Two New Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Filed Against Chicago Archdiocese

This past Tuesday, two women filed lawsuits against the Archdiocese of Chicago, alleging that they were sexually assaulted by a priest at St. Peter Damian Catholic Church in Bartlett, Illinois. Both women, who are in their 60s, claimed that they repressed memories of the sexual abuse. The women claim that they were sexually assaulted by Reverend Thomas Barry Horne starting when they were very young girls. According to the plaintiffs' attorney, the Archdiocese refused to offer any financial compensation.