A former priest at the center of the St. Paul-Minneapolis clergy sexual abuse scandal, pleaded guilty Aug. 14 in a Wisconsin county courthouse to sexual assault of a teenager.
A priest sought by authorities in New Jersey has acknowledged engaging in a sexual encounter with a 15-year-old boy, but he deflected blame for the incident, saying the teen had "evil in his mind."
The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., is reaching out with healing services to those sexually abused by priests.
The president of the Scottish bishops' conference offered a "profound apology" to victims of child abuse following a national review of church safeguarding procedures.
The chairman, Charles Linneman, said the released settlement outline doesn't match his understanding of the agreement and he can't support its present form.
The archdiocese has put forth what it hopes is the final settlement plan that will end the church's nearly 5-year-old bankruptcy case. Sex abuse victims are stunned by the proposal.
The settlement is expected to end the Milwaukee church's four-and-a-half year bankruptcy proceedings.
The abuse victims' advocacy group Catholic Whistleblowers has asked if Myers is found to have abused his episcopal office that be removed as archbishop.
The first trailer released Wednesday for the film "Spotlight," which follows the Boston Globe's investigation into clergy sexual abuse in the Boston archdiocese in the early 2000s.
Doyle said he spent eight to 10 hours over three days explaining the situation in the U.S. from the perspective of his 30 years of advocacy for victims.