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Pa. bishops support creating fund to compensate survivors of sex abuse

Pa. bishops support creating fund to compensate survivors of sex abuse

| Matthew Gambino | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The bishops of Pennsylvania’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses are supporting creation of an independent fund to compensate survivors of clergy sexual abuse.

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Archbishop Hebda: Strong child protection measures in place locally, but U.S. bishop accountability must improve

Archbishop Hebda: Strong child protection measures in place locally, but U.S. bishop accountability must improve

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Having had good reasons to place my trust in both Pope Francis and Archbishop Viganò, I am personally at a loss as to how to evaluate the claims that have been made by the archbishop,” Archbishop Hebda said. “Based on my experience in this archdiocese, I believe that some form of an independent review led by credible outsiders is the only way to resolve such situations and restore trust.”

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After call for MN grand jury, archdiocese says it will cooperate with ‘any new investigation’

After call for MN grand jury, archdiocese says it will cooperate with ‘any new investigation’

| August 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said that it would cooperate with any new investigation into clergy sex abuse Aug. 23, following a St. Paul attorney’s call for Minnesota’s governor to commission a grand jury to investigate the situation statewide.

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