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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

Lawyer For Wisconsin Accuser: Vatican Rejected Lawsuit
Posted on 1 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) The attorney for a man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf says the Vatican has refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter. St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson... Read More

Attorney Suing Vatican, Pope Over Murphy Case
Posted on 22 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (AP) An attorney says he is filing a federal lawsuit that accuses Pope Benedict XVI and senior Vatican officials of failing to defrock a Wisconsin priest despite allegations he molested at least 200 deaf children from 1950 to 1975... Read More

Vatican Halted Trial For Man Accused By Deaf Boys
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

VATICAN CITY – (AP) Two Wisconsin bishops urged the Vatican office led by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, to let them conduct a church trial against a priest accused of molesting some 200 deaf boys, but the Vatican ordered the... Read More