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5 Philadelphia priests removed over alleged child sex abuse

Philadelphia - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia has removed three suspected pedophile priests, two priests accused of misconduct, and placed another on leave as an investigation into clergy child sex abuse moves forward.

Winona archdiocese releases names of 14 accused pedophile priests

Winona - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Winona, Minnesota has released the names of 14 priests suspected of raping or sexually abusing children.

Minn. judge orders archdioceses to name suspected pedo priests

Saint Paul - A Minnesota judge has ordered two Catholic archdioceses to release the names of 46 clergy members accused of raping or sexually assaulting children.

LA Times details Cardinal Mahony's complicity in clergy sex abuse

Los Angeles - The Los Angeles Times has published extensive details chronicling Cardinal Roger Mahony's complicity in a massive child sex abuse scandal involving hundreds of priests and other clergy members.

Behind bars:Philly priest accused of raping 11-year-old altar boy

Philadelphia - Bail is set at $1 million for a Philadelphia priest accused of raping an 11-year-old altar boy over a period of four years.

Documents prove Catholic Church shielded pedophile priests

Milwaukee - Newly-released documents prove Roman Catholic Church officials in Milwaukee protected accused pedophile priests from criminal prosecution.

Pedophile priest alleges Vatican underage 'rent boy' sex ring

Rome - An Italian pedophile priest imprisoned for sexually abusing young boys claims that Vatican clergy have been involved in an underage male prostitution ring, as well as in satanism, with the aid of a former national military policeman.

Newark archdiocese pays $650K to settle priest sex abuse claims

Newark - The Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey has paid $650,000 to settle sex abuse claims against a pedophile priest who allegedly sexually assaulted numerous children in the 1970s and '80s.

Twice-destroyed clergy sex abuse memorial to be re-dedicated

Mendham - A New Jersey memorial dedicated to child victims of clergy sex abuse that was destroyed twice in as many years will be re-dedicated on Sunday.

2 dozen priests and clergy added to Los Angeles sex abuse list

Los Angeles - The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has quietly added two dozen priests and other clergymen to the list of individuals suspected of raping or sexually assaulting children in what was already a major part of a massive worldwide Catholic sex abuse scandal.

Australia's Catholic Church admits 620 child sex abuse cases

Melbourne - The Roman Catholic Church in Australia's state of Victoria has admitted that hundreds of children have been sexually abused since the 1930s.

European arrest warrant issued for arrest of 'pedophile priest'

London - After failing to locate Father Laurence Soper when he failed to appear at a London police station, the London Metropolitan Police obtained the warrant. It is believed the priest may be in a monastery somewhere.

Philly monsignor gets 3-6 years for covering up clergy sex abuse

Philadelphia - Monsignor William Lynn, the first and highest-ranking US Roman Catholic church official convicted in the massive clergy sex abuse scandal, was sentenced on Tuesday to up to six years in prison for covering up child sex abuse by Philadelphia priests.

Ireland's top Catholic cleric told to resign over new abuse claim

The leader of Ireland's 4 million Catholics faces pressure to resign following fresh allegations that he failed to act on claims of sexual abuse, which in turn led to more children being abused.

Op-Ed: Another priest is investigated for child abuse

And the process goes on, and on and on. Another California Catholic priest is investigated for abusing the trust of his parishioners.

Catholic religious order to pay $166 million to sex abuse victims

Seattle - A Roman Catholic order situated in the Pacific Northwest agreed to pay a total of $166 million as compensation to more than 500 individuals who were sexually and psychologically abused as children between the 1940s and today.

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A convicted pedophile priest is accusing some Vatican clergy of running an underage prostitution rin...
A convicted pedophile priest is accusing some Vatican clergy of running an underage prostitution ring.
Robert Brennan  a Catholic priest  has been arrested on charges that include raping an altar boy.
Robert Brennan, a Catholic priest, has been arrested on charges that include raping an altar boy.
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