Turkey's ruling AK Party comes under fire for proposing a law critics say legitimises rape in some cases.
Prosecutors drop investigation against French cardinal accused of failing to act over priest sex abuseProsecutors in France have dropped an investigation into allegations that the Roman Catholic archbishop of Lyon failed to act against a priest accused of abusing boy…
Prosecutors in France have dropped an investigation into allegations that the Roman Catholic archbishop of Lyon failed to act against a priest accused of abusing boy…
Scottish police have identified more than 500 victims or potential victims of online child sex abuse.
Mired in scandal involving a cover-up of child sex abuse bishops announced that special groups would be set up to listen to the victims.
George Pell, the highest-ranking Vatican official to testify at a Royal Commission in Australia into systematic child sex abuse, said children were
A group of former scouts have broken the silence about the abuse they went through decades ago. They want the highest authorities of the French
Actors Mark Ruffalo, Stanley Tucci, Rachel McAdams and director Tom McCarthy were at the Venice Film Festival to present the movie ‘Spotlight’. The
The Vatican says a Catholic former archbishop accused of child sex offences has been found dead from natural causes a month after he was hospitalised
Police in eastern Pakistan have arrested at least 12 men suspected of sexually abusing hundreds of children and blackmailing their families. The case
Twenty years after the Marc Dutroux child abductions and murders, are police and civic groups working closely enough, across EU countries, to keep children safe?
In his latest bid to stamp out sex abuse in the Church, Pope Francis has approved a tribunal to to make bishops more accountable for cases of abuse which arise on their watch.
British police, investigating allegations of historic child sex abuse, say more than 14-hundred people have been named as suspects. They include
British police, investigating allegations of historic child sex abuse, say more than 14-hundred people have been named as suspects
Three catholic priests and a religious teacher in southern Spain have been released on bail in connection with paedophilia allegations. A second
An Italian priest who recently admitted to “grave acts” on a teenage girl hanged himself in the vestry of his church, it’s emerged. It came on
Police in Spain have arrested a man on suspicion on being the ‘Madrid Paedophile’. The 45-year-old has been taken into custody in connection with a
A former Catholic archbishop has been arrested as part of a paedophile investigation. Jozef Wesolowski is accused of paying for sex with children
A jury in London has found veteran broadcaster and entertainer Rolf Harris guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault. The Australian-born 84 year-old
A new papal commission on sex abuse has ended its first meeting at the Vatican. Members pledged to ensure that abusive or negligent clerics be
The FBI is seeking more information about Child predator William James Vahey. Vahey committed suicide last month, two days after US agents filed
Pope Francis has delivered one of his strongest pleas yet over child sex abuse. In his first public appeal for forgiveness, he described as “evil”
German Agriculture Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich has stepped down over allegations he breached confidentiality passing on information about an
The Vatican has described a scathing United Nations report in which the Catholic Church is accused of turning a blind eye to decades of child sex
Film director Woody Allen has called renewed claims by his adopted daughter that he sexually abused her as a child “untrue and disgraceful”, his
In Geneva – and in the glare of the public for the first time – the Vatican is answering questions from the United Nations on child sex abuse by
Former Pope, Benedict XVI has denied any role in a child abuse cover up as head of the Catholic church. Now known by the title of the Emeritus
An emaciated 58-year-old Uruguayan man found alive four months after disappearing in the remote Andes Mountains had fled Chile after accusations he
The Vatican has recalled its ambassador to the Dominican Republic after he was accused of sexually abusing children. Two local TV channels
Spanish police have swooped on 14 suspected child pornographers, the latest leg in an transatlantic operation that has netted 100 suspects in
The King of Morocco issuing pardons to foreigners is once again causing protests across the country. Over the weekend, there was outcry over the