Prosecutor: Ohio Altar Girl In Relationship With Priest PregnantAuthorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a Roman Catholic priest taking a now-pregnant altar girl to a wedding reception last year and whether the diocese responded appropriately when officials learned about the outing.
Steubenville Diocese Releases Names Of 16 Priests Accused Of Sexual AbuseThe Diocese of Steubenville has released the names of 16 priests and one seminarian who it says have been credibly accused or have admitted to sexually abusing minors.
Youngstown Diocese Releases Names Of 34 Religious Leaders Accused Of Sexual AbuseThe Catholic Diocese of Youngstown has made public the names of 34 religious leaders it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.
Former Erie Diocese Priest Pleads Guilty In Child Sex Abuse CaseA former priest in the Erie Diocese is admitting that he committed sexual abuse of children, pleading guilty to corruption of minors and child endangerment.
Pope Accepts Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation Amid Sex Abuse Cover-Up ScandalPope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who is implicated in a sex abuse cover-up scandal.
AG Pushes Again For Change In Law After Clergy Abuse ReportPennsylvania's top prosecutor is appealing again to legislators to change state law so that criminal and civil cases can be pursued in court in decades-old clergy abuse cases.
Cardinal Wuerl's Name Appears In Abuse Settlement, Raises New QuestionsThere are new questions about what Cardinal Donald Wuerl knew about child sex abuse accusations against Catholic clergy.
Steubenville Diocese To Release List Of Priests Accused Of Sex AbuseA second Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio says it will release a list of priests who have been accused of sexual abuse and misconduct.