- Jan 17, 2021
A former Rhode Island priest has sued his old diocese for including his name on a list of clergy “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors.
Rhode Island officials released a hotline dedicated to victims of clergy abuse from the Roman Catholic clergy in the state.
Rhode Island’s attorney general announced Tuesday that he has gained access to nearly 70 years of records from the Diocese of Providence for his review of allegations of sexual abuse by clergy.
A Catholic priest is facing a drunken driving charge after police say he struck and injured a pedestrian.
Rhode Island’s attorney general said Friday that it will be several more months before he is finished reviewing allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the state.
Rhode Island’s attorney general says lawmakers have buried a bill that would have made grand jury reports about sex abuse public in the Catholic Church even without indictments.