The disappearance and murder of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen has sparked an outpouring of stories from other service members. Mostly female, they say that they also suffered sexual harassment and abuse in the ranks, but felt that the military’s reporting…
Prosecutors say one or more of Jeffrey Epstein's victims plan to tell a judge Tuesday that his ex-girlfriend should be denied bail on charges that she recruited teenage girls for him to sexually abuse.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
An indictment made public Thursday said Maxwell facilitated Epstein's crimes by "helping Epstein to recruit, groom, and ultimately abuse" girls as young as 14.
By Jim Mustian, Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
A unanimous jury in December found Pope Francis' former finance minister guilty of molesting two 13-year-old choirboys in Melbourne's St. Patrick's Cathedral more than two decades ago.
By Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
By Jay Reeves, David Crary, Associated Press
Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention's national meeting voted to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases.
By Associated Press
The Southern Baptist Convention gathers for its annual national meeting Tuesday with one sobering topic — sex abuse by clergy and staff — overshadowing all others.
By Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press
French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin said Thursday he will offer his resignation to Pope Francis, after a court found him guilty of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse of minors by a priest.
Strong criticism and admissions of cover-ups marked the third day of the Vatican summit on sexual abuse. Prominent Nigerian nun Veronica Openibo said the Catholic Church has reached a “disgraceful and scandalous place” and a German Cardinal admitted some files…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse prevention summit Thursday by warning senior Catholic figures that the faithful are demanding concrete action against predator priests and not just words of condemnation. Victims then told the bishops of the searing emotional…
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