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Attorney Seeks Names of All Order Priests in Illinois Accused of Abuse

An attorney is calling on Catholic bishops across Illinois to end the “dangerous deceit” and release a full list of religious order priests who face credible sexual abuse accusations. Attorney Jeff Anderson has made public the identities of 175 priests …

Diocese of Covington in Kentucky Releases FBI Clergy Abuse Report

The Diocese of Covington has released a report on sexual abuse that found 59 Catholic priests and 31 others associated with the church have sexually abused children since the 1950s. The report was released Friday on the diocese website along …

Lloyd’s Underwriters Sue Indiana Archdiocese Over Liability Insurance Response

An insurance company is suing the Indianapolis archdiocese, alleging that it failed to disclose allegations of child sexual abuse by a Catholic priest when it applied for liability insurance. Underwriters for Lloyd’s of London contends in a federal lawsuit filed …

Catholic Church in Hartford Battles Insurer Over Priest Sex Abuse Claim Payments

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford has taken its dispute with an insurance company to trial, seeking reimbursement of more than $1 million in payments made to settle sexual misconduct cases involving priests and minors. Testimony began last Friday in …