Sexual misconduct

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Report: Society of St. Pius X priest admits to years of sexual misconduct with minors

Apr 11, 2024

By AC Wimmer

“I ask for forgiveness from the victims and deeply regret everything I have done,” the priest said. Read more

Regis High School in New York City.

Priest-president of elite NY Jesuit high school sacked, sexual misconduct against adults alleged

Apr 13, 2021

A Jesuit priest who was president of an all-boys high school in New York City has been removed after the... Read more

Jean Vanier at a Templeton Prize press conference in London March 11, 2015.

L’Arche reports sexual misconduct by founder Jean Vanier 

Feb 22, 2020

By Courtney Mares

L’Arche International published the results Saturday of an independent investigation detailing sexual misconduct by its founder Jean Vanier with six... Read more

Cardinal's biretta.

National Review Board calls for lay investigation of all misconduct claims

Aug 28, 2018

The body charged with advising the U.S. bishops on sexual abuse prevention has called for an independent lay-led investigation into... Read more

Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Lincoln diocese responds to reports of misconduct by former vocations director

Aug 1, 2018

The Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska acknowledged reports of inappropriate sexual behavior by a deceased former vocations director, following an article... Read more

Archbishop John C Nienstedt.

Archbishop cooperates with investigation over 'touching' charge

Dec 17, 2013

Archbishop John Nienstedt has temporarily stepped down and is cooperating in a police investigation involving a claim that he inappropriately... Read more

Archbishop Józef Wesolowski, papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic.

Dominican Republic bishops call for purification after nuncio scandal

Sep 6, 2013

The bishops of the Dominican Republic have voiced support for the investigation launched into accusations of sexual misconduct against the... Read more

Archbishop Józef Wesolowski, papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic.

Holy See to investigate nuncio on charges of sexual misconduct

Sep 4, 2013

The Vatican has launched an investigation of the Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Polish Archbishop Joseph Wesolowski, in the... Read more

Monsignor Arthur M. Coyle

Boston priest on leave following sexual misconduct arrest

Aug 6, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Monsignor Arthur M. Coyle of the Archdiocese of Boston is on “voluntary administrative leave” following his Aug. 4 arrest for... Read more