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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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NEW INFORMATION: Fmr. youth pastor among suspects in child sex trafficking, exploitation case

By Mike Lopez and Jenny You

October 20, 2014

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Nine arrests have been made in connection to child sex crimes in the Chippewa Valley, and investigators say one of the suspects is a former youth pastor at an Eau Claire church.

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Kansas City diocese agrees to settle 30 lawsuits for $10 million

By Judy L. Thomas of the Kansas City Star

October 14, 2014

The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on Tuesday agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle 30 lawsuits that alleged sexual abuse by priests.

That action came on the eve of jury deliberations after an 11-day trial in a case filed by a former altar boy.

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SNAP Hands Out Leaflets On Investigation Into Pastor Outside St. Alphonsus

By Nancy Harty

October 12, 2014

(CBS) — Priest sex abuse survivors leafleted outside a Catholic church on Chicago’s North Side Sunday to draw attention to an ongoing investigation, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

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