Archdiocese of Vancouver confirms 3 more priests involved in abuse settlements


December 13, 2020

Three more priests who served in Vancouver parishes are involved in settlements related to sexual abuse, according to a report released by the Archdiocese of Vancouver.

The report, dated Dec. 14, 2020, also confirms 13 more survivors have come forward with stories of sexual abuse.

In 2019, the CBC’s The Fifth Estate reported that the Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver was aware of 36 cases of abuse by clergy under its jurisdiction, including 26 cases involving children.

Five days later, the Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver named nine clergymen who have criminal convictions or lawsuits settled against them related to cases of sexual abuse dating back to the 1950s.

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