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World 02 Oct 2020 | 12:33 AM

New York Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy to cover abuse lawsuit costs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Roman Catholic diocese in New York's suburbs on Long Island, one of the largest in the United States, on Thursday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing the cost of lawsuits filed by sexual abuse victims, compounded by COVID-19 pandemic economic losses.

Nation 21 Sep 2020 | 7:00 AM

Calls for paedophile registry return

IPOH: Calls for a national paedophile registry to be set up have resumed following several recent cases involving child sex offenders in Malaysia.