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Nov
07
2008
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Complaint filed Against Fr. John Powell

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Oct
26
2008
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Convicted Catholic priest faces indefinite custody, Winnebago County jury to decide fate

A Winnebago County jury will decide next month whether a Catholic priest who sexually assaulted two boys in the 1980s meets the criteria to be classified as a sexually violent person and remain in custody indefinitely.

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Oct
25
2008
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Jury convicts ex-Jesuit priest of sex abuse of 13-year-old boy

Donald McGuire sat hunched in his wheelchair in a federal courtroom Friday with his face locked in a frown, a shell of the charismatic priest who traveled the world to hold religious retreats and advise Mother Teresa.

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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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