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Louisiana Diocese Releases List of Priests Accused of Sex Abuse

The U.S. Catholic diocese where the first widely reported case of clergy sex abuse became public in the 1980s released a list Friday of 33 priests and four deacons credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor or vulnerable adult. The …

74 Sex Abuse Claims Filed Against St. Cloud Diocese

Minnesota’s Diocese of St. Cloud says 74 claims of sexual abuse of minors have been made against it and none of the claims involve anyone who is currently in parish ministry. A three-year window that lifted the statute of limitations …

Minnesota Parishes Want Archdiocese to Pay Abuse Defense Costs

Dozens of parishes in the Twin Cities want the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to pay their costs for settling clergy abuse claims. About 120 parishes want the archdiocese to reimburse them for paying too much into church insurance …

Attorney Wants Records From Franciscan Friars in News Mexico Abuse Case

An attorney for victims who claim they were sexually abused by priests in the Diocese of Gallup in New Mexico wants insurance and financial records from the Franciscan Friars, the Albuquerque Journal reported. Claimants attorney James Stang filed motions asking …