Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick has become the highest-ranking Catholic official to face criminal charges of sexual abuse.
Claimants who refused settlements from the program or did not file a claim with the program may still be eligible to file a civil lawsuit.
Amid dozens of abuse allegations, the Norwich Diocese in Connecticut has filed for bankruptcy. Learn more about how this may affect survivors seeking compensation.
California bishops filed motions challenging law AB 218. The law expands legal opportunities for child sex abuse victims, including a 3-year “look back” window.
The Chicago Archdiocese agreed to a settlement of $880,000. The settlement is the latest case involving the abusive priest Norbert Maday.
Colorado lawmakers passed a bill to open a 3-year “look back” window. Many older survivors of child sexual abuse will have a renewed chance to seek justice.