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.

10-30-2018 Press Release – Abuse Victim Blasts Cardinal Dolan

Abuse victim Blasts NYC’s Cardinal at Tuesday Press Conference Contact: Patrick Noaker, Sexual Abuse Attorney cell (612) 839-1080,, Abuse victim Blasts NYC’s Cardinal Cardinal Dolan Refuses to Help 1/3 of NYC area victims He’s acting “callously and arbitrarily,” victim charges What:             A child sex abuse survivor and his attorney will hand-deliver a letter to New…
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This is a Video describing the Diocese of Winona’s continuing cover-up of abusive priest Fr. Richard Hatch by dismissing evidence of abuse as innuendo, speculation and conjecture.  

Law That Heals

In this Podcast, Attorney Patrick Noaker, of the Noaker Law Firm LLC, discusses 4 steps that the Noaker Law Firm takes to assist clients to heal from abuse.

Fr. Bernard A.L. Carges

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. Bernard A.L. Carges, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1966-2003.

Fr. David N. Gramkee

This video is about an abusive priest, Fr. David N. Gramkee, who served in the Diocese of Rochester in New York from 1967-2002.