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.
The Erie Diocese paid $31.35 million to handle clergy sex abuse claims. The diocese paid $16.6 million directly to survivors from its victim compensation fund.
A priest abuse survivor accepted a six-figure settlement from the Hartford Archdiocese. This is one of many settlements paid by the Connecticut archdiocese.
Lousiana lawmakers passed a bill to eliminate the legal deadline for child sex abuse claims. The bill also creates a 3-year “look back” window for survivors.