Ex-Priest Accused Of Raping Altar Boy In Texas Has Trial DelayedThe trial of a former Texas priest accused of sexually abusing an altar server for years was postponed after Catholic leaders named hundreds of priests credibly accused of child abuse.
No Sanctuary For Pedophile Priests: Diocese To Release Names Of Accused ClergyBishop Edward J. Burns said the Catholic Diocese of Dallas will release the names of all clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors in his diocese dating back to 1950.
Cardinal Meeting With Pope Accused Of Ignoring AbuseManuel LaRosa-Lopez, 60, is accused of fondling both people when they were teenagers and he was a priest at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Pope Addresses Sex Abuse: "We Showed No Care For The Little Ones"Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up.
Pope Praises Latinos, Immigrants In Remarks To U.S. ChurchPope Francis praised Latino contributions to the country in a message to U.S. Roman Catholic bishops, a week after Donald Trump was elected president and on the day the prelates put a Mexican-born archbishop in line to be their leader.
Texas Cardinal To Lead US Catholic BishopsCardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston was elected Tuesday as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.