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  • Amid Pornography Case, Vatican Recalls Priest From Washington Embassy

    VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has recalled a high-ranking priest working as a diplomat in the Holy See’s embassy in Washington after American authorities sought to strip his immunity and potentially charge him with possession of child pornography, the Vatican said Friday. In a statement, the Vatican said that...
  • Sex abuse scandal has followed Cardinal George Pell for decades

    In 1993, George Pell was a rising star in the Catholic Church in Australia, his résumé sterling, his ambition well-known. After receiving a PhD from Oxford, he spent more than a decade as education vicar in the Victorian city of Ballarat, then rose to become auxiliary bishop of Melbourne....
  • Peter Ball . Collusion, cover-up and child abuse in the Church of England

    There is something uniquely destructive about sexual abuse carried out by religious figures. A report published this week accuses the Church of England of “collusion and cover-up” – for a period of almost 20 years – over the abuse of boys and young men by the former bishop of...
  • MEXICAN CHURCH ACCUSED OF MASS SEX ABUSE COVER-UP

    OAXACA, Mexico (ChurchMilitant.com) – A Mexican archbishop is being accused of protecting a priest many claim abused up to 100 children. In a press conference held Tuesday, multiple priests and activists charged José Luis Chávez Botello, the archbishop of Antequere-Oaxaca, with intentionally concealing sexual abuse reportedly perpetrated by a diocesan...
  • Making the Netflix crime series ‘The Keepers’ was ‘sickening’ for filmmaker Ryan White

    A year ahead of “Spotlight” winning the best picture Academy Award, and months ahead of the premiere of the Netflix series, “Making a Murderer,” filmmaker Ryan White was hard at work in Baltimore, looking into a decades-old murder. The 1969 killing of Sister Cathy Cesnik was the genesis of...
  • NUN PAEDO ARREST

    A JAPANESE nun has been arrested and charged on suspicion of helping priests sexually abuse deaf children at an Argentinean school. Kosaka Kumiko was accused of helping priests with anal and vaginal rapes, fondling and oral sex, which were allegedly committed in the bathrooms, dormitories, garden and a basement at the...
  • 10 priests accused in 50 Guam clergy sex abuse lawsuits

    The number of priests accused of sexually abusing #children on Guam decades ago, reached 10 on Monday after a woman sued, saying she was sexually abused by the now-deceased Father Juan Camacho when she was 14, around 1972. The Guam resident, named as T.G. in court documents, said the #priest asked her to...
  • Dozens suffocate, including children, in suspected Syria gas attack

    A  suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed at least 58 people, including 11 children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitor, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said. A Syrian military source strongly denied the army had used any such weapons. The Syrian Observatory...
  • 3 new clergy sex abuse allegations investigated

    The Archdiocese of Agana is investigating three new allegations of clergy sex abuse brought forward in the last few weeks, Deacon Leonard Stohr said Thursday. Stohr, the archdiocese’s sexual abuse response coordinator since August, said the three individuals aren’t among those who have filed lawsuits against the archdiocese or...
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