Transcript of Motion Hearing

Attached is the transcript of the Motion Hearing held on January 28, 2021 in the U.S. District Court of Washington D.C. before the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Resignation of Powerful Cardinal Amid Vatican Financial Scandal Confirms Allegations of Class Action lawsuit About Wrongful Diversion of Donations to Peter’s Pence

September 25, 2020 For immediate release Contact: Marc R. Stanley Attorney Marc R. Stanley of Stanley Law Group (Dallas, TX), lead counsel in a class action case against the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, commented today on the sobering news that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the former head … Read more

Case Update

On behalf of all U.S. donors to Peter’s Pence, Mr. O’Connell filed this proposed class action in January of 2020 in federal court in his home state of Rhode Island. After USCCB objected to that venue, the case was transferred at Mr. O’Connell’s request to Washington, D.C., where USCCB is headquartered. In July, USCCB filed … Read more

Opposing Briefing

Briefing filed on August 7, 2020 opposing USCCB’s motion to dismiss.