- The Context
- State of the State
Some victims have used the program to put their fight with the church behind them. Others scoffed at the price tag put on their trauma. This is the story of two men who came to different conclusions.
The diocese launched its compensation program in February. Those wishing to apply for compensation had to do so by mid-May.
The Catholic Church spent more on lobbying efforts in Pennsylvania than in seven other northeastern U.S. states combined, according to a recent report covering 2011-2018.