Holy Cross Order Releases List Of Accused Abusive PriestsU.S. dioceses and religious orders have named more than 1,000 predator priests and numerous prosecutors are investigating how church leaders handled those cases.
Bishops Won't Discuss Clergy Abuse Report At RetreatA spokeswoman for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan calls it "disappointing and absurd" not to discuss the findings at the gathering.
Pope Picks Cupich For Committee On Catholic Sex Abuse CrisisEarlier this month the Vatican told the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to delay voting on any measures that would hold bishiops accountable for failing to protect children from sexual abuse.
All Illinois Catholic Dioceses Targeted In Sex Abuse LawsuitThe lawsuit seeking to compel church leaders to turn over the names of every priest accused of sexual abuse comes weeks after a similar one was filed in California.
Sisters Detail Disturbing Sex Abuse Allegations Against Priest Who Was A Trusted Family FriendOfficials in New York, New Jersey and New Mexico announced investigations on Thursday into the handling of sex abuse allegations in the Catholic Church.
First Lawsuit Filed Over Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report On Catholic Clergy AbuseOn Tuesday, the first known lawsuit since the blistering grand jury report was filed in Pennsylvania. James Saitta claims Rev. John Hoehl began sexually abusing him in 1979 when he was 12 years old.
Ex-Vatican Official: Pope Francis Knew Of Cardinal McCarrick's AbusesA former Vatican ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday that he told Pope Francis in 2013 about allegations of sexual abuse against a prominent priest
Archdiocese Of Chicago Under InvestigationChicago’s Catholic Archdiocese is under investigation in relation to the church sex abuse scandal.
Vatican Condemns Sex Abuse Described In Pennsylvania Grand Jury ReportThe Vatican has condemned sexual abuse described in a Pennsylvania grand jury report and said Pope Francis is on the victims' side.