Source AP ©

Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego to pay off from sexual abuse claims

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego will pay $198.1 million (144.64 million EUR) to settle 144 claims of sexual abuse by clergy.

The agreement follows two days of intense talks before a federal magistrate judge between the diocese, attorneys and some of the alleged victims.

It caps more than four years of negotiations in state and federal courts and comes six months after the diocese abruptly filed for bankruptcy protection just hours before the first of 42 lawsuits alleging sex abuse was scheduled for trial.

The diocese has been under pressure to reach a settlement. It sought to shield its assets by declaring bankruptcy, but a judge recently threatened to dismiss the diocese's case if an agreement with sex abuse plaintiffs was not struck by Tuesday.

And the latest victim in the globalization of idiocy, racism, bigotry and puerile, primary and primitive kickbacks is New Zealand, today a paradise lost.

New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under

And the latest victim in the globalization of idiocy, racism, bigotry and puerile, primary and primitive kickbacks is New Zealand, today a paradise lost.

New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under

And the latest victim in the globalization of idiocy, racism, bigotry and puerile, primary and primitive kickbacks is New Zealand, today a paradise lost.

New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under
Comments
Massacres of Muslim Worshipers in Christchurch: Tragic Insanity at Place of Worship
Massacres of Muslim Worshipers in Christchurch: Tragic Insanity at Place of Worship
World's Leading Human Rights Abuser USA
New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under
New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under
World's Leading Human Rights Abuser USA
World's Leading Human Rights Abuser USA
New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under
World's Leading Human Rights Abuser USA
Russian entrepreneur Emil Gainulin defrauded state’s budget for billions of rubles
Trump's Dystopian Budget Proposal
Dopamine for the Winners: how our mind's reward system drives political ambition and affects civilization
Targets for Russia's Zircon missiles in USA remain unclear
Targets for Russia's Zircon missiles in USA remain unclear
Targets for Russia's Zircon missiles in USA remain unclear
New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under
World's Leading Human Rights Abuser USA
New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under
New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under
Russian entrepreneur Emil Gainulin defrauded state’s budget for billions of rubles
New Zealand: Global idiocy reaches down under