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Sexual Assault

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  • In Theory: Celibacy and church scandal

    The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe celibacy is the root cause of this scandal, or could there exist other causes that haven't been addressed yet? How are celibacy and its challenges addressed within your religious ranks, if it is mandated? Celibacy is a charism: a gift from God.
  • Man arrested on airplane

    A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery Thursday after he inappropriately touched a 16-year-old girl on a flight from Northern California to Burbank, authorities said. Van Nuys resident Alexander Weber, who was aboard the Southwest...

    Glendale man enters plea after alleged sexual assault of teen girl

    Glendale man enters plea after alleged sexual assault of teen girl
    A 33-year-old Glendale man was charged this week after allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met online, police said. The police investigation began last Thursday when the girl’s older siblings found an explicit photo of the man,...

    Man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in her home

    Man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in her home
    An 18-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested late Wednesday night after he allegedly entered a stranger's home and sexually assaulted her, police said. At around 11 p.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Orange Grove Avenue, where the suspect,...

    Man charged in break-in, sexual assault at Glendale residence

    Man charged in break-in, sexual assault at Glendale residence
    An 18-year-old Azusa man was charged on Monday with breaking into a Glendale home and sexually assaulting a 38-year-old woman at knifepoint, officials said. The man, identified as Justine Amador Rios, was charged with two counts of forcible oral...