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Diocese and Church Sued for Priest that Molested 12 Year-Old Boy

As reported by the Portland Tribune, a family has filed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland, and the St. Luke Catholic Church in Woodburn, in regards to a priest that took ...

Rev. Faces Sexual Misconduct Suit, Resigns from Missouri State Board of Education

Amidst claims of sexual misconduct in a new lawsuit, the president of the Missouri State Board of Education, Rev. S.A., has resigned his position as he works to defend himself, as reported by the St. ...

Diocese with Knowledge of Priest "Sexually Molesting Children" Named in Suit

The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay has been named in lawsuit for keeping their knowledge of a priest's propensity for child molestations away from the public, and saving his career by moving him ...

Lawsuit: Diocese Transferred Priest 20 Times After Each Allegation of Abuse

A 25 year-old male has filed a lawsuit against a priest that sexually abused him when he was 10 years-old, along with the Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco, the Bishop of San Jose, the Bishop ...

Lawsuit Filed Against Priest for Abuse and Diocese for Cover-up

An unidentified victim of priest abuse has spoken out in support of other victims yet to come forward, as his own lawsuit against his former priest, A.C., and the Diocese of San Bernardino, heads ...

Repressed Memories, for Over 40 Years, Exposed in Priest Abuse Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a 57 year-old man that has recalled sexual abuse via his priest, from when he was approximately 11 years-old, which has left him with personal injuries, as reported by The ...

Archbishop Apologizes During Mass as Part of Settlement in Abuse Case

In a rare settlement agreement, a woman was awarded $480,000 in a priest abuse lawsuit, with the added stipulation that the Archdiocese of Portland apologize for the priest's actions, as reported ...

Lawsuit Against Priest Claims "Financial Elder Abuse"

A widow has filed a lawsuit that accuses a Catholic priest of pursuing a friendship with her solely to gain access to her money, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has since suspended him, as reported ...

Fired Church Employee Commits Sexual Battery, Allowed to Volunteer and Commits Sexual Battery Again

As reported by the Courthouse News Service, a personal injury lawsuit has been filed against the First Baptist Church of Canton for hiring a man first as an employee, and later, after sexual ...

SNAP and Religious Order Comment on Current Priest Abuse Case

While a former Iona College president faces charges of sexual abuse, with the accusations posted online by the western regional director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), his ...

Lawsuit: Diocese "Responsible" for Unwanted Advances of Priest Performing Exorcism

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington has been named in a priest abuse lawsuit for its failure to protect a woman from a priest's sexual molestations during a two-year exorcism, as reported by the ...

War Hero Wins $2 Million Settlement for One Incident of Priest Abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, and not the allegedly destitute priest accused of sexual abuse, will be paying a man $2 million for a single act of sexual abuse, as reported by the Kansas City ...

Money Trail From Priest to Victim Eventually Leads to Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

The Times Union has reported that two brothers have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese, after their father uncovered a paper trail of personal checks written by a ...

High-Ranking Priest, and Former Diocese, Named in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A former deacon, that held top-ranking positions in agencies meant to protect children from abuse, has been named in a lawsuit, along with his former diocese, for sexual abuse, as reported by the St. ...

Lawsuit: Priest Abuse Victim Recalls Events 25 Years Old

A former Catholic priest has been accused of molesting a young boy, while he was actively serving as a priest for the St. Andrews Catholic Church, when the boy was ten years old, as reported by the ...

Priest Faces Second Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A former priest that is fighting four-year-old allegations of sexual abuse from one victim, is now facing new accusations from another, as reported by the Modesto Bee. Both victims were minors at the ...

Latest Abuse Lawsuit Makes Almost a Dozen Lodged Against Same Priest

Ten men have been joined by an 11 th in filing lawsuits that accuse the same retired Catholic priest for serial molestations that occurred when each was a boy, throughout parishes in the Willamette ...

Victim Waits 10 Years Before Filing Sex Abuse Suit Against Priest and Church Leaders

A young man has filed a lawsuit against a priest, the Roman Catholic bishop of San Jose, and other Catholic leaders, for alleged sexual abuse that occurred ten years ago, as reported by the Mercury ...

Victim Waits 10 Years Before Filing Sex Abuse Suit Against Priest and Church Leaders

A young man has filed a lawsuit against a priest, the Roman Catholic bishop of San Jose, and other Catholic leaders, for alleged sexual abuse that occurred ten years ago, as reported by the Mercury ...

Founder of Catholic Order Accused of Sexual Abuse by His Son

A young man that was sexually abused by his father, who was the founder of a Catholic religious order, is the subject of a priest abuse lawsuit, as reported by the Associated Press for Google News. A ...

Statute of Limitations Rule at Center of Priest Abuse Lawsuit

Although a deadline has passed in a priest abuse case, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court will consider an appeal that would allow the case to move forward, as reported by the Bangor Daily News. The ...

Philadelphia's Roman Catholic Church at Crux of $450K Suit

The Huffington Post has reported that the Roman Catholic church of Philadelphia, its diocese, and other defendants, stand accused of "callous indifference" in a lawsuit filed by a man that suffered ...

Priest Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Maryville Abbey

The Maryville Daily Forum from Missouri has reported that a resident has filed a lawsuit against the Conception Abbey for their alleged cover up of a monk's sexual abuse. The sexual abuse occurred in ...

Priest Abuse of Minor in YMCA Warrants Lawsuit

The Kansas City Star has reported that a local priest has been removed of his duties by his diocese, due to their finding allegations of misconduct with minors to be credible, while a second lawsuit ...

Lawsuit Filed for Man Mentally Disabled Due to Priest Abuse

As read in the Delco Times, archdiocesan officials, including the Archbishop of Philadelphia, Cardinal Justin Rigali, are named in a lawsuit that alleges a connection between a priest’s sexual abuse ...
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