Friday, October 8, 2010

Clergy Abuse

This page contains information The Rick A. Ross Institute has gathered about Clergy Abuse.

Men allege sexual coercion by prominent Atlanta pastor
Former Kilgore pastor indicted in Ohio sex abuse case
Two more allege abuse at St. Bernard's in 1980s; four have now sued Santa Rosa Diocese over alleged conduct of former priest
Brothers say Ontario priest abused them
Plymouth pupils used Facebook to accuse 'abuse' priest
Ex-bishop in Belgian abuse scandal goes to hiding
Belgian Catholic Church probe finds 475 abuse cases
Ex-priest tells judge he thought Texas officials had dropped charges alleging sex crimes against children
Religious group kicked off Ave Maria campus for 'immoral conduct'
Cleared once, Catholic priest faces new sex abuse allegations
Alleged abuser sues over website
Former altar boy describes aftermath of alleged abuse by Eureka priest
Belgian Church Leader Urged Victim to Be Silent
Evil priest shielded by Catholic Church
Second man sues Santa Rosa diocese: Suit seeks damages for alleged child molestation by former Eureka priest
900 abuse cases in Dutch clergy
Alleged sex abuser priest, who led Milton center, leaves priesthood
Lansing Diocese believes priest abused boys in 1950s, 1960s
Santa Rosa diocese sued by alleged sex abuse victim who says church hid priest's abusive past
Archdiocese Says 2 Priests Out
Problem priest moved from Ireland to Bay Area
Plaintiffs give up sex abuse case against Vatican
Basilians say money was to help alleged victim heal
Clergy abuse in Delaware: 'Horrific' rape allegations surface in diocese case
Bangor priest charged over child abuse
Abuse by priests, nuns alleged at S.D. orphanage
Former Knoxville priest who confessed to molestation gets probation
Montreal pastor pursued by parishioners
Congregants sue pastor for alleged theft of over $1 million
Suit to accuse Minn. Christian retreat leader of sex abuse
Justices uphold ex-Jesuit priest's assault conviction Sex-abuse case against rabbi raises larger issues
Pope defrocks ex-Warren priest Triad priest accused of child abuse in the 1970s
Tip-off led to fugitive abuse priest in UK
Suspended La Crosse priest ejected from waterpark in '09
Priest turns self in on charge of abuse Connecticut Priest Accused of Paying for Male Prostitutes with Church Money
Self-Described 'Scumbag Pedophile' Priest Goes to Jail
Priest removed in Italy after confessing to child abuse
Priest gets nearly 7 years in prison on child porn charges
Italy corruption scandal spreads to touch Vatican
Who's Who in the Sex-Abuse Scandal?
Former Greeley priest accused of sexual misconduct in 1970s
LA cardinal's deposition in abuse case released
Quincy priest on leave after abuse allegations
Ex-priest's work with youths halted
Man files clergy sex abuse lawsuit in Los Angeles
Indianapolis pastor at center of controversial rape case
Irish priest resigns over sexual abuse
Future pope refused defrocking of convicted priest
Report Outlines Abuse Claims at German Jesuit Schools
Bishop: 100 cases in 10 yrs for Italy priest abuse
Polish priest seeks release in Brazil abuse case
Former Baptist camp director charged with abuse found dead
Vatican Declined to Defrock U.S. Priest Who Abused Boys
Pastor charged with swindling more than $470K from church members
Abuse victim gets $199,000
Priest removed from parish after abuse allegation
Catholic Diocese of El Paso faces more allegations of sex abuse
Priest abuse case involving ex-SLU president takes a new turn
Diocese responds to sexual abuse lawsuit involving St. Francis Xavier priest
Brazil: Priest charged with 8 abusing boys
Vatican official left abusive priest in pastor job
Priest in Mexico suspended over S.F. charges
Priest at his child abuse trial in Rome: 'I am not a monster'
Archdiocese details priest's sexual abuse
Chilean priest allegedly abused 5 young men
Priest faces additional sexual abuse allegations
U.S. women continues fight against priest who was transferred to Mexico
Cardinal praised bishop's silence over abuse priest
Couple accuses priest of stalking their teen son
Group Warns About Defrocked Priest in Fairfax
Former Arizona Priest Pleads Guilty to Assault on Teen Boy
Priests accused of abuse shuffled around globe
Local Catholic priest suspended amid sex abuse claim
Centennial priest faces sexual misconduct complaint
Cleric accused of sexual abuse
Former East Bay priest now at center of Vatican clergy abuse controversy
Studies find patterns of Catholic clergy sex abuse
Canadian Church tried to keep abuse secret: letter
Inside The Priest Files: Documents reveal 50 years of abuse, cover-ups in Memphis diocese
Sex abuse suit is filed in Texas diocese supervised by L.A.'s incoming archbishop
Church Secrets: Abusive Memphis priest reassigned rather than reined in
Africa also suffers sex abuse by priests: bishop
Church: Norway bishop left in '09 over abuse accusations
Analysis: Abuse crisis in Europe much like US 2002
Molesting charges against priest surface
U.S. courts allow sex abuse cases against Vatican to proceed in rare legal move
Verona deaf school ex-pupils tell Italian TV of sex abuse by priests
Monk charged with inappropriate touching of temple-goer Comments
Priest investigated for suspected abuse
Vienna Boys' Choir hit by abuse accusations
Priest charged with sexual abuse faints in court as new allegations arise
Swiss priest resigns after confessing sexual abuse
Swiss media: 60 people report abuses by priests
Vatican lashes out at Pope's critics, denies 'policy of cover-up' existed
Cardinal Brady is sued by victim of serial abuse priest
Pope's diocese 'rehoused abuser'
Priest accused of molestation wants to leave state for treatment
Boys ranch accusers paid Austria: Clergy sex abusers fired
Corpus Christi Diocese Hit With Priest-Abuse Suit
Pastor accused of swindling Bonita church
Vatican Faces Widening Sex Abuse Scandals
How paedophile priest was allowed to evade justice
Disgrace charge brought against bishop
S.J. priest defrocked over abuse of teenager
Jesuit priest who abused boys casts shadow in the Northwest long after his death
Child sex abuse allegations uncovered in Church of England files
Missouri man to return home with suspended sentence
Sex assault suspect could change plea
Child abuse monster Father Brendan Smyth ruined my life
German Church Faces Child Abuse Charges
Cumberland pastor indicted on child abuse charges
Priest indicted on molestation charges
Vt. Roman Catholic diocese to sell headquarters, kids' camp to pay priest sex abuse judgments
New Owensboro bishop played role in re-assigning priests accused of sexual abuse
Lawrence Pastor Charged With Stealing From Church
Archdiocese admits tie to 3 in Irish scandal
Accused child molester wins first battle against extradition to U.S.
