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USA Gymnastics, reeling from abuse claims, files for bankruptcy

(Reuters) - USA Gymnastics, the sport’s governing body, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, saying that it is staggering under the weight of lawsuits...

Catholic archdiocese in New Mexico, facing abuse cases, to file for...

(Reuters) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, will file for bankruptcy protection as it faces litigation arising from accusations...

USOC aware of sex abuse since early 1990s: court documents

(Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee was informed of sexual abuse in gymnastics more than two decades ago, long before the sexual...

U.S. bishops delay action on clergy abuse at Vatican’s request

(Reuters) - The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will delay action to deal with a crisis involving sexual abuse of minors by clergy...

USC, gynecologist face more claims despite class-action settlement

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fourteen more women accusing a former University of Southern California gynecologist of sexual misconduct sued the physician and the...

Justice Department probes Catholic Church sex abuse in Pennsylvania

(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, six Roman Catholic Church dioceses...

Indiana bishop under investigation in Harrisburg: DA

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Roman Catholic Bishop who serves a diocese in Indiana that includes Notre Dame University is under investigation in...

Missouri opens investigation of clergy sex abuse in St. Louis

(Reuters) - Missouri is launching a probe of potential sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis, the state attorney general...

U.S. Catholics ‘sickened’ by sex abuse report, stand by their faith

YORK, Pa. (Reuters) - Many churchgoers said they were sickened and saddened by a grand jury report detailing widespread sexual abuse by hundreds...

U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators,...

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