Tag: Rape

Evolving door: New Year may bring new opportunities for women at Vatican

Evolving door: New Year may bring new opportunities for women at Vatican

| Cindy Wooden | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis opened 2020 with a strong call to acknowledge the dignity of women, end violence against them and stop the exploitation of women’s bodies.

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Court in India denies bail to bishop accused of raping nun

Court in India denies bail to bishop accused of raping nun

| October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

A state court in southern India has denied bail to a Catholic bishop accused of raping a nun on grounds that he could influence witnesses if released from jail.

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LCWR expresses ‘profound sadness’ over AP story on abuse of nuns globally

LCWR expresses ‘profound sadness’ over AP story on abuse of nuns globally

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious issued a statement in response to an Associated Press story describing rape and abuse of nuns by priests worldwide.

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Mexican Catholic youths transporting quake relief shot, robbed, raped

Mexican Catholic youths transporting quake relief shot, robbed, raped

| David Agren | September 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Members of a Catholic youth group were shot at and robbed as they transported earthquake relief to southern Mexico, leaving two volunteers hospitalized. Another volunteer was sexually assaulted.

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