Church Sex Abuse Victims Cheer Bill Heading To Gov. Brown's DeskKathleen Conti is pleased the senate passed SB131. The Stockton woman says she was abused by a Jehovah’s Witness leader when she was a teenager, and a family member also became a victim.
Stockton Diocese Considers Bankruptcy In Wake Of Sex Abuse SettlementsMoney troubles have the Diocese of Stockton considering filing for bankruptcy in the wake of child sex-abuse lawsuit settlments
Visiting Priest Arrested On Sexual Battery, Child Molestation Charges In Sutter CountyA visiting priest from Colombia has been arrested on suspicion of sexual battery and molestation of a minor in Yuba City, according to the Diocese of Stockton.
Trial Against Stockton Diocese Continues After Priest Flees CountryThe civil lawsuit accusing a Central Valley priest of child abuse is continuing despite the fact that the priest has fled to his native Ireland.
Lockeford Priest Held Liable Of Sexual Assault In Civil Suit Flees To IrelandA Catholic priest who was held liable in a civil trial earlier this month of sexually molesting an altar boy in the 1980s has fled the country, according to the Stockton Diocese.
Defrocked Stockton Priest Sentenced To Three Years On Child Porn ChargesA former Stockton priest who was defrocked for molesting children and whose story was made into an award-winning documentary on sex abuse in the Catholic church has been sentenced to three years behind bars on child porn charges in Ireland.
Stockton Diocese Settles Two More Abuse CasesThe Roman Catholic diocese in Stockton has settled two more lawsuits involving a defrocked priest who spoke openly in a 2006 documentary about molesting children.
California Ex-Priest Arrested In Ireland On Child Porn ChargesA defrocked California priest made notorious by an award-winning documentary on sex abuse in the Catholic church has been detained by Irish authorities on child pornography charges, police said Monday.