4 Mexican Bishops Referred to Superiors in Sex Abuse Cases

The Vatican’s representative in Mexico said Tuesday that four Catholic bishops had been referred to their superiors for alleged connections to cases of sexual abuse as part of the church’s efforts to gather information about the possible cover up of abuse. Nuncio Franco Coppola did not provide details on the bishops’ possible roles, but noted … Read more

Disgraced Religious Order Tried to Get Abuse Victim to Lie

Her son had been sexually abused by a priest of the Legion of Christ, a disgraced religious order. And now she was calling Cardinal Valasio De Paolis — the Vatican official appointed by the pope to lead the Legion and to clean it up — to report the settlement the group was offering, and to … Read more

10 Years after Vatican Takeover, Legion in New Abuse Crisis

The administrator of the elite Catholic school in Cancun, Mexico, used to take the girls out of class and send them to the chapel, where the priest from the Legion of Christ religious order would sexually abuse them. “As some were reading the Bible, he would rape the others in front of them, little girls … Read more

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