Brother Rice Molestation: Religious Order Knew Of Abuse, Court Records Show

04/27/2012 09:13 am ET | Updated Jun 27, 2012
  • Lorraine SwansonEmail the Author Oak Lawn Patch

Documents amassed by a Seattle-based law firm show that although the Irish Christian Brothers had knowledge that one of its members may have molested students at Brother Rice High School, they still sent him to other schools.

The allegations came to light after a bankruptcy filing by the Irish Christian Brothers in an attempt to cap any damages from former students filing claims alleging sexual or physical abuse by members of the religious order who taught at the high schools.

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