Grant Gaines, a pastor from Tennessee, accompanied by a survivor of sexual abuse within the church, proposed a task force that would oversee a sweeping review of how the denomination deals with sexual abuse.
In a letter to Reinhard Marx, Pope Francis responded to the announcement that the cardinal would resign as archbishop of Munich and Freising due to the church's mishandling of abuse cases.
Abdul Hasib Elahi, 26, targeted victims around the world. The case was described by a U.K. crime agency as "some of the most sickening sexual offending" it had ever investigated.
Pope Francis announced that priests and laypeople who hold church office can be explicitly punished for sexually abusing minors and adults.
"We cannot afford to ignore signs of repeated, systemic failure of our Organization to prevent such alleged behaviors and to address them in a just and timely manner," the WHO staff committee wrote in an email to senior management.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the third-largest funder of the WHO, said it expects the U.N. to lead a thorough investigation into the accusations of sexual abuse by doctors working for the organization as soon as possible.
The woman, identified only as N.D., survived the attempted murder after she landed in the sea and swam to a nearby beach.
"We couldn't find one instance of you complaining and calling that out when [former] President Trump was president," Chris Wallace said Sunday.
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Monday disclosure that she is a survivor of sexual assault is a political and cultural watershed moment, the start of a #MeToo movement for the marginalized.
The Roman Catholic priest stepped down from his parish in the South Side of Chicago on January 5, as authorities launched an investigation into sex abuse claims. He denies the allegations.
The YouTuber shared recently that his accounts are being suspended from the YouTube Partner Program, for apparently violating the video-streaming platform's Creator Responsibility policies.
"We are devastated for those who have suffered from Ravi's misconduct and for the pain that they are enduring," the board of the ministry founded by deceased Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias said in a statement.
In light of the possible abuse, Fort Hood said that Sgt. Fernandes had been informed of his reporting, care, and victim advocacy options and was transferred to a different unit to avoid reprisals.
The drummer was accused of emotional and sexual abuse after his band SWMRS released a statement in solidarity following sexual abuse allegations of other SoCal artists.
Evangelical leaders tied to Trump and megachurches tied to scandals have received some of the Paycheck Protection Program's largest payouts.
"I know that, if there's anything we need to do in this age, it's to believe women," the actor said in a recent interview.
Last year the French Bishops' Conference said abuse victims would get financial compensation.
Judge Krista Marx has repeatedly refused to open grand jury records in the Jeffrey Epstein case, calling one attempt to get them released by Florida criminal prosecutors a "fishing expedition."
Because children are increasingly spending time online for education, entertainment and socializing, experts say, online traffickers are targeting them in greater numbers.
The national organization's failure to protect children from sexual abuse and increasing politicization have damaged the program that changed my life beyond repair.
Local councils—legally distinct from the national organization—dismissed the notion that bankruptcy would jeopardize their ongoing activities.
An Ohio bill would allow victims of an Ohio State University doctor's abuse to sue the university for damages
The man's wife is suing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, alleging that they violated his right to confidentiality after he confessed to sexually abusing his daughter.
Sgt. Jesús Manuel Menocal Jr., 32, faces a potential sentence of life in prison if convicted on one of the charges.
A federal report proclaims that sexual assaults are down across the board at juvenile detention centers in America, but that high rates of abuse exist in 12 facilities stretching from Oregon to Florida.
Tyrel Benjamin, 25, was sentenced to seven years in jail after he pleaded guilty to a number of sexual offenses, including attempting to pay for the sexual services of a child.
Maher referenced Jim Jordan and former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert in a scathing monologue about sexual abuse allegations tied to each Republican.