- Dec 14, 2019
A final report on the findings of an independent review of clergy abuse cases in Colorado’s three Catholic dioceses from 1950 to 2019 shows that 166 children were abused by 43 priests statewide.
More than 160 children in Colorado were sexually abused by 43 Roman Catholic priests over 70 years, with most victims abused in the 1960s and 1970s, according to a report released Wednesday by Colorado’s attorney general.
The firing of a Colorado doctor who wanted to prescribe life-ending drugs to a man suffering from incurable cancer has touched off a legal battle testing the state’s medically assisted suicide law.
A new Visitor and Heritage Center is already open and features a number of exhibits celebrating the ’93 papal visit, including a display of St. John Paul’s walking stick, which was reportedly crafted for him by a member of the U.S. Secret Service.
Catholic leaders are calling for prayer and action in response to the May 7 school shooting inside a charter school near Denver. One teenager died and eight other students were wounded.
Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, on behalf of the bishops of Colorado’s three Catholic dioceses, joined Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser at a news conference Feb. 19 to announce several measures to address child sex abuse, including an independent review of records on abuse claims from the three dioceses.