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Jun
24
2006
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Two claim abuse by youth minister

MARTINEZ: Pair of civil lawsuits forces the Oakland Diocese to confront accusations anew

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Group asks church to change mediation offer in abuse allegations

An advocacy group asked the Denver Archdiocese on Friday to change and expand its offer to have mediators negotiate settlements...

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Missouri high court allows church abuse case on repressed memory

A man who claims to have recalled childhood sexual abuse by clergy decades after it occurred...

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Jun
14
2006
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4 men claiming abuse sue ex-priest, archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Chicago ignored repeated warnings that the Rev. Robert Mayer was abusing children, moving him between parishes where he molested children for years, a new lawsuit alleges.

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Jun
13
2006
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TH man becomes latest plaintiff in suits against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, former reverend

A Terre Haute man identified only as "John Doe WC" has become the 10th plaintiff in a growing collection of sex abuse lawsuits against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the former Rev. Harry E. Monroe.

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Jun
09
2006
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Chicago priest pleads not guilty to two more abuse charges

A priest who previously denied sexually abusing three boys pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he abused two more children.

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Jun
06
2006
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Man sues ex-priest and archdiocese over alleged abuse

A new suit was filed Monday against former priest Harry Monroe on behalf of a 39-year-old man who alleges he was abused as a teenager in the early 1980s.

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Jun
04
2006
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Judge denies Vatican's motion in abuse case

PORTLAND, Ore.-- A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a sex abuse lawsuit against the Vatican can move forward with its claim that the Holy See bears responsibility for a priest who was transferred from city to city, including Chicago, even though he was known to be a molester.

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May
25
2006
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2 brothers sue Joliet Catholic diocese

Suit alleges sex abuse by priests in '70s, '80s Two brothers filed lawsuits against the Catholic Diocese of Joliet Wednesday, alleging that two priests at a Mokena church sexually abused them in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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May
18
2006
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Man sues archdiocese, says convicted priest abused him

A Wheeling man filed a $250,000 civil lawsuit Wednesday against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, alleging that a priest molested him as a child and church officials purposefully hid the abuse from police and parishioners

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