(RNS) — Two days after Pennsylvania's 'catastrophic' report on clergy sex abuse, questions remain about its effect on American Catholics and how states will prosecute such crimes in the future.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced a $210 million settlement Thursday with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, making this the second-largest payout in the...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Catholic Conference spokesman confirmed that extending the statute of limitations is 'of concern' to the church's lobbying arm.
(AP) The Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul and survivors of abuse by priests, seeking millions in claims, have been ordered negotiate.
"The parallels are in the power dynamics," said one victim struggling, again, with the memory of being abused by a priest. "It puts the victim at a horrible disadvantage."
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The allegations against one of his closest advisers and the architect of his economic and administrative reforms is not only embarrassing for Pope Francis but brings the church abuse scandal to his door.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Cardinal Gerhard Mueller's remarks may only inflame a controversy that is complicating the pontiff's efforts to fight clergy sex abuse.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff's comments, and his renewed commitment to hold bishops accountable, came in the preface to a new book by an abuse victim.