Trump’s lawyer calls Democrats’ demands for tax returns “a gross abuse of power”

Trump’s lawyer calls Democrats’ demands for tax returns “a gross abuse of power”

For more than four years, President Donald Trump has refused to release his federal income tax returns. Friday, his attorney said the president plans to continue doing so, despite pressure from House Democrats to make the returns public. In a letter to the Treasury Department, Trump’s attorney William Consovoy called on the Internal Revenue Service…

Top cardinal admits the Catholic Church destroyed files to hide sex abuse

The Roman Catholic Church took pains to deliberately hide the extent of its global sex abuse crisis, going as far as destroying documents and failing to compile records that could be used to prosecute perpetrators, a top cardinal admitted this week. At an unprecedented Vatican summit designed to tackle the church’s lingering child sex abuse…

Top cardinal admits the Catholic Church destroyed files to hide sex abuse

The Roman Catholic Church took pains to deliberately hide the extent of its global sex abuse crisis, going as far as destroying documents and failing to compile records that could be used to prosecute perpetrators, a top cardinal admitted this week. At an unprecedented Vatican summit designed to tackle the church’s lingering child sex abuse…
An ex-cardinal has been defrocked for sex abuse. This has likely never happened before.

An ex-cardinal has been defrocked for sex abuse. This has likely never happened before.

The Vatican has defrocked Theodore McCarrick, an ex-cardinal and the former archbishop of Washington, in the most significant punishment to date in the wide-scale sex-abuse scandal that has consumed the Roman Catholic Church. McCarrick, who was accused of abusing at least three minors and harassing adult seminarians, is the most senior-level church figure to be…

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