Child Sex Abuse
Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony told an Italian newspaper that it’s a positive thing the public knows the truth about “pedophilia in the church.”
Cardinal Roger Mahony will be deposed this month as part of a clergy abuse lawsuit set for trial in April.
Two dozen names have been added to a list of clergy members alleged to have molested children in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
A former priest allegedly named in the Los Angeles Archdiocese Catholic church sex abuse scandal may be employed by the Los Angeles Unified School District, CBS2 has learned.
Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles officials maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.
A jury has ruled that the Los Angeles Unified School District must pay $6.9 million to a fifth-grader molested by his teacher.
Gustavo Mayo Canizalez was arrested after allegations surfaced that he had engaged in numerous acts of sexual abuse with a child between the ages of 12 and 16
Prosecutors say a 75-year-old convicted child molester will be recommitted indefinitely to a California state mental hospital after a jury found he was a continued threat to children.
A man who runs a school for acting and modeling is set to appear in court next week on charges he sexually abused a 16-year-old girl, authorities announced.
The sexual abuse at St. Anthony’s, including Van Handel’s own account of his crimes, is included in more than 4,000 pages from the confidential files of nine Franciscan religious brothers who were accused of abuse. The internal files, coupled with an additional 4,000 pages of sworn testimony obtained by the AP, are the largest release of a religious order’s files to date and paint one of the fullest pictures yet of a pervasive culture of abuse that affected generations of students at the seminary dedicated to training future Franciscans.