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Apr
21
2011
Documents: | 10:35 AM          
Defendant's Response to Motion to Proceed Using Pseudonym

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Plaintiff's Reply Motion to Proceed Using Pseudonym

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Apr
15
2011
Documents: | 10:32 AM          
Fr. McCabe 1977 letters

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Apr
14
2011
Article: Cathy Wurzer, Minnesota Public Radio | 3:28 PM          
Attorney: Lawsuit against Vatican will be long and hard battle

The Vatican has been served with court papers related to allegations in a sexual abuse case. St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson said this week he was notified that the papers were successfully filed through official diplomatic channels. The lawsuit was filed nearly a year ago in federal court on behalf of Terry Kohut, now of Chicago. It claims Pope Benedict and two other top Vatican officials knew about allegations of sexual abuse at St. John's School for the Deaf outside Milwaukee, and called off internal punishment of the accused priest, the late Rev. Lawrence Murphy.

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Apr
13
2011
Article: Associated Press | 10:09 AM          
Vatican served with court papers in Wis. abuse case

The Vatican has been served with court papers stemming from decades-old allegations of sexual abuse against a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf.Jeff Anderson, an attorney for the man making the allegations, said he had been notified the papers were filed through official diplomatic channels."Every time we make a step forward, as long as that takes, we are going in the right direction," Anderson said. "And the direction we're headed is a measure of accountability. We really believe that we need to put some heat on the Vatican to bring some light."

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Apr
12
2011
Documents: | 3:35 PM          
U.S. Embassy's Diplomatic note to Holy See

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U.S. Department of State letter regarding Holy See

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Documents: | 3:22 PM          
Vatican Served Clergy Abuse Cover-up Lawsuit

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Apr
07
2011
Article: John P. Martin | 9:49 AM          
Survivors of man who alleged Philadelphia clergy abuse sue

It was one of the more searing allegations in the recent Philadelphia grand jury report on clergy sex abuse: A Bristol Township man killed himself after the Archdiocese of Philadelphia refused to believe that a priest had molested him when he was an altar boy. On Wednesday, relatives of the man, Daniel Neill, became the latest to sue the archdiocese over its response to abuse victims. Neill shot himself in June 2009. "It's a wrongful death is what it is," said Jeff Anderson, a lawyer for Neill's family. The grand jury cited the handling of Neill's complaint as one of three ...

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Apr
06
2011
Documents: | 9:24 AM          
Complaint filed on behalf of Daniel Neill 4/6/2011 in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

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