clergy sex abuse en Portland judge: Vatican did not 'employ' abusive priest <p>PORTLAND, ore. - Attorneys for an Oregon victim of clergy sex abuse say they will appeal a new decision that frees the Vatican from a lawsuit. That ruling came down Monday in federal district court in Portland. The 10-year-old lawsuit aims to link the Holy See in Rome to abuse by American priests.</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 00:39:31 +0000 Colin Fogarty 6033 at Clergy sex abuse settlement includes letters of apology <p><a href=""></a></p><p>Victims of clergy sex abuse will get letters of apology, in addition to checks, from a major bankruptcy case resolved this week. In total, the payments amount to $166 million.</p><p> Thu, 18 Aug 2011 22:07:21 +0000 Colin Fogarty 2366 at