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A former Milton resident sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg and two bishops Tuesday, alleging he was groomed for abuse by two priests at St. Joseph Church in Milton in the 1960s.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – A move in the Pennsylvania state House to overcome concerns about the constitutionality of helping clerical abuse victims may have changed at least one mind in the state Senate.
TULSA, Okla. – Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, agreed Tuesday to pay $270 million to the state of Oklahoma to settle a lawsuit linking the opioid drug to the nation’s addiction epidemic that’s claimed thousands of lives.
West Virginia's attorney general filed a consumer protection lawsuit Tuesday morning against the state's Catholic diocese – the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston — and former Bishop Michael Bransfield, alleging that Catholic leaders employed predatory priests while falsely advertising a safe environment at Catholic schools and camps.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Rev. James Mickus has been removed from Catholic ministry pending an investigation into allegations from 2002 that he sexually abused a minor, Oklahoma City Archdiocese communications director Diane Clay said. This is the second time these allegations have been under review.
ATLANTA -- A teacher’s objection to her punishment for a racially charged Facebook exchange has raised fresh questions about the limits on a public employee’s free speech in the age of social media.