Gardner police recovered items stolen from a local church when someone reported seeing a man wearing a priest’s robe in an abandoned building.
The former leader of one of the nation’s top clergy treatment centers plans to plead guilty to stealing money from the Roman Catholic Bishop in New Hampshire.
The Rev. John McGinn, 65, of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sandwich was placed on administrative leave earlier this month after the diocese learned he had allegedly been using other preachers’ sermons since 2006.
A Fitchburg priest is being held of $500,000 cash bail after appearing in court Monday on child porn and larceny charges.
The Archdiocese of Boston announced Sunday that Rev. James E. Gaudreau of St. Joseph’s in Lynn is alleged to have abused a child in 2006.
Reverend Paul LaCharite, formerly of St. James Episcopal Church, is alleged to have abused a child for more than 10 years.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston has cleared a priest who had been accused of sexually abusing a minor decades ago.
A Massachusetts judge has awarded a total of $3 million to two alleged child sex abuse victims of a former priest.
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.
The Boston Archdiocese says a priest accused of sexually abusing a minor in the 1970s has been cleared of wrongdoing and returned to ministry.