VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic officials in Italy have threatened former altar boys of the pope with criminal defamation charges for having publicly accused an older seminarian of sexual misconduct when they lived together at the youth seminary inside the Vatican gardens. 282 more words
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Pope Francis has requested that Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married. The request applies to priests in Brazil, and is on the agenda for an upcoming synod (church council) in the Amazon region. 236 more words
Bishop Says If A Priest Decides To Molest A Little Boy Or Girl, And The Kid Is at Least 7- Its Their Fault Too....Yes I Am Serious.
I have been working with families and children who have been all kinds of abused. For Twenty years and some change I have seen things that I did not know existed. 901 more words
The suspected killers of Rev Fr Cyriacus Onunkwo of the Orlu Catholic diocese in Imo State were on Thursday paraded before newsmen by the state commissioner of police , Chris Ezike. 216 more words
Catholic priests to face criminal charges if they do not report confessions related to child sexual abuse Catholic priests to face criminal charges if they do not report confessions related to child sexual abuse
Catholic priests should face criminal charges if they fail to report allegations of child sex abuse disclosed during confession, according to an Australian inquiry.
The measure was among 85 proposed changes published in a report Monday by the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. 246 more words