Pope Francis will establish a commission to advise him on protecting children from pedophile priests and on how to counsel victims, the Vatican said Thursday. We're hopeful that this response to the massive public pressure for Pope Francis to act to stop…Read More
(CNN) -- A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania has been charged with molesting a teenage boy after police said he was found in a car on a college campus with a 15-year-old who was wearing no pants, according to a police criminal complaint filed Friday in…Read More
PHILADELPHIA The legal theory underpinning the landmark prosecution of the first Catholic Church official convicted in the clergy sex-abuse scandal came under attack Tuesday before Pennsylvania's Superior Court.
Arguing before a three-judge panel in…Read More
Disgraced Scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien should stay away from Scotland, his sucessor has warned, after allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour.
He stepped down in February after three priests and a former priest made allegations against him, and has…Read More
LOS ANGELES — The orders the Rev. Carlos Rodriguez got from his religious superiors after he confessed to molesting a 16-year-old boy just hours before were swift and decisive: Leave immediately. Check into a motel. Don't tell anyone where you are going.…Read More