- Jan 18, 2020
A Catholic priest accused of fraud in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has been remanded in judicial custody for 15 days.
A former treasurer for a union local representing teachers employed by the Archdiocese of San Francisco and the Diocese of San Jose, California, has been charged with bank fraud and theft of union assets.
A former Catholic Diocese of Kalamazoo employee has been indicted on a federal wire fraud charge after allegedly defrauding immigrants she was supposed to be assisting.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira of Limeira. The bishop is being investigated by authorities for extortion of priests, mismanagement of the diocese’s funds and covering up alleged cases of abuse against minors by area priests.
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has changed its mind about not seeking charges against two women religious who were found to have “misappropriated” a “substantial amount” of money, perhaps up to half a million dollars, from one of its Catholic schools.
Two nuns who worked for decades at a Catholic school in California embezzled a “substantial” amount of money from tuition and other funds and used it to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas, church officials said Monday.