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Today the Archdiocese of Chicago will release to plaintiffs’ lawyer, Jeffrey Anderson, documents related to 30 Archdiocesan priests who have been accused of abusing minors at various times during the last half century. This release of documents is part of a mediation agreement between the Archdiocese and claimants’ lawyers. All of the documents relate to cases that date back many years, in some cases decades. Ninety-five percent of these cases occurred prior to 1988. These cases were reported to civil authorities and the Archdiocese did not hide abuse or protect abusers. All of the priests involved in this document release are out of ministry and 14 are deceased. No priest with even one substantiated allegation of sexual abuse of a minor serves in ministry in the Archdiocese of Chicago today.

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11/13/2017 - 14:44 The Archdiocese of Chicagos Catholic Campaign for Human Development Annual Collection to be held at Parishes the Weekend of November 18 during First World Day of the Poor Observance
10/24/2017 - 08:18 The Archdiocese of Chicago to Hold a Mass for Hope and Healing at Holy Family Parish
10/24/2017 - 08:12 The Archdiocese of Chicago and the Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to Commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation with an Ecumenical Prayer Service
10/17/2017 - 07:33 The Archdiocese of Chicago to Host a Gala Benefitting the Cause for Sainthood of Father Augustus Tolton on Sunday
10/12/2017 - 15:16 Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools and Catholic Charities Surpass Goal of Filling Soldier Field Twice by Collecting More Than 125,000 Food Items as Part of Soup-er Stadium Challenge Initiative
10/05/2017 - 11:28 Archdiocese of Chicago Names Claudia Mann Chief Human Resources and Staff Development Officer
10/03/2017 - 07:01 Archdiocese of Chicago to Host (re)ENCOUNTER, a Young Adult Faith Night, with Special Guest Mark Wahlberg
09/28/2017 - 14:19 U.S. Department of Education Honors Six Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools as 2017 National Blue Ribbon Recipients
09/25/2017 - 09:45 Fr. Louis Cameli, Cardinal Cupichs Delegate for Formation and Mission, to Preside and Preach at Archdiocesan-Wide Domestic Violence Awareness and Outreach Mass
09/13/2017 - 12:37 Archdiocese of Chicago Debuts Young Adult Scripture Series with a Discussion about the Compatibility of Religion and Science
09/07/2017 - 08:57 Dr. Daniel Olsen Named as Director of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
08/28/2017 - 10:56 Catholic Campaign for Human Development
07/17/2017 - 09:33 Archdiocese of Chicago Principal Selected as 2017 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals
07/14/2017 - 14:29 St. Agnes of Bohemia Parish to Hold a Street Mass to Bring Peace and the Joy of the Gospel to Chicagos Little Village Neighborhood
07/11/2017 - 18:15 Archdiocese of Chicago and Cook County Officials to Unveil Graveside Monument for Cook Countys Indigent, Unknown and Unborn Persons
07/05/2017 - 05:04 Young Catholics will Quench their Thirst this Summer at Theology on Tap Events throughout the City and Suburbs
07/03/2017 - 12:48 Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago Opens the First Cremation Garden within the Archdiocese
06/09/2017 - 04:41 Annual Muslim/Catholic Interfaith Program and Iftar