Sexual Abuse

Faith News
Silent but defiant, Cardinal George Pell made his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday.
Faith News
Two men who are among dozens to accuse Paul Shanley of sexual abuse appeared at a news conference to warn the public about Shanley's release from prison.
Faith News
At least 547 members of a prestigious Catholic boys' choir in Germany were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 1992, according to a report released Tuesday.
Politics & Society News
Associated PressJuly 10, 2017
Pell is free ahead of his court hearing, during which he can formally apply for bail. When police announced the charges last month, Pell vowed to fight the allegations, saying: "The whole idea of sexual abuse is abhorrent to me."
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellJune 29, 2017
Cardinal Pell will return to Australia to appear in court at a hearing scheduled for July 6.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis’ chief financial adviser and Australia's most senior Catholic, is the highest-ranking Vatican official to ever be charged in the church’s long-running sexual abuse scandal.