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The Roman Catholic religious order that runs Brother Rice High School in Chicago and St. Laurence High School in Burbank didn't want Brother Edward Chrysostom Courtney in Chicago any longer. So in the early 1970s, the Irish Christian Brothers shipped...
Tribune reporterInternal church records released Tuesday show that Chicago Jesuits consciously concealed the crimes of convicted sex offender Donald McGuire for more than 40 years as the prominent Roman Catholic priest continued to sexually abuse dozens of children...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserA Florida man who says he repressed memories of his childhood sexual abuse at the hands of a Catholic priest while growing up on Oahu has reached a $362,500 settlement with the priest and the North Dakota diocese that had been in charge of him. Steven...
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When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
Boston HeraldGood for Boston College for refusing to disinvite Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny as this Sunday's graduation speaker after Cardinal Sean O'Malley basically told BC: It's him or me. Well, BC chose Kenny. O'Malley's staying home. Fantastic. On his...
The New Hampshire Union Leader, ManchesterThe Rev. Monsignor Edward J. Arsenault was the public face of the Catholic Diocese of Manchester during the height of the clergy sexual abuse crisis more than a decade ago. Arguably the most high-profile cleric in New Hampshire from 2002 through 2007,...
A former parishioner at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Schaumburg sued an ex-Roman Catholic priest and the Archdiocese of Chicago in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, accusing the former church leader of sexual abuse. According to the complaint,...
Anne Arundel County police are investigating sexual abuse allegations by a former student at Monsignor Slade Catholic School in Glen Burnie, officials of the Archdiocese of Baltimore said Wednesday. In a letter posted on the archdiocese website and...
KAMPALA, Uganda — He is a celebrity across eastern and central Africa, a gospel music star known to many as the "Dancing Priest." But for years he also was a keeper of painful secrets — his own and many others'. In going public, Anthony...
It's not surprising that the leading Roman Catholic churchman in Rhode Island is disappointed that the state has legalized same-sex marriage. But in reacting to what he called “this immoral and unnecessary proposition,” Bishop Thomas J....
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WHITLEY CITY, Ky. — Five years after church officials ordered the Rev. Carroll Howlin to stop functioning as a missionary priest in this isolated mountain community, Joliet diocesan leaders received a letter from a suburban pastor that illuminated...
ROME -- Pope Francis has called on the Roman Catholic Church to "act decisively" to end the sexual abuse of minors by priests, the Vatican said Friday. At a meeting with the head of the Vatican's doctrinal department, Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, Francis...
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