The prestigious all-boys private school in Bethesda, Maryland, says investigators received seven “highly credible” reports from alumni about sex abuse by a former teacher.
Maryland’s top law enforcement official on Thursday announced a phone hotline for victims to report child sex abuse associated with a place of worship or school across the U.S. state, which is steeped in Catholicism like few others.
A man convicted of assaulting his ex-wife and sexually abusing a mentally disabled man has been sentenced to 36 years in prison.
The Maryland Province of Jesuits released a list of names of Jesuit priests, including several who served in the D.C. area, who it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors dating back to the 1950s.
The abuse began in 2017 when the boy was 12. Joseph Coffinberger met the boy online and began driving to Ellicott City, Maryland, where he initiated a sexual relationship.
A U.S. Air Force airman has pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact with a child while at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.
Avoiding any direct confrontation with the Vatican, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops ended the public sessions of its three-day meeting without any vote on two major anti-abuse proposals that had been drafted weeks ago.
Two more teen girls say Urbano Vasquez of the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church inappropriately touched, kissed them in recent years.
Virginia elected officials are sharing their personal stories of domestic violence and sexual abuse, in hopes of encouraging others to get help.
An employee at the Washington Hebrew Congregation in Northwest has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of sexual abuse involving one or more children at the Edlavitch-Tyser Early Childhood Center.
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office announced charges last week against 62-year-old Kevin O’Connor of Sterling including sexual assault by force and taking indecent liberties with a child.
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The Xaverian Brothers, a lay religious order headquartered in Baltimore that sponsors about a dozen schools across the United States, has identified the accused man as Brother Robert Flaherty.
A school opening in 2020 might feature the Mother Mary Lange’s name. It was originally supposed to be named for the late Cardinal William H. Keeler, accused of failing to act in the case of priests who abused children in Pennsylvania.
A judge has set a $5,000 bond for a Maryland man facing charges of sexual abuse of a minor.
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