Diocese pays $4.4M in abuse compensation to 57 victims

A Pennsylvania diocese has announced a nearly $4.4 million payout to 57 victims of sexual abuse by its clergy and seminarians.

Law gives child sex assault victims more time to file suits

California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits.

Thousands in Berlin protest against anti-Semitism

Thousands of people in Berlin protested against anti-Semitism on Sunday, days after a man attacked a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle.

Kenyan man's search for his father runs into church cover-up

The Catholic Church's efforts to conceal what is alleged to have happened here would stretch over three decades — a testament to the extraordinary ways in which church officials have dealt with accusations that priests in the developing world have had sex with girls and young women.