- Boston auxiliary bishop to head Maine diocese Updated: Dec-18-13 12:09 pm
- Group seeks to extend time abuse victims can sue Updated: Dec-09-13 10:27 am
- Pope forms commission to advise on sex abuse Updated: Dec-05-13 1:34 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The Most Rev. Robert Deeley, auxiliary bishop of Boston, was named by Pope Francis to lead the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, the Vatican announced Wednesday.
BOSTON - Child welfare advocates have sent a letter to the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston asking him to back legislation that would extend the time that victims of childhood sexual abuse could file lawsuits.
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has responded to complaints that he has largely ignored the clerical sex abuse scandal by assembling a panel of experts to advise the Holy See on protecting children from pedophiles and helping abuse victims heal.