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hawaiitribune-herald.com

Former Hakalau man accused of sex abuse

March 5, 2013

By Tribune-Herald

NEW YORK (AP) — The Christian Brothers have agreed to pay more than $16 million to people who were molested as children by members of the U.S. religious order.

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/

Christian Brothers settle suit with 400 sex abuse victims

May 23, 2013

By Manya A. Brachear, Chicago Tribune reporter

The Roman Catholic religious order that runs Brother Rice High School in Chicago and St. Laurence High School in Burbank didn't want Brother Edward Chrysostom Courtney in Chicago any longer. So in the early 1970s, the Irish Christian Brothers shipped him to the West Coast and kept the troubling reasons to themselves.

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Jeff Anderson & Associates

Press Release: Settlement in excess of $16.5 Million Reached in Irish Christian Brothers Sexual Abuse Bankruptcy

May 23, 2013

(White Plains, NY) The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for The Christian Brothers Institute and The Christian Brothers of Ireland, Inc. have approved the terms and conditions of a consensual reorganization plan in the Chapter 11 cases of The Christian Brothers Institute and The Christian Brothers of Ireland, Inc.

Press Release

http://www.bbc.co.uk/

Ex-priest Patrick McCabe sentenced for child abuse

March 22, 2013

By BBC

A 70-year-old former priest who abused two boys more than 30 years ago has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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MN Northwest

Another Seattle man claims abuse by Catholic priest

March 11,21013 | By Chris Sullivan

A Catholic brother who taught at O'Dea High School in the 1970's has been named again in sex abuse lawsuit.

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Jeff Anderson & Associates The Law Offices of Mark Gallagher

Motion by Survivor Committee to Share Information Regarding Abusers

November 13, 2012

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Honolulu News Now

Damien Memorial School, Catholic Church sued by former students

November 8, 2012 | By Tim Sakahara

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -Two former students are suing Damien Memorial School and the Catholic Church of Hawaii. They claim the school covered up tortuous sex abuse by a longtime teacher three decades ago.

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Kiro7

Sex abuse claims spark principal's resignation

November 1, 2012 | By Kiro7

Video: Principal Sex Allegations

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http://www.komonews.com/

O'Dea High School principal resigns amid sex abuse allegations

October 31, 2012

By KOMO Staff

Officials from the Archdiocese of Seattle announced that Brother Karl Walczak had resigned his post as principal of O'Dea High School after accusations of sexual abuse came to light.

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http://www.independent.ie/

Should we really be celebrating the Christian Brothers?

October 20, 2012

By Weekend Review

This evening, in Dublin's Convention Centre, former pupils of Christian Brothers schools will come together to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Edmund Rice.

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http://www.irishexaminer.com/

Abuse victims accuse Christian Brothers event of trying to muzzle them

October 20, 2012

By Claire O’Sullivan

Survivors of abuse at Christian Brother schools have accused organisers of a Christian Brothers commemoration event this weekend of attempting to muzzle them by not allowing them to speak

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www.ctpost.com

Demonstrators demand removal of Darien priest

August 27, 2012

By Michael P. Mayko

DARIEN -- Handing out fliers and wearing placards, a former Catholic priest and an abuse victim stood at the entrance of St. Thomas More church Saturday, demanding the Diocese of Bridgeport remove an elderly priest for allegedly abusing three high school students some 30 years ago.

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http://www.fordhamobserver.com/

Admin Quits Over Sex Abuse Claims

August 22, 2012

By HARRY HUGGINS

Despite passing a criminal background check in 2011, Br. James A. Ligouri, former associate vice president and executive director of Fordham’s Westchester campus, resigned July 20 after a claim that he sexually abused a child was made public.

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http://www.ocweekly.com/

Fordham University Sex-Abuse Scandal Has Orange County Connection

August 15, 2012

By Gustavo Arellano

Right before I went to Kentucky two weeks ago to whittle wood with the good ol' boys and live in a haze of Mellow Corn, I met with a Catholic Church sex-abuse victim from Orange County.

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http://www.montereyherald.com/

5 more men file sex abuse claims against order from Chicago-area high schools

July 30, 2012

By Mike Nolan | Sun-Times Media

Five more men have filed claims in bankruptcy court alleging they were sexually abused as boys while attending Catholic schools operated by the Irish Christian Brothers, according to a Chicago law firm that’s representing the men.

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http://www.montereyherald.com/

Three more claims of sexual assault made by Palma alumni

July 30, 2012

By VIRGINIA HENNESSEY Herald Salinas

Facing a Wednesday deadline, a Seattle attorney said he will file three new claims on behalf of Palma High School alumni who say they were sexually assaulted by Father Gerald "Jerry" Funcheon in the 1980s.

