- Jan 28, 2020
Nine priests and brothers of a Catholic group recently shut down by the Vatican are under investigation by Italian authorities for allegedly sexually abusing two brothers, officials and news reports said Wednesday.
The Archdiocese of New Orleans said in a Jan. 24 statement that it has never called on any outside organization, like the New Orleans Saints, to help cover up information on abuse allegations.
Prosecutors announced Tuesday that they have ended four years of oversight of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of a settlement designed to protect children from clergy sex abuse.
A suspect in the killing of a former priest has been returned to Las Vegas from Michigan to face robbery and murder charges.
German bishops urged patience toward their efforts to deal with the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church in Germany.
A Catholic diocese in Massachusetts has suspended a retired priest after a review of files found an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor dating to about 20 years ago, church officials said.