Texas Lawmakers Consider Extending Statute Of Limitations On Child Sex Abuse CasesHouse Bill 3809 would extend the civil statute of limitations from 15 to 30 years for survivors of sex abuse by priests to file claims.
Dallas Diocese 'Grateful' For Pope Francis' New Vatican Laws On Reporting Sexual Abuse, Cover-UpsPope Francis laid out new Vatican laws on Thursday about how Catholic clergy around the world should report allegations of sexual abuse and cover-ups within the church.
US Is Preparing To Begin Building Part Of Texas Border WallLast March, Congress approved more than $600 million for 33 miles of new barriers in the Rio Grande Valley.
Texas Bishop Tweets Call For Gov. Cuomo's ExcommunicationA Texas bishop wants New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo excommunicated from the Catholic church.
Nuns Pilfer Half A Million Dollars From Catholic School To Gamble In VegasTwo longtime nuns at St. James Catholic School allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, perhaps spending some of the money on trips and gambling at casinos.
Police Raid 'Secret Archives' Of Houston Archdiocese In Sex Abuse ProbeMontgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon arrived unannounced with 60 armed agents who left with boxes full of private documents from the archdiocese's "secret archives."
Pope Accepts Washington Cardinal's Resignation Amid ScandalPope Francis accepted the resignation Friday of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock.
Catholic Diocese Of Dallas Makes Revelation Regarding Investigation Into PriestsThe news revealed Tuesday night by Bishop Edward Burns at a ceremony of sorrows to address allegations of pedophilia here at Saint Cecilia Catholic Church.
Dallas Pastor Suspended By Church Amid Sexual Abuse AllegationsThe Catholic Diocese of Dallas has suspended a priest after allegations of sexual abuse, the bishop announced Sunday.
Catholic School Counselor May Lose Job Over Her Same-Sex MarriageAn Indiana catholic school guidance counselor may lose her job of 15 years after officials learned she was married to another woman.
Report Reveals More Than 1,000 Child Victims Of Priest Abuse In PennsylvaniaMore than 1,000 children were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday.
Pope Accepts Resignation Of McCarrick After Sex Abuse ClaimsIn a move seen as unprecedented, Pope Francis has effectively stripped U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's title following allegations of sexual abuse.
LGBTQ Community Cheers Pope's Reported 'God Made You Like This' RemarkJuan Carlos Cruz said Monday he spoke to Pope Francis about his homosexuality during their meetings at the Vatican.
Cardinal Law, Central Figure In Church Abuse Scandal, DiesCardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced former archbishop of Boston whose failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked an American Catholicism crisis, died early Wednesday.
U.S. Catholic Bishops Elect Texas Cardinal To Top PostThe nation's Roman Catholic bishops elected a Texas cardinal Tuesday as their new president, choosing him to guide their relationship with the new Trump administration and represent them to the Vatican.