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Connecticut Diocese Settles Abuse Claims For $3.5M

The Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut announced yesterday that it has settled lawsuits filed last year by five victims of clerical sexual abuse.  The Maronite Order was involved in one of the cases.  The abuse took place almost 30 years ago.  … Continue reading

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West Virginia Sues Catholic Bishop and Diocese for Hiring Priests with Child Sex Abuse Backgrounds

A.G. Morrissey claims that, in some cases, the Church sent suspected molesters to rehab and then rehired them. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina Asks US Supreme Court for Review

Bishop Mark Lawrence and his Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, along with a number of member parishes, having lost a confusing, non-definitive and divided decision in that State's Supreme Court, have filed a petition for writ of certiorari (review) in … Continue reading

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