| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:16 AM
During the Roman Catholic Church's decades-long sex abuse crisis, then-Los Angeles Archbishop Roger Mahony went to great lengths to keep law enforcement uninvolved. Instead of handing priests accused of abuse over to police, he would send them to...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Join Times reporters Ashley Powers and Victoria Kim for an L.A. Now Live chat at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss their series on Cardinal Roger Mahony and his role in the Catholic Church's child abuse sex scandal.
FULL STORY: Clergy abuse cases were a threat...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:42 PM
ROME -- Pope Francis is forming a commission of experts to advise the Holy See on protecting children from abusive priests, keeping pedophiles out of the priesthood and caring for the victims of abuse, Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley said Thursday....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:38 PM
ROME — In his first formal response to one of the biggest challenges facing the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis is establishing a commission to look at how the church can better protect children from sexual abuse by its priests.
| Dec 7, 2013
Re "A path to upheaval," Dec. 1, and "Into the light," Dec. 2
As a survivor of child sexual abuse by a Roman Catholic priest in Los Angeles, I have mixed feelings about the articles on Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, the retired archbishop of Los Angeles...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:00 PM
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change Love and relationships are explored in a series of vignettes in this musical comedy. Crown City Theatre, 11031 Camarillo St., St. Matthew's LGBT Church, North Hollywood. 9/12. 8 p.m. 9/12; 8 p.m. 9/13; 8 p.m. 9/14;...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:35 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has emerged from his self-imposed silence inside the Vatican walls to publish a lengthy letter to one of Italy's most well-known atheists. In it, he denies having covered up for sexually abusive priests...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:34 PM
A man who will receive part of a $10-million settlement from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for abuse by a former priest on Thursday called on the new pope to punish church leaders who had covered up molestation of children.......
| May 18, 2013
| 9:28 AM
When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
No servant can serve two masters.
Those are the words of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. And yet how imperfectly have his followers taken them to heart. Throughout the history of Christianity, some of the most painful moments have been when church leaders...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Confidential personnel records from five Catholic religious orders were turned over to victims of sexual abuse Wednesday in the first wave of a court-ordered public disclosure expected to shed light on the role the groups, operating independently of the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"The Simpsons," "Portlandia" and the Grammy Awards were among the programs honored in the first batch of winners of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Most winners won't be announced for another month, but on Wednesday the Academy of Television Arts &...