Group To Hold Rally Pushing For Lawmakers To Act On Grand Jury RecommendationsThere's growing pressure on lawmakers to turn last month's grand jury report on child sex abuse accusations against Catholic priests into action.
Bishop Zubik To Lead Service In Oakland To Express Sorrow For Sexual Abuse ScandalThe Catholic Church has a long way to go to make things right in regard to the abuse scandal that has rocked it in recent months, and Bishop David A. Zubik is turning to prayer for the initial steps.
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against 8 Catholic Dioceses In PennsylvaniaA class action lawsuit has been filed against eight Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania, including the Dioceses of Pittsburgh and Greensburg.
Pope Defrocks Priest Amid Sex Abuse ScandalPope Francis has expelled the Rev. Cristian Precht Bañados of Chile, according to a statement from the Archdiocese of Santiago.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl To Meet With Pope Francis On Potential RetirementCardinal Donald Wuerl, leader of the Archdiocese of Washington D.C., has recently come under criticism after the release of the grand jury report on sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania diocese.
Retired NJ Priest Says He Tried To Report Sexual Abuse, But Was Initially 'Dismissed' By Boston Archdiocese Monsignor Kenneth Lasch said it happened back in 1985.
Catholics Demand Change After Sex Abuse ScandalsCountless Catholics in the U.S. are raising their voices in prayer and protest to demand change amid new revelations of sex abuse by priests and allegations of widespread cover-ups.
Pope Apologizes For Catholic Church 'Crimes' In Ireland Pope Francis issued a sweeping apology Sunday for the "crimes" of the Catholic Church in Ireland,
Protesters To Greet Pope In Dublin Amid Sex Abuse ScandalAs Pope Francis prepares to celebrate Mass with half a million faithful in Dublin on Sunday afternoon, thousands are expected to take to the streets in protest over clerical sexual abuse amid an intensifying outcry over Church-related scandals spanning the globe.
Pope Francis: Failure To Adequately Address ‘Repugnant Crimes’ Is Source Of ShamePope Francis said Saturday that he shares the outrage over the failures of church authorities to punish the "repugnant crimes" of priests who raped and molested children.
Bishop Plans Day Of Prayers And Penance Due To Abuse ScandalRhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop has planned a day of prayer and penance because of the clerical sex abuse scandal.
Report: Cardinal Wuerl Drops From International Catholic MeetingCaridnal Donald Wuerl has canceled his scheduled appearance at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland.
Church Helped Former Priest Accused Of Abuse Get Disney JobA grand jury report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy.
Catholic School To Drop Name Of Cardinal Accused Of InactionA new Catholic school in Baltimore will no longer feature the name of a late cardinal accused of failing to act in the case of priests who abused children in Pennsylvania.
Catholic School Counselor May Lose Job Over Her Same-Sex MarriageAn Indiana catholic school guidance counselor may lose her job of 15 years after officials learned she was married to another woman.