in Newswire August 16, 2019

With Child Victims Act in Effect, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Hit with Class Action in NY Over Child Sexual Abuse

by Corrado Rizzi

Last Updated on August 16, 2019

Franchell et al v. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Filed: August 14, 2019 § 6:19cv1006

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops faces a class action lawsuit alleging breach of fiduciary duty and gross negligence with regard to its failure to protect children from sexual abuse by priests and clergy in New York.

Last Updated on August 16, 2019 — 2:08 PM

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