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.
Catholic priest abuse survivor Mike McDonnell tells CNN’s Erica Hill that he loved going to church as an 11-year-old boy, and his church stole that away from him.
Brett McMurphy, a college football reporter who wrote that Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer had knowledge of allegations of domestic abuse against a former assistant coach, says Meyer could be fired.