Appeals court acquits French cardinal of sex abuse cover-up

A French appeals court on Jan. 30 acquitted a French cardinal of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock, a decision culminating a drama that has produced angst for the Roman Catholic Church and reawakened a past of pain and shame for some victims seeking justice.

French priest recounts how he abused boy scouts over decades

A former priest detailed Jan. 14 how he systematically abused boys over two decades as a French scout chaplain, and said his superiors knew about his "abnormal" behavior as far back as the 1970s.

Trial delayed for French priest accused of abusing 75 boys

A former French priest accused of sexually abusing around 75 Boy Scouts went on trial Monday, but the proceedings were delayed for at least a day because of a strike by lawyers.

French cardinal's career at stake in sex abuse case

A French cardinal said Thursday he did not understand why he was found guilty of covering up sexual abuse of children, speaking at an appeals court hearing that will help determine his future within the Catholic Church.