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Facing abuse lawsuits, Long Island Roman Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy

Facing abuse lawsuits, Long Island Roman Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy

The embattled Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island, which is facing more than 200 clergy sexual abuse lawsuits, has filed for bankruptcy. It the largest Roman Catholic diocese in the US to do so, which has about 1.5 million members. According to BishopAccountability.org, which tracks sexual abuse cases in the church, over 20 Catholic dioceses have filed for bankruptcy in the last 16 years.

Timothy
Timothy
yuckycrumpet
yuckycrumpet 3 weeks

Good to hear. Hope it continues elsewhere.

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