St. Cloud is 4th Minnesota diocese to declare bankruptcy amid abuse lawsuits

Posted March 5, 2018 7:51 pm by Editor

St. Cloud is 4th Minnesota diocese to declare bankruptcy amid abuse lawsuits

St. Cloud, Minn., Mar 5, 2018 / 04:00 pm (ACI Prensa).- The Diocese of St. Cloud has announced that it will declare bankruptcy as it faces 74 civil claims alleging the sexual abuse of minors.

St. Cloud is the fourth diocese in Minnesota to declare bankruptcy after the passage of the Minnesota Child Victims Act in 2013, which lifted the civil statute of limitations for child abuse allegations until May 2016, giving alleged victims three years in which to file claims for abuse alleged to have occurred decades ago.

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