More than 25 years after his teacher sexually molested him, a former Cherokee Middle School student sued the Madison School District, claiming the district should have known about the teacher’s history of molesting students at other schools.
Mahony, who once served in Fresno’s Roman Catholic diocese, was subpoenaed by attorneys for two brothers who say they were molested at a Central Valley church from 1959 to 1973.
Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles made a rare court appearance to testify that he knew nothing of sexual abuse two brothers claim they suffered years ago at the hands of a priest in rural central California.
Pa. man alleges then-Capuchin the Rev. Paul Daleo molested him from 1978-1979
Oregon has found itself at the center of an international story after a federal appellate court ruled that a former Portland man can sue the Vatican in a U.S. court over his alleged molestation as a teenager by a parish priest.
A federal Appeals Court says the Vatican can be sued for sexual abuse if it knowingly reassigns priests who have been accused of such acts in their previous parishes.
A Portland man can sue the Vatican in a United States court over his alleged molestation as a teenager by a parish priest, a federal appellate panel ruled Tuesday.
Friday’s ruling throwing out limits on punitive damages came in a case in which a jury awarded a Greene County man $5,000 in compensatory damages in his sexual abuse lawsuit against a priest. Jurors also added $150,000 in punitive damages.