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Diocese Files Lawsuit Challenging Child Victims Act

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A Long Island Catholic diocese is suing to overturn the Child Victims Act, claiming the new law that protects sex abuse survivors, many of whom suffered at the hands of the church, is unconstitutional. The Diocese of Rockville Centre filed papers Tuesday in Nassau County Supreme Court against the act, which changed the statute of […]

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New York Lawsuit Claims Priests Kept Their Jobs Despite Abuse Claims

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Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepresented the sexually abusive histories of Father Donald Timone and Monsignor John Paddack, according to the suit against the […]