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Jun 04, 2006: Judge denies Vatican’s motion in abuse case

PORTLAND, Ore.– A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a sex abuse lawsuit against the Vatican can move forward with its claim that the Holy See bears responsibility for a priest who was transferred from city to city, including Chicago, even though he was known to be a molester.

May 03, 2006: Three sue archdiocese, priest

Three men accused Rev. Norbert Maday of sexually abusing them more than 20 years ago at St. Bede the Venerable in Chicago and Our Lady of the Ridge in Chicago Ridge in a civil suit filed Tuesday against the priest and the Chicago Archdiocese in Cook County Circuit Court.

Apr 27, 2006: A Family’s Crusade

Thousands of Catholic priests stand accused of sexual abuse. And a Cross Plains couple believes if the church were more open about them, a family member would still be alive. They believe their case may be the most heinous in the history of the sex abuse scandal.