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  • 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...
  • Nude photos alleged in latest clergy sex abuse lawsuits

    One of two additional clergy sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday said a now-deceased priest kept nude photos of “numerous altar boys” and priests “committing sexual acts on minors.” Tomas Afaisen De Plata and Richard Daniel Scroggs’ separate complaints bring to 26 the total number of clergy sexual abuse lawsuits...
  • Mass grave of young children found at former Catholic orphanage in Ireland

    DUBLIN — A mass grave containing the remains of babies and young children has been discovered at a former Catholic orphanage in Ireland, government-appointed investigators announced Friday in a finding that offered the first conclusive proof following a historian’s efforts to trace the fates of nearly 800 children who...
  • Abuse survivor resigns from commission for protection of minors

    Vatican City, Mar 1, 2017 / 06:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, the decision of clerical abuse survivor Marie Collins to resign from her post on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors was announced, citing frustrations with “a lack of cooperation” by the Curia as leading factor....
  • 7 percent of Australian Catholic priests accused of child abuse

    The statistics were released during the opening address of a hearing of Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The royal commission — which is Australia’s highest form of inquiry — has been investigating since 2013 how the Catholic Church and other institutions responded to the...
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