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Brooklyn Diocese to Pay Record $27.5M to Settle Abuse Claims
Brooklyn Diocese to Pay Record $27.5M to Settle Abuse Claims

Four men who said they were sexually abused as boys by a teacher at a Brooklyn Catholic church have reached a $27.5 million settlement from the Diocese of Brooklyn.

The men will each receive about $6.8 million.

In terms of individual payouts, it is largest settlement on record involving abuse of minors by Roman Catholic Church figures, almost double the amount received by two victims in Rockville Centre, New York, in 2008, NBC News reported.

Read the source article at nbclosangeles.com

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