Sex Abuse

Pope Francis On Sex Abuse Within Church: 'All Responsible Will Be Held Accountable'While speaking to bishops and archbishops at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Pope Francis touched on a number of topics, including sex abuse within the church.
Police: Del. Man Accused Of Sexual Abuse Shoots Himself In Front Of CopsAuthorities say an investigation began early Sunday morning after investigators learned Bruce Durante, a volunteer firefighter and retired New Castle County Paramedic, had allegedly sexually abused a young child.
Chester Co. DA: Male Teacher At Private School For Boys Arrested On Sex Abuse ChargesThe male teacher, 31-year-old Matthew Scavitto, was reportedly arrested on June 9th.
Phila. Man Sentenced For 2012 Rape of Developmentally Delayed NieceCharlie Alog, 62, pleaded guilty last December, admitting he lured his niece, 18, away from the crowd to view a family video upstairs, then sexually assaulted her.
Sandusky's Son Speaks About Abusive Childhood Jerry Sandusky's adopted son Matt spoke about his two abusive fathers at a Philadelphia conference on child abuse intervention.
Del. Man Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Abusing 3-Year-Old GirlPolice arrested a Delaware sex offender for allegedly sexually abusing a three-year-old girl.
Sandusky's Wife: Prosecution Report Isn't TruthfulJerry Sandusky's wife says Pennsylvania's top prosecutor lacks the courage to admit the former Penn State assistant coach isn't guilty of the child molestation charges that sent him to prison.
Pa. Boys Choir Founder Faces 1,100 More Charges The founder of a northeastern Pennsylvania boys choir charged with rape is facing 1,100 additional counts.
More Sex Abuse Charges Filed Against Bucks PsychiatristAfter news of Dr. Basem Shlewiet’s arrest went public last month, authorities say five more women came forward to say he had indecently assaulted them during office visits.
Philadelphia Children's Alliance To Hold Annual Fundraiser Next WeekA Philadelphia non-profit that provides a safe place for child sex abuse victims to access law enforcement is having its annual fundraiser next week.
Sandusky Asks Pa. High Court To Take His CaseJerry Sandusky is asking Pennsylvania's highest court to take up his appeal of child sex abuse conviction, saying a judge should have instructed jurors regarding the length of time it took victims to come forward.
Gloucester County Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of 2 Minors Now Facing Additional ChargesForty-seven-year-old Scott J. Bicking was initially arrested in September on charges that he’d had inappropriate physical contact with two boys, ages 13 and 14, at The Pond Ice Arena in the Newark, which Bicking partially owns.