A watchdog group is pushing Cardinal Sean O’Malley to release a promised list of suspected pedophile priests in Boston, highlighting a church document that indicates the list could include up to 40 names that haven’t been made public.
Three men who once worked as priests in the Boston Archdiocese have been ousted from the priesthood by Pope Benedict XVI after being accused of sex abuse. The Boston Archdiocese announced Friday that Frederick J. Cartier, Louis J. Govoni and Frederick Guthrie had been laicized.
The Boston Archdiocese says a priest accused of sexually abusing a minor in the 1970s has been cleared of wrongdoing and returned to ministry.
A Westport special education teacher has been cleared of charges that she allowed one of her students to be abused.
WBZ Producer Jon MacLean speaks with Bernie McDade, who is leading an effort to meet with the Pope on behalf of clergy abuse victims.
A former youth volunteer at an Easton church who’s currently serving time on a child rape conviction is facing new charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a child before he was imprisoned.