A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is pushing for the passage of a measure that would arm children with the information they need to prevent their being exploited.
By Camille Anne M. Arcilla
The mother who was caught hitting her 5-year-old daughter in a closed-circuit television camera footage in Grace Park, Caloocan City, on Tuesday, is now under the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-National Capital Region and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Pope Francis promised “solutions” to the issue of priestly celibacy in an interview on Sunday that raised the possibility the Catholic Church could eventually lift the interdiction on married priests.
One of the most senior members of the Catholic Church in Australia has stepped down from his role after being charged with child sex abuse, the Church said on Monday.