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Landmark Clergy Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Cleared for Trial in U.S. Federal Court

A federal judge has ruled that a Mexican man who claims he was the victim of clergy sexual abuse can bring his lawsuit into federal court in the United States.

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Clergy Sexual Abuse Lawyer

Sexual abuse inflicted by a member of the clergy or priesthood is an unspeakable act. A religious figure whose purpose is to provide spiritual and moral guidance breaks every possible barrier of decency when he or she crosses over into the...

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San Diego Priest Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Our lawyers are accepting potential lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered any form of sexual abuse by a Catholic Priest or other member of the clergy in San Diego, California.

Hundreds of Southern Baptist Church Ministers, Deacons Accused of Sexual Assault

A total of about 380 Baptist Ministers, Deacons, and unpaid volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, and more than half have already been convicted, according to an investigation by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express News.

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New List of Catholic Priests Accused of Sex Abuse Includes Dozens of St. Louis Jesuits

Two massive Catholic Jesuit provinces whose territory covers nearly half the U.S. last week released the names of 153 priests and brothers credibly accused of sexually abusing minors and vulnerable adults dating back all the way back to the 1940s.

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Texas Diocese to Release Names of Catholic Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse

All Catholic dioceses in Texas will submit a comprehensive list of clergy members that have been "credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors" since 1950, Dallas Bishop Edward Burns said on Wednesday.

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Pennsylvania Catholic Priest Abuse Lawsuit

Catholic Priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused more than 1,000 children over a period of 7 decades, with bishops and other clergy members covering up the abuse and exacerbating the problem, a new grand jury report has found.

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Roman Catholic Abuse Documents Released to Public

This week, thousands of documents concerning nine Roman Catholic priests who settled a landmark clergy abuse lawsuit in 2006 were made public.

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Catholic Sexual Abuse Claims Increased by Double Digits in 2011

he number of reports of sexual abuse committed by Catholic priests skyrocketed by more than 15% last year, according to a recent audit released by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Clergy Abuse Victims Urge International Court to Investigate Catholic Church Sex Crimes

In an effort to hold the Catholic church accountable for sexual abuse by priests, human rights lawyers and victims of clergy abuse have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court to investigate these matters.