A judge says he has no authority to decide whether Catholic cardinals conspired to protect a sex abuse suspect.
A judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday against Mexico City Cardinal Norberto Rivera, who had been accused of conspiring with Roman Catholic officials in the U.S. to transfer a priest accused of sexual abuse
The diocese of New Ulm knew Father David Roney was a pedophile when it sent him to live among orphan schoolchildren in Guatemala
L.A. cardinal denies knowing 'code' Mexico City cleric says was an alert
The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph this week agreed to pay an Independence man $225,000, its biggest settlement ever in a case of alleged priest sexual abuse.
San Diego Catholics reach deal to settle 144 clergy abuse claims
When the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego filed for bankruptcy six months ago, it hoped to find shelter from potentially embarrassing and costly lawsuits from people claiming they were sexually abused by priests.
Documents released by the Los Angeles archdiocese this week shine more light on cover-ups by high-ranking church officials to protect priests accused of sexual abuse from prosecution.
A group of Catholic friars has agreed to pay $1.2 million to a 20-year-old man who accused a one-time Washington area priest of sexual abuse when the man was a teenager and living in Germantown.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former altar boy who accused a Roman Catholic priest of molesting him more than five years ago has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the priest's religious order, according to the man's parents and attorneys.