Jailed priest back in Sandwich
Suicide groom's anguish
Former Catholic priest's bid for new trial rejected
Toledoan's suit against Robinson dismissed
Church liability at issue in abuse suit
Laurel priest suspended over sex charges
Details emerge after priest removed
Delaware courts: Judge lifts stay on sexual abuse suits
New Spokane Priest Abuse Trial To Start Soon
Group names Irish priests accused of child sexual abuse
Second Irish bishop resigns over sex abuse scandal
Accused sex offender arrested in courthouse
Irish bishop resigns after sex abuse scandal
Abusive priest's ties to NH raise concerns
Fake holy man and maybe real child molester ignores judge's orders
7 Tarrant women accuse priest of sexual abuse
Alleged Victims Got $20,000 Payments Not To Sue Diocese For Abuse
Woman files suit against priest and church
2 clergymen who hid abuse still working
Abuse charge against worship leader rocks prominent Fla. church
Orthodox moves to end silence on sex abuse
Police investigate two Northern Ireland Catholic priests over child abuse
Archbishops at centre of cover-up
Dublin diocese report - at a glance
Child abuse victims of Irish clergy to be paid £145million
Settlement reached in Diocese sexual abuse case
Priest sentenced to 10 years probation for sex offense
Monsignor Bevan is permanently removed from ministry
Pedophile Priest Working Near Kids
NY pastor gets probation for grand larceny
Study: No clergy abuse, gayness tie
Former Auburn priest accused of abuse
Police arrest sixth member of family accused of child sex abuse
What is the Community of Christ?
Police: Sixth person arrested in Missouri child sex abuse case
Priest accused of sex abuse of minor, yanked from ministry Comments
Indictment against Chen: Shook, beat, fed children feces
Catholic priest faces sentencing for sexual abuse
Child sex case arrest leaves Leland church without leader
Ex-pastor pleads to assault, gets no jail time time in jail
4 Amish bishops charged with not reporting abuse
Diocese hit with 21 new claims
Catholic church hit with another abuse claim
Former South Side pastor accused of abuse ousted from priesthood
Clergy sex abuse: Ex-priest Daniel McCormack seeks to seal records in commitment battle
Wicked vicar gets 14 years for raping young boys
Preacher denies week of rape for woman's disobedience
Web Site Seeks to Expose Clergy Sex Abuse in COGIC
Dioceses settle case of abuse by BR bishop
Washington Archdiocese Reaches Settlement in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
Illinois Supreme Court won't let Catholic priest sue accusers
"Fake" Catholic Deacon Accused of Molestation
Nova Scotia man files suit against Roman Catholic Church alleging sexual abuse
Judge: Orthodox Protect Abusers, Not Victims
Court won't block release of abuse docs
Six decades later, 2 men accuse nuns of sex abuse
Ousted seminary teacher suspended
Priest accused of sexual abuse
Court rejects sex abuse suit against priest
A monsignor testifies he wrote a memo urging the cardinal to tell police about molestation by a priest. Perhaps, a paper trail exists
Ventura pastor allegedly preyed on old man
SoCal pastor sued for fraud, cheating parishioners
Court OKs sex abuse lawsuit against Methodist church in Missouri
Brian Joseph Spillane in court over sexual assault charges
Watertown priest is placed on leave after abuse allegation
Rabbi allegedly told boy to lie
Former priest Wilfred Edwin Dennis taught sex act to boy
Former pastor, sons charged with Ponzi scheme
Pastor Sued for Seducing Sisters in Counseling
Priest's abuse case sent to Vatican, local group wants prosecution
Youth minister found guilty of molestation
Church Abuse Settlement Largest In Missouri History
Catholic Church won't bail out Robert MacGregor Fuller
Priest arrested over internet grooming
Nova Scotia Catholic diocese reaches proposed settlement in clergy abuse suit
IRS Is Investigating Finances, Pastor of Sterling Church Says
Virginia pastor sentenced for stealing more than $200K
Chicago Archdiocese settles abuse cases for $3.9 million
Syrian Sephardic Communities Shaken by Charges Against a Leading Rabbi
Number of clerical abuse victims could be 10 times higher than report shows
Deposition Probes Pervasive Abuse By Local Priests
Sex offender ex-priest may be released soon
St. Louis archdiocese sued over clergy abuse
Former Indiana pastor, sons plead not guilty to fraud
Shock at lama Sogyal Rinpoche's past
Fleeced Followers? Ex-Pastor Charged with Fraud After Living High Life
Notorious priest is dead
Second suit alleges past sexual abuse at Dunrovin
400 cases of sexual abuse by Dutch clergy
O'Connor's Nephew Claims
Popular US-based evangelist arrested for carnal abuse
Priest is silent on claims of of abuse
Clergy abuse victim launches $2M lawsuit against priest
Priest jailed for molesting altar boy
Former Mooney, Boardman priest removed over abuse allegation
Jesuits settle abuse claim against late Sacramento priest
Monterey diocese settles abuse case for $1.2 million
Sex-abuse priest took secrets to grave
Schools abuse report rocks Ireland
Ex-principal gets 3-6 years for theft
Desmond Laurence Gannon gave boy 'anatomy lesson'
Plaintiff in Seattle church abuse trial settles
Sex abuse lawsuit names Catholic brother who once taught at Cretin High
Civil suit charts history of church abuse in county
Sharon Tell: Diocese of Allentown ignored claims of sexual abuse by Rev. James McHale
Former Fall River pedophile priest 'removed' by pope
Accused priest Kevin Francis Phillips pleads not guilty
Former LI priest accused of molesting boys dies
Former Southern Baptist pastor pleads guilty to sexual abuse
Ex-Grand Prairie priest pleads guilty to child porn charge
City pastor charged with having man killed for life insurance
Priest removed following sexual misconduct claim
Ex-priest alleges abuse by elder priest
Historic African-American church focus of sex-abuse scandal
Ruling in sex-abuse lawsuit involves former auxiliary bishop from KC's Catholic diocese
Three new lawsuits claim sexual abuse by Belleville Diocese priests
Former priest in Fort Worth Diocese gets 50 years in second sex-abuse trial
Catholic Diocese named in lawsuit
New Hampshire Names 27 Clerics in Abuse Cases
Suit alleges Catholic schools withheld evidence of abuse
Ex-priest who raped altar boy wants to live in NH
Second man files sex-abuse suit against friar
Irish bishop in child sex abuse row steps aside
Diocese to fight sex abuse claim
Priest accused of abuse from 40 years ago
Ex-priest guilty of abuse seeks freedom
Court tells St. Paul lawyer: Vatican can be sued for clergy abuse
Preacher accused of paddling parishioners, faces judge
Plymouth priest accused of sexual abuse
Ex-nun's confessions set to rock Kerala Church
Sex abuse suits drive Jesuits to file bankruptcy
Priest files in sex abuse lawsuits to be released
Molest suit reinstated against Oakland diocese
Costa Mesa police investigate allegations in former student's lawsuit against Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange
Catholic Church found liable for abuse of N.L. altar boys
9 Minnesota clergy abuse cases being settled for $1.7 million
Diocese, Sacred Heart asking for information about former principal
Episcopal Church upholds ouster of Pennsylvania bishop
Suspended priest returns
