Sexual abuse

Protesters call for redress for victims of Catholic Church clerical sex abuses, during a protest they held during Pope Francis' visit to Ireland, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. The pontiff is traveling to Ireland for a two-day visit on the occasion of the 2018 World Meeting of Families. (Aaron Chown//PA via AP)
August 25, 2018 - 8:07 am
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' trip to Ireland (all times local): 1:00 p.m. Pope Francis says he shares the outrage over the failures of church authorities to punish the "repugnant crimes" of priests who raped and molested children, seeking to respond to a global Catholic outcry over the...
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Pope Francis, center, is flanked by Irish President Michael D. Higgins, left, and President's wife Sabina, upon his arrival at the Presidential residence in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. Pope Francis is on a two-day visit to Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
August 25, 2018 - 7:32 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Pope Francis arrived Saturday in Ireland, ground zero of the Catholic Church's sex abuse crisis, with the institution under fire across the globe for its systemic failures to protect children from rapists or to punish bishops who hid the crimes. Francis is making the first papal visit...
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Pope Francis waves as he boards an airplane at Rome's Fiumicino international airport, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. The pontiff is traveling to Ireland for a two-day visit on the occasion of the 2018 World Meeting of Families. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
August 25, 2018 - 6:05 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Pope Francis arrived Saturday in Ireland, ground zero of the Catholic Church's sex abuse crisis, with the institution under fire across the globe for its systemic failures to protect children or to punish bishops who hid the crimes. Francis was expected to meet with victims during his...
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Pope Francis boards an airplane at Rome's Fiumicino international airport, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. The pontiff is traveling to Ireland for a two-day visit on the occasion of the 2018 World Meeting of Families. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
August 25, 2018 - 5:44 am
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' trip to Ireland (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland for the first papal visit to the country in almost four decades. A plane carrying Francis and his entourage landed at Dublin International Airport on Saturday after a two-hour...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2016 photo, part of the campus of the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy is seen in Exeter, N.H. Reports released Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, following outside investigations into sexual assault allegations at the prep school identified 11 former staff members who were accused of abusing students over several decades. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
August 25, 2018 - 4:22 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Eleven former staffers at a prominent New Hampshire prep school have been accused of fondling, forced kissing and other sexual misconduct with students over several decades, according to two reports released on Friday. The reports released by Phillips Exeter Academy also found...
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An image of Pope Francis is displayed in the window of the Veritas religious bookshop in Dublin, Ireland, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Pope Francis arrives on Saturday for a two-day visit to Ireland. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
August 25, 2018 - 4:22 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Pope Francis arrives Saturday in Ireland, ground zero of the Catholic Church's sex abuse crisis, with the institution under fire across the globe for its systemic failures to protect children from priestly rapists or punish bishops who hid the crimes. Francis is expected to meet with...
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Pope Francis boards an airplane at Rome's Fiumicino international airport, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. The pontiff is traveling to Ireland for a two-day visit on the occasion of the 2018 World Meeting of Families. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
August 25, 2018 - 3:18 am
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' trip to Ireland (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Pope Francis has departed for Ireland, the first papal visit to that traditionally Roman Catholic country since 1979. As usual, Francis carried his black leather satchel himself as he climbed the stairs to board...
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Thomas Frieden, center, leaves Brooklyn federal court, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in New York. Frieden, the former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been arrested in New York on a sex abuse charge. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 24, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A judge has ordered former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden (FREE'-den) to stay away from a woman he's accused of...
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Thomas Frieden, center, leaves Brooklyn federal court, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in New York. Frieden, the former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been arrested in New York on a sex abuse charge. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 24, 2018 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A judge has ordered former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden (FREE'-den) to stay away from a woman he's accused of...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The New York Police Department says Frieden was arrested on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 in Brooklyn. Frieden surrendered to face charges that he grabbed the buttocks of a woman he knew in his home last October. It says she reported it in July. He is charged with forcible touching, sex abuse and harassment.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
August 24, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was accused of grabbing a woman's behind and was arrested on Friday on a sex abuse charge but said the woman's allegation "does not reflect" who he is or the values he has. Dr. Thomas Frieden appeared in...
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