Nebraska Attorney General Says Catholic Dioceses Have Failed To Turn Over All Requested Documents

Catholic officials in Nebraska have not turned over all sex abuse records demanded two months ago by sweeping subpoenas, although the vast majority of Catholic institutions in the state have complied, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office said in court Thursday. The records not turned over, according to church attorneys, include psychiatric evaluations of perpetrators, medical … Read more

Omaha Archdiocese Reports Substantiated Allegations of Misconduct, Abuse Involving 38 Clergy

Shock and questions abound after the Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha made public on Friday the names of 38 clergy members accused of sexual misdeeds with minors. The archdiocese said “substantiated claims of sexual abuse of, or sexual misconduct with, a minor” had been made against 34 priests and four deacons on a list it provided … Read more

Nebraska Attorney General Asks 3 Catholic Dioceses for 40 years of Records on Abuse Allegations

Open your files. This is the directive the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office has given to the state’s three Catholic dioceses. It comes in the wake of last month’s scathing grand jury report examining the sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania, where some 300 priests were found to have abused at least 1,000 minors over … Read more