Men [of God] at work in Nebraska

15 Mar 2001

"Michael Newton" <eyeofnewt@att.net>

USA Today reports (3/15/01) that the ever-defensive Omaha Catholic Archdiocese wants six sexual abuse lawsuits against the church dismissed on grounds that the plaintiffs--former altar boys molested by longtime pedophile priest Daniel Herek in the 1980s--failed to file complaints by age 25, in accordance with the state's statute of limitations.

The lawsuits depict Herek's case as yet another in the series of hundreds where church leaders knew of the "father's" crimes and ignored them, in this instance spanning a period from 1980 to 1985.

Apparently, the church's mythical "good name" was more important to these "holy men" than the physical and mental well-being of the children in their care.

Situation normal.


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