Priest Abuse

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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.


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LA Archdiocese Considers Large-Scale Fundraising Drive Despite Priest Abuse Scandal

Despite 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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/06/2013


Retired Priest Pleads Guilty To Molesting Young Boy Over 3 Years

A retired priest pleaded guilty Friday to four felony counts of lewd acts on a child under 14.


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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2011


Personnel Files Of 25 Priests Turned Over In Molestation Case

A 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.