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Media Advisory: Sexual Abuse Survivor Sues Augustinian Order For Maintaining Hazardous Public Nuisance

Chicago News Conference Thursday: Sexual Abuse Survivor Sues Augustinian Order For Maintaining Hazardous Public Nuisance

Lawsuit Implicates Prominent Augustinian Fr. Richard J. McGrath, High-Ranking Official and Principal at Providence Catholic High School, for Sexual Abuse and Possession & Destruction of Child Pornography

Sexual Abuse Survivor to Appear Publicly to Call on the Augustinians to Come Clean and Release its List of Accused Offenders

(Chicago, IL) – At a news conference on Thursday in Chicago, a sexual abuse survivor and his attorneys Jeff Anderson and Marc Pearlman will:

  • Speak publicly for the first time about sexual abuse by prominent Augustinian priest Fr. Richard J. McGrath, O.S.A. while Plaintiff was a student at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox, Illinois;
  • Announce the filing of a lawsuit alleging a serious ongoing hazard created by the Augustinians by keeping secret from the public the names and histories of all accused offenders;
  • Disclose the identities of Augustinian priests and brothers accused publicly accused of child sexual abuse and demand a full disclosure of the identities and histories kept secret.

When
Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 1:00 PM (CST)

Where
Marriott Residence Inn Chicago – Downtown/Loop
Madison Room
11 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Watch the event live on Facebook and our website.

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