Church Says They’ve Cleared Monsignor Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations After Decade-Long Investigation
Allegations against Richard Loomis first surfaced, according the statement, in late 2003.
Attorneys for four alleged victims of sexual abuse by a defrocked Catholic priest spoke out Thursday about a nearly $10 million settlement that was reached with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Victims of alleged sex abuse by Catholic priests were expected to distribute leaflets Thursday outside of the Leisure World retirement community.
A former priest and LAUSD employee embroiled in a sex scandal is confronted after documents show he admitted to sexual relations with an underage girl.
The Los Angeles Unified School District was investigating Monday how a former priest, who admitted to a sexual relationship with an underage girl, was employed by the school system.
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.
The L.A. District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that they will be reviewing the documents.
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.
Thousands of confidential religious files documenting sexual abuse among clergy members in the Roman Catholic church were made public on Wednesday.
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.
Clergy abuse victims are protesting outside the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles after learning that a visiting priest convicted of molestation had a prior criminal case in Italy.
A Southern California priest has been ordered to stand trial on felony charges he had sex with a 12-year-old boy.
Two Southland construction workers may have been doing a heavenly errand when they rescued a pair of priests from a burning house.
Carl Sutphin was a problem priest who left ministry in the Roman Catholic church just before being charged nearly a decade ago with 14 counts of molestation for sexually abusing six children.
A Northern California man who allegedly assaulted a Jesuit priest says the Vatican is liable for the molestation of he and his brother.