The closure comes as the Baltimore Archdiocese pursues bankruptcy protections from a growing flood of clergy sex assault claims, most involving children abused by pastors and church employees.
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Maryland Childhood Sex Abuse Lawsuits Filed in Days After New Law Lifts Statute of Limitations Restrictions
In addition to clergy abuse lawsuits, large numbers of claims have also been filed against Maryland juvenile services, indicating the state failed to protect incarcerated and institutionalized children from sexual predators.
Baltimore Archdiocese Bankruptcy Filing Heads Off Clergy Abuse Lawsuits Under Maryland Child Victims Act
The bankruptcy filing indicates church operations will proceed as normal as the Archdiocese reorganizes over a two to three-year period.
Baltimore Archdiocese expects to face hundreds of child sex abuse lawsuits under a new Maryland law, which takes effect next month, removing any statute of limitations for the church's failure to protect children from known predators.
Colorado Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits Statute of Limitations “Window” Ruled Unconstitutional by State Supreme Court
Similar law removing statute of limitations on Maryland child sexual abuse lawsuits is also expected to face a similar challenge when it goes into effect in October.
Former director formed the Maryland Boychoir the same year he was fired for allegedly sexually abusing a choirboy years earlier in the Catholic Church.
Decades of Child Sexual Abuse by Catholic Clergy in Illinois Detailed in New Report by State Attorney General
The report is the latest by a state detailing years of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests
Baltimore Archdiocese Lawsuits Over Child Sexual Abuse Will Face Immediate Appeals After New Maryland Law Takes Effect
Maryland Attorney General is prepared to defend the constitutionality of removing the statute of limitations for Maryland child sexual abuse lawsuits against the Baltimore Archdiocese and other organizations.
Deadline for Filing Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits in Kansas Extended to Age 31, And Criminal Statute of Limitations Removed
In addition to allowing a longer period of time to file child sex abuse lawsuits, the new Kansas law allows criminal prosecution of child abusers regardless of how long ago the assault occurred.
Maryland Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits Against Catholic Church, Other Organizations Will Be Allowed, Regardless How Long Ago the Abuse Occurred
Catholic churches will now face child sex abuse lawsuits in Maryland that have previously been barred by the state's statute of limitations
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