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Mar
21
2011
Documents: | 9:45 AM          
John Doe 168 Complaint filed on March 21, 2011 in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

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Article: | 9:37 AM          
Internationally recognized clergy abuse attorney Jeff Anderson to lead news conference

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Mar
18
2011
Article: CBS News | 12:22 PM          
New York Archbishop Dolan tells 60 Minutes that Catholic Church clergy abuse was “hideous” and “nauseating”; and, cover-up was “terrible thing”

Calling the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal "hideous" and "nauseating," New York's Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan says the scandal "needs to haunt" the church for some time to come.In the wide-ranging interview, Dolan also discusses his past role as the archbishop of Milwaukee, his current mission and the state of the church in America with "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer.

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Mar
16
2011
Article: MAUREEN DOWD | 10:44 AM          
Avenging Altar Boy

The district attorney is burning a eucalyptus-spearmint candle on his desk. “I think the press looks down upon the D.A. drinking Jack Daniels during the day,” R. Seth Williams says with a broad smile, “so I light my little stress-relief candle.” It’s understandable if the former altar boy at St. Carthage in West Philly needs to light a votive. The 44-year-old Catholic, who still attends Mass with his family at the same church, now called St. Cyprian, is the first U.S. prosecutor to charge a church official for a sickeningly commonplace sin: Endangering children whom the Roman Catholic...

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Documents: | 10:42 AM          
John Doe 167 Complaint filed on March 16, 2011 in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

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Mar
15
2011
Documents: | 11:52 AM          
Victim and Family to Speak of Sexual Abuse by St. Francis Xavier Parish and Roman Catholic High School Priest

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Article: PATTI MENGERS | pmengers@delcotimes.com | 11:46 AM          
Delco man plans priest-sex lawsuit

One week after officials in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced that 21 priests were being suspended while allegations that they sexually abused minors are reviewed, a Delaware County man is planning to file a lawsuit against the archdiocese in connection with abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest.

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Mar
14
2011
Article: Annysa Johnson of the Journal Sentinel | 9:25 AM          
Lawyer states case for clergy sex abuse victims

mjs-anderson.jpgSt. Paul, Minn — . - Jeff Anderson has heard it all. He's been called a scourge. A parasite. A media-monger hellbent on bringing down the Catholic Church. But the Minnesota lawyer who's made a career of suing the most powerful religious institution in the world over its handling of clergy sex abuse cases pays no mind. "I don't care what people think, and I don't try to control it," said Anderson, the lead attorney in civil fraud cases pending against the Archdiocese of Milwaukee who is now representing those victims in the archdiocese's bankruptcy.

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Mar
10
2011
Article: By Chris Hubbuch | chubbuch@lacrossetribune.com lacrossetribune.com | 11:13 AM          
Diocese fraud suit moves ahead

A fraud lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse that claims child sexual abuse four decades ago moved forward today.La Crosse County Circuit Judge Scott Horne denied the diocese’s motion to dismiss the complaint, in which a Plover, Wis., woman contends diocese officials knew a priest had a history of molesting children before he abused her in 1971.

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Mar
07
2011
Documents: | 11:28 AM          
John Doe 166 v. Archdiocese of Philadelphia et al. Complaint

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