The Diocese of Pittsburgh has settled 224 sexual abuse claims for $19.2 million through its victim compensation fund.
The Richmond Diocese published a report on the conclusion of its victim compensation program. The diocese will pay $6.3 million to 51 survivors.
Jeffrey Epstein’s estate opened a fund to compensate sexual abuse victims. Survivors of Epstein’s abuse must file a claim through the program to receive payment.
The Philadelphia Archdiocese paid $50 million to more than 200 sex abuse victims. The compensation was paid through the archdiocese's compensation fund.
The economic effects of COVID-19 are impacting Catholic dioceses facing sexual abuse claims. The pandemic may lead to more bankruptcies and affect proceedings.
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.