Based on an unscientific survey of everyone with whom I have spoken in recent months, I have come to the conclusion that there is an untold story that would shock the vast majority of Americans. Pieces of it have appeared in various publications, but never the whole story. It is the story of the New York Catholic Conference’s outrageous measures to stop the reform of New York’s laws that govern child sex abuse.
St. Paul Attorney Jeff Anderson was the recent recipient of the prestigious Frank Carrington Champion of Justice Award given by National Crime Victims Bar Association
The archdiocese of Chicago has agreed to pay $3.9 million to settle six sexual abuse cases and on Tuesday released a bishop’s deposition that detailed the church’s failure to report the crimes and attempts to keep them secret
For the first time ever, the public is learning what a former top ranking aide to Cardinals Bernardin and George had to say about the abuse under oath.
The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay has lost its insurance coverage in a civil suit allegeding fraud related to sexual assaults by a priest.
A former altar boy who was abused as a teen by a Roman Catholic priest in Germantown said Monday that he had the safety of other children in mind when he went public with his story.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport is considering a dwindling number of legal options, including a U.S. Supreme Court appeal, after the state’s high court refused to reconsider a ruling that would make public thousands of pages of documents detailing alleged sexual abuse by priests.
A woman sued the Catholic Diocese of Crookston on Thursday for more than $50,000, alleging that in 2004, when she was 15, her parish priest in Greenbush, Minn., the Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul, sexually abused her.
One of Carlson’s earliest cases focused on the Rev. Thomas Adamson, who would emerge as one of the country’s most notorious pedophile priests. As instructed, Carlson reported Adamson’s abuses to his supervisor, the archbishop, who chose not to suspend Adamson.