Diocese Of Lincoln Releases Names Of Accused Priests

The Diocese of Lincoln has released a list of names of priests against whom substantiated allegations of childhood sexual abuse have been reported. The diocese developed this list with the assistance of Bishop Conley’s Task Force on Child Sexual Abuse, which reviewed the diocese’s records related to allegations of sexual misconduct. The Task Force specifically … Read more

Nebraska AG Issues 400 Subpoenas Seeking Records from Catholic Churches

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson issued more than 400 subpoenas to Catholic churches and institutions across the state Tuesday to compel officials to turn over information on child sexual assault and abuse within the church. The legal summonses seek all records or information related to any assault or abuse that has occurred by those employed … 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