Religious Education

McCarrick's rise through church hierarchy began as altar boy

Feb 16, 2019

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick established a reputation as a globe-trotting human rights advocate before being brought down by sex abuse scandals

Report: Hundreds abused by Southern Baptist leaders, workers

Feb 10, 2019

Two newspapers are reporting that about 380 Southern Baptist church leaders and workers have been accused of sexual misconduct since 1998, leaving more than 700 victims

Greece calls for reopening of Istanbul's Orthodox seminary

Feb 6, 2019

Greece's prime minister says a potential move by Turkey to allow the reopening of an Orthodox seminary on an island off Istanbul would help bring ordinary Greeks and Turks closer

Jesuit school, others settle Haiti sex abuse case for $60M

Jan 25, 2019

More than 130 people who say they were sexually abused as children at a now-defunct charity school in Haiti have reached a $60 million settlement with a Connecticut Jesuit school and other defendants

AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

Jan 20, 2019

AP Exclusive: The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited "obscene" behavior and had been accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians, undermining Vatican claims

Vatican: Argentine bishop at Holy See under investigation

Jan 4, 2019

The Vatican has confirmed that an Argentine bishop, who resigned suddenly in 2017 for stated health reasons and then landed a top administrative job at the Holy See, is under preliminary investigation for alleged sexual abuse

US Catholic bishops to pray over clergy sexual abuse scandal

Jan 2, 2019

U.S. Catholic bishops gather for a weeklong prayer retreat at a seminary near Chicago to reflect on the clergy sexual abuse scandal

Bishops won't discuss clergy abuse report at retreat

Dec 21, 2018

The Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago says when U.S. bishops gather in Illinois next month, they won't talk about a state investigation that found Illinois dioceses failed to disclose the names of at least 500 clergy accused of sexually abusing children

Ex-Southern Baptist leader indicted on sexual abuse of teen

Dec 21, 2018

A former Southern Baptist official has been indicted in Texas on charges related to the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl in 1997, when he was a 25-year-old seminary student in Fort Worth

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga's campus

Dec 17, 2018

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga University's campus

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