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May
13
2011
Article: Associated Press | 9:15 AM          
Chicago Archdiocese 'surprised' at lawyer's claims

CHICAGO— The Archdiocese of Chicago says it's "surprised" by a lawyer's claim that the Archdiocese is withholding files on priests accused of sexually abusing children. Attorney Jeff Anderson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Vatican on behalf of a woman whose son was molested by a former Chicago priest. Anderson says the Archdiocese promised as part of a 2008 settlement with 16 abuse victims to release documents on priests who'd been credibly accused of abuse. But he contends that hasn't happened and he believes it's because Vatican won't allow it. In a statement released ...

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May
11
2011
Documents: | 10:21 AM          
Complaint: John Doe 100 V. Holy See

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Documents: | 10:20 AM          
The Cardinal, His Men and the McCormack Legacy

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Documents: | 10:19 AM          
Photo of Cardinal Francis George

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Documents: | 10:19 AM          
Photo Fr. Edward Grace

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Documents: | 10:05 AM          
Photo of Daniel McCormack

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Documents: | 8:26 AM          
New abuse and cover-up suit names Vatican

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May
09
2011
Article: Oren Liebermann, CBS 3 | 5:49 PM          
New Lawsuit Emerges Against Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – John Doe number 172 was 13 years old and an altar boy at Resurrection of Our Lord in Northeast Philadelphia when his attorneys say the abuse began at the hands of Father Robert Brennan. “He would take the kids, build their trust, groom the parents,” said Jeff Anderson, Doe’s attorney, “have them sit on his lap, use their bodies for his own sexual purpose.” Anderson and his team of attorneys say Father Brennan abused John Doe over the course of a year and a half between 1993 and 1994. But according to the 2005 grand jury report, Brennan abused many more childr...

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Documents: | 10:57 AM          
Complaint: John Doe 172 V. Archdiocese of Philadelphia

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Documents: | 8:57 AM          
New lawsuit says Bevilacqua's policies endangered children and allowed Father Robert Brennan to sexually abuse plaintiff

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