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After more than four years of negotiation, pressure is mounting fast to settle some 500 claims that the Los Angeles Archdiocese failed to protect children from clergy abuse, before the first trial begins this month.
Originally posted by theindependentjournal
All that money came from collection plates,
Where is all this money coming from? I understand part of it is from collection plates, but $650 million?
Has the Vatican agreed to pay any of this?
It instructs bishops on how to deal with allegations of child abuse against priests and has been seen by few outsiders.
A SPATE of new claims of alleged sexual abuse by a teacher at a prestigious Catholic private school has emerged, prompting calls for its former administrators to account for their actions.
The Canberra lawyer representing six former students at Canberra's Daramalan College said yesterday he was investigating several new complaints since The Australian exposed claims that the abuse could have involved dozens of boys.