(RNS) A Philadelphia priest was convicted Friday of one count of child endangerment, becoming the first cleric in the Catholic Church’s long-running clergy abuse scandal to be tried and found guilty of shielding molesters. By David Gibson.
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(RNS) When the nation's Catholic bishops gather in Atlanta this month, they'll hear an assessment of the reforms they adopted 10 years ago as the sex abuse scandal consumed the church. Has anything changed in the past decade? By David Gibson.
(RNS) A Catholic priest who denied Communion to a lesbian at her mother's funeral has been removed from his church assignment and will be investigated for “intimidating behavior toward parish staff,” the Archdiocese of Washington said. By Adelle M. Banks.