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Title: New Mexico Catholic diocese forks out $121.5 million to settle bankruptcy case
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Published: May 18, 2022
Author: Mike Rivero
Post Date: 2022-05-18 12:01:07 by Horse
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caused by sex abuse scandal involving 375 victims against 74 priests in state

One of the oldest Catholic dioceses in the United States announced a settlement agreement on Tuesday to resolve a bankruptcy case in New Mexico that resulted from a clergy sex abuse scandal.

The tentative deal totals $121.5 million and would involve about 375 claimants.

The proposed settlement comes as the Catholic Church continues to wrestles with a sex abuse and cover-up scandal that has spanned the globe.

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