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  • Archdiocese Of Milwaukee Plays The "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" Card

    CHICAGO (AP) — Federal judges on Monday peppered attorneys with questions about how much the bankrupt Archdiocese of Milwaukee spends to maintain its cemeteries and whether there is a strong interest in making maintenance funds available to compensate victims of clergy sexual abuse.

  • Lawsuit Accuses Entertainment Figures of Sex Abuse

    Brian Singer (by Gage Skidmore)

    A man who has accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teen sued three more entertainment industry figures Monday, claiming they also molested him.

  • Lawyer Disputes Allegations vs. 'X-Men' director

    Brian Singer (by Gage Skidmore)

    HONOLULU (AP) _ A lawyer for ``X-Men'' franchise director Bryan Singer said Friday that credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series show that Singer wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old there.

  • Lawyers for Hollywood Sex-Abuse Accuser Want Out

    HONOLULU - Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.

  • LGBT Center Head Claims Rape at Hands of 'Gay Cure' Counselor

    A man who has grown into healthy self-acceptance and prominence in the LGBT community as the head of an LGBT center in Mississippi says that his journey included a nightmarish detour into "reparative therapy" counseling that used sexual assault as a means of attempting to turn him straight.

  • Mother Sues Scouts Over Son’s Death

    The mother of a man who committed suicide after allegedly being molested by a Boy Scout leader has filed suit in Philadelphia.

  • Sandusky Son Says Victim's Story Sounded Familiar

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview.

  • Sex Abuse Files On 30 Chicago Priests Going Public

    CHICAGO - Thousands of pages of documents showing how the Archdiocese of Chicago handled the sexual abuse of children by priests will be made public Tuesday, providing the broadest look yet into the details of what the archdiocese knew and did - or didn’t do - about the scandal.

  • Vatican: 848 Priests Defrocked For Abuse Since '04

    GENEVA (AP) -- The Vatican revealed Tuesday that over the past decade, it has defrocked 848 priests who raped or molested children and sanctioned another 2,572 with lesser penalties, providing the first ever breakdown of how it handled the more than 3,400 cases of abuse reported to the Holy See since 2004.