Ex-Charlotte priest pleads guilty to abuse
Former Priest Sentenced for Molesting 9-Year-Old
Corona renames street that honored accused priest
Ex-pastor gets prison for sex with 'wife,' age 10
Former youth worker pleads guilty to molestation charge
Florida Catholic priests 'stole millions from collection plate'
Massachusetts priest in abuse case returns to ministry
Cincinnati archdiocese says clergy abuse cost $11 million Victim recounts clergy abuse in Southington
Settlement reached in sex abuse case involving Brick Twp. pastor
43 more allege sex abuse by Catholics
Chicago archdiocese pays $2.6 million for abuse cases
Diocese of Cloyne failed to alert HSE to allegation of child sex abuse Bishop 'acknowledged his error'
Claimants continue to come forward
HSE exempted Dublin archdiocese from full disclosure of abuse
Plainfield pastor accused of molesting six girls rejects plea deal
Archdiocese closes case, reinstates priest
Bishops refuse to reveal all allegations of child abuse
14 claim abuse by priests, monks, nuns Abuse victim gets $1.2 mil Vatican to be sued over sex abuse claims Convicted sex abuser released from clergy Former Priest, Registered Sex Offender Back In Court Ex-priest pleads guilty to abuse Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield pays $4.5 million to 59 clergy abuse victims First AME pastor apologizes to congregation for alleged misspending Defrocked priest Shanley loses bid for new trial Child sex abuse claims divide Orthodox community Priest denies sex assaults in two cases Illinois Presbyterian Minister Settles Sex Abuse Case for $150,000 Church trial finds pastor guilty of sex abuse Church commission says minister had sex with minor Former priest settles lawsuit 150 priests faced sex probe Former Sioux City Bishop Accused Dobbed-in priest jailed for indecency Catholic priest jailed for child sex offences Davenport Diocese: 4 clergy added to abuse list Swiss magistrate alleges priest abused boys Archdiocese will seek out other victims of priest Priest faces rape charges Attorneys: $4M settlement in Colo. clergy abuse lawsuit Gozo priest implicated in third sex abuse case in Miami Plainfield pastor accused of abuse getting 'lots of community support,' attorney says in court Priest who molested teen returns Catholic diocese settles sex abuse cases Death of accused puts new twist in AME sex abuse case Montreal pastor who took child bride convicted of sexual assault New York Baptist group says to defrock pastor facing child-porn charge Episcopal court rules to defrock Pennsylvania bishop Priest sex-assault victim asks highest court to hear her case Rabbinic Molesters Issue Moving Agudah Church settles sex abuse suit against priest Man alleges abuse by Chippewa Falls priest Man wants priest defrocked, claiming sex abuse in Little Egg Harbor Township Another clergy sex abuse suit filed Newark Archdiocese confirms suspension of priest accused of child abuse Lawsuit alleges abuse at Greek Orthodox Church Priest accused of abuse has died Old boy calls school a pedophile paradise Wisconsin Supreme Court refuses to hear Green Bay clergy sex abuse suit Priest removed from clergy for abuse allegations Hung jury in clergy sex abuse case leads to mistrial Jury awards $5 million Another priest sex abuse lawsuit filed in Denver Tentative settlement reached in KC priest abuse cases Priest Sentenced For Sexual Abuse Australian priest charged with sexual assault Accused Fort Worth Priest With HIV Dies Episcopalians speak for and against Pennsylvania bishop Chicago Archdiocese Agrees To Settle 16 Clergy Abuse Suits Prominent Black NY Monsignor Accused of Sexual Abuse Judge denies motion to dismiss Las Cruces clergy sex-abuse case Sex abuse lawsuit by former altar boy may go forward if diocese engaged in coverup, judge rules Pedophile Aussie priest to be deported Pastor held for locking up 'child sorcerers' Former Catholic high school principal suspended following abuse allegations Former vicar jailed over sex abuse Guilty of sex abuse New lawsuit claims abuse by ex-priest Former pastor gets 20 years for committing sex crimes Vicar in child abuse probe In Sex-Abuse Case, Court Issues Watershed Ruling on Rabbinical Duty Priest again accused of sexual abuse Church sex-abuse settlement gives victims answers Woman Claims Abuse By Former Priest Archdiocese to pay $5.5 million to erase 'stain' Clergy-abuse prosecution limits clarified Episcopal Church convicts Pa. bishop of cover-up Savannah diocese ignored warnings about priest Report: Baptist Web Site Hasn't Purged Alleged Predators Fort Worth pastor arrested on child sex charge Lawsuit filed over abuse allegations 2 lawsuits accuse former Kansas City area clergymen of abuse Pastor, accuser settle out of court Lawsuit against diocese, priest seeks millions in damages Former Riverside pastor pleads to sex crimes against female parishoners Diocese settles sex abuse suit Local Woman Says Christian Temple Was A Cult Diocese to appeal $8.7 million clergy abuse verdict Salesian order settles LA clergy sex abuse suit for $19.5M Four years for child sex abuse priest Holy Family head faced abuse claims $37M clergy-abuse settlement approved in Iowa Hindu leader charged with groping underage girls Pastor guilty Pope's Meeting with Abused Disturbs Some Victims Hub abuse victims: 'There's real hope this time' Abuse victims settle with archdiocese Abuse was common in religious orders Report: At least 64 East Bay clergy accused of abuse since 1950 Priests served despite abuse complaints Sins, secrets and denial Diocese Dealing With New Sex Abuse Suit Pastor gets 4 years for sex assault on woman Buddhist sect, woman reach settlement over priest's 'purification' sex assault Appeals court dismisses sex abuse suit, Rev. Clement Frank, the Rev. Louis Charvet, Mount Angel Abbey priests Ex-priest charged with child sex abuse in landmark case Accused priest is reinstated Doctor: Priest is in denial Molestation suit names priest Police: Priest abused kids Kitsap Co. pastor pleads guilty to child rape Brisbane sex abuse priest may be defrocked Priest porn charges: Archbishop accepts resignation More sex abuse allegations against Spokane Diocese boys' ranch Davenport bishop wants abusive priest defrocked Baptist teacher accused of bizarre abuse at defunct London, Ontario school Swiss confront scandals Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Wheeling-Charleston Diocese Priest Accused Of Abuse Moved From Parish To Parish Activists want Norbertine priest to face sex abuse charges Second Victim Accuses Church Deacon Of Sexual Abuse Bishop Paulk pleads guilty, is fined $1,000 Archdiocese ousts priest accused of sex abuse Jury convicts ex-pastor for luring investors to illegal hedge fund Two Rivers leaders threaten to oust suers Mixed verdict in pastor's sex assault trial Pastor guilty of sexual assault Victims tell of Brooklyn priest sex abuse Iowa diocese reaches $37M settlement with sexual abuse victims Jesuits Settle Indian Sex Abuse Suit Clergy abuse group to sue Green Bay diocese Bishop of Tenerife blames child abuse on the children Diocese faces new abuse suit Pastor forced sex on women, jury told 37-Month Sentence for Priest Who Defrauded Parish Baker pleads guilty Iowa Diocese Reaches $37M Sex Abuse Pact Protest at West Warwick church targets alleged clergy-abuse Two priests lose their clergy status Ex-priest's plea may end jail time Clergy abuse suit back on Vt. docket Israel May Extradite Sex Abuse Suspect $50 million for Alaskan abuse plaintiffs Popular ex-priest hid dark side Liberatore trod a well-traveled path to abuse Former Quincy priest named in sexual abuse complaint Trinity Reacts To Dr. Bob Gray's Passing Pastor accused of child rape ruled with an iron hand Scranton Diocese to Pay $3 Million in Sex Abuse Case Jesuit order severing ties to McGuire Church's Members Rally Amid Sex Scandal Priest Faces New Charges of Molesting Boys Former pastor sentenced to five years for molesting boy Two More Victims Come Forward as SK Pastor Appears on Sex Charges Pastor accused of raping girls turns self in US wants extradition of prominent Ger hassid accused of sodomy Oregon church pastor accused of sex attacks on 8 women Catholic priest for trial on 23 sex charges Archdiocese paid millions in sexual abuse claims Pastor Pleads Guilty In Sex Case Sexual abuse: Pastor arrested Suit charges sex abuse by priest Founder of Scandal-Mired Monastery Dies Pittsburgh diocese creates $1.25 million fund to settle clergy abuse claims Priest jailed for raping boys Colorado Clergy Abuse Suit to Proceed Southern Baptist state convention offers anti-sex-abuse measures California diocese to pay US $5 million in priest sex abuse settlement Woman files suit against church in sex-abuse cover-up Priest Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Parish Diocese settles abuse claims for $198M Hearing to begin in clergy sex abuse trial Pastor sent to prison Teacher on sex charges Rabbi, synagogue sued over seduction scandal Dominicans to Pay Man $1.2 Million in Lawsuit Sex abuse sends ex-Bible study leader to jail 20 N.J. Men Allege Sexual Abuse By Lutheran Pastor Abuse vicar is sacked by Church Prosecutors: Man of God was man of greed Three of Swaminarayan sect sentenced for sexual harassment Abuse victim sues 2 churches Church members sue pastor Italian priest investigated for sexual abuse Lawsuit claims sexual abuse at Guilford church Naugatuck priest arrested on sex assault charges Bristol pastor, Christian radio station employee charged with indecent exposure Clergy abuse: beneath bond of friendship was darkest secret Former Catholic priest in L.A. held on child molestation charges Area man tells of abuse Sex claims spread to Marist Swedish Catholic Church apologizes publicly for sexual abuse Lawsuit involving Foley priest settled Former Altar Boys To Receive Compensation In Clergy Abuse Case Judge OKs $660M Clergy Abuse Settlement Locals react to Calif. clergy abuse payout Court rules plaintiffs can sue Archdiocese in clergy abuse cases Ex-priest posts bond, leaves jail Priest abuse case settled Ex-pastor who abused boy, churches sued Priest removed over previous sex admission New sex-abuse trial set for ex-priest Priest gets 5 years for sex abuse Evangelist facing sex charges Priest faces child sex charges Ex-Roncalli brother listed among worst child abusers More than 260 sex abuse cases reported annually to insurance companies by Protestant churches Euclid priest is suspended over sex claim Former Lodi priest guilty of abuse Church convicts priest of abuse Priest to serve at least 14 years for sexual abuse 14 alleged clergy abuse victims announce $6.65 million in settlements Appeal denied in clergy abuse case Jesuits agree to sex case payout Experts: Allegations often untold in black churches 145 priests 'suspected of abuse' Lawsuit alleges Omaha archdiocese covered up clergy abuse Archdiocese bars four men from priestly duty following sexual abuse allegations Clergy abuse victims, parishes approve Spokane diocese payment plan to emerge from bankruptcy Monk details sex, drugs, weeping icon at Texas monastery Priest found guilty in 2nd sexual assault Riverside pastor faces first-degree felony charge of raping child Church offers aid to accused molester Archdiocese of Dubuque settles 9 sex abuse cases Ex-priest guilty of sex assault Mahony accounts of abuse case tape differ Czech bishop keeps his post despite sexual scandal San Diego diocese files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy over clergy abuse lawsuits Former Columbia pastor pleads guilty to abuse of 15-year-old congregant Pastor Who Secretly Sold Church Will Go Free Documents Show Church Knew About Abuse Serbian priest sentenced to jail for sexual abuse of boys A priest has been charged with sexual abuse Watchdog group files complaint against Minnesota church Judge rules that priest files must be released Former Phillips priest named in federal lawsuit Sexual abuse allegation against priest Another sexual abuse lawsuit against Pueblo Catholic Diocese Ex-Sisters pastor convicted on abuse charges Priest arrested in Las Vegas church attack Alleged clergy abuse victims refile lawsuits Our Lady of Las Vegas: Accused priest suspended Names of accused priests released Priest accused of abuse defrocked Three Sikh priests held on sexual abuse charges in Canada Gurdawara Diocese Of Charleston Reaches Sexual Abuse Suit Settlement Priest Resigns, Can't Account For $500,000 Of Church Funds Pastor charged with sexual battery not looking for plea agreement 21 months in prison for Catholic priest Pichette Priest removed after admitting sexual abuse Archdiocese settles 15 Catholic clergy abuse cases for almost $1.6 million Forty years later, former altar boys settle lawsuit against Diocese Raleigh diocese paid $1.2 million to settle abuse claims in 2006 $48 Million Settlement Reached In Church Sex Suits Vietnam Vet Sues Diocese for Alleged Abuse by Priest Grand jury indicts Joliet priest in sex abuse case Sexual abuse allegations lead to suspension of prominent Southern Baptist pastor Archdiocese clears priest in sexual abuse probe, reinstates him Washington archdiocese settles with victims of clergy abuse Orthodox church's insurer settles abuse claim Slain intern's family files suit against diocese Catholic Church in Oregon settles abuse claims Brooklyn Rabbi Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Victims of 2 Former Corpus Christi Priests to Be Compensated Priest who stole $2M from parish goes free after six months in jail Indictment against nun in abuse case from 1960s Police look into abuse claims against priest 4 decades after abuse, former nun faces past Some major settlements in Catholic clergy abuse cases Ghaziabad Swami charged with rape Los Angeles Archdiocese Settles 45 Priest Sex Abuse Cases for $60 Million Priest accused of sexual abuse Pastor pleads not guilty to battery Ex-Lebanon church official charged with theft of $100K Bishop reveals clergy abuse case Pastor accused of sex with girl Riverside Pastor Arrested, Accused Of Rape Church studies abuse claims against priest LA judge opens way for church sex-abuse cases to proceed Pastor served during service Former priest jailed over 1970s sexual abuse 'Pastor' accused of sexual abuse Priest on trial for sex abuse takes plea deal Priest Details Relationship With Foley Man sues Archdiocese of Miami over sexual abuse by two priests Three of Swaminarayan sect sentenced for sexual harassment Davenport Diocese