Church Sex Abuse Survivors Sue Vatican In San Francisco Federal Court Two sexual abuse survivors announced in San Francisco Wednesday they have sued the Vatican in federal court for allegedly failing to prevent and covering up the abuse of them and others as children by priests.
New Report Lists 263 Bay Area Priests Accused Of Sexual AbuseA law firm suing California bishops for the records of priests accused of sexual abuse released its own report Tuesday listing more than 200 clergy in the San Francisco Bay Area it says are accused of misconduct.
San Jose Diocese Releases Names Of Priests Accused Of Sexual AbuseThe head of the San Jose diocese of the Roman Catholic Church Thursday released a list of names of priests with credible allegations of sexual abuse of children.
Diocese Of Oakland To Release Names Of Clergy Accused Of AbuseThe Diocese of Oakland this fall plans to release the names of its clergy who are “credibly accused” of child sex abuse, the diocese announced Sunday.
Clergy Abuse Lawsuit Targets All California Catholic BishopsA Southern California man who says he was sexually abused by his parish priest decades ago has sued all Catholic bishops in California and the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Archbishop Says Pope Knew About U.S. Cardinal's AbusesThe retired Vatican ambassador to the United States is accusing Pope Francis of long knowing about the disgraced former archbishop of Washington and ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's alleged sexual abuse of young seminarians.
Pope On Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Report: We Abandoned The Little OnesPope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades.
‘Spotlight’ Win Renews Calls To Release Names Of Priests Accused Of AbuseAfter the movie “Spotlight” won the Academy Award for Best Picture, advocates for victims of clergy sexual abuse are renewing their call for local Catholic bishops to release the names of accused priests.