Patrick T. Hoare, a Charlotte priest was placed on leave due to a sexual abuse claim. He has not been criminally charged, but investigations are underway.
A survivor of child sex abuse won the first settlement under the California Child Victims Act. The plaintiff won $1.9 million from the L.A. Archdiocese.
A report released by the Legion of Christ highlights an extensive chain of sex abuse in the Catholic sect. The report names the sect’s founder as an abuser.
NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the legal “look back” window in the Child Victims Act by 5 months due to court restrictions caused by COVID-19.
The death of a former New Jersey priest is highlighting his abusive past. His victims continue to seek justice for his sex abuse crimes.
The New Jersey Catholic Dioceses released a list of nearly 200 priests accused of sexual abuse. Critics cast doubt on the accuracy of the list.