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Guam: Amid Abuse Lawsuits, Archdiocese Files for Bankruptcy

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The Archdiocese of Agaña, Guam has announced that it will file for bankruptcy, following mediation efforts in September regarding clerical abuse claims in the country. Archbishop Michael Byrnes said the bankruptcy declaration “will bring the greatest measure of justice to the greatest number of victims,” allowing them to know “that they’ve been heard and understood,” […]

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Atlanta: Bombshell Documents Name Catholic Clergy Accused of Abusing Minors

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The Catholic archbishop of Atlanta has released bombshell documents naming over a dozen priests and other clergy in the Atlanta metro area accused of sexually abusing minors. Channel 2’s Tom Regan went to the Cathedral of Christ the King in Buckhead, where three of the priests on the list once served at the most prominent church in the […]

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Archbishop Vigano Issues New Letter on Pope Francis and McCarrick

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Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has issued a new letter addressing his allegation that senior prelates have been complicit in covering up alleged sex abuse by Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. Headed with Archbishop Viganò’s episcopal motto, Scio Cui credidi (I know whom I have believed), the letter, dated Sept. 29, was released Sept. 27. The former apostolic nuncio to the […]

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Diocese of Brooklyn Agrees to Historic $27.5 Million Settlement for Church Staffer’s Sexual Abuse of 4 Boys

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Four boys who said they were abused by a perverted volunteer catechism teacher at a Catholic church have reached a $27.5 million settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn. The agreement is believed to be the largest settlement ever on behalf of an individual arising out of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, according to attorneys […]

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Michigan Attorney General Launches Investigation into Catholic Sexual Abuse

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he Michigan Attorney General’s Office says it has launched an investigation into the alleged sex abuse and assault of children by Catholic priests at all seven dioceses in Michigan. Bill Schuette’s office says it started its investigation into the allegations in August, but only alerted 24 Hour News 8 to the investigation Friday when it […]