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More than 50 UK Catholic priests defrocked for sex abuse

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More than 50 Roman Catholic priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for sex abuse since 2001, the Church’s child protection watchdog revealed on Thursday.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sex abuse turns Mexican group home into house of horror

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Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday that victims told harrowing tales of sexual abuse, beatings, hunger and filth in a once well-regarded group home where authorities freed a total of 607 adults and children in a raid.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pope to sex abuse victims: I beg your forgiveness

Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi arrives for a press conference at the Vatican, Monday, July 7, 2014. Pope Francis has held his first meeting with a group of Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy. Lombardi said two Irish, two British and two German victims met separately Monday for about 30 minutes each with Francis at the pope's Vatican hotel.  AP PHOTO/ALESSANDRA TARANTINO

Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors. He also promised to hold bishops accountable for the protection of minors.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Senior Australian bishop charged with child sex abuse

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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.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Angry crowd hounds Vhong Navarro for ‘rape’

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He may be the one on the offensive in the Taguig City court. But at the Quezon City prosecutor’s office, he needed to evade a hostile but organized crowd that kept calling him a “rapist.”

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »