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Mar
27
2008
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Payton Prep basketball coach charged with sexual assault

A basketball coach at Walter Payton College Prep faces criminal sexual assault charges over alleged incidents with two 15-year-old female students at the school.

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Complaint against the Boy Scouts of America.

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Mar
17
2008
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Priest-abuse suit can be heard, Illinois appeals court rules

In a decision that may aid victims of childhood sexual abuse, an Illinois Appellate Court has ruled that an Illinois man who waited 19 years to sue a priest over alleged sexual abuse can have his day in court.

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Mar
16
2008
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Prosser rescues himself from cases involving Catholic churches

Justice withheld Feeney charges as Outagamie DA

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Mar
05
2008
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School sued over teen's sexual abuse

The parents of a teenage girl who was sexually abused by her high school track and volleyball coach have sued the teacher and the school district, claiming school officials were negligent.

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Feb
05
2008
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Records indicate Prosser declined to prosecute priest in 1979

2/5/2008 Records indicate Prosser declined to prosecute priest in 1979 Associated Press MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser told a mother in 1979 when he was Outagamie County district attorney that he did not want to prosecute a priest accused of abusing her sons because "it would be too hard on the boys," newly released documents indicate. The Green Bay priest, John Patrick Feeney, who is now 81, was eventually convicted in 2004 on three counts of sexual assault of a minor and one count of attempted sexual assault of a minor. Prosser is scheduled to hear a case bro

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Feb
04
2008
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Justice Prosser's link to priest case assailed

As DA in '79, he decided not to prosecute, records indicate

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Feb
01
2008
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Nun who abused boys gets 1 year in jail, 10 years' probation

A Roman Catholic nun was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and 10 years' probation for sexually abusing two teenage boys at an elementary school in the 1960s.

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Jan
25
2008
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Archbishop Buechlein's cancer is rare at his age

The cancer diagnosed in Indianapolis Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein is a relatively rare form that is especially unusual in people older than 60, a medical expert said Thursday, but is a kind that's curable in a majority of cases.

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Jan
22
2008
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Activists want Norbertine priest to face sex abuse charges

An advocacy group for people abused by clergy wants St. Norbert Abbey to help turn over to authorities a priest accused of molesting a boy during a four-day visit to St. Norbert College in the 1980s

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