Keyword: sex abuse

French cardinal Barbarin found guilty of covering up sexual abuse

Philippe Barbarin was handed six-month suspended sentence after the surprise verdict, and says he will resign from his position.

French cardinal admits 'errors' in handling of child sex abuse cases

Cardinal Barbarin made admission after meeting to discuss claims church failed to report several child sexual abuse cases in Lyon area.

French cardinal apologies to sex abuse victims

Philippe Barbarin, accused of covering up sexual abuse of children by priests, apologised to victims even though he was not in office at time.

French soldier faces investigation over Burkina Faso child sex abuse

Special forces soldier, 38, who was repatriated to France earlier in the week, faces probe over sexual abuse of two girls aged three and five.