Green Bay diocese found guilty of fraud in abuse case
CWN - May 22, 2012
A Wisconsin court has found the Diocese of Green Bay guilty of fraud in a sex-abuse case, and awarded $700,000 in damages to two abuse victims.
The jury said that diocesan officials committed fraud by assigning Father John Feeney to their parish in 1978, despite being aware that the priest had been charged with prior sexual assaults. Feeney was eventually convicted on abuse charges and laicized.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our Spring 2013 goal ($32,160 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!