A Central African Republic (CAR) bishop has claimed the Belgian Salesians “betrayed” and “deceived” the local Church in a cover-up of a pedophile priest active in the country.
The Pope has told French pilgrims in the Vatican – including sex abuse cover-up-convicted Cardinal Philippe Barbarin – not to look at the downtrodden with “a look from above with condescension, but the look of a brother and sister, that elevates”.
Over 100,000 people have signed a petition for the resignation of convicted child abuse concealer Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon (France).
The Salesians of Belgium have pointed a finger at the country’s courts after a convicted pedophile priest was allowed to work with children in Africa.
As French cardinal Philippe Barbarin appeals an abuse cover-up conviction, the diocese he led from 2002 until he stepped aside in March just wants to “turn the page”.
The president of the French Bishops’ Independent Commission on Sex Abuse in the Church (Ciase) has warned the number of complaints the body could receive could reach 10,000.
A French cardinal convicted of the cover-up of the crimes of a pedophile priest has been accused himself of the abuse of a seminarian.
A scandal involving the sexual abuse of former altar boys by priests inside Vatican walls is growing after Italian TV aired more allegations in a program Sunday night.
An Austrian cardinal has deplored the prevalence of clerical sex abuse in the conservative Catholic “new communities”.
The Bishops of France have approved a plan to make financial restitution to the victims of clergy sex abuse.
The head of the French Church’s independent inquiry into clerical sex abuse has blasted the country’s bishops for their “clumsy” handling of complaints.
A new documentary is blaming Pope Benedict XVI for the “dramatic loss of moral authority that the Church suffers from today” on the question of child sexual abuse.
Pope Benedict covered up the sexual assaults of a “very gay” and “horny” prelate whom the former pontiff moved from…
Victims of a French pedophile priest are asking the Vatican to push their abuser’s archdiocese to pay them compensation.
A court in Poland has taken the historic step of lifting the statute of limitations on the crimes of a pedophile priest and awarding a victim tens of thousands of euros in compensation.
Luigi Ventura, the Pope’s representative in France who is facing at least three accusations of sexual assault, has retreated to the Vatican, reports have claimed.
At least two priests accused of child sex abuse in the United States were able to continue working and offending in Scandinavia.
Czech police are investigating the Archbishop of Prague, Cardinal Dominik Duka, for allegedly covering up the continued sexual abuse of a seminarian.