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Cardinal Roger Mahony

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Former LA Cardinal Roger Mahony Unlikely To Face Charges In Clergy Abuse Cases

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.

02/19/2014

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LA Archdiocese To Settle Priest Abuse Cases For $13M

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.

02/18/2014

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Attorneys For 4 Church Sex Abuse Victims To Speak Out On $10M Settlement

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2013

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LA Church To Hold All-Night Vigil On Eve Of First Pope Vote

A Los Angeles church announced Friday that it will hold a special prayer vigil on the eve of the papal conclave in Rome.

03/08/2013

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Alleged Church Sex Abuse Victim Outraged Over Mahony’s Inclusion In Papal Conclave

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2013

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Cardinal: LA’s Mahony Should Help Select Pope

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2013

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Outcry Grows Over Mahony’s Planned Participation In Papal Conclave

There is worldwide outrage that former Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony will be part of next month’s papal conclave in Rome.

02/20/2013

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Mahony To Be Deposed About Handling Of Alleged Sex Abuse Case

Cardinal Roger Mahony will be deposed this month as part of a clergy abuse lawsuit set for trial in April.

02/15/2013

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Pope Benedict XVI To Step Down From Office On Feb. 28

Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation Monday, sending shock-waves through the Southland’s Catholic community of five million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2013

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Parishioners Hear From Archbishop Jose Gomez Through Statement

Catholics in Los Angeles will hear an apology from Archbishop Jose Gomez as they attend mass on Sunday morning.

02/03/2013

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Mahony Discusses Pedophile-Priest Scandal On His Personal Blog

A day after being relieved of his public duties, retired Roman Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony is reacting.

02/01/2013

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Abuse Files Allegedly Show How LA Church Leaders Shielded Priests

The L.A. District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that they will be reviewing the documents.

01/22/2013

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Files Show How LA Church Leaders Shielded Sex Abusers From Police

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.

01/21/2013

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Pope Names Gomez Official LA Archbishop

The pope has made the changing of the Catholic guard in Los Angeles official.

03/01/2011

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LA Parents Fuming Over Longer Catholic School Year

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.

02/01/2011