Sexual abuse

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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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 - 8:34 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis arrived at Australian court on Tuesday surrounded by police and media to learn whether he must stand trial on charges that he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago. Magistrate...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, Brazil's Petrix Barbosa celebrates after competing on the vault at the men's artistic gymnastics team qualifications and finals of the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. A community center has fired on Monday, April 20, 2018, a former coach of the Brazilian national gymnastics team after a news report revealed that dozens of athletes he worked with have accused him of sexual abuse. One of those, Petrix Barbosa, said the abuse started when he was 10 or 11. "I woke up with him, I don't know how many times, with his hand down my pants," said Barbosa, who was a gold medalist at the Pan American Games in 2011. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File)
April 30, 2018 - 4:18 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A community center fired a former coach of the Brazilian national gymnastics team Monday after a news report revealed that dozens of athletes he worked with have accused him of sexual abuse. Reporters for the "Fantastico" news show on Globo TV spoke to 40 gymnasts and former...
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