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.
AG Shapiro Says Pa. Senators Must Stand With Survivors Over Catholic Church LobbyistsPennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says the clock is running for state senators to approve reforms to allow survivors of child sex abuse to sue their abusers.
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.
Pope Admits Catholic Church Has Lost Credibility Over Sex Abuse ScandalPope Francis told a crowd of young people in the Estonian capital Tallinn on Tuesday that he understood that many of them were "upset" by the sexual abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church and that the institution had lost credibility as a result.
2-Year Window For Child Sex Abuse Suits Advances In Pa. HouseThe Pennsylvania House is advancing a proposal to give victims of child sexual abuse a two-year window to sue over allegations that would otherwise be too old to pursue.
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.
Pa. Dioceses Begin Year Of Repentance Ahead Of Harrisburg Rally For Statute Of Limitations ReformPennsylvanian dioceses are beginning a full year of repentance as survivors and advocates prepare to rally in Harrisburg for statute of limitations reform.
Pa. Bishops Pledge Support For Sex Abuse Survivors Compensation ProgramThe Catholic Bishops of Pennsylvania issued a statement Friday pledging their support for an independent sex abuse survivors' compensation program.
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.
Cardinal Wuerl To Meet With Pope Francis About Stepping DownCardinal Donald Wuerl now says he will travel to Rome to discuss his possible resignation with Pope Francis
Bishop Zubik Calls For ‘Year Of Repentance’ In Wake Of Grand Jury ReportBishop David Zubik, the leader of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, is calling for a Year of Repentance in light of the grand jury report detailing allegations of sexual abuse in six dioceses.
2 More Clergy Sex Abuse Victims File Lawsuits Against Pittsburgh DioceseTwo new lawsuits have been filed against the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Bishop David Zubik in the wake of the grand jury report.
Cardinal Wuerl Gives No Indication He Will Resign Despite Pressure To Step DownCardinal Donald Wuerl is offering apologies for his failings but giving no indication he will resign.
'Shame On You!' Parishioner Storms Out As Cardinal Wuerl Addresses Sex Abuse ScandalAs Cardinal Donald Wuerl addressed the Catholic Church's clergy sexual abuse scandal on Sunday, one Catholic yelled "Shame on you!" while another turned her back on Wuerl in protest.