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  • Text of the letter Archbishop Gomez sent to the church community

    Text of the letter Archbishop Gomez sent to the church community
    Here is the letter Archbishop Jose H. Gomez sent to the church community Thursday afternoon: My brothers and sisters in Christ, This week we are releasing the files of priests who sexually abused children while they were serving in the Archdiocese...
  • Vatican murmurs about Mahony's attendance at papal conclave

    ROME -- A senior Vatican official called Cardinal Roger Mahony's participation in the selection of the next pope "troubling," but said there was no formal procedure to stop the retired Los Angeles archbishop from attending the conclave next month. The...
  • Vatican impeded Mahony attempts to remove priests, files show

    Vatican impeded Mahony attempts to remove priests, files show
    In 1993, Cardinal Roger Mahony wrote to the Vatican with an urgent problem. One of his priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles had been accused of plying teenage boys with alcohol and molesting them, sometimes during prayer. In less than eight years,...
  • Priests' ecclesiastical missteps treated more sternly than abuse

    Priests' ecclesiastical missteps treated more sternly than abuse
    The archdiocese of Los Angeles learned in the late 1970s that one of its priests had sexually assaulted a 16-year-old boy so violently that he was left bleeding and "in a state of shock." The priest said he was too drunk to remember what happened and...
  • Cardinal Mahony's deal with the devil

    Cardinal Mahony's deal with the devil
    Do we have a little spat going on now at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles? Archbishop Jose Gomez and Cardinal Roger M. Mahony seemed to be going at each other in recent days over the molestation scandal that just won't die, thanks to Mahony's years-long...
  • Talk back: Amid scandal, would you donate to L.A. archdiocese?

     
    The Los Angeles Archdiocese is considering a $200-million fundraising campaign to erase the debts brought on by the clergy sex abuse scandal. Would you donate money to the archdiocese amidst the sex abuse scandal? Would you want to know where the funds...
  • Amid molestation scandal, archdiocese mulls $200-million fund-raiser

     
    In the midst of renewed public outrage over its handling of the priest molestation cases, the Los Angeles Archdiocese is considering a $200-million fund-raising campaign. The archdiocese has hired a New York company, Guidance in Giving, to study the...
  • Cardinal Mahony's removal not enough, church critics say

     
    Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez's decision to relieve Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of all public duties over his mishandling of clergy sex abuse of children decades ago does not go far enough, some abuse victim advocates said Friday. David Clohessy,......
  • Cardinal Mahony says Vatican told him to attend papal conclave

     
    Responding to protests over his attendance at the conclave in Rome to elect a new pope, Cardinal Roger Mahony told Catholic News Service this week that the Vatican told him to come to Rome and participate....
  • LAUSD looking into how priest accused of molestation was hired

     
    A former priest and suspected child molester who left the Los Angeles archdiocese for the L.A. Unified schools will no longer be employed by the district, Superintendent John Deasy said....
  • LAPD detectives investigate newly disclosed priest abuse files

     
    Los Angeles Police Department detectives who specialize in child sexual abuse cases have begun examining a trove of newly disclosed priest abuse files to determine whether there are cases that can be prosecuted. Capt. Fabian Lizarraga said detectives "are...
  • Church leaders address clergy sex abuse scandal at Sunday services

     
    Church leaders address clergy sex abuse scandal at Sunday services...