcy proceedings.
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Number of WNY priests accused in Child Victims Act suits grows to 173
Child Victims Act lawsuits filed over the past year have accused 173 Catholic priests in Western New York of sexually abusing children.
Ex-Horsham pastor gets 200 years in prison for child sex abuse
A former pastor of a church in Horsham will spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced Thursday in federal court for sexually abusing an infant and a young girl under 10, according to federal authorities.
Former Parkersburg Catholic High School principal sues Diocese
PARKERSBURG — In a lawsuit filed in Wood County, the former principal at Parkersburg Catholic High School is claiming he was wrongfully terminated for reporting complaints against a priest to the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and for firing the football coach.
People alleging sex abuse by New Orleans clergy must come forward by March 1, judge rules
A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday set a March 1 deadline for purported victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy to make claims against the Archdiocese of New Orleans, resolving months of legal arguments over how much time to allow before they are barred from seeking compensation.
Vigil calls on Catholic Diocese to drop legal fight against abuse survivor
LONDON, ONT. -- Those taking part in a vigil outside St. Peter’s Basilica in downtown London on Tuesday called on the Catholic Diocese of London to drop its appeal in a decades-long legal battle with a sexual abuse survivor.
Ex-Catholic School Teacher Charged in 1970's Sex Abuse Cases
JACKSON, MICH. (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher in Michigan faces sex abuse allegations stretching back more than four decades.
AG Nessel charges former Catholic School teacher for sexually assaulting minors
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced that multiple felony charges have been filed against a man who was employed as the drama and music teacher at St. John Catholic School in Jackson.
Newark archdiocese bought second beach house for use by McCarrick
.- Months before officials in the Archdiocese of Newark sold a beach house used by former cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sexual abuse and coercion, the archdiocese bought a second beach house on the Jersey Shore, at which McCarrick reportedly hosted friends and courted donors.
Report abuse learned in confession or go to jail, says Australian state
BRISBANE, Australia – A new law requires priests in the state of Queensland to break the seal of confession to report child sex abuse to police or face three years in jail.