Tag: abuse

Former Vatican treasurer Pell jailed for six years for sexually abusing...

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir...

Updated: Facebook removes tasteless Jake meme

Facebook has removed the meme of Jake Vella - the brave boy who still practises sports, notwithstanding his rare sickness which does not allow...

Vatican to investigate Cardinal Pell

The Vatican announced today that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith will investigate Cardinal Pell following his conviction by an Australian court...

Protection of Minors: Press briefing announces concrete initiatives

Vatican summit: Concrete measures to combat abuse announced

We are ‘our worst enemy’, bishop says as abuse conference wraps...

The Catholic Church has become its "own worst enemy" for concealing clergy sexual abuse and not listening enough to victims, a leading archbishop said...

Pope opens child sex abuse conference, promising “concrete” remedies

Pope Francis promised that concrete actions against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday, countering scepticism from...

Updated: Sex abuse victims speak to Vatican summit organisers

On Wednesday morning, the Organizing Committee for the Meeting on “The Protection of Minors in the Church” met a group of representatives of victims of...

Catholic Church credibility on the line at abuse meeting

The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on...

Saudi woman’s flight rallies opposition to male guardianship

An 18-year-old Saudi woman's flight from what she said was an abusive family has rallied opposition to the kingdom's male guardianship system, still a...

Man found not guilty of abusing 9-year-old

The man accused of sexually abusing a 9-year-old-girl at the seaside was found not guilty as the charges brought against him were not plausible.The...