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Virginia's attorney general has joined officials from around the country investigating possible sexual abuse by clergy. © Johnypan - Dreamstime.com
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February 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
(Richmond, Va.) – The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has released the names of 42 clergy they say abused children. The list dates back to the 1950s with the most recent occurrence in 1993. The Diocese issued the following release: "Having completed an independent review of clergy personnel files, the...
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January 21, 2019 - 2:28 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers. The 12...
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December 01, 2018 - 10:48 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has been quoted in a soon-to-be published book as saying that having gays in the clergy "is something that worries me" and remarking that some societies are considering homosexuality a "fashionable" lifestyle. Italian daily Corriere della Sera's website Saturday ran...
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Virginia's attorney general has joined officials from around the country investigating possible sexual abuse by clergy. © Johnypan - Dreamstime.com
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October 26, 2018 - 1:54 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's attorney general has joined officials from around the country investigating possible sexual abuse by clergy. Attorney General Mark Herring said Wednesday that his office and the Virginia State Police are looking into whether sexual abuse of children took place in...
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October 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean prelates accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he's responding to the church's global sex abuse crisis, the pontiff publicly explained why they were removed. The Vatican's unusually...
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September 08, 2018 - 10:33 am
By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops Saturday that they must reject all forms of abuse and work in communion to fight the clerical culture that has fueled the sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking his papacy. Francis cited his recent...
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August 22, 2018 - 3:44 pm
By MARC LEVY , Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic high school will shed the name of Washington's archbishop after he was cited in a sweeping grand jury report as having allowed priests accused of sexually abusing children to be reassigned or reinstated while he was Pittsburgh'...
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June 23, 2018 - 8:35 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -The Vatican tribunal has convicted a former Holy See diplomat and sentenced him to 5 years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography in the first such trial of its kind inside the Vatican. Monsignor Carlo Capella admitted to viewing the images during what he...
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