The Archbishop of Baltimore says the archdiocese is considering bankruptcy in the face of hundreds or thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits expected to be filed this fall under a…
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San Francisco Archdiocese Likely to Declare Bankruptcy as Clergy Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Approach Trial
The Archdiocese of San Francisco expects it will have to file for bankruptcy to resolve more than 500 child sexual abuse lawsuits which were once time-barred due to California statute…
The Diocese of Syracuse will pay $100 million as part of a sexual abuse settlement agreement which is designed to help the organization emerge from bankruptcy.
Colorado Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits Statute of Limitations “Window” Ruled Unconstitutional by State Supreme Court
The Colorado State Supreme Court shot down a law which gave child sex abuse victims three years to file claims against abusers that would have otherwise been barred by the…
The director of the Maryland Boychoir has stepped down amid allegations of child sex abuse against a choirboy in the 1970s.
Decades of Child Sexual Abuse by Catholic Clergy in Illinois Detailed in New Report by State Attorney General
Illinois has released a report indicating nearly 2,000 children were abused by Catholic clergy in that state since 1950.
Baltimore Archdiocese Lawsuits Over Child Sexual Abuse Will Face Immediate Appeals After New Maryland Law Takes Effect
Maryland expects the Baltimore Archdiocese to challenge the constitutionality of a new law lifting time limits on child sexual abuse lawsuits.
Maryland Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against Catholic Church, Other Organizations Will Be Allowed, Regardless How Long Ago the Abuse Occurred
A new law in Maryland removes the statute of limitations from the filing of child sex abuse lawsuits, following a report on rampant abuse by Baltimore priests which impacted hundreds…
A Maryland Senate committee has passed a bill eliminating the state's statute of limitation laws for filing child sex abuse lawsuits, bringing it one step closer to passage.
Six new child sexual assault lawsuits have been filed against a Maine Diocese regarding a deceased priest who allegedly abused young girls for years without the church acting to protect…
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