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Australian Catholic leaders reject reporting sex abuse heard during confession

Aug. 31 (UPI) — Australian Catholic Church leaders rejected a government proposal on Friday obligating priests

A Broken Relationship and Accusations of Emotional Abuse: The Case of Keith Ellison

A Broken Relationship and Accusations of Emotional Abuse: The Case of Keith Ellison ImageRepresentative Keith Ellison

Calls Grow for Cardinal Wuerl to Resign Over Handling of Sex Abuse Allegations

Calls Grow for Cardinal Wuerl to Resign Over Handling of Sex Abuse Allegations ImageCatholic teachers held

Washington cardinal refutes he was warned about archbishop, knew about abuse

The Archdiocese of Washington emphatically refuted claims it was aware of sanctions due to abuse allegations

Pennsylvania to reopen decades-old Catholic sex abuse case

Aug. 28 (UPI) — Pennsylvania authorities have re-opened an investigation into a decades-old case in which

Pope travels to transformed Ireland as abuse crises rage

Pope Francis will arrive in Ireland on Saturday to find a society transformed since the last

Pope Francis hopes to meet sex abuse victims in Ireland

Aug. 21 (UPI) — Pope Francis hopes to meet privately this weekend with victims of the

Sex Abuse Report Lists a Beloved Pastor, and a Pennsylvania Church Reels

ImageHoly Angels Parish in Pennsylvania. The parish’s former pastor, Reverend John David Crowley, was named in

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal: 7 Excerpts From the Grand Jury Report

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal: 7 Excerpts From the Grand Jury Report A nearly 900-page report

Prosecutor: Priests 'weaponized' the faith to abuse kids

HARRISBURG, Pa. –  Roman Catholic priests across Pennsylvania used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and