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Ex-Chilean bishop returns to face allegations of sexual abuse

Cox resigned his bishop's post in 1997 amid rumors of his closeness to young people, though he had not been charged at the time. He moved to Germany in 2002 and was expelled from the Catholic Church this past October.

Pope Francis acknowledges priests and bishops have sexually abused nuns

Catholic nuns have accused clerics of sexual abuse in recent years in India, Africa and in Italy, and a Vatican magazine last week wrote about nuns having abortions or giving birth to the children of priests.


Odisha shelter home girls allege sexual abuse, in-charge arrested

The girls had alleged that the in-charge, the accused, had been harassing them sexually, physically and mentally for last two years and they did not tell anyone about it out of fear and shame.

Shelter homes abuse: Muzaffarpur incident would never have happened if the existing mechanism was adequate, says SC

A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur was dealing with the matter in which 34 girls were allegedly raped and sexually abused in a shelter home run by an NGO at Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

US Catholic Church plans hotline for complaints of abuse by bishops

The hotline was one of several moves unveiled on Wednesday by bishops to try to rebuild trust in the US church hierarchy after recent allegations that bishops had abused children and covered up decades of sex crimes by priests.

Brooklyn Diocese to pay $27.5 million to settle four sex abuse claims

The settlement comes just two weeks after the New York attorney general subpoenaed all eight Roman Catholic dioceses in the state as part of an investigation into the handling of sex abuse allegations.


Four men arrested for ‘sexually abusing’ boy get bail

According to the statements annexed to the chargesheet, on May 17 this year, when the minor’s mother woke up to have water at around 3 am, she saw an unknown man in the house.

Nun writes to Vatican against Jalandhar bishop: All that's happened in the rape case so far

Months after a Kerala nun accused a senior Roman Catholic priest of raping her, protests continue to gain momentum in the state over alleged police inaction and attempts of sabotaging the probe.

Kerala: Woman DYFI leader accuses CPI(M) MLA of trying to sexually abuse her

The woman lodged a complaint with the party's national leadership. As per PTI reports, the DYFI leader has filed the complaint alleging the Shornur MLA tried to sexually abuse her at the party office at Manarcaud in Palakkad.

Buddhist monk held for sexual abuse of minors at Bihar school

Gaya Town DSP Raj Kumar Shah said, “Fifteen children, aged between eight and 12 years, alleged that they were being beaten up at the school. Kuch bachchon ne kaha unke saath galat kaam hota tha (some children said they were sexually abused)”.

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Disney princesses struggle with sexual abuse and drug overdose in this thought-provoking photo series

Photographer Shannon Dermody re​imagine​d​ what the princesses would go through if they were living in today's times.

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All the Senate's men empowering women, since 1991

From Anita Hill to Dr Christine Blasey Ford, the video spotlights the Senate’s strides in gender sensitivity and female representation.