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New Guam archbishop after predecessor's sex abuse verdict

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has formally named Monsignor Michael Byrnes as Guam's archbishop following the definitive sex abuse verdict against his predecessor. Byrnes in 2016 h...

Archbishop: Vatican decision closure to a 'sorrowful shame'

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The Vatican's decision to uphold its conviction of the U.S. territory's ousted Archbishop Anthony Apuron for sexually abusing minors marks a sorrowful chapter in church history, t...

Guam Catholic Church enters bankruptcy amid sex abuse claims

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam's Catholic Church has filed for bankruptcy, a move that will allow the archdiocese to avoid trial in dozens of child sexual abuse lawsuits and enter settlement negotiations. ...

Church: Guam archbishop faces new sexual assault allegation

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Catholic church officials in Guam say they have notified the Vatican of a new sexual abuse allegation against Archbishop Anthony Apuron. According to the Archdio...

Devoutly Catholic Guam celebrates Mass amid N. Korea threat

TUMON, Guam (AP) — Across Guam — where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic — priests prayed for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory faced a missile threat from North Korea. ...

Guam Catholic Church sees a "perfect storm" of controversy

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The Catholic Church on the Pacific island of Guam has been devastated by allegations that its longtime archbishop sexually abused altar boys. But even before the scandal broke, Gu...

Guam archbishop: Settlements promising end to abuse lawsuits

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The leader of Guam's Catholic Church says financial settlements could be a good solution for the archdiocese, which is facing $115 million in civil lawsuits alleging child sexual ...