Two More Men Sue Archdiocese, Claiming Sex Abuse By McCormackTwo men are claiming in a lawsuit filed Thursday that they were abused by convicted child molester and former priest Daniel McCormack while on a basketball team he coached.
Attorney: Catholic Church Settles Another McCormack Sex Abuse LawuitAttorney Eugene Hollander said his client, a man now in his late 20s, will receive a settlement of $1.25 million from the church. The plaintiff in the lawsuit claimed McCormack abused him at the former priest’s first parish assignment, St. Ailbe Church, at 90th and Harper.
Two New Lawsuits To Be Filed Over Alleged McCormack Sexual Abuse Two more lawsuits will be filed Thursday against the Archdiocese of Chicago, alleging sexual abuse by convicted child molester and defrocked priest Daniel McCormack.
Suit Seeks Release Of Details Of ‘Each Accused Child-Molesting Cleric’A new lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Chicago accuses the church of perpetuating a “public nuisance” by keeping convicted child molester and defrocked priest Daniel McCormack in positions with access to children despite accusations of abuse.
Archbishop Cupich Visits West Side Church Impacted By Priest Sex Abuse ScandalChicago's new archbishop is making his first pastoral visit Sunday since taking office, and he walked into a West Side parish still reeling from the priest sex abuse scandal in the archdiocese.
Cupich To Visit Ethnic Parishes As He Takes Reins Of Chicago ArchdioceseOn Sunday, Cupich will lead mass at St. Agatha Parish, a predominantly black parish in the Lawndale neighborhood. That’s the church where former priest Daniel McCormack sexually abused several boys.
Cardinal Reflects On Cancer Battle, Infamous Ex-PriestFrancis Cardinal George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine and looks ahead to retirement, not really knowing what it will hold.
Former Priest Pleads Not Guilty To New Sex-Abuse ChargesDaniel McCormack pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse before Judge Angela Munari Petrone.
Cardinal George To Be Questioned About Sex Abuse CasesArchdiocesan spokesperson Colleen Dolan said George has sat for several rounds of such questioning, known as depositions. Dolan said lawyers for the alleged victims want a video record this time in the event that the Cardinal dies or is too ill to testify in court.
Bond Denied For Defrocked Priest Facing New Sex Abuse ChargesDaniel McCormack’s attorney Daniel Coyne said the former priest is currently receiving treatment and said he suffers a “mental disorder” and is a “sexually violent person.”
Bond Denied For Convicted Pedophile Daniel McCormack A judge denied bond to a pedophile ex-priest who is now facing additional sexual abuse charges.
Archdiocese Agrees To Pay More Than $1 Million To Settle Sex Abuse SuitThe Archdiocese of Chicago agreed to pay $1.68 million to $2.1 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged former priest and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack sexually abused a former fifth grade student at Our Lady of the Westside School, the plaintiff’s attorney announced Wednesday.