files for bankruptcy Bishops condemn BBC abuse claim Chicago priest jailed for breaking probation Local priest accused of child sexual abuse barred from ministry Priest's accuser files lawsuit Pope 'led cover-up of child abuse by priests' Two priests accused of stealing US$8M from church Minister's apology brings courtroom to tears Fiji police probe two Methodist ministers over sex abuse claims Priest To Be Arraigned On Sex Assault Charges Sisters go public with abuse allegations at St. John's University New sex abuse suit filed against diocese Defrocking of abuser begins Former youth pastor arraigned on sex counts Suspended Priest Sues Family For Defamation N.Y. cantor avoids prison term for sexual assaults on nephew Former Wetumpka Pastor Pleads Guilty to 13 State Sex Charges; Federal Sentencing to Follow Diocese must pay $1.5M to abuse victim Support Group for Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse Sues Monsignor, Lawyer Parishioners get leaflets on accused priest Fury over Church giving home to child-sex pervert Priest Arrested For Sex Assault, Imprisoning Woman Former Church Leader, Coach Accused Of Abusing Boys Arizona / West Diocese settles sex abuse suit Former priest arrested second time on abuse charges High court hears ex-priest's appeal Priest denies fondling teen Another woman alleges abuse by Rev. James Poole How a pedophile priest destroyed a boy's life Church ministers under sex probe Pedophile priest jailed Hindu priest held in rape of teenager during 'ritual' Roman Catholic priest investigated on sexual abuse charges Sex-abuse suit hits Nashville Diocese Jesuits Cite Abuse by Late Gonzaga Chief Priest faces abuse charge Abuse allegations shake St. John's Abbey Sad or sinister? Trouble not new for monastery Two clergy abuse lawsuits head to court Priest accused of sex abuse seeks removal of tracking bracelet $16M settlement reached in priest abuse Ex-parishioners file $1M lawsuit against bishop Church leader faces accusations Two Accused Priests Enter Trinity House Retreat Priest Indicted For Sexual Abuse Fort Worth pastor indicted on rape under guise of casting out demons Local former priest indicted Ex-priest agrees to stay out of parish Accused Vianney chief removed amid sex case Local Priest Removed over Abuse Charges Monsignor admits sex with teens Diocese settles sex abuse suit Order of nuns agrees to pay $1.5million in abuse suit Johnson Enters Plea In Sexual Misconduct Priest's case held till March Priest sex-abuse suits ruled too old Unsealed warrants accuse priest of sexual assault Fugitive pastor charged with statutory sodomy Archbishop assigns Kuchar to Ã�'ƒÆ’Ã�'‚«secure and monitored residenceÃ�'ƒÆ’Ã�'‚­ Lee gets 9 1/3 to 28 years for rape Accused priest resigns 2 priests suspended over sex allegations Terry Hornbuckle found guilty Ex-priest says he's exonerated Fired cantor has a troubled history Priest placed on leave for sexual misconduct Suit involving claims of sex abuse against priest allowed to go forward Records ordered sealed in priest abuse case Oregon Christian leader admitted touching girls, report says Ã�'ƒâ€šÃ�'‚ÂÂ�£60,000 compensation for victims who suffered at the hands of nuns Former Catholic brother pleads guilty to additional sex abuse charges Former Pastor Dr. Robert Gray In Court Again Salisbury Pastor Acquitted In Teen Rape Case Methodists settle pastor sex abuse suit Former Woodsfield Priest Accused Of Abuse Odenton minister denies molesting boy Former altar boys claim priest molested them RC priest jailed 30 years for sodomy Moody pastor is charged Sex abuse victims settle with Archdiocese Former priest pleads guilty to 35 more charges Pedophile priest jailed for altar boy abuse Priest admits child abuse Victims of paedophile priest to sue church A controversial priest who was relieved of his duties in Trenton in 2002 for alleged sexual abuse of minors died Tuesday in his native Spain. Religion Briefs Church leader jailed for sex offences against boys 'Guilty' 47 times $1.4 million settles suit with ex-priest Calif. United Methodists settle sex abuse suit for $6.7 million Church leader arrested, accused of molesting teen Groundskeeper At Monastery Tells Story Of Betrayal Another Minister Charged With Sex Assault In 1998 Pastor accused of molesting boys from his parish Diocese settles school sex assault claim 12th lawsuit alleges priest abused boy 50-plus times Pastor Accused Of Sexual Assault Appears In Court 3 named in abuse allegations Vatican Defrocks University Of Scranton Priest Former youth minister pleads guilty to sex abuse Paedophile church minister jailed for life Federal arrest warrant issued for priest in sex abuse case Bishop said he was troubled by boy's presence at monastery Sheriff says quiet monastery hid dark secrets New sex allegations against Christ of the Hills Monastery Police raid Central Texas monastery Sex charges against Crossville minister going to grand jury Monks Charged With Sexual Assault Of A Child Silence of the Lam A day of reckoning Priest accused of raping teens decades ago Illinois priest gets 7-year term in '60s incidents $600,000 awarded to priest abuse victim Priest booted after sex-abuse reports Papers Detail Rape Case Exclusive: The Man Accusing Dr. Gray of Molestation Defrocked rabbi's Jerusalem lecture cancelled after threats Church Removes Pastor It Determines Abused Child In 1970s Priest gets five years for abusing altar boys Chesco pastor removed over 1970s abuse case Minister is guilty of child rape Cambridge priest guilty of child rape Diocese hit with lawsuit Ex-chaplain to face sex abuse trial A Catholic Monk Pleads Guilty to Enticing a Minor Priest pays a price for indecent assault New abuse suit filed against diocese, former priestis Church Pastor Charged With Raping, Impregnating Girl In His Church Ex-Carmel priest accused of abuse Priest flees after abuse report Oakland Catholic diocese hit by new abuse suits A Matter Of Orthodox Abuse Sonoma priest charged with molesting three children Priest arrested on sex abuse charges, denied bail Abuse query widens with two other allegations 600 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse filed against five priests in Los Angeles and San Diego Former St. Ann's priest being defrocked Lawsuit accuses late Little Flower priest of sex abuse Mass. Priest Goes To Trial On Child Rape Charges ChurchÃ�'ƒÆ’Ã�'‚­s youth leader accused of sex crimes Culpeper pastor indicted on child-abuse charges Former Milton priest sentenced on child pornography charges Shifflett indicted by grand jury Local Minister Arrested On Child Molestation Charges SNAP Leader Loses Suit Against Diocese A Presbyterian minister from County Tyrone has been told he can resume his duties after being cleared of an accusation of child abuse. Two say priest 'routinely' abused them 4 More Sex Abuse Suits Name Pueblo Diocese Elderly preacher jailed for child sex abuse Nevison: I Did Nothing Wrong Yeshiva In Sex Scandal Pledges More Protection 13 sue archdiocese over abuse Judge rules lawsuit against priest 'fails to meet burden' 3 men jailed in beating at youth camp Women sue diocese over alleged abuse Indiana man is 10th person to accuse ex-priest of abuse Former Ohatchee preacher arrested for alleged sex abuse 