Talk:Catholic sex abuse cases/Compensation payments table 1

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Compensation payments, bankruptcies and closures[edit]
Date Diocese Alleged abusers Payment Recipients Comments Period Notes
1997 Dallas $31 million [1]
2003, June Louisville $25.7 million 240 [2]
2003, Sept. Boston $85 million 552 [3]
2004, July Portland $53 million 100 (over) Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy hours before two abuse trials were set to begin
2004, Sept. Tucson $22.2 million Filed for bankruptcy, after reaching an agreement with its victims [4]
2004, Dec. Spokane $48 million (at least) Filed for bankruptcy, payment was a part (has to be approved by judge and victims) [5]
2005, Jan. Orange, California 30 priests, 2 nuns,
1 RB, 10 laity
$100 million 87 Eleuterio Ramos accused of 11 and Siegfried Widera (suicided) 9 cases, 25 case before creation of the diocese in 1936 remain uninvolved, Tod Brown apologized before 1936-1980s [6][7][8][9][10]
2006, Oct. Davenport, Iowa Lawrence Soens 15 Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, alleged victims were 15 students, Soens denied 1960s [11][12]
2006, Dec. Los Angeles priests $60 million 45 Roger Cardinal Mahony, 45 of the over 500 pending cases [13]
2007 Los Angeles Father Mark Falvey $16 million 9 ordered to pay [14]
2007, Jan. Charleston priests $12 million numerous Bishop Robert J. Baker agreed to pay [15]
2007, July Los Angeles $660 million 508 (over) Archbishop Roger Cardinal Mahony and diocese apologized after settlement 1940s-1990s [16][17]
2007, Jan. Charleston $12 million [15]
2007, Feb. San Diego Robert Brom $198.1 million 144 Filed for Chapter 11 protection, hours before the first of 144 cases issued [18]
2008, Mar. Fairbanks priests, church employees 130 Filed for bankruptcy, due to monetary concerns over 130 lawsuits made by Alaska natives 1950s-... [19]
  1. ^ http://www.bishop-accountability.org/tx-dallas/Dallas-2002-04.htm Bishop Accountability
  2. ^ Lawyers Louisville Kentucky, News on Clergy Sexual Abuse Case against Archdiocese of Louisville Kentucky, William McMurry Lawyers
  3. ^ Boston archdiocese agrees to pay a record $85 million to victims of abuse US News and World Report
  4. ^ Tucson Diocese emerges from Chapter 11 protection
  5. ^ US Church offers abuse settlement BBC NEWS
  6. ^ http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/11/23/national/main657155.shtml California Diocese Settles Abuse Cases
  7. ^ "Orange Diocese to release files in $100 million settlement". The Tidings Online. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  8. ^ Grace, Francis (2004-12-03). "California Diocese Settles Abuse Cases". CBS News. Retrieved 2009-04-09. 
  9. ^ Orange County Weekly. Nailed? Bishop Tod Brown and His Undisclosed Molestation Accusation April 24, 2007
  10. ^ Los Angeles Times. ‘97 abuse claim named O.C. bishop September 14, 2007
  11. ^ Iowa Diocese Files For Bankruptcy , Davenport Bishop Says Settlements For 24+ Abuse Claims Left It No Choice CBS News
  12. ^ Judge throws out Iowa City Regina priest suit Radio Iowa
  13. ^ LA diocese settles abuse claims BBC NEWS
  14. ^ [1]
  15. ^ a b http://www.catholic.org/diocese/diocese_story.phpid=22894
  16. ^ http://www.pr-inside.com/parishioners-react-to-los-angeles-archdiocese-s-r172959.htm
  17. ^ "LA cardinal offers abuse apology". BBC News. 2007-07-16. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  18. ^ http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20070907-1449-bn07diocese3.html S.D. Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy
  19. ^ http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=11791