WATCH: Louisiana State Police Obtain Sexual Abuse Search Warrant for Archdiocese of New Orleans

  The criminal investigation into child sexual molestation in New Orleans’ Roman Catholic archdiocese has entered a major new phase, as a judge ordered the church to turn over records showing how it responded to abuse allegations over the last several decades. The order signed Monday seeks files that would identify every priest and deacon … Read more

In Wake of Devastating Report, Abuse Survivors Call for Archbishop Aymond’s Resignation – He Says He Won’t

A small group of survivors of child sex abuse by Catholic clergy protested outside a special Mass this week, calling on Archbishop Aymond to resign over his handling of the clergy abuse crisis. Three survivors stood outside the gates of St. Angela Merici on Wednesday, holding “Aymond Must Go” signs as the archbishop entered for … Read more

WATCH: Attorney Says New Orleans Archdiocese Clergy Abuse Much Greater Than We’ve Been Told

A secret memo written by attorneys for victims of clergy sexual abuse says more than 300 New Orleans Catholic clerics have been accused of abuse in the archdiocese’s bankruptcy case. The number of clerics accused by 450 claimants in the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ bankruptcy case dwarfs the 77 names announced publicly by the Archdiocese … Read more

WATCH: New Orleans Archdiocese’s Lawyers Make Millions While Hundreds of Sex Abuse Victims Have Received Nothing

As hundreds of sexual abuse survivors keep waiting for years to see any money from a bankrupt New Orleans Archdiocese, new court filings show the church is paying $25 million to lawyers and consultants in federal bankruptcy court. That includes $13 million and counting to the church’s own bankruptcy lawyers and accountants, who have fought … Read more