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January 20, 2019
Rev. William Graham wants to return to St. Michael’s, following a jury award of $13,500 in the case where he sued the man who accused him of child sexual abuse. Photo from William Graham
Duluth priest fights removal
January 20, 2019 - 5:40pm
August 22, 2018
Twin Cities attorney Jeff Anderson, along with eight sexual abuse survivors, speak at a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 22, 2018. Special to Forum News Service
Attorney asks Dayton to call for grand jury into state's Catholic sex abuse scandals, with one bishop urging investigation and calling for 'culture of care'
August 22, 2018 - 5:53pm
Father Fernando Sayasaya teaches Beginning English Grammar to teenagers during summer session at De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines.  He is a fugitive with a rape case pending involving a young boy.  File photo
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
November 22, 2017 - 7:14pm
July 12, 2017
Monsignor John McSweeney, 75, is retiring this month after 42 years as a priest in the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte. Since 1999, he's been pastor of St. Matthew Catholic Church. which has grown to become the largest Catholic parish in the United States. (Jenna Eason/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
Let married men become priests, says pastor of America's largest Catholic church
July 12, 2017 - 1:20pm
May 30, 2017
Father Thomas Feltman
More than one potential victim of priest's alleged 'inappropriate activities' with youths, investigator says
May 30, 2017 - 9:53pm
May 9, 2017
Ron Vasek recounts the details of his alleged sexual abuse at the hands of The Rev. Roger Grundhaus during a trip to Ohio in 1971, when Vasek was 16 years old. Vasek is accompanied by (from left) attorney Jeff Anderson, wife Patty Vasek and Fr. Bob Schreiner at a press conference in St. Paul on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Lawsuit accuses Crookston bishop of blackmail, coercion
May 9, 2017 - 6:24pm
March 23, 2017
U.S. cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley talks with Brazilian cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz (left) before the start of the "Safeguarding in Homes and Schools" seminar at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
March 23, 2017 - 12:15pm
December 30, 2016
Chippewa County jury awards over $10 million in abuse case
December 30, 2016 - 8:41pm
August 24, 2016
Priest victims fault settlement plan, seek $80 million, not $13 million
August 24, 2016 - 6:23am