Sexual Abuse Survivors and Their Attorneys Will Share and Discuss the Documents Turned over January 15, 2014, by the Archdiocese as Part of Several Settlement Agreements
- Publicly release the files of 30 priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
- Discuss the patterns and practices revealed by these documents and the officials who made the choices to keep the offenders in ministry.
- Introduce several sexual abuse survivors who will respond to the release of the files and share their experiences in fighting to make these files public.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM (CST)
The Allerton Hotel (23rd Floor, Tip Top Tap)
701 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Attorneys Jeff Anderson and Marc Pearlman, lawyers and advocates for the dozens of survivors who demanded and negotiated this release. Patrick J. Wall, a former priest, now expert and advocate for sexual abuse survivors at Jeff Anderson & Associates. Numerous survivors who have been an integral part of the documents released and who will be available for interviews after the press conference.
All documents will be available with summaries, timelines, and highlights, online tomorrow morning at 9:30 AM at andersonadvocates.com and abusedinchicago.com. They will also be available at bishopaccountability.org on their homepage.
Press packets, including photographs and sample documents, will be available at the press conference tomorrow.