Pa. Court Blocks Release of Clergy Sex-Abuse Report

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The release of a grand jury report detailing cases of clerical sex abuse in six of the eight Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania has been blocked by the state’s Supreme Court for unspecified reasons. The court released the...

Ex-Vatican Diplomat Found Guilty of Child-Pornography Charges

VATICAN CITY — At the close of his civil trial in the Vatican, former Holy See diplomat Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella was found guilty of possessing and distributing child pornography and given a five-year prison sentence. The priest was also...