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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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Fired gay music director loses lawsuit against Inverness church, archdiocese – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily Herald Fired gay music director loses lawsuit against Inverness church , archdiocese Chicago Daily Herald Citing the right of religious organizations to control internal affairs, a federal judge has sided with the Archdiocese of Chicago and an Inverness parish in a lawsuit filed by a former music director who claimed he was improperly fired after publicly … Continue reading

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Judge sides with Holy Family church in firing of gay music director – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily Herald Judge sides with Holy Family church in firing of gay music director Chicago Daily Herald Citing the right of religious organizations to control internal affairs, a federal judge has sided with the Archdiocese of Chicago and an Inverness parish in a lawsuit filed by a former music director who claimed he was improperly fired after publicly … Continue reading

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Roman Catholic archdiocese accuses city of Mission Woods of religious discrimination – Kansas City Star

Kansas City Star Roman Catholic archdiocese accuses city of Mission Woods of religious discrimination Kansas City Star The lawsuit said that Mission Woods, a city so small that it doesn't have any full-time staff, burdened the religious exercise of both the archdiocese and St. Rose by rejecting a plan to convert a single-family house it bought into additional space for … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Charges Former Guilford Priest Abused Boy – Hartford Courant

Lawsuit Charges Former Guilford Priest Abused Boy Hartford Courant A former altar boy at St. George's Church in Guilford has filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Hartford, alleging he was molested by former parish priest Daniel McSheffery starting when he was nine. The lawsuit claims that McSheffery took the boy … Continue reading

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Sex abuse lawsuit against Archdiocese of New Orleans clears early legal hurdle – The Advocate

Sex abuse lawsuit against Archdiocese of New Orleans clears early legal hurdle The Advocate A sexual abuse lawsuit involving a popular former Jesuit priest survived a legal challenge Friday as a judge rejected arguments by Loyola University and the Archdiocese of New Orleans that a woman waited too long to bring decades-old rape claims … Continue reading

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Hartford Catholic Diocese Settles Another Sexual Abuse Claim – Connecticut Law Tribune

Hartford Catholic Diocese Settles Another Sexual Abuse Claim Connecticut Law Tribune The archdiocese also recently fought a court battle with Interstate Fire and Casualty Co., the church's insurance provider, for its failure to reimburse the church for settlement payments. Between 2010 and 2012, the archdiocese paid more than $2 … Continue reading

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Group readies lawsuit before church loses Yona property – Pacific Daily News

Pacific Daily News Group readies lawsuit before church loses Yona property Pacific Daily News A group that has been pushing for Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron's removal said it's ready to file a lawsuit between now and Nov. 21 to ensure the Archdiocese of Agana doesn't lose ownership and control of a $40 million to $75 million Yona property. Continue reading

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Gay man can continue discrimination lawsuit against Catholic church – LGBTQ Nation

LGBTQ Nation Gay man can continue discrimination lawsuit against Catholic church LGBTQ Nation CHICAGO (AP) — A gay music director fired after he publicized his same-sex marriage engagement can continue his lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Chicago and the parish where he worked after a federal judge declined to dismiss the complaint. Continue reading

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Catholic Reformation – Crain’s Chicago Business

Crain’s Chicago Business Catholic Reformation Crain’s Chicago Business Every parish will feel some impact because everyone will be asked to work together to create faith communities strong enough to draw Catholics back into the church , says Betsy Bohlen, the archdiocese's chief operating officer. “Even very vibrant … Continue reading

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