Category: sex crimes

As the allegations against Cardinal McCarrick continued to mount in the last month, at least one prominent American cardinal has called for sweeping changes in how the Roman Catholic Church handles sex abuse allegations against bishops and allegations involving adult…

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Mr. Faizi claimed that General Dostum’s personal secretary, Jalil Sarbaz, had called him in Austria and threatened his family if he talked to the news media about the Uzbek leader. Mr. Sarbaz denied that, however. “We don’t have any contact…

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MELBOURNE, Australia — The highest-ranking Catholic official to have been found guilty of concealing sexual crimes against children was sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian court on Tuesday. The official, Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, was…

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VATICAN CITY — A Vatican tribunal on Saturday sentenced a former Vatican diplomat to five years in prison and a fine of about $5,800 for possessing and distributing child pornography. The Vatican has been embroiled for decades in a global…

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The scandal erupted in November, when the newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported on accusations of sexual misconduct against Mr. Arnault by 18 women, over three decades, putting him and the Swedish Academy at the heart of Sweden’s most prominent #MeToo episode…

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The court also reversed the 18-year prison sentence for Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying the trial judges had made errors. Source Link

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