Murder charges against three teenage sisters in Russia who killed their father as a result of domestic and sexual violence have sparked outrage in the country.
A report into the sexual exploitation of earthquake victims by Oxfam workers in Haiti says the charity had a "culture of tolerating bad behaviour".
Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed.
Pope Francis issued a new decree making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, and clerics must report any cases to superiors
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Some of the abuse is filmed to use as ransom to the victims' families.
The report is part of an investigation into widespread abuse of children by the clergy in countries such as Chile, the US, Australia, and Ireland, which has shaken the Catholic Church.
A French court convicted him on Thursday of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts in his diocese in the 1980s and early 1990s, by a priest who is due to go on trial later this year.
Nearly 200 church leaders gathered this weekend to address the abuse crisis.
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"This is abuse of power by the administration," Cardinal Reinhard Marx told bishops at a Vatican summit on preventing sexual abuse.
Some 200 senior Church officials were convened by Pope Francis to confront what he has called the scourge of sexual abuse by the clergy.
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Here are the top stories from across Europe this morning.
The Vatican is holding a four-day summit called by Pope Francis to tackle the Catholic Church's long-standing crisis.
In a visit to Panama Cathedral, he made reference to the global sexual abuse crisis at a mass for priests and nuns.
The Boston Globe's Spotlight team including Mike Rezendes, exposed a horrific sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, a story retold in award-winning movie "Spotlight". Rezendes spoke with Euronews' Ricardo Figueira about the trial of the Philippe Barbarin and the ongoing abuse scandal.
The Archbishop of Lyon, Philippe Barbarin, Monday stands trial on charges of failing to report abuse by a priest in his diocese. He's accused of knowing about the sexual abuse by Father Bernard Preynat long before it became public knowledge.
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One of them, who was abused at a summer camp in 1993, said they had not yet reconciled themselves to what had happened.
Fifteen young Brazilian transsexuals in the southeastern city of Murcia have been rescued from a sex trafficking ring, which forced them into prostitution through physical abuse and threats of black magic.
Moroccan women condemn "the culture of rape and impunity".
A standing ovation for Congolese Nobel Peace Prize-winner Denis Mukwege who treats war rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by so called Islamic State, also won the prestigious award