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« on: September 20, 2018, 09:05:55 AM »



Brooklyn diocese pays $27.5M to settle child sex abuse lawsuit

Written by Ray Downs     Sept. 18 (UPI) --

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2018/09/18/Brooklyn-diocese-pays-275M-to-settle-child-sex-abuse-lawsuit/3831537312209/

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against 8 Catholic Dioceses In Pennsylvania
September 17, 2018 at 12:49 pm

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) A class action lawsuit has been filed against eight Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania, including the Dioceses of Pittsburgh and Greensburg.
The survivors of child sex abuse by priests and their families are asking for accountability. Their lawsuit goes back 70 years. They want to know who the predators are and if they are around children.

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https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2018/09/17/class-action-lawsuit-filed-against-pennsylvania-catholic-dioceses/
   

 
https://www.npr.org/2018/08/18/639698062/the-clergy-abuse-crisis-has-cost-the-catholic-church-3-billion

ME: I am not giving $ to the Catholic Church. IMO

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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2018, 10:08:55 AM »

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Review of 'Render Unto Rome: The Secret Life of Money in the Catholic Church' by Jason Berry

Steve Fiffer Friday, September 21, 2018 Special to Tribune Newspapers

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So how does an archdiocese pay for these damages and the hefty legal fees associated with them? Some archdioceses have actually filed for bankruptcy, while insurance payments and loans from banks with ties to the Vatican have helped others cover the costs. But, sadly, all too often the short answer has been on the backs of good, innocent parishioners.

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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2018, 10:48:08 AM »

JMO......let these men marry and have families...!!!
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« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2018, 08:50:19 AM »

JMO......let these men marry and have families...!!!

Most people would agree with you.  I am queasy on the idea.

Would a Priest be able to marry a Nun?  The Nuns may want equal rights. Why should they be single if a Priest could marry?

Mere, it gets complicated, imo.

What if a Priest wanted to marry another Priest?

 


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