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Associated PressBOSTON - Long before the public became aware of former priest John Geoghan, clergy sex abuse had cast a shadow over the Roman Catholic Church with claims of molestation and rape, multimillion-dollar settlements and exhaustive publicity. But it was the...
Tags: Prosecution, Laws, Roman Catholicism, Labor Legislation, Murder
Sun StaffA Baltimore judge ordered a mental evaluation yesterday for Dontee D. Stokes, who pleaded to be allowed to go home to await trial on charges of shooting a Roman Catholic priest he says sexually abused him years ago. Stokes, who said he was "depressed but...
Tags: Prisons, Depression, Abusive Behavior, Medical Services, Death
Sun StaffThe Vatican has rejected at least part of a proposed policy on child sexual abuse adopted by the U.S. Catholic bishops in June because it conflicts with the rights of priests protected by church law, according to church sources. Vatican officials are...
Associated PressNEW YORK - A draft of the national survey of sex abuse claims against Roman Catholic priests has been viewed by CNN, which reported yesterday that 4,450 clergymen have been accused of molesting minors since 1950. The draft survey said 11,000 abuse claims...
The Roman Catholic religious order that runs Brother Rice High School in Chicago and St. Laurence High School in Burbank didn't want Brother Edward Chrysostom Courtney in Chicago any longer. So in the early 1970s, the Irish Christian Brothers shipped...
ReutersNEW YORK, May 23 (Reuters) - An order of the Roman Catholic Church has agreed to pay $16.5 million to more than 400 adults who said they were sexually abused as children by religious leaders, the parties announced on Thursday in separate statements....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - An order of the Roman Catholic Church has agreed to pay $16.5 million to more than 400 adults who said they were sexually abused as children by religious leaders, the parties announced on Thursday in separate statements. The...
Tribune reporterInternal church records released Tuesday show that Chicago Jesuits consciously concealed the crimes of convicted sex offender Donald McGuire for more than 40 years as the prominent Roman Catholic priest continued to sexually abuse dozens of children...
Reuters* Francis warns of threat of a self-referential Church * Urges faithful to go out to the "very outskirts" of the world * Mass marks Pentecost Sunday, viewed as birthday of Church By Catherine Hornby VATICAN CITY, May 19 (Reuters) - Pope Francis warned...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserA Florida man who says he repressed memories of his childhood sexual abuse at the hands of a Catholic priest while growing up on Oahu has reached a $362,500 settlement with the priest and the North Dakota diocese that had been in charge of him. Steven...
Tags: Laws, Roman Catholicism, Judges, Marketing, Justice System
When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
Boston HeraldGood for Boston College for refusing to disinvite Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny as this Sunday's graduation speaker after Cardinal Sean O'Malley basically told BC: It's him or me. Well, BC chose Kenny. O'Malley's staying home. Fantastic. On his...
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