(RNS) — Running potential employees through the national sex offender registry may be useful, but the data it provides is limited.
(RNS) — The camp where a counselor was arrested last week for "inappropriate touching" is not accredited by the American Camp Association.
LYON, France (AP) — French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin said Thursday he will offer his resignation to Pope Francis, after a court found Barbarin guilty of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse of minors by a priest.
(RNS) — I’m not counted among the 700 Southern Baptist victims reported by the Houston Chronicle, even though my assault fell in the 20-year window the newspaper investigated.
(RNS) — The church should practice what it preaches by confessing its sins in greater specificity, doing penance and committing to never letting this happen again.
(RNS) — The Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse is a wake-up call for bishops who thought that the past could be forgotten as long as they did the right thing in the future.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — It's a landmark case welcomed by some abuse survivors as a strong warning to institutions that fail to protect children.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Mauro Inzoli was found guilty last year by an Italian court of eight counts of sexual abuse of children aged 12 to 16.
CANTERBURY (RNS) Police and government officials turned a blind eye to reports that teenage girls were sexually abused because of fear that, if widely known, they would stir up anti-Muslim feelings in Britain.
(RNS) “Sexual abuse is such an ugly crime ... because a priest who does this betrays the body of the Lord," the pope said emphatically. “This is very serious. It is like a satanic Mass.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) According to the “List of Issues” submitted by the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Vatican will have to explain the measures it has put in place to “ensure that no member of the clergy currently accused of sexual abuse be allowed to remain in contact with children.”