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Vatican Served With Court Documents In Wis. Abuse Case
Posted on 13 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MILWAUKEE - (AP) The Vatican has been served with court papers stemming from decades-old allegations of sexual abuse against a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf, attorneys for the accuser and the Vatican said Tuesday. Jeff Anderson... Read More

U.S. Judge Asks Vatican To Serve Court Paper To Pope
Posted on 2 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MILWAUKEE - (AP) A federal U.S. judge is asking the Vatican to cooperate in serving the Pope and two other top officials with court papers that stem from decades-old allegations of sexual abuse by a priest in Wisconsin. The request is an incremental and... Read More

Lawsuit Tries Tough Sell: Vatican As Business
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MILWAUKEE – (AP) A lawsuit from the U.S. aims to place blame for priest sexual abuse at the highest levels of the Roman Catholic Church by claiming the Vatican controls leadership, fundraising and doctrine down to the lowest levels. The lawsuit... Read More

Oregon Abuse Case Lawyers Want To Question Cardinals
Posted on 9 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. - (AP) Lawyers for a man who wants to hold the Vatican accountable for the priest who molested him in the 1960s asked a federal judge Wednesday to allow them to question top cardinals. The lawyers filed papers outlining requests for depositions... Read More