Sexual abuse

May 07, 2018 - 8:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office has taken on a high-profile role in the fight against sexual misconduct, was physically violent with four women he was romantically involved with, according to their accounts which were published on Monday in The New Yorker...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, newly-elected Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., is interviewed following a news conference with newly elected Democratic House members, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Los Angeles congressman acknowledged Thursday, May 3, 2018 he's the unnamed target of a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse of teenage girl, and his lawyer said the allegations were false. Cardenas is "sickened and distraught by these horrific allegations, which are 100 percent, categorically untrue," attorney Patricia Glaser said in a statement. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais), File
May 03, 2018 - 9:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles congressman acknowledged Thursday he is the unnamed target of a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse of a teenage girl more than a decade ago and his lawyer said the allegations were "absolutely false." Rep. Tony Cardenas is "sickened and distraught by these horrific...
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Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric to face sex charges, leaves court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, arrived Wednesday for an appearance in the Melbourne court where he will eventually stand trial on sexual abuse charges spanning decades. (AP Photo/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake)
May 02, 2018 - 7:06 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, will face two trials on sex crime allegations spanning decades, a court heard on Wednesday. Pell appeared for an administrative first hearing in the...
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Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric to face sex charges, arrives at court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, arrived Wednesday for an appearance in the Melbourne court where he will eventually stand trial on sexual abuse charges spanning decades. (AP Photo/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake)
May 01, 2018 - 9:39 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, will face two trials within months on sex crime allegations spanning decades, a court heard on Wednesday. Pell appeared for an administrative first...
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Australian Cardinal George Pell leaves the Melbourne Magistrate Court in Melbourne Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Australian Cardinal Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago, a magistrate ruled Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
May 01, 2018 - 7:01 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, on Tuesday officially denied charges of sexual abuse spanning decades after his lawyers failed to sway a court to dismiss them. Australia's highest-...
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Australian Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Magistrates Court in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, arrived surrounded by police and media to learn whether he must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago. (Joe Castro/AAP Image via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 6:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, on Tuesday officially denied charges of sexual abuse spanning decades after his lawyers failed to sway a court to dismiss them. Australia's highest-...
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Australian Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Magistrates Court in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, arrived surrounded by police and media to learn whether he must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago. (Joe Castro/AAP Image via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 5:59 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, on Tuesday officially denied charges of sexual abuse spanning decades after his lawyers failed to sway a court to dismiss them. Australia's highest-...
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Australian Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Magistrates Court in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, arrived surrounded by police and media to learn whether he must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago. (Joe Castro/AAP Image via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 1:20 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, must stand trial on charges alleging he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago, a magistrate ruled Tuesday. Magistrate Belinda Wallington...
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Australian Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Magistrates Court in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, arrived surrounded by police and media to learn whether he must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago. (Joe Castro/AAP Image via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 9:39 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago, a magistrate ruled Tuesday. Magistrate Belinda Wallington dismissed...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2016, file photo, Australian cardinal George Pell reads a statement to reporters as he leaves the Quirinale hotel after meeting members of the Australian group of relatives and victims of priestly sex abuses, in Rome, Italy. The most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis will return to an Australian court on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, to learn whether he must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca, File)
April 30, 2018 - 9:37 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Cardinal George Pell (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Cardinal George Pell has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges after an Australian magistrate ordered the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis to stand trial...
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