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JUL 17 2019

(St. Paul, MN) - Fifteen survivors of child sexual abuse by priests in the Diocese of Crookston have settled their lawsuits against the Diocese.In addition to receiving compensation, the 15 survivors compelled the Diocese of Crookston to be more transparent through non-economic settlement provisions. As part of the settlement, the names and secret files of clergy accused of sexually abusing children in the Diocese of Crookston will be made public at a later date. In addition, depositions taken in the litigation of clergy child sex abuse cases against the Diocese will be made public.


JUL 16 2019

(New York, New York) – At a press conference Today in New York City, a sexual abuse survivor and the law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates will announce the filing of a lawsuit against the Archdiocese...


JUN 26 2019

(Phoenix, Arizona) – Tomorrow in Phoenix, survivors, advocates and the law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates will release a report containing the identities, histories, photographs and information on 109 clerics accused of child sexual abuse in the Diocese of Phoenix;


JUN 26 2019

(New Ulm, MN) - A settlement has been reached in the Diocese of New Ulm bankruptcy case, which involves 93 claimants who were sexually abused as children by clergy and others in the Diocese.The Diocese and the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (“Creditors Committee”), comprised of clergy sexual abuse survivors, have reached an agreement in principle toward a resolution of the bankruptcy. The settlement calls for payment of approximately $34 million to the 93 sexual abuse claimants. The Diocese previously agreed to the release of names of credibly accused priests.