WATCH: Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Former Cleveland High School Chaplain Deemed Credible

  An allegation of sexual abuse against a deceased Jesuit priest and former Saint Ignatius High School chaplain has been deemed to be credible, according to a letter sent to alumni by the school’s president. The accusations involve the Rev. Frank Canfield, who worked at Ignatius from 2006-14 and died last year at the age … Read more

WATCH: Former Deacon, Whose Son was Abused by Priest, Excommunicated by Lafayette Bishop Deshotel

  Scott Peyton, a former deacon whose son was molested by a priest he served alongside in St. Landry Parish, has been excommunicated by Lafayette Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel. Peyton served as a deacon in the diocese until December 2023. That’s when he resigned citing “distressing revelations regarding sexual abuse scandals involving members of the … Read more

WATCH: NBC Bay Area Investigation into New Wave of Lawsuits Accusing Catholic Clergy of Sexually Abusing Children

The Catholic church is once again being buried in child sex abuse accusations across California. More than 4,000 people are suing Catholic institutions across the state, enabled by a recent law that opened a window for survivors to sue their alleged abusers, no matter how far back their accusations go. Hundreds of Northern California priests … Read more

Cardinal Gregory Silent as ‘Good Catholic’ Joe Biden Hosts Pride Event at White House

President Joe Biden welcomed hundreds to the White House on Saturday for a delayed Pride Month celebration aimed at showing LGBTQ+ people that his administration has their back at a time when advocates are warning of a spike in discriminatory legislation, particularly aimed at the transgender community, sweeping through statehouses. RELATED: Wilton Gregory Orders Priests To Give Joe … Read more

Defrocked Catholic Priest Accused of Molesting Boy Still Runs Charity For Kids

A defrocked New York priest “credibly accused” of sexually abusing a minor runs a charity that provides scholarships to Catholic schools for underprivileged children, according to public records. John J. Voglio, 65, is president of Mary F. Clancy Charities, which was founded in 2000 by another former priest, John Harrington, who was also accused of … Read more

Harrisburg Diocese Files Plan to Pay Millions in Clergy Sex Abuse Claims

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has filed a plan of reorganization with federal bankruptcy court. Under the proposed plan, an $18.25 million Survivor Compensation Trust will be established to provide financial restitution to survivors of clergy sexual abuse. The diocese and related entities will contribute $7.5 million to the trust, and insurers will provide … Read more

WATCH: Dozens of Northern CA Priests Facing Child Sex Abuse Claims for the First Time

  Dozens of Northern California Catholic priests and church employees – some still working, others retired or deceased – are being publicly accused for the first time of sexually abusing children in their care. The allegations suggest startling new depths to the decades-long scandal that continues to rock the church and its followers. Those new … Read more