Friday's ruling throwing out limits on punitive damages came in a case in which a jury awarded a Greene County man $5,000 in compensatory damages in his sexual abuse lawsuit against a priest. Jurors also added $150,000 in punitive damages.
A recently impaneled federal grand jury is investigating how the Los Angeles archdiocese managed accusations that dozens of priests molested hundreds of teenagers and younger children over many years.
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.
A legal settlement with the Crosier Catholic religious order over clergy sex abuse cases could reverberate from Little Falls to Milaca to Forest Lake
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.