Daniel McCormack

Daniel McCormack (Chicago Police Department)

Former Priest Pleads Not Guilty To New Sex-Abuse Charges

Daniel McCormack pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse before Judge Angela Munari Petrone.

06/23/2014

Cardinal Francis George delivers a lecture at McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame on March 6, 2014. (Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)

Cardinal George To Be Questioned About Sex Abuse Cases

Archdiocesan 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.

05/29/2014

Daniel McCormack (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Bond Denied For Defrocked Priest Facing New Sex Abuse Charges

Daniel 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.”

05/22/2014

Daniel McCormack (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Bond Denied For Convicted Pedophile Daniel McCormack

A judge denied bond to a pedophile ex-priest who is now facing additional sexual abuse charges.

05/22/2014

Former Catholic priest Daniel McCormack pleaded guilty in 2007 to several counts of sexually abusing children, and later was sentenced to 5 years in prison. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Archdiocese Agrees To Pay More Than $1 Million To Settle Sex Abuse Suit

The 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.

03/26/2014

Former Catholic priest Daniel McCormack pleaded guilty in 2007 to several counts of sexually abusing children, and later was sentenced to 5 years in prison. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Three More Accuse Former Priest McCormack Of Sex Abuse

The three men all alleged that the Catholic Bishop of Chicago, the Archdiocese of Chicago and Cardinal Francis George were all negligent in the hiring and retention of former priest Daniel McCormack.

02/19/2014

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Archdiocese Settles With Alleged McCormack Abuse Victim For $3.2 Million

A nearly $3.2 million settlement has been reached with the Archdiocese of Chicago in a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse with a minor by former priest Daniel McCormack, attorneys in the case said Thursday.

01/30/2014

Darryl McArthur has accused former priest Daniel McArthur of sexually abusing him in the 1990s at St. Ailbe Parish, and he said the Chicago Archdiocese knew at the time McCormack was an abuser. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Archdiocese Hit With Another Sex Abuse Suit Over Ex-Priest McCormack

Unlike many other lawsuits filed against the Chicago Archdiocese by men who said they’ve been abused by priests, there is a name attached to this suit.

12/11/2013

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Archdiocese Facing Another Abuse Suit Over Ex-Priest Daniel McCormack

A former student at a West Side Catholic school is suing the Archdiocese of Chicago, claiming convicted former priest Daniel McCormack molested him 10 years ago.

09/04/2013

Daniel McCormack

Attorneys: Archdiocese, 4 Victims Of Pedophile Priest Reach $8M Settlement

The victims of sexual abuse will receive about $2 million each, attorneys for the men said in a news release.

05/31/2012

Daniel McCormack

Vatican Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Abuse By Chicago Priest

A lawsuit is expected to be filed today against the Roman Catholic Church – specifically, the Vatican – over a former priest who molested young boys on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

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2 Men Claiming Abuse By Ex-Priest Sue Archdiocese

Two more young men filed suit Thursday claiming that Daniel McCormack sexually abused them when he served as pastor at St. Agatha parish in the Lawndale community on the West Side.

02/10/2011

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Man Sues Diocese Claiming Ex-Priest Abuse

A man filed a lawsuit against convicted sexual abuser Daniel McCormack and the Diocese of Chicago, claiming the ex-priest repeatedly molested him.

12/09/2010