Media Advisory: Attorneys to Release Documents on 30 Chicago Priests Tuesday

Documents to be Released Tuesday on 30 Archdiocese of Chicago Priests Accused of Sexually Abusing Children

Sexual Abuse Survivors and Their Attorneys will Share and Discuss the Documents Turned over January 15, 2014, by the Archdiocese as part of a 2006 Mediation Agreement

(Chicago, IL) – At a news conference on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in Chicago, sexual abuse attorneys Jeff Anderson and Marc Pearlman will:

  • Publicly release the files of 30 priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
  • Reveal secret Archdiocesan communications detailing the Archdiocese’s efforts to conceal abuse and protect itself at the expense of innocent children.
  • 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 specializing in sexual abuse litigation who work together on behalf of sexual abuse survivors in Illinois helping them achieve justice and healing. Patrick J. Wall, former priest and monk who is now a consultant and advocate for sexual abuse survivors.

All documents will be available online Tuesday morning prior to the press event at and
Press packets will be available at the press conference Tuesday.