Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness For Clergy Sex Abuse, Vows To Hold Bishops Accountable For Shielding Pedophile Priests
Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and went further than any of his predecessors by vowing to hold bishops accountable for their handling of pedophile priests.
Police arrested Arturo Hernandez Sunday morning when he was spotted in Novato on his way to meet with the victim, who is a teenager under 18.
A San Rafael man was arrested this week on suspicion of raping a 14-year-old girl, police said Thursday.
A cloud hung over Stanford’s graduation commencement Sunday as some graduates called for justice after an alleged sexual assault.
Students at Stanford University were protesting Thursday a decision by the school not to expel a senior accused of sexually assaulting a woman who is a classmate.
A Modesto teen was attacked Friday on her morning jog, driven just blocks away, then raped in broad daylight.
Hundreds of students turned out at Stanford University to demand tougher punishments in sexual assault cases, in support of a senior who claims she was raped by a classmate.
SB 967 would establish affirmative consent on all state-run college campuses in California. The standard is defined as “an affirmative unambiguous and conscious decision by each participant to engage in mutually agreed upon sexual activity…Lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent. Nor does silence mean consent.”
Hayward Rape Suspect Arrested After Using Victim’s Credit Card For Car Wash, Sexual Enhancement Pills
Alameda County Sheriff’s officials say the suspect who violently raped a 19-year-old woman was arrested after using her credit card to get a car wash and buy sexual enhancement pills.
California would toughen penalties for young people convicted sexually assaulting someone who is unconscious under legislation the Senate approved Wednesday in response to an assault on a teenager who later committed suicide.