French soldiers accused of paedophilia in custody in France

Two French special forces soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso returned home Thursday and were taken into custody, said a legal source.

Two US bishops quit, envoy trial date set in Church sex abuse cases

The Vatican has accepted the resignation of two US bishops accused of failing to protect minors from a paedophile priest and set a date for the unprecedented trial of a senior cleric for paedophilia.

Sia apologises for `paedophilia` impression in new video `Elastic Heart`
Sia apologises for `paedophilia` impression in new video `Elastic Heart`

Australian singer Sia has apologized on Twitter for showing "paedophilia" in her latest video of her single 'Elastic Heart' featuring Shia LaBeouf and 12-year-old dancer Maddie Ziegler .

Tolerance of child sex crimes in Latin America thwarts convictions: Rights group

Latin America must tackle a social tolerance of children being sold for sex work and the growing online sex trade to boost low conviction rates for child sex trafficking, a rights group said.

Indian-origin man claims son killed by VIPs in UK

An Indian-origin father in the UK has claimed that his eight-year-old son had been killed by politically well-connected people in 1981 and the Scotland Yard covered up the incident in a bid to protect the VIP paedophiles.

Vatican arrests former archbishop on paedophilia charges

The Vatican on Tuesday arrested a former archbishop accused of paying for sex with children while he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic, the first-ever arrest inside the city state on charges of paedophilia. 

Croatia Church finds priest guilty of sexually abusing minors

The Croatian Catholic Church has found one of its priests guilty of sexually abusing minors, the first such ruling in the staunchly Catholic nation.

Paedophilia a deep-rooted sexual orientation: Study

Paedophilia, which has been viewed as a psychological disorder triggered by early childhood trauma, is actually a sexual orientation rooted deeply in our biological clock.

Odisha Police issues look-out circular against French tourist

The Odisha Police on Thursday issued a Look Out notice against a French tourist after registering a case against him on a complaint of Paedophilia.

Paedophilia is an illness, says top Catholic Cardinal

Vatican was embroiled in fresh controversy as one of its top cardinals described paedophilia as a psychological "illness".

Vatican prosecutor warns on Asia child abuse problem

Thousands of clergy abuse scandals in Europe and the
United States have rocked the Catholic Church in recent years.

British man convicted of paedophilia in Cambodia

Cambodia has long been a magnet for foreign paedophiles because of poverty.

GQ’s risque ‘Glee’ photo borders on paedophilia

The Parents Television Council has put down a racy picture of ‘Glee’ stars, which had appeared in GQ magazine, as being a “near-pornographic display”.

Indian priest accused of paedophilia in Italy

An Indian priest who confessed to sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl in central Italy has been placed under house arrest.

Pope hopes Irish abuse letter will heal wounds

Pope Benedict, facing a spreading scandal of child sexual abuse by priests in the Roman Catholic Church, said on Wednesday he hopes his imminent letter on the problem will "help repentance, healing and renewal”.

Merkel says paedophilia not just a Church issue

Chancellor Angela Merkel said that
sexual abuse of children was a problem facing all of German
society, not just the Roman Catholic Church, amid a
snowballing scandal over paedophile priests.

French Culture Minister accused of paedophilia

French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterand, who was one of director Roman Polanski`s first supporters, has come under pressure after being accused of paedophilia, French media reported Thursday.