John O’Malley, Francis Kane

John O’Malley, Francis Kane

Bishop Francis Kane, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago, left, responds to a question about what the archdiocese knew about decades of clergy sex abuse allegations during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Chicago. Standing behind Kane is archdiocese attorney John O’Malley. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Bishop Francis Kane, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago, left, responds to a question about what the archdiocese knew about decades of clergy sex abuse allegations during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Chicago. Standing behind Kane is archdiocese attorney John O’Malley. Victims’ attorneys, who have fought for years to hold the Catholic Church accountable for concealing crimes and sometimes reassigning priests to positions where continued to molest children, said they expect to receive the documents on Wednesday afternoon and make them public next week. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)