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He sues the church to comfort the afflicted – Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe New Mexican He sues the church to comfort the afflicted Santa Fe New Mexican In 2011, some 28 years after they met, Esquibel asked Hall to represent him in a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Esquibel said he was an altar boy in seventh grade when a priest named John George Weisenborn began molesting him at St. Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Film triggers man’s memories of sex abuse – KOB 4

KOB 4 Lawsuit : Film triggers man's memories of sex abuse KOB 4 The man has filed a lawsuit claiming he was sexually assaulted by two priests while serving as an altar boy at a South Valley church back in the 1980s. The issue came up recently after the man watched the film “Spotlight”, the Oscar-winning picture … Continue reading

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Lawsuit filed against Austin Catholic diocese over sexual abuse – MyStatesman.com

MyStatesman.com Lawsuit filed against Austin Catholic diocese over sexual abuse MyStatesman.com A man has filed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin, alleging the diocese and its bishops had known a priest at a North Austin church had been abusing an altar boy and did nothing to stop it. The man, identified only as John Doe … Continue reading

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Former altar boy’s lawsuit makes first allegations of abuse against late … – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Former altar boy's lawsuit makes first allegations of abuse against late … TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press A Twin Cities man has sued the St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese, claiming that a priest not previously listed by the church as among known abusers raped him when he was an altar boy at Guardian Angels Church in Hastings. More often, the Rev. Alphonsus Continue reading

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New lawsuit alleges decades-old abuse by Hastings priest – KARE

KARE New lawsuit alleges decades-old abuse by Hastings priest KARE The man, who in the 1950s served as an altar boy at Guardian Angels Church in Hastings, contends in the lawsuit that he was barely 13 when the Rev. Alphonsus Ferguson first assaulted him in the church rectory. His lawsuit , filed in Ramsey County court Continue reading

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Community Mourns Boy Killed In Zip Line Accident – CBS Local

CBS Local Community Mourns Boy Killed In Zip Line Accident CBS Local Rex was an altar boy, serving Mass at St. John Neumann Church . He also helped with Vacation Bible School. Fr. McGinnis says the boy was always asking, “What else can I do?” According to McCandless Township Police, Rex and his friends were riding a Continue reading

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Lawsuit alleges child sex abuse by Golden Valley priest in 1962 – Pioneer Press

Lawsuit alleges child sex abuse by Golden Valley priest in 1962 Pioneer Press A man who alleges he was sexually abused by a priest at a Golden Valley church around 1962 has sued the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The plaintiff, identified as John Doe 108, served as an altar boy at the Church of St. Margaret Mary when Continue reading

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Ex-altar boy hits Orlando Diocese with sex-abuse lawsuit – Orlando Sentinel

Ex-altar boy hits Orlando Diocese with sex-abuse lawsuit Orlando Sentinel The lawsuit contends Father William Authenrieth sexually molested a 14-year-old altar boy at All Souls Church in Sanford in 1983 and 1984. The suit alleges Authenrieth fondled the boy and warned him not to disclose the sexual acts or the priest would … and more Continue reading

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From altar boy to rock god – Irish Independent

From altar boy to rock god Irish Independent Bizarrely, I bump into the man himself, unencumbered by bodyguards, by accident going down the stairs to the toilet. … But yeah, that was my upbringing: go to church on Sunday.” … Eddie Van Halen would be in the refrigerator at 10 o'clock taking … and more Continue reading

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Priest jailed for child abuse recants guilty plea and claims he didn’t rape … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Priest jailed for child abuse recants guilty plea and claims he didn't rape … Daily Mail Avery accepted a 2 1/2- to five-year term for sexually assaulting the altar boy and conspiring with Lynn and other church officials to keep him in ministry, even though Lynn had labeled him a likely predator. Avery had faced 13 1/2 to 27 years in … Priest at center of priest sex abuse case recants Philadelphia Inquirer all 1,225 news articles Continue reading

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