- Feb 25, 2020
A Cleveland-area Catholic priest arrested in December was accused of several new charges, including sex trafficking involving a minor, federal prosecutors said Friday.
A former southern Illinois priest who pleaded guilty last year to distributing child pornography and processing methamphetamine was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison.
Pope Francis issued two legal documents Tuesday, one loosening the degree of secrecy that applies to clerical abuse cases and the other raising the age for what constitutes child pornography to 18 and permitting lay people to act as advocates in abuse cases.
A Catholic priest is facing charges of possessing child pornography following his arrest at a suburban Cleveland parish.
A retired Catholic priest in Montana who pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography has been sentenced to five years in prison.
A Kansas priest pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography.