Houston-area ex-priest indicted on child sex abuse charges

A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Manuel La Rosa-Lopez on two of four counts that had led to his Sept. 1…

US ambassador to the Vatican meets with abuse survivors

The US ambassador to the Vatican met Friday with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, saying she hopes a historic summit at the Vatican this week will lead to a "renewed commitment" in the Catholic Church to end the scourge of clergy sexual abuse.