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Philadelphia Sex Abuse Trial

Philadelphia Trial Revives Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal

USA Today | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 06.09.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Ten years ago, the Roman Catholic sex abuse scandal dominated the headlines with horrific stories of priests preying on vulnerable youths and a ...

Jerry Sandusky Trial: Jury Selection Begins In Child Sex Abuse Case

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 08.05.2012 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Connections to Penn State weren't necessarily keeping prospective jurors from being chosen Tuesday to decide former assistant ...

Priest Says Seminarians Tried To Gang Rape Him

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 06.23.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A Catholic priest admitting a sexual relationship with a teen said he had been the victim of an attempted gang rape by fellow sem...

'I'll Never Forgive Myself': Mom Stayed Close To Priest After He Allegedly Abused Her Son

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 06.12.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A woman whose son gave emotional testimony about his alleged abuse at the hands of a Roman Catholic priest took the stand herself...

Trial Reveals Priests Struggled With 'Sexual Sobriety'

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.29.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A string of Roman Catholic priests testified Wednesday in a landmark clergy-abuse case, saying they reported fellow priests to th...

'Sexual Abuse Of Children Happened In The Catholic Church': Priest's Attorney

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.27.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- Prosecutors aired dozens of confidential church documents in court Tuesday to try to prove the Philadelphia archdiocese routinely buri...