Feds Subpoena New York, Pennsylvania Dioceses In Church Sex Abuse InvestigationThe U.S. Department of Justice has launched the first federal investigation into child sex abuse within the Catholic church, subpoenaing diocese across New York and Pennsylvania.
Pope Francis Accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s Resignation As Washington ArchbishopPope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington, D.C. Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sex abuse and cover-up scandals.
Pope OKs Study Of Vatican Archives Into McCarrick ScandalPope Francis has authorized a "thorough study" into the accused former archbishop of Newark.
Long Island Priest Steps Away From Ministry Amid Sexual Abuse InvestigationRev. Monsignor William Breslawski most recently served as the pastor at Church of Saint Anthony of Padua in Rocky Point.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan Introduces Independent Reviewer To Investigate Sex Abuse ResponseCardinal Dolan says federal Judge Barbara Jones will have complete access to records, personnel, and himself personally.
Brooklyn Diocese Reaches Historic Settlement With 4 Victims Abused By Volunteer TeacherLawyers for the four victims, who were boys at the time, say they were raped by Angelo Serrano between 2003 and 2009 while he was a volunteer CCD teacher.
Pope Francis Meets With U.S. Cardinals To Discuss Widening Sex Abuse ScandalOn Wednesday, the Pope called for top bishops from around the world to attend a summit at the Vatican in February.
N.Y. Archdiocese Vows To Cooperate With Church Sex Abuse InvestigationsOn Thursday, the New York attorney general issued subpoenas as part of the ongoing civil investigation into how the Catholic church handled allegations of sex abuse by priests and potentially covered them up.
Archbishop of Newark Rejects Allegations Leveled by Former Church OfficialThe Archbishop of Newark is firing back at a retired Vatican official who is calling for the resignation of Pope Francis.
Pope Francis Decries Sex Abuse Scandal During Visit To Dublin, IrelandThe abuse scandal — which has convulsed Ireland since the 1990s and has exploded anew in the U.S. — took center stage on the first day of Francis' two-day trip to Ireland.