The alleged victims range in age from 8 to 93 and have come forward in all 50 states as well as military bases in Germany and Japan.
Lawmakers and couples say momentum for action is building in the country after the pontiff's stunning remarks.
The survivor, who lives in India's Kerala state and is now 20, supported the move along with her parents. The public prosecutor called it an outrageous request.
Through persistent lobbying on Capitol Hill, the Church was able to bypass the 500-worker limit on the coronavirus-relief loans primarily meant for small businesses.
The filing will help shield the Boy Scouts from the prospect of compensating hundreds, if not thousands, of alleged sex abuse victims.
It's been more than a year since a Pennsylvania grand jury found that Catholic priests had abused hundreds of children in the state and covered it up for decades.
The diocese is challenging the constitutionality of a groundbreaking law that lets survivors sue no matter how much time has passed.
The decision means that Pell, the most senior Catholic to ever be convicted of sexually abusing children, will remain in prison until October 2022.
In one instance, a fifth-grade boy tried to report abuse, but employees didn’t tell police.
Two young leaders from San Marino and Andorra on why they decided to go into national politics, in micro-states as populated as small cities.
It seems like just another tone-deaf idea from a deeply troubled Church.
In 1988, Lee Boxell disappeared without a trace, and the case gradually went cold—until 2011, when an investigation into child abuse at a youth club gave the family some hope of closure.