Sunday, July 30, 2023

Syracuse diocese announces $100M bankruptcy settlement

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The Diocese of Syracuse (NY) has announced that it has agreed to a $100 million settlement with abuse victims as part of its bankruptcy reorganization—the largest such settlement since 2007.

According to FAQs published by the diocese, the Diocese of Syracuse will contribute $50 million; parishes will contribute $45 million; and other diocesan entities will contribute $5 million.

In a letter to the faithful, Bishop Douglas Lucia asked that the Mass for the Forgiveness of Sins be celebrated in all parishes on July 29-30.