California expects barrage of child sex-abuse lawsuits
Potentially thousands preparing to sue under new law allowing victims more time to report allegations of abuse

A new law sponsored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and takes effect Jan. 1, raises the statute of limitations to 40 years of age, or up to five years after discovery of sexual abuse. The

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Sacramento diocese helped accused priest obtain clergy position in Mexico, lawsuit claims
Suit was filed on behalf of Juan Ricardo Torres, who alleges Father Castellanos began abusing him when he was 15

A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims the Catholic Church’s Sacramento diocese assisted one of its priests in obtaining a new position with a parish in Mexico after sexual abuse accusations in Northern California in the

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McElroy: all hands on deck
Mandatory sex abuse meeting for 2500 employees of San Diego diocese

More than 2,500 employees of the San Diego-Imperial Roman Catholic Diocese have been summoned to what is being called a first ever all-hands meeting here with the bishop.

A press release Thursday said the

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California dioceses choose Gray Davis, Leon Panetta to oversee abuse payoffs
Sex scandals compounded by abortion scandal

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Mary Rose Short. In May of this year, six California dioceses announced a new monetary compensation program for abuse victims. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and the dioceses

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Priest twice convicted of possessing child porn still collecting a paycheck from Fresno diocese

A Catholic priest twice convicted of possessing child pornography in Merced County — and recently released from prison — has continued to receive checks from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno since he was first arrested

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LA archdiocese warns of renegade priest

A former Catholic priest removed from ministry and convicted of molestation was reportedly presiding at home Masses in Fillmore, according to a May 30 alert from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

The notice

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