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Stonington Woman With Special Needs Files Lawsuit Related to Sexual Assault

(Ellsworth, Maine)  A special-needs woman from Stonington filed a lawsuit on July 17, 2019 for injuries she suffered when her bus driver sexually assaulted her while transporting her from her program for vulnerable adults.  According to a Complaint filed in Hancock County Superior Court in Ellsworth by attorney John Z. Steed, bus driver Van Stevens…
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3-28-2019 Press Conference

March 28, 2019 Press Conference Exposing Bishop Theodore McCarrick’s interstate transfer of pedophile priest Fr. Romano Ferraro to the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey. Conference in front of St. John Vianney parish in Colonia, New Jersey. Speakers are SNAP NJ Director Mark Crawform and abuse Attorney Patrick Noaker. More News: Sexually abusive priest sent to…
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Media Advisory

Attorney and sexual abuse Survivor Advocate expose Cardinal (then Bishop) Theodore McCarrick’s interstate transfer of pedophile priest Fr. Romano Ferraro Known serial predator priest Father Romano Ferraro, a priest originally of the Brooklyn Diocese was transferred to NJ parish after his abuses were already known to church officials and was not listed on the Metuchen Diocese…
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Media Advisory

Known serial predator priest Father Romano Ferraro, a priest originally of the Brooklyn Diocese was transferred to NJ parish after his abuses were already known to church officials and was not listed on the Metuchen Diocese listing of credibly accused priests. He was repeatedly transferred to Diocese in Florida, The Phillipines, West Virginia, Carolinas, and NJ where…
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Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Diocese of Lafayette Indiana and Fr. James Grear

There are currently three (3) lawsuits currently pending against the Diocese of Lafayette Indiana, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish and Fr. James Grear relating to childhood sexual abuse by Grear. John Doe 1 v. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette0in-Indiana, Inc., Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Fr. James J. Grear et al. John Doe…
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02-16-2019 Statement of James Grein

Statement of James Grein (Sexual abuse victim of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick)For years I have suffered, as many others have, at the hands of Theodore McCarrick.  It is with profound sadness that I have had to participate in the canonical trial of my abuser. Nothing can give me back my childhood and I have not taken…
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New York Passes Child Victims Act

(Albany, New York – January 28, 2019) After over a decade of wrangling, the New York legislature has finally passed the Child Victims Act that opens a window of time for persons who were sexually abused as children in New York to file a civil lawsuit. According to Patrick Noaker, New York attorney who has…
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Sexual Abuse Hearings March on in Rochester, New York

(Rochester, NY) The special sexual abuse hearings in the Diocese of Rochester, New York continued through Tuesday. Two more survivors of sexual abuse testified before New York State Supreme Court Justice (Retired) Robert Lunn. These hearings are intended to provide a forum for those sexually abused by Catholic clergy to testify in private and in…
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McCarrick accuser cooperates with NYC prosecutors on abuse

By NICOLE WINFIELD January 12, 2019 VATICAN CITY (AP) — The key accuser in the sex abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has met with New York City prosecutors, evidence that the scandal that has convulsed the papacy is now part of the broader U.S. law enforcement investigation into sex abuse and cover-up in the…
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Hearings for Rochester abuse victims begin

(Rochester, New York) Attorney Leander James leads the charge in Rochester, New York, representing a number of clergy sexual abuse survivors in the Diocese of Rochester Compensation Fund hearings. On Monday, January 14, 2019, Attorney Leander James from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, presented the very first cases of clergy sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the…
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Courageous Survivor BLASTS Cardinal Timothy Dolan in front of the Archdiocese of New York

Courageous survivor BLASTS Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s exclusion of victims of abuse by religious order priests and brothers from compensation or assistance from the Archdiocese of New York. Contains excerpts 10-30-2018 of press conference by survivor Lexington Filipowski and Attorney Patrick Noaker.