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http://www.newrochelletalk.com/

Former Iona College President Brother James Liguori Named in Child Sex Abuse Suit

July 19, 2012

By Robert Cox

A California man has filed a lawsuit claiming he was sexually abused by Brother James A. Liguori, C.F.C., Ed.D in 1969 when the boy at a Cardinal Farley Military Academy in in Rhinebeck, N.Y. The school was run by the Irish Christian Brothers, a New Rochelle-based Catholic religious order.

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Staradvertiser.com

Victims have more time to sue for past sex abuse

June 10, 2012

By Derrick DePledge

Victims of childhood sexual abuse in Hawaii will have more time to bring civil lawsuits under a new state law that recognizes that many are often too afraid or ashamed to confront their abusers sooner.

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KHON2

Former Damien teacher and chaplain accused of sex assault



May 25, 2012 | By Olena Heu

An alleged sex assault involving a former Honolulu priest and a Damien Memorial School student has surfaced, nearly 30 years later.

A new state law allows adults who claim they were molested as children to take legal action even after the statute of limitations has lapsed.

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Palma alumnus alleges abuse, reaches out to other possible victims

Mercurynews.com
VIRGINIA HENNESSEY Herald Staff Writer
May 15, 2012


A well-known Palma High School alumnus has filed a lawsuit alleging he was sexually assaulted by the school's chaplain, possibly after being drugged, in 1984.

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http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_20611521/palma-alumnus-alleges-abuse-reaches-out-other-possible


All Hallows Fraudulent Conveyance Motion

Jeff Anderson & Associates
May 1, 2012

View the Motion: All Hallows Fraudulent Conveyance Motion


Lawsuits against Diocese of Monterey affected by California Supreme Court ruling

Pix 11
ELLYN MARKS pix11.com
April 25, 2012


More than two decades after graduating from Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, two men claim they were sexually abused by the Dean of Discipline, Brother John Justin O'Connor.

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http://www.wpix.com/news/wpix-victims-speak-about-clergy-abuse,0,5358325.story#tugs_story_display


Lawsuits against Diocese of Monterey affected by California Supreme Court ruling

Monterey County The Herald
VIRGINIA HENNESSEY Herald Staff Writer
April 11, 2012


Three of four clergy-abuse lawsuits pending against the Diocese of Monterey will likely be dismissed or settled for small sums after a recent state Supreme Court ruling.

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http://www.montereyherald.com/local/ci_20368207/lawsuits-against-diocese-monterey-affected-by-california-supreme


Jeff Anderson & Associates

Complaint: Christopher Spedden vs. Crosiers, Palma High School and Fr. Gerald Funcheon

March 29, 2012

Christopher Spedden vs. Crosiers, Palma High School and Fr. Gerald Funcheon

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Former Palma student alleges abuse by priest; documents show history of suspicions about teacher

SantaCruzSentinel
JULIA REYNOLDS Herald Staff Writer
March 28, 2012


A former Palma High School student filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing the Rev. Gerald Funcheon, a former Palma teacher, of molesting him on a school trip in the 1980s.

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http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_20278172/former-palma-student-alleges-abuse-by-priest-documents


Abuse support urges Church do more to help victims

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Steve Klamkin | WPRO News
March 29, 2012


A support group for victims of sexual abuse by clergy is calling on the Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence to reach out to potential abuse victims who may have attended a Warwick parochial high school.

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http://theoaklandjournal.com/oaklandnj/christian-brothers-file-bankruptcy/


Christian Brothers File Bankruptcy

theoaklandjournal.com
The Oakland Journal
March 28, 2012


Mostly known for their excellence in education and their ability to excel in sports, two NJ Catholic high schools are entangled in the bankruptcy proceedings of the Christian Brothers.

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http://theoaklandjournal.com/oaklandnj/christian-brothers-file-bankruptcy/


Last Chance for Possible Abuse Victims at Montebello Catholic School

EGPNEWS.COM
By: Elizabeth Hsing-Huei Chou, EGP Staff Writer
March 22, 2012


Former students who want to file sex abuse lawsuits against the Congregation of Christian Brothers, which staffed Cantwell High School in Montebello from 1948 until 1990, will be barred from doing so after Aug. 1.

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http://egpnews.com/2012/03/last-chance-for-possible-abuse-victims-at-montebello-catholic-school/


Hendricken alums get ominous letter about Christian Brothers

WPRI.com Eyewitness News
By: Tim White
March 3, 2012


Thousands of alumni from Bishop Hendricken High School have received letters advising them of a pending bankruptcy case against the congregation that once ran the school, and setting a deadline for those who plan to file a sex abuse claim.

