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Archdiocese Admits Accused Predator Priest Is Still Manhattan Pastor as Four More Abuse Suits Are Filed

A Manhattan Catholic priest who announced he was stepping down from public ministry last July amid multiple accusations of sexual abuse was on Wednesday named in four more Child Victims Act lawsuits, bringing the total to 11.  But Msgr. John Paddack is still pastor of Notre Dame Church in Morningside Heights, the Archdiocese of New […]

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Sexual Abuse Plaintiffs Fight Jesuit Efforts to Reveal Their Identities

Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. As hundreds of Child Victims Act lawsuits work their way through New York’s courts, defense lawyers for one Catholic religious order are pressing to expose the identities of plaintiffs who wish to remain anonymous. […]