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Judge OKs 'Monumental' Settlement In Minn. Church Abuse Case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WCCO) — Victims of clergy sex abuse stood next to Catholic church leaders in Minnesota on Monday to announce a settlement to a novel lawsuit that includes new measures to keep children safe. 852 more words


Meeting between archbishop, clergy abuse victims a first of its kind

A support group for victims of clergy sex abuse held a meeting over the weekend. It followed the same rules as all its other meetings, except for seated at the table with survivors was a man who represents the church they say abused them. 308 more words


Judge declines to toss out clergy sex abuse lawsuit; November trial set

A Ramsey County judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Catholic church leaders in Minnesota created a public nuisance through their handling of sexually abusive priests. 299 more words


Social Ills Linked to Marriage Equality? Really?

The new Catholic bishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, spoke against marriage equality, and seemed to name it as the cause for a variety of social ills. 575 more words


Pelt the Pell with Polemics

Wow … I thought I had seen a lot. This stunned me. 



VATICAN CITY (RNS) One of the most powerful men in the Vatican, charged with cleaning up corruption and fostering financial reform, has outraged survivors of sex abuse by clergy by likening the church to a trucking company that refuses to take responsibility for a driver who molested women. 509 more words


Clergy abuse victim settles lawsuit with archdiocese

A man who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest more than 40 years ago is the first plaintiff to reach a settlement with the Archdiocese of St. 473 more words