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FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KRDO) — In October of 2022, the Fountain Police Department (FPD) began an investigation into an adult youth pastor who reportedly was sending sexually explicit materials to a...
Sexual abuse inquiry involving Burton priest says 'time and time again' allegations were ignored - Staffordshire Live
An inquiry which looked into the case of paedophile priest from Burton has issued a raft of recommendations, saying that “time and time again” allegations of abuse in the Catholic churc...
French Cardinal’s Admission Renews Scrutiny of Church Sexual Abuse - The New York Times
“It is a process that we are undertaking, and we are carrying it out with courage, and not everyone has courage,” he said, adding that the “will of the church is to clarify everything.” In France, ...
Church of Scientology asked Lisa Marie Presley to silence Danny Masterson rape accuser | Daily Mail Online
Lisa Marie Presley was asked by the Church of Scientology to persuade one of Danny Masterson’s rape accusers not to report him to the police, a court was told Tuesday. And years later, she ap...
Boston-Area Pastor, 89, Indicted For Alleged Rape of Alter Boy - Breaking911
FRAMINGHAM – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Framingham Chief of Police Lester Baker have announced that Francis Strahan, 89, was indicted yesterday by a Middlesex Grand Jury on one cou...
French church lifts the veil on bishops’ sexual abuse cases - Taipei Times
France’s Catholic church on Monday revealed that 11 former or serving French bishops have been accused of sexual violence or failing to report abuse cases, including a cardinal who confessed to ass...
Ex-Catholic brother faces child sex charge | The West Australian
A former Catholic brother has been committed to stand trial on a child sexual charge after a court heard his alleged victim struggled for months to sign a police statement. Frank Terrence Keating, ...
Priest who criticised same-sex relationships and free condoms stands by comments
A PRIEST IN Kerry who sparked backlash over comments he made during a homily on Sunday has stood over his remarks and accused the Bishop of Kerry of “muzzling the truth” after he said that the view...
Legacy Christian Academy former students request meeting with government officials  | CTV News
Three former students of the Legacy Christian Academy were at the Sask. Legislature on Thursday to request another meeting with members of government. The Saskatoon private school, formerly named t...
Police look for more victims as priest charged with sex crimes | CBC News
Police on P.E.I. are trying to determine if there may be more victims after a priest was charged this week with sexual assault in relation to incidents that allegedly occurred between 1993 and 2010...
Catholic Diocese Totally screws up handling Sexual abuse
A continuous stream of revelations of Clerical sexual abuse and also the associated cover-ups has been a shock for many. What has become increasingly clear is that it has been happening on a litera...
New Orleans priest accused of child rape now under scrutiny for financial crimes | New Orleans | The Guardian
A Catholic priest who led one of New Orleans’ best-known inner-city churches until being accused of sexually molesting a child has been reported to federal authorities for possible financial crimes...
Abuse case in Upper Bavaria: ex-bishop is said to have camouflaged wanted priest
The Catholic Church in Eichstätt, Upper Bavaria, is currently being haunted by its inglorious past. A former bishop is said to have enabled a priest known to the police to escape and provided him w...
U.S. judge blocks New York from banning guns in church | Reuters
Oct 20 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday barred the state of New York, at least for now, from enforcing the part of a closely watched gun law that bans firearms from churches or other p...
Utah law firm and lawmaker helped LDS Church hide abuse, lawsuit alleges
Three children who were sexually abused by their father are accusing a Utah legislator and a prominent Salt Lake City law firm of conspiring with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to ...
Jehovah's Witness church covered up child sex abuse, survivors say
They were in the Bible study room when Deryk Terril, a shy 11-year-old with shaggy hair in 1976, found the courage to finally say something: An elder at a Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation in Spokan...
New Orleans lawyer fined for alerting school to priest’s past sexual misconduct | New Orleans | The Guardian
A New Orleans attorney who represents victims of clerical sexual abuse faces a $400,000 fine after alerting a local Catholic high school that a priest who worked there once admitted to fondling and...