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Group Called ‘Roman Catholic Womenpriests’ Say They Are Defying The Church To Answer A Call From God

Twenty years ago this month, the Vatican reaffirmed the ban on the ordination of women, which led to the birth of a movement within the Church called the Roman Catholic Women Priests who say they are defying the Catholic Church to answer a call from God.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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More Priest Files To Be Released In LA Over Summer

A judge says Roman Catholic religious orders have until September to release secret files on their priests who were accused of molesting children while working in the Los Angeles archdiocese.

05/28/2013

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24 More Clergy Members Added To List Of Alleged Sex Abusers

Two dozen names have been added to a list of clergy members alleged to have molested children in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

02/14/2013

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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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Catholic Diocese Of Orange Settles Sex Abuse Lawsuit For $2M

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange settled a clergy abuse lawsuit for $2 million on the day of trial, an attorney for the plaintiff said Tuesday.

06/19/2012

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Report Finds Convicted LA Priest Has Sex Abuse Record In Italy

Clergy abuse victims are protesting outside the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles after learning that a visiting priest convicted of molestation had a prior criminal case in Italy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

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Mahony Hands Over LA Archdiocese To Jose Gomez

Cardinal Roger Mahony turned over the reins of the Los Angeles Archdiocese to Archbishop Jose Gomez Sunday at the age of 75.

02/27/2011

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Court Orders Release Of Friar Records

A California appeals court has ruled that psychiatric and other confidential records of Franciscan friars accused of sexual abuse should be made public.

09/30/2010

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