NEW YORK (RNS) Hillsong founder Brian Houston said that the victim who came forward to him asked him not to tell the police about his father’s sexual abuse. “I would’ve gone to the police,” he said, if he had known about abuse reporting laws.
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(RNS) The leading advocacy group for people who have suffered clergy sexual abuse is wrestling with how to respond to a flood of inquiries from victims from other faiths and institutions, and how to push for changes beyond the familiar precincts of the Catholic Church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is sending a cardinal and a bishop to Paraguay to investigate the activities of a priest previously accused of sex abuse in Pennsylvania, the Rev. Carlos Urrutigoity.
(RNS) Over and over, throughout the deposition, Archbishop Carlson said he could not remember answers to questions posed by lawyer Jeff Anderson — for a total of 193 times.
(RNS) Bill Gothard’s Institute in Basic Life Principles was once a popular gathering spot for thousands of Christian families, including the Duggar family from TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting.”
(RNS) The Christian school had fired the group one month before it planned to release the findings of its 13-month review.
(RNS) The timing may have to do with the Christian university’s president’s resignation due to health concerns.
(RNS) A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled unanimously that Monsignor William J. Lynn was wrongly convicted of child endangerment for his handling of priest sex abuse complaints,
AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) “Protestants can be very arrogant when pointing to Catholics,” said Boz Tchividjian, a grandson of evangelist Billy Graham and executive director of Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (GRACE), which has investigated sex abuse allegations.