Allentown Diocese Cuts 24% of Staff to Fund Victims’ Compensation

The Diocese of Allentown has cut a quarter of its workforce in order to make money available for a fund to compensate victims of clergy sexual abuse, according to a July 1 statement on the diocesan website. The reductions affected diocesan workers, not parish staffs, and most occurred through attrition including a voluntary retirement program, the statement … Read more