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Priest convicted of raping boy in 1980s at Ipswich camp

By  | GLOBE STAFF   NOVEMBER 12, 2014

A Roman Catholic priest was convicted of five counts of child rape for assaulting a boy on multiple occasions between 1981 and 1982 in Ipswich, the Essex district attorney’s office said Wednesday.

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Advocacy group faults bishop's response on abusive priest

Posted By  on Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 9:36 AM

SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) plans a demonstration Saturday at Little Rock Catholic diocese over what it believes is an inadequate response by...

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Archdiocese of Chicago Releases Decades of Clerical Abuse Documents

Travis Cornejo | November 6, 2014 2:30 pm

On Thursday morning, the Archdiocese of Chicago released approximately 15,000 pages of documents related to 36 Archdiocesan priests with substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct with minors. Watch Brandis Friedman's web extra interviews below.

 

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Chicago Archdiocese releases files on 36 abusive priests

CHICAGO Thu Nov 6, 2014 11:35am EST

(Reuters) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago released on Thursday internal files of 36 priests who church officials found had sexually abused children.

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College student speaks out for the first time ...

College student speaks out for the first time about being sexually abused by female gym teacher at Catholic high school

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Gozo Bishop slams delay in Church abuse probe

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 07:27

It is “unacceptable” for the Church to take eight years to investigate allegations of priestly abuse, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech said.

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Clergy Abuse Victims Urged To Come Forward

By Rebekah Rae. CREATED Nov 2, 2014

 OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) A former pastor who served at an Omaha church is accused of sexually abusing a minor.  Two years after his death, the church announced a priest thousands trusted is accused of sex crimes.

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Jehovah's Witnesses Ordered to Pay $13.5M to Bible Teacher's Alleged Victim

NBC San Diego

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 • Updated at 8:07 AM PDT

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Judge denies request to seal depositions of Catholic priests

Posted: Oct 30, 2014 7:18 PM CDT

By Krista Corrigan

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC)-- On Thursday afternoon, an Olmsted County District Court judge denied a request to seal the depositions of three Catholic priests. These priests potentially had knowledge of a former Rochester Boy Scout Leader sexually abusing children.

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Documents contradict Nienstedt testimony on priest's sexual assault

Archbishop John Nienstedt gave a false statement under oath about his knowledge of a priest's criminal conviction for sexually assaulting a child, letters obtained by MPR News show.  

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