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New Accuser Goes Public with Allegations against Manhattan Priest Charged by Seven Others

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An alleged sexual abuse victim went public Tuesday with charges against a veteran Catholic priest, becoming the eighth accuser to identify the cleric, who remains active in a Manhattan parish. “I never thought I would have to come to this moment,” said accuser Joseph Caramanno, 34, at a Manhattan news conference. “I thought that everything […]

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Diocese of Brooklyn Agrees to Historic $27.5 Million Settlement for Church Staffer’s Sexual Abuse of 4 Boys

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Four boys who said they were abused by a perverted volunteer catechism teacher at a Catholic church have reached a $27.5 million settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn. The agreement is believed to be the largest settlement ever on behalf of an individual arising out of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, according to attorneys […]