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Pope issues new law requiring priests, nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-ups

Pope Francis issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to

Intimidation, verbal abuse of Canada’s elite athletes are not uncommon, study finds

A snapshot of the mental and physical well-being of Canada’s top athletes reveals toxic relationships with

‘Sincere regret’: Whitecaps owners apologize for handling of abuse allegations

The co-owners of the Whitecaps professional soccer team have posted an apology expressing their “sincere regret

Isles' offence adds to fans' abuse in John Tavares' return to Long Island as a Leaf

Energized by a raucous home crowd that vehemently booed and serenaded former captain John Tavares in his first

Vatican sex abuse summit organizer unsure if accused priests still active

A dramatic feature of the sex abuse summit now underway at the Vatican has been the

'For me, it was like dying': Deaf Italians recall clergy abuse as Pope's landmark summit gets underway

Alessandro Vantini uses crude gestures to illustrate the way three priests abused him throughout his entire

Pope defrocks former U.S. cardinal over sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of

Ottawa, provinces commit to addressing abuse in sports

Canadian politicians are banding together to address harassment, abuse and discrimination in sports, but details on

Shattered Trust: Parents raising questions over sex abuse in sports

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'It isn't up to children to protect themselves': How to keep kids safe from sexual abuse in sports

This story is the third of a three-part series by CBC News and Sports on abuse in amateur