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US bishops spent $300 million on abuse cases last year

June 05, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Catholic dioceses in the US spent more than $300 million on costs related to sexual abuse during the audit year that ended in June 2018, according to a final report from the US bishops’ conference. The costs included prevention programs, audits, training, legal fees, and background checks. But the largest single item was roughly $200 million in settlements to victims.

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