A New Hampshire Catholic bishop is facing accusations of child sexual abuse. The alleged abuse occurred in New York in the 1980s.
The Seattle Archdiocese will pay $3 million to settle five sex abuse claims. The allegations detail abuse by several clergy members and a diocesan employee.
Massachusetts’ Fall River Diocese released a list of priests with public accusations of child sex abuse. Three more names were added in December 2021.
Survivors filed lawsuits against the Dioceses of Fresno and San Diego. The California “look back” window has given these survivors more time to seek justice.
Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is facing a second allegation of child sexual abuse. DiMarzio vehemently denies the decades-old claims.
Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick has become the highest-ranking Catholic official to face criminal charges of sexual abuse.