- Jul 8, 2020
Three Paraguayan judges who gave a Catholic priest convicted of abusing a 14-year-old a light sentence have been suspended, authorities said Wednesday.
During Chile’s annual Te Deum celebration on Tuesday, several bishops used the occasion to address the country’s massive clerical sexual abuse crisis.
Here are some key points from a church counter-inquiry into the legal case against a famous Argentine priest accused of sexual abuse.
A Nicaraguan priest was attacked and robbed in his parish residence, the latest aggression against Catholic clergy and those considered opponents of the Central American country’s increasingly autocratic president.
In Chile, a national hero has been expelled from the priesthood after being found guilty of sexually abusing a minor.
As hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans migrate across South America to escape hyperinflation and food shortages, some are dying in poverty far from home.