4 men claiming abuse sue ex-priest, archdiocese Cleric on abuse charges Priest removed from church after sex scandal LA archdiocese gets creative in defending priest abuse case Chicago priest pleads not guilty to two more abuse charges 3 sue ex-priest, also blame other clergy Shining light on a cover-up Twin Cities man sues diocese, alleges past abuse Former St. Anne's priest accused of clergy abuse Judge strikes church sex abuse settlement Church's abuse price tag was $467 million in 2005 100 Dublin priests accused of abuse since 1940 Priests far from only abusers Church founder sentenced to 20 years for raping, abusing girls Outing Cardinal Egan Church sex probe grows Court rejects dad's lawsuit in clergy abuse case Witness cries for three hours in clergy abuse case Some major settlements in Catholic clergy abuse cases Jury unable to rule on church minister sex charges Priest, Alleged Victims Come Face-To-Face Sex charges dropped against church worker in Ontario, Canada Convicted child molester and defrocked Catholic priest gets out of jail Ottawa church sues pastor who committed sex crime $85 million in US church abuse deal Fugitive sex offender runs counter-cult Web site Priest's suit names Newark Archdiocese Settlement reached in clergy abuse case Ripon pastor accused of selling church Preacher ordered to repay $848,532 Internet evangelist faces 3 trials in sex cases B.C. Natives church back on hook for school abuse Court overturns ruling that Ottawa solely responsible Alaska abuse suits fuel suspicions on church Church immunity in abuse overturned Assault victims suing church, ex-youth pastor Archdiocese Says It Didn't Shield Kids From Priests $25 million lawsuit alleges Fort Lauderdale priest raped boy, 9 Ex-clergyman admits to sexually abusing girls at Kyoto church Molester Says Church Shifted Him to Other Parishes Former choir director gets 30 years for boys' abuse Gallup Diocese publishes updated list of sexually abusive priests Aldine pastor convicted of sexual abuse Pastor Allegedly Videotapes Women, Girls With Hidden Camera Indictment Says East Side Priest Funneled $800,000 to Himself Accused priests' names disclosed Archdiocese must turn over files on priests Keeping the kids safe: Two proven methods to guard against sex abuse in the church Teenage girl attacked by church trio Record settlement OKd in church abuse Clergy abuse suit dismissed over time lapse Calif. Church Reaches $21.2M Settlement American Catholic church sex abuse settlements top $1B Documents detail suspicion of priest's abuse Former priest reveals lifetime of abuse and offending Church agrees to pay $3.5 million to settle molestation lawsuits Judge dismisses two lawsuits filed against Milwaukee archdiocese US Church unveils sex abuse settlement Mangalore: Kateel Temple Priest Charged with Assault on Woman Abuse case at Veneta church draws another lawsuit Archdiocese suspends priest in beating raps Priests' files reveal decades of abuse Calif. Church files add to priest abuse scandal Churchman denies sex abuse charge Former priest settles lawsuits Diocese of Fall River settles with priest accused of embezzling funds Lawsuit Accuses Priest, Church in Abuse Church Members Sue Pastor PreacherÃ�'ƒÆ’Ã�'‚­s conviction to stand, justices rule Priest pleads guilty in sex abuse case A Glimpse at the Mind of a Pedophile Court: Church leaders can be sued Woman triumphs in lawsuit against church Sex allegations against pastor divide church Priest pleads not guilty to rape charges Church abuse case settled for $3.3M Lawsuit Claims Local Church Allowed Pastor's Inappropriate Relationship with Teen US Jury Awards $6m For Church Abuse Almost 90 file claims of clergy abuse against Tucson diocese Two brothers receive nearly $2 million in church abuse case Church tells details of accused priests Brothers say priest molested them both Kyoto church minister arrested for allegedly molesting 12-year-old girl Pastor, 25, is accused of sexual assault Amended suit filed against church leaders Mother of priest's twins sues church Church to pay abuse victims $3.6 million Church Loses Abuse Case Trusted Priest Inflicted 'Horrific' SexAbuse on Boy Arlington pastor indicted amid sex allegations Woman, church settle molestation lawsuit Sex attack preacher loses appeal Tribunal mails over $3M to victims ofclergy abuse Ex-church leader gets five years for sex with boy Woman settles Nome clergy abuse case Priest accused again of abuse Church worker faces sex charges in N.H. Church knew of pastor's sex past Former priest doesn't attend parole hearing Church tallies up $800M scandal Four held in Swaminarayan sect sex scandal Ex-Priest Is Sentenced to 12 to 15 Years for Sex Abuse in Massachusetts Ex-Priest Who Molested Dozens of Children Dies Priest resigns post over '90s sex case Priest pleads guilty in Philly abuse case Miami Church Officials Settle Priest Lawsuits Revelations: Faith betrayed (Part 6 of 6) Revelations: Faith betrayed (Part 5 of 6) Revelations: Faith betrayed (Part 4 of 6) Revelations: Faith betrayed (Part 3 of 6) Revelations: Faith betrayed (Part 2 of 6) Revelations: Faith betrayed (Part 1 of 6) Church-affiliated abusers blend into new communities Church pastor resigns after allegedly propositioning mother, daughter Molestation case: 60-yr-old spiritual guru held Church Counselor Charged With Statutory Rape, Sodomy Pastor accused of sexually abusing girl at church McCormack, Shanley in court Philippines Catholic church to expel priests for sexual misconduct Former Jesuit priest and teacher sentenced for sexual assaults Diocese divulges new cases Priest will receive up to 7 years for abuse Priest pleads guilty to molesting teens in 1970s at Boston high school Lawsuit names former Catholic school superintendent Pastor charged with sex abuse Record church abuse settlement unsealed More priests accused of abuse Pope John Paul II Defrocks Shot Md. Priest Two priests charged with stealing from Mesa parish No statute of limitations on sodomy, Supreme Court rules Minister jailed for defrauding flock seeking early release Church counselor charged with child molesting Franciscan priest subject of lawsuit Catholic Church Files for Bankruptcy Church payout to 87 abuse victims Suspended Middleton priest pleads guilty in rape of altar boy Police: Pastor Used Fear Of Devil To Have Sex With Women Church sued over abuse in 1992 Church settles suit Church officials plan abuse claim payments Ex-Cape pastor faces allegation of child porn South Jersey Deacon Accused Of Molesting Boys At Church Sleepover Deacon charged in sex assaults Priest Showered Alleged Abuse Victims With Gifts Davenport diocese settles cases Church failed to act on sex abuse concerns Houston reverend accused of molesting church members Pope names new bishop in wake of Austrian church sex scandal Queens Pastor Accused Of Church Theft Tucson diocese bankruptcy proceedingsunder way Church will pay to settle abuse claims Former priest accused of sexual abuse now church organist Church suspected priest it defended Priest stole $1 million from parish, church officials say Former clergyman sentenced to 5 years Preacher Lived in Luxury as Church Plunged into Debt Scandal in the second biggest Pentecostal church in Britain Church faces 104 