Police Wednesday launched a probe into the alleged molestation of a three-year-old girl child in a private school here Tuesday, as hundreds of parents protested against the incident and sought stringent action against the culprits.
Mexican Police have rescued more than 450 children from an orphanage in Zamora in the state of Michoacan, where the kids were made made to suffer sexual abuse and forced to beg other than being kept in filth and squalor.
Pope John Paul II, who was declared a saint on Sunday along with John XXIII, was a charismatic leader who helped topple communism but was criticised for failing to tackle the scourge of child sex abuse by priests.
Pope Francis on Saturday named a victim of sexual abuse by a priest to be part of a core group formed to help the Catholic Church tackle the problem of clerical pedophilia that has dogged it for two decades.
British rocker Ian Watkins of the band Lostprophets has been jailed for 35 years for a string of child sex crimes including the attempted rape of a baby, as police said investigations were also under way in the United States and Germany.