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Canon law on clergy sexual abuse crimes, punishments promulgated by Pope...

VATICAN CITY — A series of laws and procedures promulgated by now-retired Pope Benedict XVI and, especially, by Pope Francis to protect children, promote...

Commitment to sexual misconduct benchmarks begins at seminaries

CLEVELAND — Fifteen seminaries have committed to meeting five sexual misconduct policy benchmarks developed by a group of laypeople, seminary leaders and bishops. Developed by...

Abuse survivors urge church leaders to hear their stories, say it...

CLEVELAND — A trio of survivors of sexual abuse are inviting the Catholic Church — from parishioners in the pews to the bishops who...

Sexual-abuse allegations still require accountability, transparency, due process, experts say

ROME — To help foster a wider discussion on work that still must be done to safeguard minors and vulnerable people in the Catholic...

Bishop John B. Brungardt of Kansas steps away from duties as...

DODGE CITY, Kan. — Denying any wrongdoing, Bishop John B. Brungardt of Dodge City has stepped away from his duties and pledged to cooperate...

Report on former cardinal Theodore McCarrick marks new era of transparency,...

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori in a Nov. 10 letter to the Catholic faithful of his archdiocese said the long-awaited Vatican report...

Trial involving alleged sexual abuse at minor seminary continues in Vatican...

VATICAN CITY — At a criminal trial involving alleged sexual abuse at a minor seminary located in the Vatican, the Vatican City State criminal...

Bishop John Barres makes difficult decision to have Diocese of Rockville...

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. — Facing over 200 lawsuits alleging sex abuse filed since New York state lifted the statute of limitations on such cases,...

Break seal of confession to report abuse, or go to jail,...

BRISBANE, Australia — A new law requires priests in the state of Queensland to break the seal of confession to report child sex abuse...

Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice

VATICAN CITY — Concern and frustration with delayed and failed responses to abuse scandals in Poland culminated in a desperate appeal to Pope Francis...

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