The Catholic Church may as well now stop pretending that sexual abuse of children by clergy has not been widespread around the world and supported by the highest levels of its hierarchy after damning new claims in a scandal engulfing three continents and Pope Francis’s home country.
A “star reporter” on an Australian tabloid current affairs show has been arrested over child abuse material.
A young man charged with raping and sexually assaulting his own mother in the United States has denied all the charges.
A teenage boy who attends one of Australia’s most exclusive private schools is alleged to have raped an unconscious 15-year-old girl while his friend filmed the attack at a party in Sydney’s east and more than 50 other schoolboys viewed and shared the sickening footage.
A depraved husband and wife paedophile couple have been sentenced to life in prison in the United States for their vile attacks on numerous children that spanned almost a decade.
A crazed Californian cat killer is facing up to 16 years in jail and being placed on a sex offender’s registry after luring at least 21 neighbourhood cats before sexually torturing and murdering them.
In what could be one of the world’s worst cases of endemic child sexual abuse within a single school involving only one perpetrator, a principal of a high school in Turkey is being investigated over claims he sexually abused about 100 boys in the space of only three years.
Arrested over the horrific rape of a young child, a NSW Police officer remains on full pay as he awaits a court trial.
Locals in a small town in the US state of Nevada are said to be outraged after a former police captain convicted for incest and other crimes is due to be released in a matter of weeks despite being sentenced to life.
A New York priest has had his sordid secret life exposed after being busted for possession of child pornography as well as crystal methamphetamine in his church office.