New York State lawmakers passed a bill to extend the “look back” window in the Child Victims Act by a full year following COVID-19 court restrictions.
The economic effects of COVID-19 are impacting Catholic dioceses facing sexual abuse claims. The pandemic may lead to more bankruptcies and affect proceedings.
NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the legal “look back” window in the Child Victims Act by 5 months due to court restrictions caused by COVID-19.
Bishop Malone of the Buffalo Diocese opts for early retirement after an internal investigation reviews how he handled clergy abuse in the diocese.