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$24.8M settlement for Oblates of St. Francis de Sales

August 05, 2011

The Wilmington-Philadelphia province of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales has agreed to a $24.8-million settlement with 39 abuse victims. The settlement follows the Diocese of Wilmington’s recent $77.4-million settlement with 154 victims.

While the dozen priests who admitted or were credibly accused of abuse served in various parishes, each taught for a time at the Salesianum School, a Catholic boys’ school in Delaware.


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  • Posted by: koinonia - Aug. 06, 2011 11:02 AM ET USA

    Dies irae! Dies illa! Iudex ergo cum sedebit. Quid quid latet, apparebit: Nil inultum remanebit...Iuste iudex ultionis, Donum fac remissionis, Ante diem rationis.