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Dreamstime
February 13, 2019 - 1:02 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- New Jersey's Roman Catholic dioceses have released the names of more than 180 priests they say have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in dating back to 1940. RELATED: Nearly 300 priests and clergy in Texas accused of sex abuse over decades | US Catholic...
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Catholic Mass - holly sacrifice of blood and body of Jesus Christ
Dreamstime
February 01, 2019 - 11:09 am
HOUSTON (1010 WINS) -- The Roman Catholic Church in Texas has released a massive list of the names of priests who they say were credibly accused of abusing children over nearly decades. RELATED: Dolan: Democrats alienated Catholics with 'ghoulish, radical abortion-expansion law' | Catholic student...
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NYPD
December 03, 2018 - 10:01 am
A man desecrated and destroyed religious statues at a Catholic church in Brooklyn over the weekend, and police say they’re investigating the incident as a hate crime.
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September 18, 2018 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- One of the largest settlements ever awarded to individual victims of sexual abuse within the Catholic church was awarded Tuesday: Four men, who were repeatedly sexually abused as children by a teacher at a Catholic church in Brooklyn received a $27.5 million settlement from...
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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York.
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September 14, 2018 - 6:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan says the abuse scandal has his mother embarrassed to be a Catholic. "Even those that may have come forward decades ago like many of them did, maybe things have just begun to heal. And now they're hearing all this again," he said. Dolan was referring to...
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People pass the Archdiocese of New York, in New York, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.
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September 11, 2018 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general's new investigation into clergy sex abuse allegations in the Roman Catholic Church could be sweeping, delving into confidential church files in a state where hundreds of people have already made claims through programs run by the church itself. But few...
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Dreamstime
August 30, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey lawmaker is calling on the state's attorney general to form a grand jury to investigate potential sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Democratic state Sen. Joseph Vitale said Thursday he wants Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to confirm whether ``generations of hidden...
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Catholic Mass - holly sacrifice of blood and body of Jesus Christ
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 11:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- The Roman Catholic bishop of Buffalo has rejected calls for his resignation. A Buffalo TV station reported last week that Bishop Richard Malone allowed one accused priest to remain in his parish and gave multiple chances to another priest who had been suspended by the...
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Catholic Mass - holly sacrifice of blood and body of Jesus Christ
Dreamstime
August 23, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It appears like the Archdiocese of New York has had to dig deep to make compensation payments to victims of priest sex abuse. A diocese spokesman told the New York Post that over the last two years, they've paid a total of 278 sex abuse victims just under $60 million. The...
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August 21, 2018 - 8:57 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Tuesday that Pope Francis is expected to meet with victims of sexual abuse during his weekend visit to Ireland and speak out about the problem. Spokesman Greg Burke effectively confirmed the meeting during a briefing Tuesday. He said Francis always meets with...
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