LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to a $60 million settlement of claims by 45 people against clergymen who had sexually abused them as children, the archdiocese announced Friday.
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A former altar boy filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Duluth accusing a retired priest of molesting him and accusing the bishop of the Superior Diocese of taking no action on several complaints about the priest.
Honolulu Catholic Bishop Larry Silva is one of 178 American bishops named in a lawsuit that seeks disclosure of the names of 5,000 Catholic priests identified as child molesters, with the action taken against each one by their bishops.
TEHUACÁN, Mexico – For two decades, dozens of children have accused the Rev. Nicolás Aguilar of molesting or brutally raping them. He faces an indictment charging sexual abuse in Los Angeles and at least five formal complaints in Mexico. Yet at 65 he remains at large, still working as a priest in villages here.
MADISON, Wis. — Bishop Robert J. Carlson, head of the Saginaw Catholic Diocese, is one of 178 bishops fighting a lawsuit the family of a Wisconsin man has filed.
Eric Barragan is working to lift cultural taboos among Latinos against reporting clergy abuse
A documentary film featuring an extraordinarily candid interview with a former priest convicted of molesting children has heightened interest among law enforcement officials here in considering a criminal case against Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, says a prosecutor who has been investigating sexual abuse cases involving priests.
Oct. 9, 2006 issue – “Deliver Us From Evil,” a gripping new documentary opening in theaters next week, profiles Father Oliver O’Grady, a convicted pedophile who spent 22 years molesting children in parishes throughout California, where he served as their priest.
MEXICO CITY The Mexican Bishops’ Conference on Friday criticized a Los Angeles-based lawsuit accusing Mexico’s most prominent cardinal of covering up for a fugitive priest, saying it has generated an “unjust media scandal.”
Archbishop Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston was named in a civil suit seeking the release of the names of about 5,000 abusive priests nationwide.
MEXICO CITY (AP) – Police in the Mexican state of Puebla began searching Tuesday for a Roman Catholic priest accused of molesting children in Los Angeles, officials said.
Family seeks the names of abusive priests.
The family of a Wisconsin man murdered after he planned to confront a Roman Catholic priest about child molestation has sued 177 of the nation’s Catholic bishops to force public disclosure of accused priests.
St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson says the problem of clergy sex abuse is much worse in Mexico than in the United States.
MEXICO CITY, Sep 21 (IPS) – Joaquín Aguilar has been seeking justice since 1994, when he says he was sexually abused by a Roman Catholic priest in Mexico who is accused of molesting some 60 other boys as well.