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Mar
25
2010
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Vatican halted trial for priest accused of abusing boys in Wis.

Two Wisconsin bishops urged the Vatican office led by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger -- now Pope Benedict XVI -- to let them conduct a church trial against a priest accused of molesting some 200 deaf boys, but the Vatican ordered the process halted, church and Vatican documents show.

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Press Release: Records Obtained by St. Paul Law Firm Implicate Pope

Attorneys will discuss long-hidden Catholic Church records obtained by a Minnesota law firm in a Milwaukee, Wisconsin case and then filed in the United States District Court in the case of John V. Doe vs. Holy See (State of the Vatican City)and highlighted in a page one story in today’s New York Times. The Documents seriously undermine the Pope’s credibility by revealing that the Pope and top aide kept 150 sex allegations vs. predator secret in 1998, and rebuffed 3 bishops who wanted the pedophile priests ousted.

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The New York Times documents on the Vatican

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Pope Allegedly Knew About Wis. Pedophile Priest

Just days after Pope Benedict XVI chastised Irish bishops for covering up clerical sexual abuse in Ireland, new documents suggest he did nothing to discipline a Wisconsin priest he knew had molested scores of deaf boys -- and may have blocked a church trial in the case.

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US campaigners for sex abuse victims held after Vatican protest

Four American campaigners for the victims of clerical sex abuse were this morning detained by police after holding an "unauthorised" demonstration on the edge of St Peter's Square to protest against decades of Church "silence".

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Timeline of Cardinal Ratzinger documents

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Cardinal Ratzinger (current Pope) documents

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View the Replay of the Live Press Conference March 25th at 2:00pm Central

Held at the law offices of Jeff Anderson and Associates. Watch the video Here

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Mar
24
2010
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Vatican Declined to Defrock U.S. Priest Who Abused Boys

Top Vatican officials — including the future Pope Benedict XVI — did not defrock a priest who molested as many as 200 deaf boys, even though several American bishops repeatedly warned them that failure to act on the matter could embarrass the church, according to church files newly unearthed as part of a lawsuit.

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Mar
19
2010
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Four boyhood friends claim abuse by St. Paul priest; church denies coverup

Their lawsuit alleges church officials endangered them. Each plaintiff is seeking $50,000 for long-term therapy, plus legal costs.

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FEATURED NEWS
News Release: Judge Upholds Arbitration Award Involving the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
News Release: Judge Upholds Arbitration Award Involving the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
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Priest File of Father Thomas Stitts
Priest File of Father Kenneth LaVan