USA Gymnastics has filed for bankruptcy as the 200,000-member organization struggles to recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
The “secret archives” of a Catholic priest accused of sexual abuse were the subject of a search warrant executed Wednesday at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston in Texas, according to a prosecutor.
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has received about 50 new allegations of abuse in the week since a grand jury report was published about sexual abuse by priests, according to the Rev. Nicholas S. Vaskov, executive director of communications for the diocese.
Juan Carlos Cruz, a survivor of sexual abuse by a priest in Chile, reacts to Pope Francis’ letter acknowledging “with shame and repentance” the Catholic Church’s failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors.
The University of Scranton, a Jesuit university in Pennsylvania, is removing the names of three bishops from school buildings in response to an ongoing sexual abuse investigation involving several Catholic leadership figures from the state.