- Mar 2, 2021
The New Orleans Saints maintain their behind-the-scenes public relations work on the area’s Catholic sexual abuse crisis was “minimal,” but attorneys suing the church allege hundreds of confidential Saints emails show the team actively helping to shape a list of credibly accused clergy that appears to be an undercount.
The Archdiocese of New Orleans said in a Jan. 24 statement that it has never called on any outside organization, like the New Orleans Saints, to help cover up information on abuse allegations.
The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area’s Catholic archdiocese to help it contain the fallout from a burgeoning sexual abuse crisis.
Catholic faith is a big part of Kansas City Chiefs’ kicker Harrison Butker’s life, which also includes dozens of accolades acquired since joining the NFL in 2017. But while attending Georgia Tech, that wasn’t the case. At that point, he was questioning the very foundations of faith.
A former New York Giants team chaplain who faced sexual abuse allegations nearly 20 years ago has been sued by one of the accusers.
After the dismissal of the “Nola No-call” lawsuit against the NFL was cited by attorneys for the Catholic Church in a sex abuse case, a New Orleans Saints fan said he has changed his mind and is not dropping his lawsuit after all.