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Files detail decades of abuse in Joliet Diocese
The Joliet Diocese readily admitted that David Rudofski was sexually abused during his first confession at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mokena. It offered him an in-person apology from the bishop and more than six times his annual salary in the hope of putting a quick, quiet end to yet another ugly incident involving a priest.
By Christy Gutowski, Stacy St. Clair and David Heinzmann
March 21, 2013