Father Neil Doherty

(AP)

Sex Abuse Victims Ask Pope To Act Before Leaving

In Rome Wednesday, Pope Benedict took a final lap around St. Peter’s Square and delivered a goodbye address to hundreds of thousands of cheering, adoring faithful. In Miami, bells were tolling at the Archdiocese as advocates for alleged victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests called on the out-going Pope to fully reveal the scope of the Church’s sex scandals.

CBS Miami–02/27/2013

Neil Doherty (Source: Broward Sheriff"s Office)

Priest Pleads No Contest In Underage Sex Abuse Case

Looking frail and seated before a judge, retired South Florida priest Neil Doherty pleaded no contest to six counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child.

CBS4–01/14/2013

Neil Doherty is the first Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Miami to be charged with sexual battery on a minor younger than 12. He served as a priest at a parish in Margate. He is retired. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office via The Miami Herald)

Miami Archdiocese Faces Another Molestation Suit

The Miami Archdiocese again finds itself the target of a child abuse lawsuit, this time involving an accused serial molester already being held in the Broward County jail in a criminal case.

CBS4–11/16/2012

Neil Doherty (Source: Broward Sheriff"s Office)

$100M Verdict Against Retired Priest In Sex Abuse Case

A retired South Florida priest accused of molesting young boys may be facing one of the largest jury verdicts awarded in a sexual abuse case.

CBS4–11/10/2011

Neil Doherty (Source: Broward Sheriff"s Office)

New Suits Charging Sex Abuse Filed Against Ex-Priest

Two new lawsuits have been filed against a former South Florida priest accused of molesting young boys. The suits, which name the Archdiocese of Miami, allege that Neil Doherty abused two boys between 1978 and 1990 at St. Mary’s Cathedral.

CBS4–11/03/2011

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