The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay has lost its insurance coverage in a civil suit allegeding fraud related to sexual assaults by a priest.
A former altar boy who was abused as a teen by a Roman Catholic priest in Germantown said Monday that he had the safety of other children in mind when he went public with his story.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport is considering a dwindling number of legal options, including a U.S. Supreme Court appeal, after the state's high court refused to reconsider a ruling that would make public thousands of pages of documents detailing alleged sexual abuse by priests.
A woman sued the Catholic Diocese of Crookston on Thursday for more than $50,000, alleging that in 2004, when she was 15, her parish priest in Greenbush, Minn., the Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul, sexually abused her.
One of Carlson's earliest cases focused on the Rev. Thomas Adamson, who would emerge as one of the country's most notorious pedophile priests. As instructed, Carlson reported Adamson's abuses to his supervisor, the archbishop, who chose not to suspend Adamson.