How the crisis of Catholic priests sexually abusing minors mirrors society at large
Experts say people have wrongly blamed celibacy and sexual orientation as factors contributing to the priest sex abuse crisis in the Catholic church.
Top US cardinal let priest accused of sexual abuse lead Mass
HOUSTON (AP) - The cardinal who leads the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops allowed a priest to celebrate Mass the same day his name was among those released on a list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse Cardinal Daniel DiNardo told the Rev. John T. Keller on Wednesday evening that he would be placed on administrative leave the next day, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston said in a statement Friday. DiNardo allowed Keller to lead the 9 a.m. Thursday Mass at his parish,…
10 Percent of Low-Income Women Have Been Sexually Harassed by a Landlord, Study Finds
One in ten low-income women report that they've been sexually harassed by a landlord, according to a new study by a professor at the University...
What's the difference between sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment and rape?
The terms “sexual abuse,” “sexual assault,” “sexual harassment” – and even “rape” – crop up daily in the news. But what does each term mean?
Nanny gets 20 years for sexually abusing child, having his baby
The victim, now 17, lives with his 5-year-old son. The teen and his mom are raising the boy.
Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse, agrees to 20-year sentence
Timothy D. West, 51, Hopkinsville, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. His plea agreement comes with a recommended 20-year sentence
Woodburn man sentenced to 10 years for sexually abusing 2 girls
A Woodburn man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing two girls under the age of 14.
In light of the recent allegations of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, how do you feel?
Jesuits release list of 13 priests named in credible accusations of child sexual abuse
The list dates back to 1950 and includes five priests still living.
How Pennsylvania came to release a list of 300 Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse
The attorney general's report comes after years of state and local law enforcement uncovering cases of sexual abuse within the Catholic church.
Will more states follow Pennsylvania's lead and investigate priest sexual abuse? Here's what they...
Some advocates for people who are dealing with molestation from priests want to see a grand jury investigation in every state.
What we know about the priests accused of sexual abuse of minors in Corpus Christi
The Diocese of Corpus Christi named 26 priests who were "credibly" accused of sexual abuse of minors since 1950. Here's what we know about them.
'Guess I Must Have Been In Love With Myself'
North Dakota man accused of sexually abusing child under 10 for...
GRAND FORKS—A Grand Forks man has been accused of sexually abusing a young child for several months.Jeffrey Scott Krogstad, 51, of Grand Forks, was arrested Sunday on a Class AA felony of gross sexual imposition, which carries a maximum of life in prison without parole.Court documents allege Krogstad...
Man arrested, accused of sexually abusing girl, 10
A 33-year-old man turned himself in at McLennan County Jail on Friday afternoon after McLennan County Sheriff’s Office detectives got three felony warrants alleging he sexually abused a 10-year-old girl.
How parents can spot sexual abuse, predators
It can seem like there are charges involving sexual abuse every few weeks. So how do parents know their kids are safe?
A.J. Calloway's accusers reveal how he allegedly sexually abused them
Jeannie Delgado claims she was raped by A.J. Calloway in February 2009. The Extra TV host has been suspended by parent company Warner Bros pending further investigation.
Why Is A Jewish Group Fighting Sexual Abuse Survivors?
Agudath Israel, along with the Catholic Church, lobbies against a bill that would provide more legal tools to child sexual abuse survivors. Why?
Hillsboro man gets 20 years for sexual abuse of 9-year-old
PORTLAND — A 67-year-old Hillsboro, Oregon, man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl.KOIN reports that
Jesuits accused of sexual abuse include 13 who worked in Colorado, Wyoming
A list of Jesuits found to have credible allegations of sexual abuse made against them includes 13 priests who worked in Colorado, two of whom also worked in Wyoming.