Posts Tagged ‘Archdiocese’

Sex abuse costs LA archdiocese more than $740million Comments 0

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Sex abuse litigation and settlements have cost Los Angeles Archdiocese more than US$740 during the past decade. According to the Los Angeles Times, the latest settlement was for US$13million for 17 victims of alleged abuse by Fr Nicholas Aguilar-Riviera in the 1980s. Attorneys for the victims allege Cardinal Roger Mahoney and an aide “actively thwarted” Read more

Wellington Archdiocese – up to 50 buildings are earthquake risks Comments 0

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

After completing a preliminary assessment of earthquake risk the Wellington Catholic archdiocese has decided to take a proactive approach and focus on upgrading all its buildings on a prioritised basis, rather than focusing on a single building at a time according to the archdiocese’s administration director Dave Mullin. The Archbishop of Wellington, John Dew, is Read more

Radical reshuffle for Boston Archdiocese Comments 0

Friday, June 10th, 2011

The Boston Archdiocese is considering a radical reshuffle that would unite its 291 parishes into 80 to 120 groups according to an internal memo obtained by the Associated Press. The changes aim to save money in the parishes, which are “in a spiral of financial distress,” church officials say in confidential minutes of meetings where Read more