- Feb 25, 2020
Colorado’s three Catholic dioceses have paid $1.2 million to 10 victims who were abused by priests as children and program administrators have 77 additional claims to process.
A Colorado reparations program for people abused by Catholic priests when they were children paid more than $1 million to nine of 78 people who submitted claims.
A final report on the findings of an independent review of clergy abuse cases in Colorado’s three Catholic dioceses from 1950 to 2019 shows that 166 children were abused by 43 priests statewide.
More than 160 children in Colorado were sexually abused by 43 Roman Catholic priests over 70 years, with most victims abused in the 1960s and 1970s, according to a report released Wednesday by Colorado’s attorney general.
The firing of a Colorado doctor who wanted to prescribe life-ending drugs to a man suffering from incurable cancer has touched off a legal battle testing the state’s medically assisted suicide law.
A new Visitor and Heritage Center is already open and features a number of exhibits celebrating the ’93 papal visit, including a display of St. John Paul’s walking stick, which was reportedly crafted for him by a member of the U.S. Secret Service.