Diocese of Covington: 59 Priests Sexually Abused Children Since 1950

A nearly year-long review of records at the Diocese of Covington found that 59 Catholic priests and 31 others associated with the church have sexually abused children since the 1950s. A report summarizing the findings of the review was released Friday on the diocese’s website, along with a list naming the accused and a letter of apology from Covington … Read more

Cincinnati Bishops Expect Vatican to Investigate Their Handling of Priest Accused of Rape

Cincinnati’s highest-ranking Roman Catholic church officials expect the Vatican to launch an investigation into how they handled complaints about a priest accused of raping an altar boy. The investigation would be among the first of its kind in the United States since Pope Francis’ announcement earlier this year he was revamping the Vatican’s procedures for dealing with … Read more