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Mar
29
2011
Article: Christian Nathler | 3:54 PM          
Germany opens door for more civil cases of sexual abuse

Adults who were victims of sexual abuse as children will soon have considerably longer to sue for damages in German court. Germany's cabinet approved legislation on Wednesday that extends the statute of limitations to take legal action in civil cases from three to 30 years after a victim's 21st birthday.

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Documents: | 2:03 PM          
Victim of Clergy Abuse to Respond to Priest's Denials

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Article: AndersonAdvocates You Tube Channel | 2:00 PM          
Clip from press conference regarding St. John's Abbey of Collegeville settlements

Click here to watch the clip from the press conference regarding St. John's Abbey of Collegeville settlements.

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Mar
28
2011
Article: ERIK ECKHOLM | 7:52 PM          
Suit Says Jesuits Ignored Warnings About Priest

Jesuit leaders in Chicago largely ignored or kept secret numerous reports, spanning four decades, that a prominent priest was sexually abusing teenage boys, lawyers for victims charged on Monday in a motion for punitive damages in a Chicago court. Included in the motion were more than 65 recently obtained church documents and depositions that, the lawyers said, demonstrated “a reckless disregard for the safety of others in the face of repeated reports of sexual misconduct” on the part of Chicago Jesuit leaders.

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Documents: | 6:00 PM          
70 never released documents reveal extent of cover-up from 1960's through 2007

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Article: BishopAccountability.org | 5:47 PM          
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Documents: | 3:57 PM          
Jesuits and McGuire - Punitive Damages Motion

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Documents: | 3:47 PM          
Jesuits and McGuire - Executive Summary

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Documents: | 3:38 PM          
Jesuits and McGuire - Time line

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Documents: | 1:00 PM          
Available photos of Clerics with credible allegations

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