Thursday, May 24, 2012

New information released about sexual abuse scandal in California

Release of files was one unfinished item of business from a 2006 court settlement
Franciscans Fathers Mario Cimmarrusti, Robert Van Handel, and Brother David Johnson the most recent sexual abusers added to The page contains over 8,500 pages detailing claims of sexual abuse in California.
The B.C. Catholic has Catholic News Service's report about more than 8,500 documents have been released detailing several claims of several sexual abuse by a group of Franciscan priests and brothers in California:
The release of the documents was one unfinished item of business from a 2006 court settlement that awarded $28 million, the vast majority of it from the St. Barbara Province of the Franciscan Friars and Brothers, to settle abuse claims from 25 plaintiffs.
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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