You are here

People

US nuns demand action to end ‘culture of silence’ on abuse

VATICAN CITY — The largest association of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States urged its members Monday to report any sexual abuse of religious sisters by clergy and demanded that church authorities “take action to end a culture of silence, hold abusers accountable and provide support to those abused.”

US Navy dedicates Japan-based destroyer to US Sen. McCain

YOKOSUKA, Japan — Not just one, not just two, but three generations of McCains are now honoured on a U.S. Navy ship in the Pacific.

The secretary of the Navy added U.S. Sen. John McCain’s name Thursday to a warship that had already been named for the Arizona lawmaker’s father and grandfather, both former Navy admirals.