New York Catholic child abuse scandal

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This video from New York City in the USA says about itself:

18 September 2018

The Brooklyn Diocese has agreed to pay a $27.5 million sex abuse settlement to four victims allegedly raped by a former church employee.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:

Four men who were repeatedly abused by a religious teacher when they were children have reached a settlement with the diocese of Brooklyn. The victims together will receive 27.5 million dollars, almost 7 million per person. It is one of the largest settlements that the Roman Catholic Church in the US has had to pay to individual victims.

The abuse took place between 2003 and 2009, the victims were then between 8 and 12 years old. The perpetrator is a 67-year-old volunteer who gave, eg, catechism lessons.

He was arrested in 2009 after one of the victims told his mother about the abuse. The…

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