Child Abuse

In March, for the first time, the majority of RAINN’s sexual abuse hotline users were minors.
The senior Catholic will walk free after he was convicted of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys.
The director and accused child sexual abuser's memoir had been dropped by its previous publisher after widespread backlash.
Trish Cahill is part of a new wave of survivors trying to take the Catholic Church to court after significant reforms to New Jersey's statute of limitations.
Patricia “Trish” Cahill was abused by Sister Eileen Shaw as a teen. Before that, Trish says she was abused by her uncle, Father Millard. Now that New Jersey has reformed its statute of limitations for victims of child sexual abuse, Trish has filed a negligence lawsuit against the diocese where her uncle served as a priest.
The singer is bravely opening up about how childhood sexual abuse led her to self-medicate in a powerful new memoir.
An Associated Press investigation found hundreds of priests accused of sexual abuse have not been identified by the Roman Catholic Church.
The number of victims is expected to grow as administrators review a backlog of claims.
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is continuing to make public appearances and speak to press even though her barefaced advocacy may help Nassar win his latest appeal.
Broward County Deputy Willard Miller was charged with child abuse after video showed his encounter with a 15-year-old student at Cross Creek School.