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Pope begs forgiveness for `sacrilegious cult` of Church sexual abuse

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 02:27

Pope apologises for "sacrilegious cult" of Church``s sexual abuse

Pope meets sex abuse victims for first time

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:36

Pope Francis met clerical sex abuse victims for the first time Monday, amid criticism that he has been slow to deal with a scandal hugely damaging to the Catholic Church.

Rolf Harris faces fresh sex abuse claims in Britain

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 21:04

A dozen women have made fresh allegations against veteran TV star Rolf Harris after a British court found him guilty of a string of sex assaults against girls over nearly 20 years.

Hundreds of Argentine kids separated from parents after sex abuse

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 03:38

The sexual abuse of nearly 300 girls and boys in just one year in a single Argentine province led authorities to separate them from their parents, authorities said.

Five Thai monks charged over child sex abuse ring: Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 15:06

Thai police today said they had charged five defrocked Buddhist abbots with sexually abusing eight boys at monasteries around the northern city of Chiang Mai.

New `sex abuse` claim filed against Michael Jackson

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 16:37

The star of a 1987 Pepsi ad featuring Michael Jackson has alleged that the King of Pop sexually abused him for years.

US indicts Japan base worker for sex abuse

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 01:55

US prosecutors Monday indicted a military employee in Japan for allegedly having sex with a drunken underage girl, amid a no-tolerance policy for misconduct on bases in the allied nation.

Italian victims of priest sex abuse appeal to pope

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 05:50

Italian victims of priestly sex abuse have appealed directly to Pope Francis for justice, calling for a commission of inquiry into the problem in the Vatican`s backyard.

UN anti-torture watchdog grills Vatican over child sex abuse

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 22:05

The UN`s anti-torture watchdog grilled the Vatican on Monday over efforts to stamp out child sex abuse by priests, as the Church defended an approach which victims said had "failed terribly".

Bryan Singer hit with new sex abuse lawsuit

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 16:39

`X-Men` director Bryan Singer has now been accused of sexually assaulting another teenager in a lawsuit filed by an anonymous UK citizen.

UN anti-torture watchdog spotlights Vatican`s record

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 16:31

A UN anti-torture watchdog on Monday began a two-day grilling of the Vatican over its efforts to stamp out child sex abuse by priests.

Australian Navy hit by abuse claims; 220 child sailors raped, brutalised?

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 11:11

Allegations that 220 child sailors at an Australian navy training base were raped or brutalised in the 1980s are so serious they will be raised in a paper to parliament, a report said Monday.