- May 15, 2021
A Catholic priest in Massachusetts who was removed from ministry after the church determined that allegations of child sexual abuse he faced were “credible” has filed a defamation lawsuit against his bishop.
A Catholic priest who delivered the homily at U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy’s funeral in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to child sexual abuse.
The Catholic Diocese of Fall River in Massachusetts has released a list of 75 clergy credibly or publicly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.
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.
Two retired Catholic priests in Massachusetts have been suspended amid separate allegations of sexual abuse.
For Fall River resident Roland Masse, the images of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burning Monday brought immediate flashbacks to an eerily similar church inferno he escaped decades ago.