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Apr
25
2008
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Priest loses abuse lawsuit

Jury awards $155,000 in civil case brought against clergyman by family of young relative.

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Apr
10
2008
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Hearing in lawsuit against Catholic Diocese of Green Bay set for July

Former Freedom priest convicted in two 1978 assaults.

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Apr
09
2008
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Mom & lawyers unexpectedly confront predator priest on NYC sidewalk

New lawsuit says Catholic cleric molested 2 pre-school boys in 2005 He was already on suspension for sexually assaulting a different child in DC Parents and co-workers warned church officials about predator at least 20 years earlier.

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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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