- Feb 27, 2020
The Italian Diocese of Acireale has decided to file suit as a civil party against the lay leader of a Catholic group who is charged with sexually abusing ten underage girls.
For the past two decades, a priest from Southern Italy has attempted to raise awareness of the global scope of pedophilia in the Church and in the world.
A diocese in southern Italy postponed a trial against a priest charged with breaking the seal of confession to help the leader of a lay group accused of sexually abusing underage girls.
In an editorial piece under his new position as the man in charge of setting the tone for Vatican communications, veteran journalist Andrea Tornielli has called media coverage ahead of a February abuse summit “excessive,” saying the main point of the meeting is getting lost amid the fuss.
A lay movement in southern Italy whose founder and acolytes have been accused of sexual abuse appears to be regrouping with no new oversight from the local diocese.
Alabama Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Roy Moore, has been accused by women of having made sexual advances on them when they were underage girls several years ago. Coming to his defense, the state auditor of Alabama said that there should be no scandal since he believed it was the same age difference between Joseph and Mary in the New Testament.