Archbishop of Chicago Releases Abuse Files

In an open letter posted on the Archdiocese’s website, Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., the Archbishop of Chicago, announced he will be releasing “documents relating to the sexual misconduct of thirty priests of the Archdiocese.”

You can click the following link to read the entire letter:  Chicago Archbishop Letter regarding abuse files

The Archdiocese has also disclosed the names of more than 60 priests who have “substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct with minors,” including their date of ordination, any action that has been taken against them, and their current status.  You can view the full list by clicking the following link:  Archdiocesan Priests with Substantiated Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with Minors

If you or someone you know survived abuse by a priest or other person associated with the Archdiocese of Chicago, please contact one of our attorneys to learn more about your legal options.  Our attorneys have represented hundreds of abuse survivors across the country, and we currently represent many people who were abused in Illinois, including schools within the Archdiocese of Chicago, the Joliet Diocese, and elsewhere.