Topics :: child molestation

Anti-Gay Minn. Archbishop Denies Touching Minor

By Amy Forliti | Wednesday Dec 18, 2013
St. Paul-Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt announced Tuesday that he’s stepping down from public ministry while police investigate an allegation that he improperly touched a boy during a public photo session four years ago, an accusation he strongly d

Georgia Teacher With HIV Indicted for Molesting Teen Boy

By Phillip Lucas | Friday Oct 11, 2013
A south Georgia elementary school teacher accused of engaging in sex acts with a teen while knowing he was HIV-positive has been indicted by a grand jury.

Man Gets Nearly 27 Years in Mass. Child Porn Case

By Denise Lavoie | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
A Massachusetts man who chatted online with other men about their desire to kidnap, rape, kill and eat children was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 27 years in prison.

Vatican Abruptly Ousts Dominican Republic Envoy

By Ezequiel Abiu Lopez and Nicole Winfield | Friday Sep 6, 2013
Authorities in the Dominican Republic will look into allegations of child sex abuse against the papal envoy to the Caribbean country following his abrupt removal from his post by the Vatican, the attorney general said Wednesday.

Oregon Priest Gets 6 Years For Child Sex Abuse

Wednesday Apr 3, 2013
A Catholic priest pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy he invited for a sleepover when he was pastor of a church in a small city south of Portland.

South Florida HIV/AIDS Organization, Broward House, Replaces CEO After Child Molestation Allegations

By Jason Parsley | Thursday Nov 22, 2012
After pressure continued to mount from children’s advocates and funders, the CEO of Broward House, Michael McGuigan, resigned last week. Allegations of sexual abuse and improper advances toward children have followed him for years.

Ex-Penn St. President Charged in Sandusky Case

Thursday Nov 1, 2012
Former Penn State President Graham B. Spanier was charged Thursday with hushing up child molestation allegations against Jerry Sandusky, making him the third school official to be accused of crimes in the alleged cover-up.

Ex-MCC Pastor Ordered to Stand Trial on Sex, Child Porn Charges

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Thursday Sep 20, 2012
A judge has ordered a gay San Francisco man who’s been accused of having sex with minors he met through Craigslist, possession of child pornography, and other crimes to stand trial on most of the charges.

Atlanta Go-Go Boy Convicted on Human Trafficking Charges

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 28, 2012
A former male stripper & gogo dancer who worked the Atlanta gay club scene was convicted of human trafficking and child molestation for luring teen boys on the Internet to his home.

Penn St Fined $60M, Wins Vacated From ’98-11

By Ralph D. Russo and Tom Coyne | Monday Jul 23, 2012
Penn State football was all but leveled Monday by an NCAA ruling that wiped away 14 years of the coach’s victories and imposed a mountain of fines and penalties, crippling a program whose pedophile assistant coach spent uncounted years molesting children.