Monsignor Norman Goodman was a pedophile that abused children at the church over several years.
A lawyer for one victim says the Diocese of Peoria turned a “blind eye” to that ongoing abuse.
NEW DELHI - The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations started Tuesday on a disappointing note to many, with several class-12 students complaining that the physics paper was too lengthy to finish in three hours.
Bishop Daniel Jenky has ousted several priests accused of abuse.
Last week the 3rd District Appellate Court held a lawsuit filed against the diocese was improperly dismissed on the grounds the statute of limitations expired in the 1990’s.
The victim, now 37, did not remember the abuse, repressing the memory of what happened until 2011, filing suit in 2012.
SHIMLA - Even as the central government is believed to have given a clean chit to Tibetan religious leader Karmapa on the recovery of unaccounted currency from his monastery, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Tuesday said the state was not informed in this regard.
GOKUL - In an unprecedented display of solidarity with the movement launched by the ascetics and Sri Krishna devotees of the Braj Mandal, temples here were shut down for two hours to protest the pollution in the river Yamuna.
RAIPUR - Chhattisgarh, one of the worst Leftist insurgency-hit states of India, has spent a whopping Rs.1,223 crore for creating a road network since 2003-04 in areas hit by Maoist militancy, a senior minister told the state assembly Tuesday.PATNA - Maoists blew up a mobile tower of a private telecom operator in Bihar's Jamui district early Tuesday as they enforced a two-day strike in the eastern part of the state to protest the killing of six guerrillas in a gunfight, police said.NEW DELHI - Union Minister of Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said her ministry was working on a proposal to set up five new regional centres of the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD) at Bengaluru and Kolkata and in Maharashtra/Goa, Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast.LAHORE - Raja Riaz, the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader in Punjab has claimed that his party has "documentary proof" of the so-called "good governance" of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and will bring facts before the people.“It was sexual assault, battery, that sort of thing,” attorney Jonathan Nessler told I-TEAM reporter Doug Wolfe at his Springfield office.“Reverend Goodman was a very bad man.” The diocese has previously settled lawsuits connected to abuse by Goodman involving at least 13 people.