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Met Opera to probe misconduct charges against conductor James Levine

Met Opera to probe misconduct charges against conductor James Levine   USA TODAY Metropolitan Opera investigates sex abuse claims against James Levine   BBC News Metropolitan Opera to investigate longtime conductor after sexual misconduct allegations   CBS News Famed conductor James Levine under investigation by Met Opera over sexual abuse allegations   New York Daily News Former longtime Ravinia conductor James Levine faces sexual misconduct investigation   Chicago Tribune Full coverage 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 alleges Diocese of Orange ignored child sex abuse complaints tied to priest who led boys choir – OCRegister

Lawsuit alleges Diocese of Orange ignored child sex abuse complaints tied to priest who led boys choir OCRegister In a statement released following the filing of the lawsuit , the Diocese of Orange said it and the church have “publicly acknowledged past failings and have apologized personally to victims of abuse and their families and worked to reach a fair … Continue reading

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Third lawsuit filed against Baptist church, youth pastor convicted of sex abuse – AL.com

AL.com Third lawsuit filed against Baptist church , youth pastor convicted of sex abuse AL.com Jeff Eddy.PNG Former Highland Park Baptist Church Children's Pastor Jeff Eddie pleaded guilty to child sexual abuse and was sentenced to 30 years in prison. (Colbert County Sheriff's Department). A third lawsuit has been filed by someone claiming to be … Continue reading

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Will sex abuse claims lead more Minn. dioceses to bankruptcy? – Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesota Public Radio News Will sex abuse claims lead more Minn. dioceses to bankruptcy? Minnesota Public Radio News “If there's insurance that's readily available that would cover most or all of the liability, they would probably prefer to use that and not go into bankruptcy,” he said. But insurers can contest claims, contending they should not be responsible for … Continue reading

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Next mission for Twin Cities archdiocese: Life after bankruptcy – Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesota Public Radio News Next mission for Twin Cities archdiocese: Life after bankruptcy Minnesota Public Radio News But he didn't offer details and said the church could file a plan without first securing the support of sex abuse victims. That did not sit well with Mike Finnegan, an attorney for many of the victims … Rather than contest their liability, he added … Continue reading

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Insurer refuses to reimburse settlements over church sex abuse – The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe Insurer refuses to reimburse settlements over church sex abuse The Boston Globe Church insurance fights are often complicated debates involving abuse from decades ago and expired insurance policies that are just as old. The Interstate coverage in question, for example, dates from 1978 to 1985. In a further complication, some … Continue reading

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Windows closing for clergy sex abuse victims to sue Catholic church – The Guardian

Windows closing for clergy sex abuse victims to sue Catholic church The Guardian But in May 2013, Minnesota created a three-year window for past victims of abuse to file child sex abuse lawsuits against the church and other institutions, even after the statute of limitations has closed. This was a life-changing opportunity for … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Most allegations in Hawaii Catholic Church sex abuse scandal came from 2 locations – Hawaii News Now

EXCLUSIVE: Most allegations in Hawaii Catholic Church sex abuse scandal came from 2 locations Hawaii News Now A total of 18 men have alleged in lawsuits Henry molested them from 1952 to 1972; most of those incidents allegedly occurred at Saint Anthony Church in Kailua. Abuse victims — including former altar boys — said Henry and other Saint Anthony priests … Continue reading

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Twin Cities archdiocese files for bankruptcy – Grand Forks Herald

Wall Street Journal Twin Cities archdiocese files for bankruptcy Grand Forks Herald Some victims' advocates accused church officials of using the bankruptcy as a maneuver to avoid going to trial, when depositions, documents and testimony might reveal details about sexual abuse and its cover-up. “In past bankruptcies we were involved … St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files for bankruptcy in wake of sex abuse … Minneapolis Star Tribune St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files for bankruptcy CBS News all 252 news articles Continue reading

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