World Harvest Church plans to appeal a multi-million dollar verdict rendered by a Franklin County jury yesterday. Two parents sued the mega church and one of its former day care workers for allegedly abusing their two-year-old child last year.
Recent stories of animal abuse have failed to spur efforts to regulate animal rescue operations.
Ohio Catholic leaders have started $3 million fund to help victims of childhood sexual abuse. But some victims say the Counseling Assistance Fund is a publicity stunt
Thousands of colorful pinwheels are planted in Livingston PArk as a colorful reminder that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. WOSU’s Sabrina Hersi-Issa reports
Some Ohioans who say they were sexually abused by clergymen are seething. They are upset that .when the Ohio House of Representatives Wednesday passed a bill attacking sexual abuse, it was stripped of a key provision the victims had pushed. And later, state senators agreed with the move.
The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has released statistics on priests accused of sexual abusing children. As part of a national study on priests sexual abuse, the Columbus Diocese reports between 1950 and 2002 – 26 priests and deacons affiliated with the diocese were accused of sexual abuse.