Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Catholic Church

Critic of Catholic Church alleges Baltimore’s attorney violated its free speech (access required)

Baltimore’s chief attorney violated the constitutional rights of an organization critical of the Catholic Church by essentially preventing its members from peacefully protesting the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ convention in the city this November, the group alleges in a ...

Read More »

Md. high court orders review of mental health reports in abuse case (access required)

A Prince George’s County judge must review in chambers the private mental health records of a dead child care worker to determine what if any portion is relevant to a Massachusetts lawsuit alleging his church-affiliated employer’s negligence enabled him to ...

Read More »

Pennsylvania dioceses pay nearly $84M to 564 victims of clergy abuse (access required)

Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses have paid nearly $84 million to 564 victims of sexual abuse, a tally that’s sure to grow substantially in the new year as compensation fund administrators work through a backlog of claims, according to an Associated ...

Read More »

Epstein among targets as door opens to old sex abuse claims in NY (access required)

ALBANY, New York — The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the ...

Read More »