Prosecutors announced Wednesday that they will not pursue criminal charges against the archdiocese for failing to report clergy sex abuse allegations of two priests.
A lot of "positive feedback" has been reported from hotels expecting an influx of visitors for Sunday's Super Bowl with regard to efforts to curb human trafficking -- primarily sex trafficking -- surrounding the event.
The report comes from Margot Morris, program director for the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment. It has been Morris' job to reach out to hotels big and small from Connecticut to Philadelphia as fans check in with football on their mind -- and traffickers check in with easy money on their mind.
Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, coordinator of the Council of Cardinals, is confident the council will bring the church up to date.
We say: The Legion of Christ has been an agency of almost unimaginable fraud, and that should be reason enough for civil authorities to pursue a criminal investigation.
Fr. Norbert Maday was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of sexual assault. The Chicago archdiocese fought for his early release.
A federal judge has allowed to go forward a man's lawsuit against the Legion of Christ seeking more than $1 million for the alleged defrauding of his father's estate.
A surreal Legion backstory is surfacing as Vatican officials, heedless of warnings by ex-Legionaries, are positioning Pope Francis to take responsibility for the shaky Legion ship.
As Americans gather around the television to watch the Super Bowl, human trafficking victims' advocates will use the event to bring awareness to the tragedy.
The release of the 6,000 pages of past allegations, reports and procedures is part of a 2008 settlement between the archdiocese and alleged victims.
For the first time in the decades-long church sex abuse scandal, senior Vatican officials last week appeared before an independent outside body charged with holding it responsible for protecting children.
They took a grilling in Geneva by the U.N.'s Committee on the Rights of the Child for the Vatican's alleged failure to abide by terms of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The Vatican has long insisted it isn't responsible for abusive priests because they aren't employees of the Vatican, and they repeated the excuse last Thursday.