February 20, 2020
Colorado’s three Catholic dioceses have paid $1.2 million to 10 victims who were abused by priests as children and program administrators have 77 additional claims to process.
There have been 87 people applications for reparations under the program, which allows victims to seek compensation without filing a public lawsuit, The Denver Post reports.
Victims who accept the money can avoid an adversarial court process, but must agree to not file a lawsuit against the church.
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