(RNS) — The report states that 97 of the victims were sexually abused 'after the Colorado Dioceses were on notice that the priests were child sex abusers.'
(RNS) — Police in Wyoming are recommending sex abuse charges against two Catholic leaders in the state but are not yet naming names.
(RNS) — The sanctions obligate the former West Virginia bishop to "make amends" and bar him from celebrating Mass or living in his former diocese.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — At one point, a bishop asked for clarification on how to spell 'Reddit.'
(RNS) — The sex abuse scandal, which continues to roil the church from the parishes to the pope, will likely be the foremost topic of discussion at the three-day U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops meeting (June 11-13).
(RNS) — The fact that the accuser is an adult has not spared the church new scrutiny about its slowness to respond to sexual misconduct claims or about what experts have been quick to call confusion regarding what constitutes consent.
DETROIT (AP) — Four priests were arrested this week in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, and the fifth awaits extradition from India.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The lawsuit being filed Tuesday seeks the release of 3,400 names of priests who were referred to the Vatican for "credible cases of abuse."
(RNS) — Only if the new norms are enforced well can the church’s credibility be rebuilt.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities.
(RNS) — The pope emeritus' comments on sexual revolution are part of his campaign against theologians who, in his view, opened the floodgates to all sorts of sexual sins.
(AP) — His analysis was immediately criticized as 'catastrophically irresponsible' — a conflict with efforts by his successor, Pope Francis, to lead the church out of its crisis.
(RNS) — Washington should rejoice to have such a good bishop; too bad we may not have him very long.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'It’s a reason to break a Lenten fast and pour a drink, because it’s great news for the Archdiocese of Washington, which has been mired a bit in all kinds of stuff,' the Rev. Ray Kemp said of the announcement.
(RNS) — As the Catholic sexual abuse crisis has rolled on, the demand that the bishops be held accountable has become the focus of inquiries from the Vatican to attorney general offices across the U.S.