priest sex abuse


Vatican defrocked 848 priests over past 10 years

GENEVA (AP) — The Vatican released comprehensive statistics for the first time Tuesday on how it has disciplined priests accused of raping and molesting children, saying 848 priests have been defrocked and another 2,572 given […]


Cardinal Roger Mahony (AP Photo)

LA archdiocese seeks to delay or move abuse trials

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Citing the inability to obtain a fair and impartial jury in its backyard, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles has requested to delay upcoming sex abuse trials or move them out of Los Angeles.



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