First Lawsuit Filed Against Chicago Archdiocese Accusing Rev. John Smyth Of Sexual AbuseThe first lawsuit was filed late Monday afternoon accusing the Rev. John Smyth, the disgraced now-deceased longtime leader of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines.
Archdiocese Saddles Father Smyth's Alleged Victims With Questionnaires Totaling 23 PagesWho was Father John P. Smyth? Was he the portrait of piety or a pedophile priest?
Monument Gone, But Painful Memories Stay For Those Accusing Father Smyth Of AbuseA remarkable discovery about a statue of once beloved Father John Smyth, the longtime leader of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines. It now symbolizes pain for grown men who accuse Smyth of sexual abuse.
Standing Tall Foundation Removes Statue Of Rev. John Smyth, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, From Maryville AcademyThe plot thickens with a remarkable whodunnit. Our mystery doesn’t involve a human victim though, but a statue.
Statue Of Disgraced Rev. John Smyth Gone From Maryville Academy, But No One Is Saying Where It WentThe bronze statue came to symbolize pain for grown men who have accused Smyth of sexually abusing them when they were children.
DCFS Closes Investigation Into Abuse Allegations Against Father John Smyth Of Maryville AcademyDCFS has closed its investigation into sexual abuse allegations against Father John Smyth of Maryville Academy.
Public Life Of Maryville's Father John Smyth Belies Horrifying Allegations Of Sex CrimesAs the sun sat on Father John Smyth’s life, allegations of sexual misconduct arose.
Controversial Priest And Head Of Maryville Academy, Fr. John Smyth, Is DeadJust four months, ago, with Smyth already ailing, he was accused of sexual misconduct dating from the years 2002 and 2003. The archdiocese removed him from active ministry.
Father John Smyth, Former Head of Maryville Academy and Notre Dame College Prep, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Has Died was just three months ago when former Maryville Academy head Father John Smyth was asked to leave the ministry in the wake of sexual abuse allegations. Smyth, 84, died early Wednesday, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago.