Boy Scouts proposes $850 million settlement to sexual abuse survivors. Insurance companies could potentially be required to contribute billions more.
During bankruptcy proceedings, Rockville Centre Diocese released a list of priests accused of sex abuse. The diocese also sold property to compensate victims.
The New Orleans Archdiocese filed for bankruptcy due to the pandemic. The bankruptcy is affecting priest abuse lawsuits and the archdiocese’s debt payments.
The Boy Scouts have proposed a revised plan to pay abuse victims after lawyers and advocates criticized the first plan as “inadequate.”
As part of bankruptcy proceedings, the Minnesota Diocese of Winona-Rochester has agreed to pay $21.5 million to 145 clergy abuse survivors.
The Boy Scouts of America is protecting its local councils and their assets from bankruptcy proceedings. This may harm sex abuse victims seeking justice.