Religion Headlines

  • Chile asks Vatican for information on sex abuse cases

    The Chilean government asked the Vatican on Tuesday for documents related to sex abuse accusations against clergy in Chile, as local prosecutors raided another office of the Roman Catholic Church in Santiago.

    IN
  • Report identifies more than 1,000 victims of priest abuse

    More than 1,000 victims... (First column, 3rd story, link) Related stories:300 'Predator Priests' Named In Grand Jury Sex Abuse Report...'They Were Raping Little Boys & Girls'... Advertise here

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  • More than 300 Pennsylvania priests committed sexual abuse over decades

    Priests harmed more than 1,000 children according to a grand jury report released by the state supreme court More than 300 “predator priests” were found to have committed sexual abuse in Pennsylvania, harming more than 1,000 children, according to a grand jury report released by the state supreme court on Tuesday. The near-900-page report is the result of one of the largest US investigations into sexual abuse in the Catholic church. In painful detail, it showcases how for decades one of the...

    the Guardian
  • Ailing Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson

    Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.

    U.S.
  • Ailing Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson

    Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.

    in.reuters.com
  • Report IDs over 1,000 victims of priest abuse

    The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says...

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