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Court upholds claim dismissal in Milwaukee Archdiocese bankruptcy

MILWAUKEE, March 4 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of a claim in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee bankruptcy filed by a sex abuse victim who settled with the church.

Ruling sends Milwaukee abuse cases ahead

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge has dismissed one sex abuse claim against the Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee, but is allowing two other cases to proceed.
Five Wives vodka sues to be sold in Idaho

Five Wives vodka sues to be sold in Idaho

SALT LAKE CITY, June 6 (UPI) -- The Utah maker of Five Wives Vodka said it will sue the state of Idaho, which refuses to sell its vodka and calls the label "offensive to women and Mormons."

Lawyers want more info on abuse charges

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Lawyers for plaintiffs suing the Archdiocese of Milwaukee for sexual abuse have asked a bankruptcy judge to unseal hundreds of claims filed against the church.

Abuse case against Vatican withdrawn

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A man who alleges he was sexually abused by a Catholic priest in Wisconsin has withdrawn the lawsuit he filed against the Vatican, the man's attorney says.

U.S. cardinal defendant in suit by Mexican

LOS ANGELES, March 1 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California has ruled the Alien Tort Statute can be used to sue the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles on behalf of a Mexican boy.
Pope, Vatican sued in sex abuse case

Pope, Vatican sued in sex abuse case

MILWAUKEE, April 23 (UPI) -- A Milwaukee attorney filed suit against Pope Benedict and the Vatican for failing to take action against a priest who abused deaf students in Wisconsin.

USB cable blamed for child's injuries

AURORA, Colo., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A USB cable connected to a laptop is responsible for a 16-month-old Colorado girl being hospitalized and the cables may pose a risk to others, a relative says.

Church paid to settle abuse charges

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Catholic diocese in Connecticut paid $40,000 to two men who say they were abused by priests in return for agreeing not to sue the diocese, records reveal.

Chicago Archdiocese settles abuse claims

CHICAGO, May 29 (UPI) -- The Archdiocese of Chicago has announced a $6.65 million settlement with 14 people who said they were abused by priests between 1962 and 1990.

'Lord of the Rings' going online

WESTWOOD, Mass., April 10 (UPI) -- The "Lord of the Rings" Middle Earth fantasy of yore is being morphed into a computer game for the 21st century by a Massachusetts company.

Detroit archdiocese named in abuse suit

DETROIT, May 13 (UPI) -- The Detroit Archdiocese, working for two years to remove alleged child-abusing priests, has been hit with a lawsuit on behalf of reputed victims.

Sex abuse suit filed against Vatican

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 3 (UPI) -- St. Paul, Minn., attorney Jeffrey Anderson filed suits Wednesday against the Vatican, three Catholic dioceses and two religious orders charging them with moving
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