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http://blogs.wpri.com/2012/03/16/hendricken-alums-get-ominous-letter-about-christian-brothers/


Not the last word on sexual abuse

timesunion.com
By: TU Editorial Board
March 6, 2012


Our opinion: An agreement between the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese and local district attorneys on sexual abuse reporting is fine, but the real solution is a state law to make clergy mandated reporters.

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http://blog.timesunion.com/opinion/not-the-last-word-on-sexual-abuse/18373/


Second man accuses former Palma School priest

Monterey County The Herald
By: VIRGINIA HENNESSEY | Herald Salinas Bureau
March 3, 2012


A second man has reportedly come forward alleging sexual abuse by a priest at Palma High School, but details of both of the claims could remain out of the public eye.

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http://www.montereyherald.com/local/ci_20097094/second-man-accuses-priest


3 Former Palma High Employees Accused Of Sexual Abuse

Central Coast News KION 46
By: Susanne Brunner
Feburary, 27 2012


SALINAS, Calif. -- Former employees of a Central Coast private school are accused of sexual abuse. On Monday, demonstrators rallied outside Palma High School in hopes of bringing the accusations to light.

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http://www.kionrightnow.com/story/17031599/3-former-palma-high-employees-accused-of-sexual-abuse


Ex-Palma employees accused of abuse

Monterey County The Herald
By: VIRGINIA HENNESSEY Herald Salinas Bureau
Feburary, 24 2012


Palma High School in Salinas has been identified as one of the Christian Brothers schools that employed brothers or priests who were accused of child sexual abuse.

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http://www.montereyherald.com/local/ci_20041628/palma-employed-men-accused-child-sexual-abuse


Group says child predators worked at Catholic school

HawaiiNewsNow
By: Jim Mendoza
Kalihi | Fri Feb 10, 2011 10:02pm CST


KALIHI (HawaiiNewsNow) - In the 1950s, Brother Thomas Cuthbert Ford pleaded guilty to beating a boy in a New Jersey orphanage. He was Damien Memorial School's dean from 1972 to 1975.

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http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/16904070/group-says-child-predators-worked-at-catholic-school


Catholic Christian Brothers order files for bankruptcy

Cross
By: Laura L. Myers
SEATTLE | Fri Apr 29, 2011 1:59am EDT


(Reuters) - The North American branch of the Christian Brothers, a Roman Catholic order that runs schools around the world, has filed for bankruptcy protection amid mounting sexual abuse claims against U.S. and Canadian members.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/29/us-church-brothers-sexabuse-idUSTRE73S0XV20110429


Iona College operators file for bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Home
By Kristen MacBeth
May 2, 2011


The Christian Brothers, the organization that runs Iona College and multiple high schools, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because of multiple lawsuits regarding sexual assault.

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http://www.bankruptcyhome.com/bankruptcy-news/800498191/Iona-College-operators-file-for-bankruptcy


Christian Brothers order files for bankruptcy, cites sex-abuse lawsuits

Newspaper
By Gary Stern, The Journal News

The Christian Brothers, the venerable, New Rochelle-based Catholic order that runs Iona College and more than two dozen secondary schools, has filed for bankruptcy and may have to begin selling off properties.

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http://www.lohud.com/article/20110430/NEWS01/104300344/Christian-Brothers-order-files-bankruptcy-cites-sex-abuse-lawsuits?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CNews

'DIOCESE LET SCHOOL BIG SLIDE'

New York Post
By DAN MANGAN
February 28, 2008


The former principal of a prestigious Catholic high school who resigned amid allegations of inappropriate images on his work computer was allowed to stay on the job for nearly five months after a priest wrote the New York Archdiocese accusing him of serious misconduct, The Post has learned.

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http://www.nypost.com/p/news/regional/item_4Z01DgSVrqFfPgaFtgORdM


Catholic Principal Was Fired Over Photos, Official Says

New York Times
By CARA BUCKLEY
February 28, 2008


The principal at a prominent Catholic boys’ high school in the Bronx was ousted late last week after photos of nude men were discovered on his computer, a law enforcement official confirmed on Wednesday.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/28/nyregion/28hayes.html?_r=1


HAUNTED BY PAST PRINCIPAL IN '86 PERV BUST

New York Post
By: DAN MANGAN
November 19, 2007


A Roman Catholic brother credited with turning around an all-boys Harlem high school was removed as principal after someone complained that he had been arrested two decades ago for allegedly soliciting a boy for sex, The Post has learned.

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http://www.nypost.com/p/news/regional/item_4kFd5fM7ffz0fEa5an1NwI



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