PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Guam’s Catholic diocese sued over alleged abuse

Clip: 08/08/2019 | 2m 55s

In our news wrap Thursday, more than 200 people in Guam are suing the U.S. territory’s Catholic diocese for sexual abuse dating back to the 1950s. The island’s former archbishop was convicted of sex abuse and cover-up in 2016 but remains a bishop. Also, more than 200 U.S. mayors are urging senators to return to Washington and pass gun safety legislation after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton.

Aired: 08/08/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.