In the final days before Cardinal Francis George retires and Archbishop Blase Cupich takes over, a dying man's request is granted. Both Cardinal George and Archbishop Cupich had been asked to intervene on behalf of Rick Springer.
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By Abby Ohlheiser November 24 at 11:27 AM
An American priest who was appointed by the Vatican to prosecute sex-abuse cases previously played a role in the church’s failure to remove one of the most infamous abusive priests from the ministry, according to an investigation by the Boston Globe.
By Amy Forliti
A lawsuit filed Thursday by four men who say they were molested by a priest in the 1970s claims a Catholic order created a public nuisance when it failed to warn families that the priest could pose a risk.
Posted: Nov 18, 2014 6:38 PM CSTUpdated: Nov 18, 2014 6:50 PM CST
By Mary Ann Ahern
Madeleine Baran · St. Paul, Minn. · Nov 17, 2014
Nancy Meyers remembers the fear in the priest's eyes when he spotted her.
It was a Sunday morning in 1990, and Nancy, then 42, and her sister Kate had just arrived at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lino Lakes to confront the man Nancy says had sexually abused her as a child.
14th November 2014
The Bishop of Bruges is once again at the centre of controversy after it emerged that the Roman Catholic Church authorities allowed a priest who had been accused of sexual abuse to leave for Brazil to work with street children.
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.
Posted By Max Brantley 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...
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.
(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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