Denying a former employee's charges of a "kickback" scheme, leaders of the group for clergy abuse survivors say David Clohessy's resignation was in place months before SNAP was sued.
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
A federal judge punished SNAP last week for withholding documents it believed were covered by state abuse victim protection laws.
Msgr. William Lynn, the first U.S. church official convicted for his handling of clergy sexual abuse allegations, was released from prison on $250,000 bail Tuesday.
Pell, an Australian who is third in the Vatican hierarchy, has strenuously rejected the latest claims that he sexually abused children many years ago as a priest.
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Editorial: The church's public humiliation is now as thorough as can be in a culture where what is on screen is often the most persuasive element in fashioning public opinion.
Updated: The former heads of the St. Paul-Minneapolis and Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., dioceses each resigned amid clergy sex abuse scandals.
David Clohessy has reached an out-of-court settlement related to allegations of sexual abuse by a Missouri diocesan priest first brought forward more than 25 years ago.
The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., is reaching out with healing services to those sexually abused by priests.
Lawyers want the Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling that the archdiocese's cemetery trust fund is not shielded in bankruptcy court.