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Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions

George Pell makes an appearance in a Melbourne court to appeal a hearing to overturn convictions for sexually assaulting two choir boys in the 1990s.

US university doctor sexually abused at least 177 students

Reports of his actions surfaced for years, yet no action was taken against Richard Strauss by the university for sexually abusing 177 male students.

MCMC blocks 400 websites with child sexual abuse content

This action was carried out with the help of police and Interpol.

Colombian football rocked by allegations girls were sexually abused

Rozo informed her superiors in the Colombian Football Federation but says it was not until her allegations began appearing in the media that Luna was dismissed.

Pope: Church should admit history of male domination, abuse of women

Pope Francis also urged young people not to be disillusioned by the clerical sexual abuse scandal that has hit the Church.

Australian Cardinal Pell sentenced to 6 years jail for abusing 2...

The former Vatican treasurer is the highest ranking Catholic priest worldwide to be convicted for child sex offences.

R Kelly freed from Chicago jail after child support paid

After being in jail for two weeks, R Kelly pays child support to be released.

‘Simpsons’ producer pulls episode featuring Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson features in a 1991 episode of The Simpsons, where he voices a character in a psychiatric ward who believes he was the pop star.

R. Kelly girlfriends defend superstar, deny brainwashing

R. Kelly's girlfriends, Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage, dubbed accusations against Kelly as money-making schemes.

R Kelly denies sexual abuse charges in CBS interview

The singer could face up to seven years in prison if convicted of the charges.

Bombshell film reignites Michael Jackson abuse firestorm

The documentary centres on James Safechuck and Wade Robson who recount separate but consistent accounts of how their idol molested them as boys.

Michael Jackson’s legacy under microscope in new sex abuse film

Jackson's family has attacked the film, while his estate filed a lawsuit against HBO.

Vatican to open own investigation into accusations against Pell

Pell's guilty verdict was revealed in Australia on Tuesday after a court suppression order was dropped.

Australia convicts top Vatican cleric over child sex crimes

Cardinal George Pell is the most senior Catholic clergyman worldwide to be convicted for child sex offences.

Singer R. Kelly charged with sexually abusing teenage girls

Three of the four victims R. Kelly allegedly abused between 1998 and 2010 were under age 17 at the time.

R Kelly hit with fresh sexual abuse allegations

For decades the artist has faced lawsuits and accusations over child pornography, sex with minors, operating a sex cult and sexual battery.

Pope opens child sex abuse conference, promising ‘concrete’ remedies

Some victims' groups call the Vatican conference a publicity stunt, aimed at cleansing the image of the 1.3 billion-member Church.

Singaporean gets 25 years’ jail for forcing wife into prostitution, sex...

He also forced her to secretly film herself having sex with customers.

Israel denies house arrest for Australia paedophile suspect

Malka Leifer is accused of child sex abuse while she was a teacher and principal at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne, where she had relocated from her native Israel.

Mexican Church suspended 152 priests for alleged sexual abuse

Mexico is home to the world’s second-largest Catholic community after Brazil.

Accused French priest tries to block film on child abuse scandal

The film's release in France later this month is threatened, with the accused priest Bernard Preynat going to court to demand that it is not shown until after his trial.

Nuns ‘sex slaves’ scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

For the first time, the Pope and the Catholic Church has publicly admitted sexual abuse is taking place against nuns.

French priest jailed for sexual abuse

The priest will also have to undergo psychological treatment, which he has already started, according to his lawyers.

Pope Francis says Church hasn’t known ‘how to listen’

Francis has called senior bishops from around the world to deal with widespread clergy sex abuse of children and young people.