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Dubuque archdiocese reaches $5.2 million settlement with abuse victims

Catholic World News - August 29, 2013

The Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, has reached a $5.2 million settlement with victims of sexual abuse.

“I am sorry on so many levels,” Archbishop Michael Jackels said as he announced the settlement, which is the 4th in a series of agreements the archdiocese has reached with abuse victims.

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  • Posted by: opraem - Aug. 29, 2013 7:41 PM ET USA

    4th time to the well. when will the bishops be chastised for their negligence?

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