Pope Summons Bishops Around The World For Abuse Prevention SummitPope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children.
MSU, Alleged Nassar Sex Abuse Victims Reach $500M SettlementMichigan State was accused of ignoring or dismissing complaints about Larry Nassar, some as far back as the 1990s.
Police Ask For More Info On Former School Employee Accused Of Sex AssaultAn investigation into sexual assault allegations against a south metro middle school employee has prompted police to reach out to the public, as investigators believe there could be more victims.
Attorney: Archdiocese 'Cover Up' Leads All The Way To The VaticanAn attorney in Minnesota is calling on Pope Francis to take action after documents released Wednesday show that, in his words, a "classic cover up" took place in the Twin Cities archdiocese, involving the former archbishop and top Vatican officials.
Archdiocese Docs Could Be Released In Possible SettlementWCCO-TV has learned that a long-scheduled hearing in the civil case against the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul could result in a historic settlement in the criminal case.
Hundreds Of Minnesotans Sue Over Sex AbuseIt's been nearly three years since Minnesota opened a path for lawsuits by victims of long-ago childhood sexual abuse. In that time, more than 800 people have brought abuse claims against churches, the Boy Scouts, schools and a children's theater company.
Iowa Pastors Gets 25 Years For Abusing 5-Year-Old GirlRoger Kissel was sentenced Wednesday in Sidney. In March a Fremont County jury convicted the 68-year-old of sex abuse and two counts of lascivious acts with a child.
St. John’s Abbey Hit With Two New Clergy Sex Abuse CasesFighting through tears, Todd Belrose recounted 35 years of pain on Tuesday resulting from alleged clergy sex abuse by Father Thomas Andert.
Nienstedt Leaves Michigan Diocese Amid Parish TurmoilA priest is leaving a Battle Creek parish as some members of the southwestern Michigan diocese became angered to learn that he led a Minnesota archdiocese during a clergy sex abuse scandal.
Monks' Files In Abuse Settlement Released By St. John's AbbeySt. John's Abbey has released thousands of pages of documents revealing decades of sexual abuse towards minors by 18 different monks. The Abbey says the incidents detailed in the files all happened more than two decades ago.
Lawyer To Release Files On 5 More Priests Accused Of AbuseAn attorney who represents a significant group of people who have filed bankruptcy claims against the Twin Cities Archdiocese plans to release files on five priests accused of sexually abusing minors. Jeff Anderson said the files pertain to priests connected with St. John's Abbey were obtained as part of the Troy Bramlage settlement earlier in 2015.