The Diocese of Albany, New York, announced March 15 that it has filed for bankruptcy reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
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New St. Gregory Pastor Promises To Be Partner To Parishioners
The new pastor of the Church of St. Gregory the Great, brought in to help the parish heal following the removal of the previous pastor, began his tenure with a promise to be a true partner to his parishioners.
Child Victims Act Lawsuits Reveal More Facts About Sexual Abuse Cases
The abuse of children anywhere is a heinous crime and sin. When it occurs by those working in the Catholic Church, however, the abuse is even more horrific. This should never have happened. The problem of sexual abuse is a societal problem that permeates the Church, schools, sports programs and families.
Rockville Centre Diocese Files for Bankruptcy Protection
The Diocese of Rockville Centre has filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11, it was announced on Oct. 1.
Gov. Cuomo Extends Child Victims Act’s One-Year Window
Governor Andrew Cuomo has extended the state’s lookback window for victims of abuse to file civil lawsuits until January 14, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Diocese of Rochester Files for Chapter 11
The Diocese of Rochester (N.Y.) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sept. 12, according to the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester.
Window for Abuse Suits in New York Opens
New York state’s Child Victims Act (CVA) will take effect on Aug. 14, giving those who say they were abused as minors one year to file a civil suit regardless of when the alleged crime occurred.
Let Us Not Judge, Let Us Pray For Governor Cuomo
Recently, some in the Catholic community have called for the excommunication of Governor Andrew Cuomo and those Catholic members of the legislature who supported the change in the law to allow for the termination of a pregnancy up until the moment of birth.
NY Legislature Approves Child Victims Act
The New York Assembly and Senate approve Child Victims Act Monday, January 28, by an overwhelming majority.