Cardinal Roger Mahony, Los Angeles Archdiocese, Vatican, Catholic Church

Anthony DeMarco is well known for discovering evidence that links Catholic church officials directly to the clergy sex abuse scandal. In his latest discovery, the California clergy abuse lawyer uncovered documents and Church personnel files that show Cardinal Roger Mahony’s explicit involvement in the sex abuse cover up. Cardinal Mahony, among others, made numerous attempts at shuffling pedophile priests around to different Catholic Diocese instead of contacting authorities or launching criminal investigations. Anthony DeMarco was able to make some of the incriminating documents released to the public.

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Convicted child molester, Father Nicolas Aguilar-Rivera

More internal Catholic Church documents released to the public as a result of another one of our cases. The documents show intimate details about how clergy abuse cases were handled by high-ranking officials in the Catholic Church. We provide links to all of these documents for your reference.

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September 8, 2012

In October 2012 the Law Office of Anthony DeMarco successfully argued in the U.S. Supreme Court for the public release of priest personnel files held by the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Based on our litigation, the California Appellate Court agreed that the personnel records for Catholic Priests who worked within the Los Angeles Archdiocese and were accused or convicted of child molestation should be public record. This was a big victory for us and one that mirrors the previous release of records that won in San Diego in 2010. Links are provided to access the records by priest name.

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In The News… Former Roman Catholic priest Michael Stephen Baker, who authorities say ranks among the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s most prolific child molesters, pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing two boys and was sentenced to 10 years and four months in prison. Source: Ex-priest pleads guilty in molestation scandal – LA Times

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