By Mike Catalini, Associated Press
A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany's Munich diocese has faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI's handling of cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s.
By Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died. He was 69.
By William J. Kole, Associated Press
Poland's Catholic Church lists 292 clergymen who are alleged to have abused over 300 boys and girls from 1958 through 2020.
By Monika Scislowska, Associated Press
A think tank has now completed a two-year investigation of the resulting policies adopted in all 32 archdioceses in the U.S. Its verdict: The policies are inconsistent and often worryingly incomplete.
By David Crary, Associated Press
By Associated Press
High Court Chief Justice Susan Kiefel announced the decision of the seven judges on Tuesday in the appeal of Cardinal George Pell.
By Jim Mustian, Associated Press
The New Orleans Saints maintain their PR work on the area's Roman Catholic sexual abuse crisis was "minimal."…
In our news wrap Thursday, businesses in parts of Hong Kong were at a standstill as anti-government protesters targeted shopping malls for a third consecutive day. Riot police stepped up their presence, at times confronting crowds and escorting people out…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Senate gave final approval to a Pentagon spending blueprint worth nearly $740 billion. It includes a 3 percent pay raise for military personnel -- the largest in more than a decade. Also, former Trump…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Beijing sharply criticized Congress over a bill blasting China’s detention of ethnic Muslims. China's foreign ministry warned the reprimand could affect ongoing trade negotiations. Also, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again claimed the U.S. helped foment…
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