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Oct
23
2008
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Cardinal's dismaying lapse on sex offender

For several months, Cardinal Francis George appeared to have learned from his failures in dealing with the child sex abuse scandal afflicting the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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Sep
25
2008
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Catholic order of nuns settles claim by three who say they were abused

An attorney for the Franciscan Sisters adamantly denied the allegations, saying that the $400,000 payment was agreed upon to avoid protracted litigation.

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Sep
23
2008
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Lawsuit rejected in case of priest who killed two

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Carsten and Sally Ellison of Barron against the Catholic Diocese of Superior for the murder of their son by a priest was dismissed Tuesday afternoon in a summary judgment by Eau Claire County Judge Paul Lenz.

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Sep
15
2008
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Archdioces may seek out priest's abuse victims

As an advocacy group blasted the church's handling of the allegations, an outreach effort was contemplated.

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Sep
10
2008
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Archdiocese accused of helping sex abuser flee

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is accused of helping a priest flee to his native Ecuador after he was accused of molesting a child while working in Minnesota, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Ramsey County District Court.

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Suburban church is hit with abuse suit

A 46-year-old Streamwood man has accused his former priest of sexually abusing him more than 30 years ago and Greek Orthodox church officials of attempting to cover it up, according to a lawsuit that marks the fifth allegation against the defrocked priest

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Complaint against Greek Orthodox Church and Fr. Nicholas Katinas

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Montero Press Conference

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Sep
03
2008
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Family of Priest-Abuse Victim Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling

He is serving a 32-year prison sentence following his conviction for fondling David Schauer in 1988 when Schauer was only ten years old and a student at St. Peter & Paul Catholic School in Green Bay.

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Aug
22
2008
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Mom wants cardinal to quit

Reading her Sun-Times last week, Diane Houston lingered over a prison photo of the Rev. Norbert Maday, his mug shot showing the convicted sex abuser with a black eye and a swollen lip.

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