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Catholic Church / Sex Abuse / Priests / Boston, Massachusetts / Law #707225

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 03, 2002
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Boston: Ron Claiborne) The legal debate in Boston over the Catholic Church's deal to compensate victims of sexual abuse by priests examined; details given of the possibility the church will declare legal bankruptcy to avoid abuse claims payment. [Cardinal Bernard LAW - says the settlement was not in place.] [Boston archdiocese spokesperson Donna MORRISSEY†- says the archdiocese is considering all options.] ["Catholic World Report" Philip LAWLER†- talks about the bankruptcy rationale.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Woodruff, Bob

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