New Lay Organization Calling For Seat Among Catholic Church HierarchyA group of parishioners is demanding reforms in the Catholic Church.
Former Priest In Erie Diocese Sentenced To 2.5-14 Years For Sexual AbuseA Roman Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two boys and making one of them say confession after the assaults has been sentenced to 2.5-14 years in prison.
Pa. Supreme Court: Names Of 11 Clergy Cited In Grand Jury Report Should Not Be ReleasedPennsylvania's highest court has ruled that the names of 11 Roman Catholic clergy cited in a grand jury report on sex abuse of children should not be made public.
Parishioners React To Child Sex Abuse Allegations Against Butler Co. PriestParishioners at a Butler County church are reacting to allegations that a recently retired priest sexually abused a minor in the '80s.
Diocese Of Pittsburgh Priest Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse, Placed On LeaveA priest in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of sexually abusing a minor.
New Lawsuits Accuse 11 Of Clergy Sex AbuseNew lawsuits were filed Thursday on behalf of 14 alleged victims of clergy child sex abuse.
'I Trusted Him As A Priest And A Friend': Alleged Victim Of Unlisted Priest Speaks OutThe Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh removed Fr. Richard Lelonis from ministry back in September after two victims came forward saying that the priest had abused them.
KDKA Investigates: Priest Still Not Listed As Abuser Despite Old & New AllegationsA man says his relative's allegations of clergy sex abuse by a priest in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh are being kept under wraps.
Sex Abuse Crisis Tops Agenda As U.S. Catholic Bishops ConveneAs U.S. Catholic bishops gather for their national assembly, the clergy sex abuse crisis dominates their agenda amid calls from critics that church leaders finally bring about meaningful reforms to root out misbehaving priests.
Federal Prosecutors Open Clergy Abuse Probe In Pa.The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.
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.