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May
29
2009
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Childhood Church Abuse Victim Comes Forward

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May
28
2009
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Complaint against Archdiocese of Milwaukee

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May
21
2009
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Gerald Kobs vs. the Sisters of Mercy and Sister Giannini

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May
19
2009
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Sex abuse lawsuit names Catholic brother who once taught at Cretin High

A Roman Catholic brother who taught at Cretin High School in the late 1960s and early 1970s has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a teenage boy who attended the school.

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Sex-abuse victims group rebuffs Weakland's naiveté claim

Advocates for victims of Catholic clergy sex abuse on Monday released documents they say refute claims by retired Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland that he did not understand early on the criminal nature of the abuse or its long-term effects on victims.

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May
18
2009
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St. Paul Lawyer Continutes To Sue Catholic Church

Jeff Anderson, the St. Paul lawyer who's made a career of suing the Roman Catholic church over sexual abuse by priests, likes to draw a link between that crusade and his youthful devotion to the civil rights and anti-war movements.

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May
15
2009
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Ex-Archbishop Speaks About Catholic Church and Homosexuality

In spring 2002, as the scandal over sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests was escalating, the long career of Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland of Milwaukee, one of the church’s most venerable voices for change, went up in flames one May morning.

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May
14
2009
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Third priest sex abuse lawsuit filed

A third priest abuse lawsuit has been filed in the Navajo Nation court system against Charles “Chuck” Cichanowicz, a former Franciscan priest who once served at Catholic parishes in St. Michaels and Shiprock.

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Diocese of Allentown, Pa., sued in Delaware court

A Pennsylvania woman Wednesday filed suit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown, Pa., in Superior Court of New Castle County, alleging child sexual abuse by a now-deceased Allentown, Pa., priest -- some of which she says occurred when she lived in Smyrna.

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May
12
2009
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Former Milwaukee Archbishop Writes About Struggle Of Being Gay

A former Roman Catholic archbishop of Milwaukee who resigned in 2002 over a sex and financial scandal involving a man has written a memoir that describes how he struggled with being gay.

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