Author of Red Roulette: Why did Peng Shuai expose Zhang Gaoli?

China 12/11/21, 13:31

The memoir Red Roulette by author Shen Dong (Desmond Shum) has shocked the West after exposing a series of dark acts of high-ranking CCP officials. In a recent interview, when talking about the Peng Shuai case, Shen said that because Peng was threatened, she decided to expose her illicit relationship ...

Rabbi accused of abusing 5 women and dozens of children

U.S. 12/07/21, 14:56

Five women sued Rabbi Baruch Lanner of New Jersey, USA, for repeated physical and emotional abuse, including sexual abuse, also arguing that the Jewish institutions to which they complained did nothing about it. "During Lanner's 30-year career as a Jewish youth leader and approximately 15-year career as director of yeshiva ...

Unaccompanied migrant children suffer sexual and physical abuse, government documents reveal

Texas 09/23/21, 01:22

Unaccompanied migrant children brought across the southern border suffered physical and sexual abuse according to documents recently released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), according to Fox News. The documents were obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch through the Freedom of Information Act several months after ...

Former NY bishop admits he helped priests conceal alleged sex abuse

New York 08/01/21, 20:52

A religious leader came forward about relocating multiple New York priests allegedly involved in sexual misconduct to avoid accountability for decades. Howard Hubbard has confessed to resolving misconduct by relocating priests to different parishes, between 1977 and 2014. The former Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany bishop revealed the practice was common ...

Houston-area pastor charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

Texas 09/27/19, 07:55

A Houston-area pastor charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl at a church in Minnesota has ties to the Pittsburgh area.  Paul Cain, 65, is charged with sexual abuse of a child and sexual assault of a child. His bond has been set for $200,000. According to Harris County deputies, an investigation ...

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude

Europe 05/10/19, 08:01

Pope Francis has vowed to combat the of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them as maids. Francis told 850 superiors of religious orders gathered Friday for the triennial assembly of the International Union of Superiors General, the main umbrella group of nuns, ...

Update: R. Kelly back at hearing in sexual abuse case

Entertainment 05/07/19, 11:15

The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:50 a.m. R&B singer R. Kelly is back in court for a hearing in his sexual abuse case. Musician R. Kelly, center, arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court building for a hearing Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Chicago. ...

US finds “severe” problems in Alabama prisons

U.S. 04/03/19, 10:37

The Justice Department has determined that Alabama's prisons are violating the Constitution by failing to protect inmates from violence and sexual abuse and by housing them in unsafe and overcrowded facilities, according to a scathing report Wednesday that described the problems as "severe" and "systemic." The federal government also is putting ...

Arkansas pastor to lead Southern Baptist executive committee

U.S. 04/02/19, 21:49

Arkansas Pastor Ronnie Floyd has been elected president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention's executive committee after the man previously in the role resigned due to an inappropriate relationship. The committee elected Floyd at a meeting Tuesday in Dallas. His previous SBC leadership roles include being SBC president from 2014 ...

R. Kelly’s music legacy tested again after sex abuse charges

Entertainment 02/24/19, 03:10

R. Kelly is regarded as one of music's all-time hit makers, but the years of sexual abuse allegations against the embattled R&B star have created a dark cloud over his musical legacy. Some believe Kelly's career is in serious jeopardy once again after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual ...

Oregon man who calls for help gets arrested on sex charges

U.S. 02/19/19, 21:09

A man who authorities say lured a 13-year-old girl from her Seattle-area home and drove with her into Oregon was arrested when the rental car the two were traveling in became stuck in deep snow, Clatsop County Sheriff Tom Bergin said Tuesday. Christopher Thomas Knox, of Hillsboro, Oregon, called the sheriff's ...

Vatican expels former US cardinal Mccarrick

U.S. 02/16/19, 07:21

The Vatican said in a statement that in January 2019 it had found McCarrick guilty of '. . . solicitation in the Sacrament of Confession and sins against the Sixth Commandment with minors and with adults, with the aggravating factor of the abuse of power'

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