- Oct 29, 2020
A French cardinal who resigned as archbishop of Lyon after being acquitted of failing to report clerical sex abuse said the royalties from his new book would go to abuse victims.
Two priests connected to a minor seminary located at the Vatican will appear before a Vatican criminal court Oct. 14 on charges related to the alleged sexual abuse of students at the seminary.
A former Catholic priest has died just weeks before he was scheduled to go on trial in New Mexico after he was accused of raping a young girl at an Albuquerque parochial school decades ago, authorities said.
The Coptic Church is struggling to deal with clerical sexual abuse.
The Church of England failed to protect children and young people from sexual predators for decades, preferring instead to safeguard its own reputation, and created a culture where abusers were able to hide, an independent report said Tuesday.
Germany’s top criminal court on Friday upheld the attempted rape conviction of a former priest who posed as a woman online in an elaborate scheme to try to orchestrate the sexual assault of a former lover.