LA Archdiocese To Settle Priest Abuse Cases For $13MThe 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.
LA Archdiocese Considers Large-Scale Fundraising Drive Despite Priest Abuse ScandalDespite renewed public outrage over documents showing a cover-up of the actions of pedophile priests, a study on how to shore up the church’s finances is going forward.
Retired Priest Pleads Guilty To Molesting Young Boy Over 3 YearsA retired priest pleaded guilty Friday to four felony counts of lewd acts on a child under 14.
Cardinal Roger Mahony's Legacy When Cardinal Roger Mahony was ordained nearly a half century ago, the Roman Catholic church was in the throes of a modernization and renewal — and the lanky young priest who grew up near his family's poultry processing plant was seen as a leading liberal light for the times.
Personnel Files Of 25 Priests Turned Over In Molestation CaseA judge has ordered the Los Angeles Roman Catholic archdiocese to turn over personnel files of 25 priests to a plaintiff's attorney in a molestation case dating to the 1980s.