BENET LAKE -- 57-year-old Thomas Chmura, a monk at St. Benedicts Abbey, is charged with attempted child abduction and disorderly conduct after allegedly trying to pick up teenage girls in his van. Reports from some of Chmura's potential victims eventually led police to spotting his van and arresting him.
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Archdiocese of Milwaukee announced on Wednesday, April 3rd on its website and via Archbishop Jerome Listecki’s blog — it WILL release thousands of pages of documents detailing clergy sexual abuse in the Milwaukee Archdiocese as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. SNAP, the Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests has asked that these documents be unsealed and released to the public.
CNN Special Report: Did Church Hide Funds From Abuse Victims?
By Ted Rowlands and Kathleen Johnston
CNN)–He’s the top Roman Catholic figure in the United States, the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and one of the princes of the church who will decide on a new pope.
But Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, is now under fire for how his old archdiocese in Milwaukee shifted money as it faced lawsuits by victims of sexual abuse by priests in Wisconsin.
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A spokesperson for the Milwaukee Archdiocese says Cardinal Timothy Dolan was deposed in New York on Wednesday, February 20th. He answered questions under oath about clergy sex crimes.
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Officials with the Archdiocese of Milwaukee says they are running out of money. This, as a federal bankruptcy judge is asked to suspend the legal fees of the Archdiocese. But critics of the Archdiocese say officials should have seen this coming when it chose to fight hundreds of claims of sexual abuse by priests.
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Fox 6 By Ben Handelman MILWAUKEE — The names of Boy Scout leaders accused of sexually assaulting boys are now public. Nearly 100 of those names are from Wisconsin. The more-than 15,000 documents in question are being called the perversion files. They show how the Scouts dealt with sexual assault accusations from the 1960s to the 1980s. Read more...