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Mountain View: Advocates for those molested by priests want psychiatrist out of El Camino Hospital

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Former priest, an Omaha native, is sentenced in sex assault

Thursday, December 4, 2014 3:00 am  From staff reports  

A Texas jury on Tuesday sentenced a former Catholic priest and Omaha native who once served in Nebraska to 30 years in prison for the aggravated sexual assault of a 16-year-old, according to a report by a San Antonio television station.

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Former priest sentenced to 30 years in teen's sex assault

Updated TODAY, December 3, 2014     By Van Darden  Web - News Editor  KSAT.com

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Pope’s Vatican watchdog on abuse: Wrong priest for the job

Boston Globe Editorials   December 2, 2014

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Lapses let abusive ex-priest have contact with kids

Madeleine Baran · · Dec 1, 2014

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The Pope & Priest Sexual Abuse

By Rod Dreher

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Australia's pursuit of Vatican documents on pedophile priests is likely to be addressed at a UN torture committee press conference.

Source: AAP 26 NOV 2014 - 5:20 PM 

The UN Committee against Torture is this week expected to address the powers of Australia's child abuse royal commission, with implications for Australian-Vatican relations.

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Sex Abuse: Different Pope, Same Strategy

By Rod Dreher

Pope Francis this past September named an American Jesuit, Fr. Robert Geisinger, formerly the head of the Chicago Jesuits, to be the Vatican’s top prosecutor for serious crimes, including child sexual abuse.

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The Vatican’s new sex abuse prosecutor previously failed to report abusive U.S. priest

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.

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Shoreline: 4 men sue Catholic order, alleging 1970s abuse by priest

By Amy Forliti
Associated Press

Posted: 11/20/2014 12:01:00 AM CST

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.  

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