Saints emails, lawsuits could be buried in church bankruptcy

A bankruptcy filing by New Orleans' Roman Catholic archdiocese freezes sexual abuse lawsuits and could help bury the details of alleged coverups of predator priests and thousands of internal emails documenting a behind-the-scenes alliance with the New Orleans Saints.

Lawsuit alleges famed Jesuit McGuire abused boy 1,000 times

The lawsuit charges that Donald McGuire, a globe-trotting Jesuit with ties to St. Teresa of Calcutta, abused Robert J. Goldberg "more than 1,000 times, in multiple states and countries," during sojourns to spiritual retreats throughout the United States and Europe.

Lawsuit: Church pressured victims into unfair settlements

Two impoverished Mississippi men who say they were sexually assaulted by Franciscan missionaries filed a federal lawsuit Thursday claiming that Catholic officials pressured them into signing settlements that paid them little money and required them to remain silent about the alleged abuse.