Child sexual exploitation

Pope Francis walks to his chair for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
October 06, 2017 - 9:25 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online — even as the Vatican confronts its own cross-border child porn investigation involving a top papal envoy. Francis met with...
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October 05, 2017 - 3:10 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The state Supreme Court will hear an appeal for a new trial from a prep school graduate who was convicted in 2015 of sexually assaulting a classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest, an order released Thursday said. Owen Labrie, of Tunbridge, Vermont, is challenging a judge...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2015 file photo, Mark Salling arrives at the 32nd annual Paleyfest "Glee" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Prosecutors filed a plea agreement on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in which Salling agrees to plead guilty to possession of child pornography in a case filed after investigators found more than 50,000 images of child porn on his laptop in December 2015. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
October 04, 2017 - 7:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Glee" actor Mark Salling has reached a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to possession of child pornography. The plea agreement filed Tuesday in federal court in Los Angeles states the actor is admitting he possessed images of prepubescent children. The agreement...
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Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin speaks at the Gregorian University in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. The Vatican secretary of state urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social networking sites on Tuesday to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse and exploitation, even as one of his diplomats is caught up in an international child porn investigation. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
October 03, 2017 - 2:15 pm
ROME (AP) — The Vatican secretary of state urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites on Tuesday to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse and exploitation — a statement that came even as one of his diplomats is caught up in an international child...
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Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin speaks at the Gregorian University in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. The Vatican secretary of state urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social networking sites on Tuesday to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse and exploitation, even as one of his diplomats is caught up in an international child porn investigation. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
October 03, 2017 - 2:15 pm
ROME (AP) — The Vatican secretary of state urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites on Tuesday to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse and exploitation — a statement that came even as one of his diplomats is caught up in an international child...
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September 29, 2017 - 2:56 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Canadian police have issued an arrest warrant for the Vatican diplomat who was recalled from the United States in a child pornography investigation, accusing him of accessing porn over Christmas last year from a church. Police in Windsor, Ontario, said Carlo Capella, a 50-year-...
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September 29, 2017 - 2:56 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Canadian police have issued an arrest warrant for the Vatican diplomat who was recalled from the United States in a child pornography investigation, accusing him of accessing porn over Christmas last year from a church. Police in Windsor, Ontario, said Carlo Capella, a 50-year-...
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September 29, 2017 - 2:26 pm
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September 28, 2017 - 2:44 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Five former students are suing a school district and their high school principal, who was fired after being accused of uploading nude images from confiscated cellphones. Lawyers for the women say former LaRue County High School Principal Stephen Kyle Goodlett and the Kentucky...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:08 am
BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — A former Maryland priest has been charged with making and possessing pornographic photos of young boys. Fernando Cristancho of Bel Air served as a priest from 1999 to 2002 at St. Ignatius Church in Hickory. Court records say that detectives found photos of young boys on...
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