Archdiocese of Los Angeles Sued for Sexual Abuse

Documents Show Cardinal Mahony Knew Serial Abuser Father Michael Stephen Baker Sexually Abused Children Years Before Baker Abused Plaintiff at Van Nuys Parish

Cardinal Mahony and Archdiocese Concealed Baker’s Abuse from Parishioners, Public and Law Enforcement for Several Years

(Los Angeles, CA) – At a press conference today in Los Angeles, the law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates will:

  • Discuss a lawsuit filed by a courageous survivor against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for sexual abuse as a minor by former priest Fr. Michael Stephen Baker, one of the Archdiocese’s most prolific and notorious child sexual abusers.
  • The Plaintiff was sexually abused by Fr. Baker in approximately 1990–1991 while Baker was at St. Elisabeth’s in Van Nuys, California;
  • Discuss and reveal how Cardinal Roger Mahony and Church officials allowed Baker to remain in ministry despite knowing of Baker’s history of sexually abusing children;
  • Demand that the Archdiocese of Los Angeles publicly disclose and produce the identities and files of all clergy abusers and stop concealing the sexual abuse of minors by clergy.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM (PT)

Jeff Anderson & Associates
11812 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 503
Los Angeles, CA  90049

The press conference will be live-streamed via YouTube and on Facebook