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Feb
17
2009
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Childhood Sexual Abuse: Service Members Can Get the Help They Need Through the Civil Justice System

For many service members, the return from an overseas assignment can be bittersweet. Reunion with wives, husbands, children and other family members is sweet, but some of the emotional baggage brought back is bitter.

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Feb
12
2009
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Clergy sex abuse advocate says victims still in ‘shadows'

A legal settlement with the Crosier Catholic religious order over clergy sex abuse cases could reverberate from Little Falls to Milaca to Forest Lake

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Feb
11
2009
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Former priest sentenced to 25 years in prison

A former Roman Catholic priest who took a boy on religious retreats to have sex with him was sentenced today to 25 years in prison.

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Feb
10
2009
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No Jurisdiction Over Mexican Diocese, Court Rules

This district’s Court of Appeal upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City and a Mexican diocese for allegedly conspiring to protect a priest accused of sexual misconduct due to a lack of jurisdiction.

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Feb
06
2009
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Nine men to share $1.7 million from Catholic order that admits sex abuse

David Bidney trusted the man he knew as "Father Jerry" at St. Odilia Catholic parish in Shoreview. He was 10 years old when the Rev. Gerald Funcheon started sexually abusing him in the early 1970s, he said Thursday, bribing him with ice cream from the Dairy Queen on Lexington Avenue and then molesting him

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Feb
05
2009
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Nine clergy sex abuse cases are settled

Victims get $1.7 million, disclosure & reforms. Catholic group must make predators names public. Order ignored signals that cleric was molesting, lawsuit says.

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St. Paul attorney: 9 clergy abuse cases being settled for $1.7 million

A St. Paul attorney who for years has defended victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy today is announcing settlements in nine cases for $1.7 million on behalf of his clients.

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Survivor Mark London's Deposition

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Timeline of Crosiers

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Timeline of Wendell Mohs

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