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Brooklyn Catholic Diocese to Pay Massive Settlement in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

HeadlineSep 19, 2018

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, has agreed to pay out $27.5 million to four men who were sexually abused by a religious teacher between 2003 and 2009. It is one of the largest settlements ever awarded to abuse victims within the Catholic Church.

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