Albany diocese proposes mediation for abuse victims: bankruptcy as alternative
June 30, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: The Diocese of Albany, New York, has offered a plan of mediation to settle lawsuits brought by sex-abuse victims, saying that the alternative would be bankruptcy.
The diocese explained that mediation would “avoid the costly expenses and prolonged delays” that would results from a bankruptcy filing. Bishop Edward Scharfenberger added: “In either scenario, the amount of funds available to be disbursed to survivors is the same.”
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