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Feb 15, 2019 - 08:26 am .- Bishop Luigi Ventura, apostolic nuncio to France since 2009 and a long-time Vatican diplomat, is under investigation for alleged sexual assault.
Jul 23, 2018 - 01:40 pm .- An audio recording broadcast last week by an Indian television station appears to indicate that Cardinal George Alencherry may have been aware of a nun’s claim that a bishop had raped her.
Jul 12, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- Authorities are investigating Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar after a Kerala nun accused him of raping her in 2014 and sexually abusing her on multiple occasions over two years—but the bishop strenuously denies the claims and charges that the nun is accusing him to avoid disciplinary action.
Feb 5, 2018 - 03:45 pm .- Following allegations that Christendom College mishandled student sexual assault reports, the college’s administration has said it is committed to doing better.
Nov 5, 2017 - 02:12 pm .- It’s been a month since the New York Times first published an investigative report on Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood film producer and studio executive who has been accused of sexually assaulting numerous women in the entertainment industry since the 1990s.
Jan 11, 2016 - 03:21 pm .- A week after hundreds were attacked in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising and president of the German Conference of Catholic Bishops, condemned the attacks in a press release and called for more vigilance in the future.
Jun 10, 2014 - 08:10 am .- United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has decried the rape and murder of two Indian teens, stating that the crime is inhumane, and has condemned the government as being dismissive.
Aug 28, 2013 - 12:14 pm .- A 44-year-old woman from Argentina said that after writing a letter to Pope Francis telling him that she had been raped by a local police officer, the Pope called her to tell her, “You are not alone.”
Apr 25, 2013 - 05:12 pm .- The Holy See’s apostolic nuncio to the United Nations has called for more action to prevent “heinous acts” of sexual violence in war and other forms of conflict.