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same song, different verse

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jul 15, 2007

Almost precisely 5 years ago, the spokesman for the Los Angeles archdiocese was providing reassuring quotes for the Los Angele Times

"It is important for the victims, their families and the church to expedite this process and move toward a brighter future," said Tod Tamberg, an archdiocese spokesman. The archdiocese has a zero-tolerance policy for abusers and no priest accused of molestation is in active ministry, he said.

That "brighter future" is now arriving-- at least for the victims and especially their lawyers-- with the archdiocese preparing to cough up over $600,000,000.00

Tod Tamberg, archdiocese spokesman, declined to comment on any settlement details.

"The archdiocese will be in court Monday morning," he said.

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