Ex-athlete pledges to keep protest against sexual abuse at University of Michigan

Ex-athlete pledges to keep protest against sexual abuse at University of Michigan

Jon Vaughn’s small blue and white motorhome has been parked outside the University of Michigan president’s house since early October, and he says it won’t be moving any time soon Through COREY WILLIAMS and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press January 23, 2022, 03:13 • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Jon Vaughn’s … Read more

Report denounces Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse cases in German diocese

Report denounces Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse cases in German diocese

A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in the German Diocese of Munich on Thursday retired of Pope Benedict XVI handled four cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s. The law firm that wrote the report said Benedict strongly denies any wrongdoing. The findings are sure to rekindle criticism of Benedict XVI’s case … Read more

Retired pope slammed over abuse cases while in Germany

Retired pope slammed over abuse cases while in Germany

A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany’s Munich diocese has criticized retired Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s. Through GEIR MOULSON Associated Press January 20, 2022, 11:54 a.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — A long-awaited report into … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell seeks new trial, alleges juror hid sex abuse claim – National

Ghislaine Maxwell seeks new trial, alleges juror hid sex abuse claim – National

Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell formally requested a new trial on Wednesday evening after the British socialite’s lawyers raised concerns about a juror’s possible failure to disclose before trial that he had been sexually abused as a child. Maxwell, 60, was convicted Dec. 29 of five counts of sex trafficking and other crimes for recruiting and … Read more

Andrew is the Duke of York but the people of York want the honor taken away in light of his associations

Andrew is the Duke of York but the people of York want the honor taken away in light of his associations

Andrew is the Duke of York but Yorkers want the honor taken away in light of his associations – Reuters Watch CBSN Live The historic City of York in Northern England has much to be proud of, from a Gothic cathedral to medieval streets filled with charm. But as Holly Williams reports, the people of … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell will be sentenced at the end of June for sex trafficking – National

Ghislaine Maxwell will be sentenced at the end of June for sex trafficking – National

A late June sentencing date was set for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell on Friday following her conviction last month on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy to recruit teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein for sexual abuse. U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan announced the June 28 date even as she waits to resolve defense … Read more

Catholic bishop accused of repeatedly raping nun acquitted in India

Catholic bishop accused of repeatedly raping nun acquitted in India

New Delhi — An Indian court has acquitted a Catholic bishop accused of raping a nun in a case that sparked widespread outrage and protest. Bishop Franco Mulakkal, 54, was acquitted by a court in the southern Indian state of Kerala on Friday, which said the prosecution had failed to prove any of the charges … Read more

Indian court acquits bishop of nun’s rape charge

Indian court acquits bishop of nun’s rape charge

An Indian court has acquitted a Roman Catholic bishop on charges of raping a nun at his rural convent, a case that has become a major issue amid allegations of sexual harassment in the church Through ASHOK SHARMA Associated Press January 14, 2022, 07:17 • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article … Read more

What’s next as Prince Andrew faces Virginia Giuffre’s sexual abuse trial?

What’s next as Prince Andrew faces Virginia Giuffre’s sexual abuse trial?

London – The institution of the British monarchy, almost 1000 years old, has never seen anything like it. On Wednesday, a New York judge categorically rejected a movement by Prince Andrew, lawyers for the Duke of York to dismiss Virginia Giuffre’s civil lawsuit for sexual abuse. Queen Elizabeth’s second son, believed to be her favorite, … Read more

US rejects Prince Andrew’s offer to dismiss Virginia Giuffre sexual abuse trial

US rejects Prince Andrew’s offer to dismiss Virginia Giuffre sexual abuse trial

London – A U.S. District Judge on Wednesday dismissed a petition from Britain’s Prince Andrew to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Virginia Giuffre that said alleges that he sexually assaulted her when she was 17. Andrew’s lawyers argued that the lawsuit should be dismissed due to a 2009 agreement that Guiffre signed with convicted sex … Read more