2010 April

Apr 27, 2010: A Frenzied Pace for Lawyer Behind Vatican Suits

Jeffrey R. Anderson, the lawyer whose pursuit of the Roman Catholic Church has been perhaps the loudest, is the center of his own tornado. As employees race in and out of his ornate offices, Mr. Anderson is planning a news conference in Los Angeles about an abusive priest, answering calls from the family of a victim of another from Florida, and preparing a lawsuit in Milwaukee naming the Vatican and the pope as defendants. And this is only a Monday.

Apr 23, 2010: Vatican: Lawsuit Naming Pope Has No Merit

But the Minnesota lawyer who filed the lawsuit calls that response “predictable” and tells AOL News that it’s the same argument he heard back in the 1980s when he first began suing U.S. dioceses and bishops over allegations they knew about priests sexually abusing young boys and chose to do nothing about it.

Apr 14, 2010: Continuing Vatican cover up, priest that

2004 Chicago Parish Bulletin mentions Bhaskar

Background on Bhaskar

Bishop Privilege Log stating Info sent to CDF in 07

Bishop Richard’s email discussing Vatican involvement

Charges against Bhaskar

Criminal Affidavit Bhaskar admission

Italian Diocese printout listing Bhaskar in a parish

Jane Doe Father’s email to Indian Bishop

Jane Doe Mother’s email to Pope Benedict XVI

Pictures of Bhaskar

Signed Plea of Bhaskar


Apr 11, 2010: Oakland Priest’s Accuser Describes Sexual Abuse

A San Francisco woman who says she was molested by the Oakland priest at the center of a case that has raised questions about Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of sexually abusive clergy members described in vivid terms on Sunday how she was sexually abused and intimidated by her attacker.