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In 2002, the Boston Globe exposed sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. The published work shocked the nation and led to reforms to benefit sexual abuse victims.
New York State lawmakers passed a bill to extend the “look back” window in the Child Victims Act by a full year following COVID-19 court restrictions.
The economic effects of COVID-19 are impacting Catholic dioceses facing sexual abuse claims. The pandemic may lead to more bankruptcies and affect proceedings.
NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the legal “look back” window in the Child Victims Act by 5 months due to court restrictions caused by COVID-19.
The death of a former New Jersey priest is highlighting his abusive past. His victims continue to seek justice for his sex abuse crimes.
The New Jersey Catholic Dioceses released a list of nearly 200 priests accused of sexual abuse. Critics cast doubt on the accuracy of the list.