- Sep 17, 2020
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn is denying a second allegation of abuse.
New York has extended its window for abuse victims to bring a lawsuit.
NEW YORK — Australia’s highest court unanimously acquitted Cardinal George Pell of child abuse on Tuesday, marking a stunning turn of events for the 78-year-old prelate who had previously been the most senior Catholic official to be found guilty of sexual abuse. The reverse decision comes after Pell was convicted
Seven years into his papacy, Catholics generally continue to have a high approval of Francis, despite some setbacks.
New Jersey’s Roman Catholic dioceses have given a two-week extension to childhood victims of sexual assault considering filing for compensation from a fund the Church set up, the account’s co-administrator said Friday.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a former Roman Catholic bishop must answer questions about the history of child sexual abuse in the Rochester diocese, despite protests from his lawyers that the cleric’s Alzheimer’s makes him unable to testify.