| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A $9.9-million settlement to be paid by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to four men who say they were molested by a priest is the first payment since the January release of 12,00 pages of internal archdiocese records about abuse.......
| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Lawyers for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are seeking to postpone upcoming sexual abuse trials or relocate them to a courthouse 200 miles away because they don't believe they can get a fair trial in Southern California. The church's request......
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Week in Pictures | March 11 – March 17, 2013...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Cardinal Roger Mahony said in a televised interview the impact new Pope Francis will have on the world is "unimaginable." Despite being rebuked recently by Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez for his handling of sexual abuse cases, Mahony participated in......
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Confidential personnel records from five Catholic religious orders were turned over to victims of sexual abuse Wednesday in the first wave of a court-ordered public disclosure expected to shed light on the role the groups, operating independently of the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:53 PM
There is something about me that is happier when accompanied by a small boy.... Perhaps besides the sexual element, the child in me wants a playmate.
— Father Robert Van Handel ::
Damian Eckert turned on the computer in his in-laws' home office,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Church leaders who mishandled child sex abuse allegations will be named in a 30,000-page cache of internal Archdiocese of Los Angeles records set for public release in coming weeks, a judge ruled Monday.
The decision by Los Angeles County Superior Court...
| Jan 31, 2013
Here is the letter Archbishop Jose H. Gomez sent to the church community Thursday afternoon:
My brothers and sisters in Christ,
This week we are releasing the files of priests who sexually abused children while they were serving in the Archdiocese...
| Feb 20, 2013
ROME -- A senior Vatican official called Cardinal Roger Mahony's participation in the selection of the next pope "troubling," but said there was no formal procedure to stop the retired Los Angeles archbishop from attending the conclave next month.
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Pressed to come up with hundreds of millions of dollars to settle clergy sex abuse lawsuits, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony turned to one group of Catholics whose faith could not be shaken: the dead.
Under his leadership in 2007, the Archdiocese of Los...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In 1993, Cardinal Roger Mahony wrote to the Vatican with an urgent problem. One of his priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles had been accused of plying teenage boys with alcohol and molesting them, sometimes during prayer.
In less than eight years,...