abuse complaints Judge declares church abuse case mistrial Priest accused of child sex abuse Sex offender priest in court $3 million settlement fund to be fully spent Calif. Church May Pay $1.5 Billion to Settle Claims 2 priests put on leave amid sex abuse claims Three more priests named in settlement Arrest warrant issued for Catholic priest in church embezzlement Archiocese of Detroit orders church trials in sex-abuse cases Minister's conviction splits Veneta congregation, church leaders Focus of Catholic sexual abuse suits now includes nuns Roman Catholic Church Removes Two Priests Linked To Sex Abuse Scandal Three sadhus arrested for sodomising boy Opens bank book at scandal church Another sexual abuse lawsuit filed against Spokane diocese Catholic Church officials say they won't help Interpol find molester Church probes 'perverse' pictures: Priests, students depicted in sex acts Abuse claims hit Catholic church "I was slapped, stripped by monks," says 12-year-old Priests apply for anticipatory bail Porn scandal rocks church Wave of clergy sex-abuse scandals sweeps Oregon Church goes broke 2 new priest-abuse claims filed Cardinal offered sanctuary to admitted molester Legal rulings favor plaintiffs in church sex-abuse lawsuits Pedophile priest arrested on arrival Samoa takes steps to deport fugitive cleric Child abuse arrests hit Aussie church Church to face $60m sex payout Runaway priests hiding in plain sight Church to pay victims of sex abuse Another civil suit filed against Diocese Cleric charged with assault on boy, 16 Archbishop resigns over sex abuse furore Retired Miami-Dade County priest arrested on sex assault charges Another civil suit filed against Diocese Priest returns to post after church clears him in sex-abuse case Abuse scandal to cost diocese $3.7 million Church in Alaska settles sex-abuse lawsuits Children, mother get $750,000 after suing pastor, church Ex-priest pleads guilty to sex abuse of 2 girls SJC forces release of accused priest's files Church protected priest, suit alleges Melbourne priest steps down from parish duties Suit Claims Abuse by Nuns at Mass. School Sex Offender Becomes 'Kabbalah Coach' Former Hialeah alter boy sues Catholic church for alleged abuse Priests in church scandal barred Shanley, priest at center of clergy abuse scandal, defrocked Preacher at 'celebrity' church guilty of sex attacks Judge won't throw out church abuse lawsuits Minister knew church worker was sex offender Convict sues Detroit archdiocese Church forgives pastor convicted of sex crimes Area priest accused of abuse Ex-pastor from Colorado accused of sex assault Church leaders accused of shielding priest Preacher On Trial For Alleged Sex Assault On Church Secretary St. Louis archdiocese settles clergy abuse case for nearly $1.7 million Priest sentenced on molestation charge Church settles abuse claims Ex-altar boy: Porter abused me in church, and hospital hallway Judge allows evidence of arrests in church lawsuit Lutheran abuse cases settled, Texas church involved Catholic Church Settles Sex Abuse Suit Church said to settle with 4 in Shanley suit Oakland pastor -- a man of many guises Davenport Diocese faces new sex abuse lawsuit Sex Charges for Area Priest Post-Orthodoxy Journey Key Findings From Clergy Abuse Report Catholic Priests Abused 10,600 Children-Study Church Counselor Accused of Videotaping Child Sex Priest says he told archdiocese about Dupre abuse allegations Gerry issues statistics on abuse cases Las Vegas dioceses have paid $2.5 million in abuse cases New report details Portland DioceseÃ�'ƒâ€šÃ�'‚Â¥s handling of claims Church sex-abuse scandal mushrooms Local priest abuse toll: 116 victims Sexual abuse lawsuit filed againstPeoria diocese Church settles for $3 million Stockton Catholic diocese apologizes for clergy abuse Church releases abuse data Sexual abuse lawsuit filed against Syracuse priest Sex-abuse cases cost church $14.3 million Clergy Abuse Victim Reaches Deal With Archdiocese Amid abuse reports, Conservatives issue new guidelines on harassment Four alleged sex abuse victims file suit against Pittsburgh diocese Hanley Abuse Priest resigns after being placed on leave by church NJ Priest Indicted on Sexual Abuse Charges Report abuse confessions call Catholic Church to pay Ã�'ƒâ€šÃ�'‚ÂÂ�£330,000 to former altar boy abused by priest Report details sex abuse numbers Critics: Priests accused of abuse simply relocated Man files suit against church alleging abuse by priest State clergy abuse lawsuits filed on Wednesday deadline Yeshiva Countersues Derech Etz Chaim Curbing Rabbinic Abuse Priests accused of abuse removed Priests accused of abuse removed Yeshiva University Countersues School In Rabbi Dispute Ex-judge ponders role in $3M church settlement Sex charges laid against clergy Diocese of Yakima announces audit results Archdiocese Plea Agreement Creates Fund For Abuse Victims Court ruling angers pedophile priest's victim "These priests need to be dealt with" Heat on Doyle to step down Lawsuit Against The Church Church receives 150 sex abuse complaints Church Abuse Church kept accused priest on job Judge Approves Proposed Church Settlement Distribution $21M Payout by Church New allegations of abuse by military clergy made Priest and Predator Man Sues Diocese, Alleges Abuse By Priest Church to pay abuse victims $US8m Adelaide archbishop gives details of $2.1m abuse payment St. Cloud Diocese Settles Lawsuit on Priest Abuse Phoenix diocese abuse victims get $2.7M Molestation Case Is Dismissed By Rabbinical Court Catholic abuse claim hits $90m $85m for church's sex victims Tentative $85M Church Abuse Deal Reached Three sisters sue Los Angeles archdiocese Pastors Surrender To Face Charges Bishop Foys apologizes to victims Priest admits long-ago molestation Clergy sex abuse: lawyers respond to $83 m offer Inmate plotted to kill Geoghan, prosecutor says Rabbi AWOL At Court Date On Molestation Rap Boston archdiocese settled 149 sex abuse lawsuits prior to current scandal Ky. Priest Gets 10 Years for Sex Abuse Attorney General says church abuse scandal likely involved more than 1,000 victims Boston Priest Allegedly Paid to Rape Boys Two more SoCal clergy sex abuse cases dropped Suit says church covered up abuse Clergy abuse alleged at Indian reservations Minneapolis man's legal move aims to evict clergy accused of sexual misconduct California diocese drops Shanley suit Chaplains at top of Navy list in officer crimes, files show Church responds in case of youth pastor charged with sexual assault Priest convicted of sexual abuse U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California Sex Abuse Law Plaintiffs seek $28 million in sex abuse case against priest Ariz. Bishop Case Shakes Catholic Church Louisville Church Abuse Settlement Totals $25.7 Million Land sales to fund diocese settlement The Bishop and the Prosecutor 22 Mississippi Priests Accused Of Abuse, Documents Suggest Lake Wales Minister Arrested in Sexual Assault Case Sioux allege abuse at church boarding schools Woman sues Sioux Falls diocese claiming sexual abuse Altar boy's suit accuses priest of abuse, seeks $50,000 Ex-priest not guilty in sex trial Paedophile priest gets eight years jail Panel To Hear Charges Against Prominent Rabbi Diocese pays $815,000 to settle 4 more cases Priests take leave as suit aired San Diego priest accused of molesting teenager arrested in Wisconsin Another Lawsuit for the Catholic Church Md. Priest Charged With Child Sex Abuse Victims of Abuse Discuss Punishment for Former Henderson Priest Mass. Court Dismisses Clergy Abuse Case Derech Etz Chaim Severed from YU Israel Program Family files suit against church 34 Sue Diocese for Priest Sex Abuse Sex abuse allegation leads to removal of Cairo priest Church to Pay $323,000 and Apologize in Irish Sex Abuse Case Nun sought to warn church followers Rabbis Gone Bad Battle for the Truth Sex Abuse by Clerics - A Crisis of Many Faiths Former priest returned; arraignment seen Monday Bishop of Tucson Diocese resigns Report Details Sex Abuse by Priests and Inaction by a Diocese Lawsuit blames San Jose church in priest abuse Choirboy Sues Church for $2m Over Sexual Abuse Sentence Reduced for Altar Boys' Molester Clergy Sex Abuse Cases: Church spent $2.3 million Sex Abuse Suit Filed In Missouri Pastor Charged with Sexual Abuse Seventy abuse cases filed vs. church 70 More Bring Sexual Abuse Lawsuits in Boston Archdiocese Judge Denies Plea Agreement By Teacher In Church Abuse Charges Church makes big payout in abuse case Church elder charged with sex abuse Former Pastor Sex Abuse Case Moves Forward Pastor, church named in civil suit Former priest's guilty pleas to sex charges shocks church Abuse Lawsuits Filed Against Ky. Church West Palm Beach minister, church pay $600,000 to man who accused him of rape $2.6 Million Paid In Joliet Clergy Abuse Cases 15 men reach settlement on abuse claims Many nuns sexually abused: study Nuns as sexual victims get little notice Miss. bishop, sued with Law, resigns Abuse suits use new law for old cases Jesuit priest accused of sexual abuse Three area priests accused ofsex abuse Residents react to Law's resignation Another lawsuit filed against church Church Sexual Abuse Legal expenses drained millions from church Abuse list has 5 N.M. priests Scandal is Stirring Lay Catholics to Push Church for More Power Aged nun escapes abuse prosecution San Diego Roman Catholic diocese pays more than $500,000 settlement to former altar boy Three Lawsuits Filed Against Nebraska Church for Alleged Sexual Abuse by Former Officials Vatican response means bishops' policy on abuse remains voluntary Church settles with 16 alleged molestation victims 17 more allege abuse by Geoghan, file suit Newspaper review of church abuse suits shows patterns German bishops offer new rules on sex abuse New Catholic rules on priest sex abuse violate clergy rights, lawyer says Temple member faces sex charges Vancouver schools pay $19 million to end Mount Cashel dispute The novice nun, the holy retreat and the barefoot apostle of love Penn. Pastor Sentenced to Prison Catholic Church in Australia embroiled in child sex scandal Priest removed amid charges reassigned others DeKalb minister remains defiant after 70-year sentence in molestation case The story of Rev. Ronald H. Paquin: Allowed to be a priest for years despite repeated complaints and settlements regarding his sexual abuse of minor children Church crisis emboldens accusers Nearly 100 Kentucky Men Add to Accusations Against Priests Legal Challenges Piling Up on Church 16 Priests Commit Suicide Since 1986 Vatican Accepts Resignation of Milwaukee's Archbishop Accusation Leads to Suspension of High-Level Priest in New York Seattle Priest Resigns Over Abuse Priest Charged From Old File on Sex Abuse Bishop Steps Down After Abuse Accusation New Allegations of Church Sex Abuse Arrest warrant names priest DeKalb pastor found guilty of molesting teen Lawsuit filed against the VaticanRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader Archdiocese to Speed Reports of Abuse Charges Cardinal in Los Angeles Says He Let Abuser Remain a Priest Catholic Church in Canada faces scrutiny over abuse Buddha Boys Hong Kong priest held over sex claims Brazil Priest Arrested, Accused of Pedophilia "Rabbi's Arrest on Sex Abuse ChargesDivides Oklahoma City" Hong Kong police investigate sex abuse by priests Priest Arrested on Rape Charges Priest at Center of Scandal Arrested California Priest is Accused of 8-Year Sexual Relationship 26 More Added to Archdiocese Lawsuit Suit: Convicted priest reassigned Four Sue Cardinal Mahony, Using Racketeering Laws Four men sue Los Angeles archbishop Priests Who Molest Often Hook Parents First 177 Priests Removed in 28 States AP Surveys Church Abuse by State Two N.H. priests removed from their churches over sex abuse allegations Priestly Sin, Cover-Up In diary, priest accused of abuse admits having VD Solution to Church Abuse Unclear Cardinals Draft Sex-Abuse Policy Pope Calls Sex Abuse by Priests a Crime In Dealing With Abusive Priests, Bishops Stood Along Wide Spectrum Florida bishop breaks with church tradition Bishop Names Five Accused of Misconduct For 2 Decades, in 3 Countries, Priest Left a Trail of Sex Abuse Catholic Law Called Into Question Bishop's Unholy Act Sex Abuse by Clergy a Global Problem Cantor Must Stand Trial on Kid-Sex Rap Jewish Court Stymies Reports German Bishop Quits Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Prosecuting the Church Wis. Archbishop Kept Silent on Predator Priest New Priest-Affair Shock Brooklyn Diocese in Deal with DAS Boston Diocese Protected Priest Long Linked to Abuse Irish Catholics to Open Inquiry Into Abuse Cases Cardinal Gives Boot to N.Y. 'Suspect' Six Church Files Show Missteps as Priest's Abuses Continued Suit Accuses Vatican of Sex Cover - Up Egan Turns Over Perv-Priest Files 2 Catholic Dioceses Settle Abuse Suit US Catholic leaders debate cure for sexual abuse scandal Confessions of a Fallen Priest Priest Stands Trial on Sex Charges For the Faithful, Trying to Reconcile Morality and Scandal Fortune victims to demand inquiry St. Louis Discloses Abuse Settlements Man Charges Abuse and a Catholic Cover-up Sports hero speaks out about childhood abuse by priest Catholic clergy that once faced sexual misconduct charges in NY found work as priests easily in Florida Organized crime lawsuit filed against Catholic bishop and three diocese Clergy Reporting Rules Considered Pope Says 'Shadow of Suspicion' Has Been Cast Across All Priests Predatory priest "has done evil" Innocent Clerics Shamed by Collar Church Hired Private Eye in Sex Case Betrayed Bishop covered up for a priest who was the "perfect pedophile" Miami Archdiocese Settled Abuse Cases Scandal Shaking Catholicism to Core Secrecy Over Abusive Priests Comes Back to Haunt Church Clergy Abuse Settlement Is Reported Near Sins of the Father 2 Paths, No Easy Solution on Abusive Priests Asked to help prevent new victims, he now feels bitter Priest says church sought to cover up suit against him Secret settlements protected Roman Catholic priests and leaders The convicted and the accused Church allowed abuse by priest for years Former cantor sentenced for sexually assaulting boy Therapeutic hideaway for wayward priests Crackdown on abuse by priests Stolen Innocence A Paradoxical Legacy: Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach's Shadow Side Petaluma rabbi pleads no contest to charges of sexual misconduct S.F. accusations raise awareness