Erie Catholic Diocese To Pay Sexual Abuse Victim, Forced To Say Confession, $2 MillionA Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest who made him say confession after the assaults.
Man Claims St. Bernard Teacher Sexually Assaulted Him As StudentA man claims a teacher sexually assaulted him when he was a student at St. Bernard Elementary School.
Bishop Zubik Releases 'The Church Healing,' Response Letter To Church Sex Abuse ScandalBishop David Zubik has released his "Pastoral Letter of Response" following several listening sessions about the church sexual abuse scandal.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese To Host Addiction Recovery MinistryThe Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese will launch an addiction recovery ministry next week.
Pa. Lawmakers Return To Harrisburg, But Not To Debate Clergy Sexual Abuse BillLawmakers are returning to the Pennsylvania Capitol, but they haven't revisited a response to child sexual abuse scandals since the debate's collapse on last year's final voting day.
Report: Cardinal Wuerl Issues Apology, Says He 'Forgot He Knew' About McCarrick AllegationsCardinal Donald Wuerl is apologizing for what he knew about sex allegations made against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, Bishop Zubik, Cardinal Wuerl Face New LawsuitCardinal Donald Wuerl, Bishop David Zubik and the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese are facing new accusations in the form of a newly-filed lawsuits.
Pittsburgh Diocese Files Indicate Wuerl Knew Of Fellow Cardinal's AbuseFormer Pittsburgh Bishop, now Cardinal Donald Wuerl is under fire for allegedly being untruthful about sex abuse allegations against another powerful cardinal.
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.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Set To Launch Compensation Fund, Considering Sale Of Some PropertiesBefore the end the month, the Diocese of Pittsburgh will be launching a website for its compensation fund, allowing victims with credible allegations of clergy sex abuse to submit claims and get quick approval of settlements.
Mass Attendance And Donations Down, But Diocese Relieved It's Not WorseAttendance at local Catholic churches is down after the release of a state grand jury report on sexual abuse, but not as much as you might expect.