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Lawsuit accuses former Utica priest of child molestation – Utica Observer Dispatch

Lawsuit accuses former Utica priest of child molestation – Utica Observer Dispatch

Utica Observer Dispatch Lawsuit accuses former Utica priest of child molestation Utica Observer Dispatch Strzepak told Syracuse.com that most of the abuse occurred in the rectory of St. Leo's Church in Holland Patent, while some occurred at St. Peter's Church . According to the report, Colosimo threatened Strzepak with violence if he ever told anyone. The …

Victims, Roman Catholic Church Spar Over New York Sex Abuse Bill – Insurance Journal

Victims, Roman Catholic Church Spar Over New York Sex Abuse Bill – Insurance Journal

Victims, Roman Catholic Church Spar Over New York Sex Abuse Bill Insurance Journal New York legislation to relax one of the nation's most restrictive statutes of limitations on child molestation victims continues to stall under pressure from the Roman Catholic Church and other opponents. The bill has circled the drain in Albany for a …

Did Jehovah’s Witness elders fail to report sexual abuse? Trial starts Tuesday – PennLive.com

Did Jehovah’s Witness elders fail to report sexual abuse? Trial starts Tuesday – PennLive.com

Did Jehovah's Witness elders fail to report sexual abuse? Trial starts Tuesday PennLive.com It was a place where she was supposed to feel safe, but it was the authorities within that church who not only failed to protect her, but they covered up the abuse, she claims. And according to a lawsuit Fessler filed against the Jehovah's Witness …

Church requests part of lawsuit to be dismissed – Ledger Independent

Church requests part of lawsuit to be dismissed – Ledger Independent

Ledger Independent Church requests part of lawsuit to be dismissed Ledger Independent VANCEBURG – Attorneys for Vanceburg Christian Church have filed a motion for dismissal, in a lawsuit filed against the church for alleging not take measures to prevent the abuse by a former pastor of an unnamed victim. In the motion, filed Friday …

Church Tries to Punish Girls who Sued Over Sex Abuse by Outing Them: ‘They Should Not Be Able to Hide’ – AlterNet

Church Tries to Punish Girls who Sued Over Sex Abuse by Outing Them: ‘They Should Not Be Able to Hide’ – AlterNet

Church Tries to Punish Girls who Sued Over Sex Abuse by Outing Them: 'They Should Not Be Able to Hide' AlterNet The lawsuit , and its timing, apparently angered church officials — who have taken the unprecedented step of asking a judge to publicly identify the underage victims of sex abuse. The church filed a petition June 15 asking the court to require the two …

Anglican Church of Kenya Priest Sides with LGBT in Lawsuit Seeking Protection from Abuse and Discrimination – Christianity Daily

Anglican Church of Kenya Priest Sides with LGBT in Lawsuit Seeking Protection from Abuse and Discrimination – Christianity Daily

Anglican Church of Kenya Priest Sides with LGBT in Lawsuit Seeking Protection from Abuse and Discrimination Christianity Daily An Anglican priest in Kenya has sided with LGBT advocates in a lawsuit against the state's alleged discriminatory laws which the community says is inhibiting liberties of gay people in the country, according to a report by Religion News Service. Rev.

Oregon Woman Settles Suit over Abuse by Insurance Agent Father – Insurance Journal

Oregon Woman Settles Suit over Abuse by Insurance Agent Father – Insurance Journal

Oregon Woman Settles Suit over Abuse by Insurance Agent Father Insurance Journal The 61-year-old insurance agent and former church pastor pleaded guilty in April and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Before his arrest, Jackson ran a Farmers office. Stop Abuse After his arrest, the victim's father divorced his wife and …

Lawsuit accuses Bronzeville church janitor of sex abuse – Chicago Sun-Times

Lawsuit accuses Bronzeville church janitor of sex abuse – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times Lawsuit accuses Bronzeville church janitor of sex abuse Chicago Sun-Times The alleged victim, now 34, says most of the abuse happened two to three times per week in the custodian's office at Progressive Community Church , 56 E. 48th St., according to the lawsuit filed Friday in Cook County Circuit Court. The janitor — who …

St. Paul Archdiocese declares bankruptcy, calling it ‘fairest’ recourse – Minneapolis Star Tribune

St. Paul Archdiocese declares bankruptcy, calling it ‘fairest’ recourse – Minneapolis Star Tribune

MiamiHerald.com St. Paul Archdiocese declares bankruptcy, calling it 'fairest' recourse Minneapolis Star Tribune The size of the settlement in part reflects the severity of the abuse and whether insurance companies contributed. Every church bankruptcy has been sparked by clergy sex abuse lawsuits. Victims' advocates offered mixed reaction. While the apparent … Twin Cities archdiocese files for bankruptcy Grand Forks Herald St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files for bankruptcy CBS News all 270 news articles