An auxiliary bishop in Peru has been quietly removed from office because of allegations of sexual abuse of minors.
Update: A three-judge panel heard arguments Tuesday in the appeals case of Msgr. William Lynn. Lynn remains in prison after being found guilty of child endangerment in 2012.
The Vatican intends to collaborate with authorities in the Dominican Republic in any investigation into alleged sexual abuse by its recalled ambassador to the country, the Vatican's spokesperson said.
The Dominican Republic's top prosecutor said Wednesday he plans to investigate claims of sexual abuse allegedly committed by the apostolic nuncio to the Dominican Republic.
Testimony of Newark archbishop a focal point in lawsuit that Peoria diocese settled Tuesday for $1.35 million.
"How much more damaging is the actual truth compared to what we are dreaming now?" retired Fr. James Connell asks during Milwaukee Press Club speech.
"All the stones need to be turned over," an Ohio federal district judge said. "We need to get this stuff out in the open and deal with it."
The Milwaukee case could be appealed because of the judge's familial ties to the cemeteries in question.
After eight weeks of graphic and sometimes sad testimony, public hearings have ended for the New South Wales special commission of inquiry into clerical abuse north of Sydney.
At the request of a man allegedly abused by a priest in 1965, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed his case claiming the Vatican was the priest's employer and could be liable for damages.
Jeffrey Lena, the counsel for the Holy See, said in a statement that the lawsuit "never should have been filed in the first place."