Lawsuits make new sex abuse claims against Legion of Christ

The Legion of Christ, a Roman Catholic order disgraced by sexual abuse committed by its founder and other clergy, is facing new allegations of molestation of children in lawsuits filed in April in Connecticut, where it is based.

Report critical of church leaders' response to clergy abuse

Past Roman Catholic leaders in Bridgeport, Connecticut were often hostile toward people who alleged clergy sexual abuse and merely transferred many accused priests, an independent report released Tuesday found.