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R. Kelly arrested on child pornography charges: report

Kelly has a decades-long history of abuse allegations, especially of underage girls, and was acquitted in a child porn trial over a decade ago

Cardinal Pell appeals landmark child sex conviction

Cardinal George Pell, found guilty earlier this year on five counts including oral rape and molestation, will begin his appeal against the convictions

Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life at the age of 16, gets clemency

Without Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's intervention, Brown would have remained in prison at least until 2055

Pope faces fresh claims of sex abuse cover-up

Fresh pedophilia cover-up claims hit Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday in the case of a US priest who allegedly molested up to 200 deaf boys.

Pope writes open letter in attempt to quell paedophile row

The pope attempted to defuse growing anger in Ireland over sex abuse scandals on Wednesday by acknowledging the church had been "severely shaken".

Oprah in court for defamation trial over SA school

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is expected to defend herself in a defamation case linked to the sex-abuse scandal at her girls school in South Africa.

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