World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
Pope Francis has met victims of clergy sex abuse and vowed to hold responsible all involved in abuse and cover-ups, he said in Philadelphia on Sunday, the last day of his first visit to the United States.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Pope Francis today told US Roman Catholic bishops that crimes of sexual abuse of minors by clergy should never be repeated, acknowledging the damage caused by years of scandal in the US Catholic Church.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 29, 2015
Initial autopsy results indicate that a former Polish archbishop who would have been the first high-ranking Catholic Church official to go on trial for child sex abuse died of natural causes linked to heart problems, the Vatican said today.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 20, 2015
Sandwich chain Subway for more than 15 years tied its fortunes to spokesman Jared Fogle and his outsized, 60-inch waist jeans.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Three Pakistani police officers have been transferred to other districts accused of negligence amid a deepening scandal over a paedophile ring alleged to have abused hundreds of children for nearly a decade, officials said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 11, 2015
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court today ordered that five men arrested over a major child sex abuse scandal remain in police custody for up to 28 days of interrogation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 9, 2015
A Pakistani province today announced a judicial inquiry into a massive child abuse and extortion scandal allegedly involving hundreds of victims amid mounting calls for justice.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
US President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Bill Cosby sex assault scandal, saying that drugging and having sex with someone without consent - a scenario that parallels allegations made against the comedian - amounts to rape.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 11, 2015
A former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic fell ill and was taken to hospital ahead of the opening of his trial today for alleged child sex offences, a Vatican official said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 11, 2015
Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic, will go on trial, today, accused of child sex offences in a case seen as a test of Pope Francis's drive to clean up the church.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
Tiny Pitcairn Island, a one-time hideout for the infamous HMS Bounty mutineers with a population of just 50, has legalised same-sex marriage to help bring the remote community into the modern age.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 19, 2015
One lawmaker, a clergyman aged 50, allegedly had sex with a teenage girl. Another is on trial for fraud. Dozens are accused of padding their expense accounts.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 15, 2015
A Vatican prosecutor on Monday ordered a former Roman Catholic archbishop accused of paying for sex with children when he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic and of possessing child pornographic material to stand trial.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
UN chief Ban Ki-moon today moved to set up an independent external review of how the United Nations handled allegations of sexual abuse of children by French and African troops in the Central African Republic.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said three officials were shown the door at the end of their contracts last month after an internal inquiry found two of them guilty of sexual harassment and a third of improper conduct.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 26, 2015
A defiant Bill Cosby hit back Wednesday at sex allegations swirling against him, declaring: "I'm far from finished."
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Lawyers for the four prostitutes who participated in sex parties organised for Dominique Strauss-Kahn said on Monday they were giving up their claim of damages, saying it would be too hard to prove the pimping charge against the former IMF head.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
Pope Francis has sent Catholic clergy a powerful reminder of their duty to stamp out sexual abuse of children by priests, warning that they must never let a fear of scandal lead to cover-ups.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in US court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
Britain's Prince Andrew has been named in a US court filing by a woman who claims she was kept as an underaged "sex slave" by a billionaire Wall Street financier.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 22, 2014
A cleaner was jailed for seven years today over the sexual abuse of a young boy at one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools, in a scandal that has rocked Jakarta's expatriate community.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 4, 2014
According to media reports, some of the women cricketers of the Sri Lankan team complained that certain selectors demanded to be "satisfied" in return for a spot in the team.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
The sex scandal had rocked Sri Lankan cricket after recent media reports claimed that women cricketers allegedly complained of demands from certain selectors to be "satisfied" if they wanted a spot in the team.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 12, 2014
A British lawmaker who quit Prime Minister David Cameron's government over an Internet sex scandal said on Saturday that he will stand down from parliament at the May general election.