Church, abuse survivors report ‘considerable progress’

The Guam Daily Post

August 10, 2020

By Haidee Eugenio Gilbert

Nearly 90 properties of the Archdiocese of Agana, excluding any Catholic parish or school, have been discussed between the church and survivors of clergy sex abuse as assets to fund a potential settlement.

A federal judge vacated Friday’s scheduling conference on the archdiocese’s bankruptcy, after the parties reported “considerable progress” in their ongoing mediation.

Some 300 Guam clergy sex abuse cases could go to trial if there is no settlement outside the court.

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