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Jan
28
2007
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He Inspires Fear in the Church, Hope for Victims

Own experiences help drive a St. Paul lawyer in his high-profile quest to expose clergy abuse

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Dec
02
2006
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Archdiocese in Los Angeles Settles Claims of Sex Abuse

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to a $60 million settlement of claims by 45 people against clergymen who had sexually abused them as children, the archdiocese announced Friday.

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Nov
23
2006
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Man Files Sex-abuse Suit Against Priest

A former altar boy filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Duluth accusing a retired priest of molesting him and accusing the bishop of the Superior Diocese of taking no action on several complaints about the priest.

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Oct
23
2006
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Isle Bishop Named in Suit

Honolulu Catholic Bishop Larry Silva is one of 178 American bishops named in a lawsuit that seeks disclosure of the names of 5,000 Catholic priests identified as child molesters, with the action taken against each one by their bishops.

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Oct
21
2006
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Accused Priest Flees From Law in U.S. and Mexico

TEHUACÁN, Mexico - For two decades, dozens of children have accused the Rev. Nicolás Aguilar of molesting or brutally raping them. He faces an indictment charging sexual abuse in Los Angeles and at least five formal complaints in Mexico. Yet at 65 he remains at large, still working as a priest in villages here.

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Oct
11
2006
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All Catholic Bishops Across U.S. Named in Lawsuit Filed by Wisconsin Family

Wisconsin Family MADISON, Wis. -- Bishop Robert J. Carlson, head of the Saginaw Catholic Diocese, is one of 178 bishops fighting a lawsuit the family of a Wisconsin man has filed.

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Survivor Tries to Break Barriers on Priest Scandal

Eric Barragan is working to lift cultural taboos among Latinos against reporting clergy abuse

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Oct
07
2006
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Film on Pedophile Priest Revives Focus on Cardinal

A documentary film featuring an extraordinarily candid interview with a former priest convicted of molesting children has heightened interest among law enforcement officials here in considering a criminal case against Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, says a prosecutor who has been investigating sexual abuse cases involving priests.

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Oct
02
2006
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Documentary: Priest and Predator

Oct. 9, 2006 issue - "Deliver Us From Evil," a gripping new documentary opening in theaters next week, profiles Father Oliver O'Grady, a convicted pedophile who spent 22 years molesting children in parishes throughout California, where he served as their priest.

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Sep
30
2006
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Mexican Bishops Calls U.S. Lawsuit Against Cardinal a "Media Scandal"

MEXICO CITY The Mexican Bishops' Conference on Friday criticized a Los Angeles-based lawsuit accusing Mexico's most prominent cardinal of covering up for a fugitive priest, saying it has generated an "unjust media scandal."

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