US diocese files for bankruptcy to repay sex abuse victims

A US archdiocese said Friday it is filing for bankruptcy to compensate victims of sexual abuse, the 12th Roman Catholic district to do so in a years-long scandal that has rocked the Church.

Deal reached in Catholic lawsuit in US

A lawsuit filed against a US diocese and its bishop by a girl who was 2 when a priest took pornographic photos of her has tentatively been settled for USD 600,000, a lawyer for the girl said.