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  • FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2008 file photo, Cardinal Roger Mahony officiates during Ash Wednesday services at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles will pay $13 million to settle 17 clergy abuse lawsuits, including 11 that involve a visiting Mexican priest who fled prosecution and remains a fugitive more than 25 years later, plaintiffs' attorneys said Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

    Los Angeles cardinal unlikely to face charges

    The nation's largest Roman Catholic archdiocese has agreed to pay $720 million to clergy abuse victims over the past decade and released internal files that showed Cardinal Roger Mahony shielded priests and ordered a surrogate to withhold evidence from police, yet Mahony and other archdiocese leaders are unlikely to face criminal charges.


  • FILE - This Sept. 20, 2006 file photo shows a picture of priest Nicolas Aguilar during a news conference to announce a  lawsuit against members of the Roman Catholic church in Mexico City. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles will pay $13 million to settle 17 clergy abuse lawsuits, including 11 that involve Aguilar who fled prosecution and remains a fugitive more than 25 years later, plaintiffs' attorneys said Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull,File)

    Los Angeles bishop kept altar boy list from police

    When Los Angeles police were investigating allegations of child abuse by a Roman Catholic priest in 1988, they asked for a list of altar boys at the last parish where the priest worked.


  • Archbishop Pier Luigi Celata reads a copy of a document signed by Pope Benedict XVI changing the rules of the conclave. (Associated Press)

    Benedict XVI moves for a smooth papal transition

    Pope Benedict XVI signed several decrees Monday to ensure a swift and smooth election of a successor without hint of a brewing scandal, as the most senior cardinals in Britain and the U.S. wrestled with their personal involvements in the Roman Catholic Church's decade-old sex scandal.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t let complicit Mahony help pick pope

    A moment of truth for the Catholic Church is at hand now, as cardinals travel to Rome to select a new pope. Expected to participate is disgraced and disgraceful former Los Angeles Archbishop Roger Mahony.


  • Cardinal Roger Mahony, then the archbishop of Los Angeles, speaks during an annual multiethnic migration Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles in 2007. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Conclave brings out cardinals' dirty laundry

    Popular pressure is mounting in the United States and Italy to keep Cardinal Roger Mahony, the archbishop emeritus of Los Angeles, away from the conclave to elect the next pope because of his role in shielding sexually abusive priests, a movement targeting one of the most prominent of a handful of compromised cardinals scheduled to vote next month.


  • ** FILE ** In this Sept. 22, 2007, file photo, Cardinal Roger Mahony speaks during an annual multiethnic migration Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

    Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony tied to church abuse claims, stripped of duties

    Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony apologized Thursday for bungling church-related child sex abuse investigations, shortly after he was stripped of administrative duties by his successor.


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    Police arrested a mother after she reportedly told officers she didn't want her children any longer.


  • Questions linger in clergy abuse

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  • Questions linger in clergy abuse

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