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“Court document lists $15 million in quiet sex-abuse settlements by London diocese” & related article

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Toronto StarThu., June 28, 2018 By Sandro ContentaFeature WriterMary OrmsbyFeature Writer A decade-long court battle between the Roman Catholic Diocese of London and its insurance company has disclosed $15 million in largely secret settlements to people who sued priests for … Continue reading

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Catholic boys’ school settles 5 sex-abuse suits; former teacher admits he had sex with 50 boys

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Post Crescent USA Today Network Published 6:09 p.m. CT June 1, 2018 | Updated 6:27 a.m. CT June 2, 2018 Abbott Koloff, The (Bergen County, N.J.) Record (Photo: Robert Sciarrino, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger via AP) MORRISTOWN, N.J. — The … Continue reading

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Clergy abuse victims settle with Twin Cities archdiocese for $210M

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Clergy abuse settlement is the largest of its kind in the U.S. The Star Trubune May 31, 2018 — 10:10pm By Jean Hopfensperger and Rochelle Olson Star Tribune The wrenching bankruptcy that forced a reckoning on the Archdiocese of St. … Continue reading

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Archdiocese: Priest accused of abuse must return to Guam by June 15

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Pacific Daily News 25 May 2018 Haidee V Eugenio, [email protected] After former altar boys tearfully went public with allegations, a law was passed to open doors for lawsuits against the church, clergy and others. Wochit (Photo: PDN file photo) The … Continue reading

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Minnesota priest accused of abusing 60 boys in Guam

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Dozens of men accuse a 96-year-old priest of molesting them when they were boys. The Star Tribune 05 May 2018   — 8:11pm By Jean Hopfensperger Star Tribune Matt WeissLeo Tudela testified in 2016, when Guam lifted its statute of limitations … Continue reading

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“Insurance firm demands London diocese return $10M in sex abuse payouts” & related article

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An insurance company is demanding the return of $10 million in sex abuse settlements paid to the London diocese, claiming the church exposed it to increased risk by hiding the actions of several pedophile priests. The Windsor Star Published on: … Continue reading

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Victims deserve better than this from their archbishop

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Very disturbing news from the Archdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick: 17 January 2018:  Blame tough lives of priests’ victims on economy, not abuse, says church Note the following four quotes from the article:  – (1)  To the argument that victims … Continue reading

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Blame tough lives of priests’ victims on economy, not abuse, says church

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Archdiocese says lawsuits over sexual assaults are ‘unreasonable’ and it should not have to pay compensation CBC News Posted: Jan 17, 2018 6:00 AM AT    Last Updated: Jan 17, 2018 10:22 AM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy, Yvon Arsenault, in a picture … Continue reading

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Catholic Church might be too broke to compensate sex abuse victims

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56 lawsuits against Catholic priests currently in front of New Brunswick courts could cost millions CBC News Posted: Nov 16, 2017 6:00 AM AT Last Updated: Nov 16, 2017 11:31 AM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy, Gabrielle Fahmy is a reporter based … Continue reading

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56 lawsuits against Catholic Church that allege sexual abuse are before N.B. courts

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Every month, new legal action is taken against the church in Moncton, Bathurst and Edmundston CBC News Posted: Nov 15, 2017 6:00 AM AT        Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017 9:54 AM AT By Gabrielle Fahmy, There are at least 32 sexual … Continue reading

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