abuse complaints

DENVER | APNewsBreak: Govt Olympic funds not usable for abuse probes

DENVER— A growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports has led to a steady stream of Congressional hearings and a three-year grant worth $2.2 million. Yet not a penny of those federal funds can be used to fight the actual problem: investigating or resolving more than 800 open cases, many brought by victims themselves. That leaves … Continue reading DENVER | APNewsBreak: Govt Olympic funds not usable for abuse probes

HARRISBURG, Pa. | Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while visiting her in the hospital after she had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the youngster’s mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually abused him. An … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa. | Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints