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Pope Francis' Push to End Sexual Abuse

CORPORATE | Sep 15
The Pope is taking action against sexual abuse among the clergy, but is the action anything more than cosmetic?

UK Lawmaker Embroiled in Male Escort Scandal Steps Down from Committee

A powerful Labour Party lawmaker has stepped down as the chair of the U.K. Home Affairs Select Committee following a sex scandal involving male escorts.

Where 'Gay American' Jim McGreevey Is, 10 Years On

POLITICS | By Geoff Mulvihill | Aug 10
Ten years after he announced that he was a "gay American" and would resign from office after a scandal-plagued stint as New Jersey governor, Jim McGreevey is back in government, this time mostly as an evangelist for prison reform.

Former Elmo Voice Actor Cleared of Sexual Abuse Charges

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 25
The man behind the voice of the beloved monster Elmo on "Sesame Street" for nearly 30-years, has been cleared of sex abuse charges.

No Shame :: Dustin Lance Black Responds After College Rejects Him

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black was disinvited to be the commencement speaker at his alma mater after the college’s administrators learned of his 2009 sex pic scandal. Black, however, fired back at the officials.

Sex Abuse Files On 30 Chicago Priests Going Public

NATIONAL | By Tammy Weber | Jan 21
Thousands of pages of documents showing how the Archdiocese of Chicago handled the sexual abuse of children by priests will be made public Tuesday, providing the broadest look yet into the details of what the archdiocese knew and did - or didn’t do

Aussie Anthony Weiner Embroiled in Sex Scandal

An Australian state lawmaker accused of sending raunchy pictures of himself to a woman stepped down as the head of an ethics committee on Tuesday, apologizing to his family and dubbing the scandal indefensible.

Claims Against Mayor Inflict Turmoil on San Diego

POLITICS | By Elliot Spagat | Jul 25
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been mired in a scandal over allegations that he sexually harassed women. The lurid claims have become the talk of the town - plunging California’s second-largest city into political turmoil amid demands for him to resign.

Woman Describes Berlusconi’s Bunga Bunga Parties

INTERNATIONAL | By Colleen Barry | May 17
Silvio Berlusconi’s private disco featured not only aspiring show girls performing striptease acts as sexy nuns and nurses, but also dressed as President Barack Obama and a prominent Milan prosecutor.

Scottish Cardinal to Atone For Sexual Misconduct

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield | May 15
The Scottish cardinal who resigned as archbishop after admitting to sexual misconduct will leave Scotland for months of prayer and atonement, the Vatican said Wednesday in a rare sanction.

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