Sex Abuse

Pope Lifts Secrecy Rules For Sex Abuse Cases

(CNN) - Pope Francis issued a declaration to lift Vatican secrecy rules for sex abuse cases. The Vatican made the announcement Tuesday on the Pope Francis' 83rd birthday. The move will allow the Catholic church to provide documents related…

Boy Scouts Refer 120 Sex Abuse Claims To Police

(CNN) - The Boy Scouts of America says it has referred about 120 allegations of abuse by scout leaders to law enforcement for further investigation. The youth organization said in a statement Tuesday that it believes victims and that…

Pope Francis: New Guidelines On Sex Abuse

(CNN)- On Friday, the Vatican published new laws and guidelines against the sexual abuse of minors for employees and residents in the Vatican city state. The laws were signed personally by Pope Francis. In 2013, Pope Francis updated the…

Columbus Sex Crimes Fugitive Found in Honduras

A fugitive from justice accused of molesting a juvenile at a daycare center among other places is captured abroad and  brought back to Columbus. Leon Wyatt made his first appearance here in recorder's court this…