WOODBRIDGE – A priest who served at St. Cecelia Church in the Iselin section has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault of a child between the ages of 14 and 17 in the 1990s, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Thursday. Father Thomas P. Ganley, 63, of
Parties trying to settle Guam’s 200-plus clergy sex abuse claims are bracing for the impact of the federal government’s partial shutdown and reports of the Boy Scouts of America’s consideration of bankruptcy filing, lawyers told the court Thursday. The Archdiocese of Agana filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday to reorganize and pay off clergy sex abuse claims.
SANTIAGO, Chile — Authorities arrested a priest Thursday on accusations of sexually abusing minors, the latest turn in a scandal engulfing Chile’s Roman Catholic Church for having covered up abuses for decades. Oscar Munoz Toledo, a priest who was once the chancellor of Santiago’s archbishopric, was arrested by police on the orders of prosecutor
An Australian archbishop is facing up to two years in prison after being convicted of concealing child sex abuse by a fellow priest in the 1970s. Archbishop Philip Wilson is the highest ranking Catholic official to be convicted of covering up sexual abuse, part of a global scandal which has dogged the Vatican for