NJ dioceses extend deadline for victims fund

New Jersey’s Roman Catholic dioceses have given a six-week extension to childhood victims of sexual assault considering applying for compensation from a fund the church set up.

Vatican office struggling to keep up with clergy abuse cases

The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from around the world this year - suggesting that the worst may be yet to come in a crisis that has plagued the Roman Catholic Church.