Francis ‘unblocks’ Romero beatification, official says Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador (CNS/Octavio Duran) John L. Allen Jr. | Apr. 22, 2013 A Vatican official responsible for the sainthood cause of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador announced Sunday that the cause has been “unblocked” by Pope Francis, suggesting that beatification of the assassinated prelate could come swiftly. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia […]
Michael Brown: Autopsy reveals unarmed teen shot 6 times by police The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, United States, a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, an 18-year-old man, died after being shot at least six times by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, 28. Brown was unarmed and had no adult criminal record
Take disclosures of sexual abuse seriously, victim says SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — People who hear disclosures of sexual abuse have an obligation to take the allegations seriously, said a victim of the disgraced former Penn State assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky.
Officers accused of bending rules on sex sting arrests BARTOW, Fla. — In the decade since Dateline NBC’s To Catch a Predator segments popularized Internet sex stings, more than 1,200 men in Florida have been arrested, accused of preying on underage teens and children for sex.
‘Sextortion’ is an online ‘epidemic’ against children Sometimes he was “Mario,” sometimes “Quan” or “Money,” but Hutchinson, 28, always pretended to be a cute 16-year-old Georgia boy. He used a photo of a younger cousin in the profiles.
Caution needed with Gaza casualty figures Of those Palestinians, the status of 279 could not be identified, at least 1,354 were civilians, including 415 children and 214 women, the UN body reported.
Policeman, wife arrested on child-sex charges Dia Harris, 40, of Charlotte faces 12 charges: three counts of felony child abuse, three counts of indecent liberties with a minor, three counts of crime against nature and three counts of first-degree sex offense.