HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses are beginning to announce particulars about sufferer compensation funds they’re organising, practically three months after a sweeping grand jury report documented many years of kid sexual abuse by monks within the state.
The archdiocese of Philadelphia and the dioceses of Harrisburg, Scranton and Allentown on Thursday disclosed some info. The Erie Diocese says it is organising a fund, however is not able to disclose particulars.
The bulletins do not point out a complete greenback quantity or most particular person payout.
In statements, the dioceses describe sources for the cash, together with borrowing, property gross sales, investments and insurers.
A legislative effort to alter state regulation to permit a 2-year window for folks to sue in abuse instances which can be in any other case too previous to pursue was blocked by Republican state senators final month.