• New chapter opens in Pennsylvania in fight over suing Church

    New chapter opens in Pennsylvania in fight over suing Church

    • Sep 28, 2019

    When post offices close Monday, the last victim compensation funds at Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses will also close, hours before lawmakers plunge back into a years-old fight over whether to let long-ago victims of child sexual abuse sue perpetrators and institutions that may have covered it up.

  • Missouri investigation: 12 ex-clergy could face prosecution

    Missouri investigation: 12 ex-clergy could face prosecution

    • Sep 13, 2019

    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday referred 12 former priests for potential criminal prosecution but stopped short of recommending charges against any top church leaders, despite concluding the Catholic Church was involved in “long, sustained and far-reaching cover-up.”

  • Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese releases clergy names

    Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese releases clergy names

    • Sep 7, 2019

    he Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on Friday released a list of 19 clerics who Bishop James Johnston Jr. said had substantiated allegations of sexual abuse of children against them.