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  • New wave of abuse suits could hit Church like never before

    New wave of abuse suits could hit Church like never before

    • Dec 2, 2019

    Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by clergy, thanks to rules enacted in 15 states that extend or suspend the statute of limitations to allow claims stretching back decades. Associated Press reporting found the deluge of suits could surpass anything the nation’s clergy sexual abuse crisis has seen before, with potentially more than 5,000 new cases and payouts topping $4 billion.

  • Judge OKs $40M settlement with Duluth diocese

    Judge OKs $40M settlement with Duluth diocese

    • Oct 22, 2019

    A federal judge has approved a $40 million settlement between the Diocese of Duluth and dozens of people who say they were abused as children by priests.

  • A New York diocese filed for bankruptcy. Will others follow?

    A New York diocese filed for bankruptcy. Will others follow?

    • Sep 22, 2019

    The Diocese of Rochester was the first in New York to seek bankruptcy protection under the weight of new sexual misconduct lawsuits, but lawyers and church leaders say it may not be the last.

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