Cardinal Roger Mahony
The nation’s largest Roman Catholic archdiocese has agreed to pay $720 million to clergy abuse victims over the past decade and released internal files that showed Cardinal Roger Mahony shielded priests and ordered a surrogate to withhold evidence from police.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles will pay $13 million to settle 17 clergy abuse lawsuits, including 11 that involve a visiting Mexican priest who fled prosecution and remains a fugitive more than 25 years later, plaintiffs’ attorneys said Tuesday.
Attorneys for four alleged victims of sexual abuse by a defrocked Catholic priest spoke out Thursday about a nearly $10 million settlement that was reached with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
A Los Angeles church announced Friday that it will hold a special prayer vigil on the eve of the papal conclave in Rome.
A woman who claims she was sexually abused by her parish priest as a child traveled to Rome to protest retired Cardinal Roger Mahony’s participation in the papal conclave.
The former archbishop of San Francisco said Monday that Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony has a rightful place among Vatican officials who will choose the next pope.
There is worldwide outrage that former Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony will be part of next month’s papal conclave in Rome.
Cardinal Roger Mahony will be deposed this month as part of a clergy abuse lawsuit set for trial in April.
Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation Monday, sending shock-waves through the Southland’s Catholic community of five million.
Catholics in Los Angeles will hear an apology from Archbishop Jose Gomez as they attend mass on Sunday morning.
A day after being relieved of his public duties, retired Roman Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony is reacting.
The L.A. District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that they will be reviewing the documents.
Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles officials maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.
The pope has made the changing of the Catholic guard in Los Angeles official.
The recent decision to expand the school year by nearly three weeks has many parents upset — with some even seeing ulterior motives behind the move.