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Deal sought in Milwaukee archdiocese bankruptcy

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is returning to mediation with hundreds of sexual abuse victims, and experts say it wouldn't be surprising if they reached at least a partial deal that would help resolve the archdiocese's long and costly bankruptcy case.

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Milwaukee archdiocese proposes $4M for victims

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has proposed setting aside $4 million to compensate the victims of clergy sexual abuse in its bankruptcy reorganization plan, according to a statement provided to The Associated Press.

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Clergy abuse victims lobby Vatican on claims

Clergy sexual abuse victims in Wisconsin and priests who support them are asking Roman Catholic officials to remove more than $50 million from a cemetery trust fund and make it available to settle bankruptcy claims against the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

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550 seeking restitution from Milwaukee Archdiocese

About 550 people are asking for restitution for alleged sexual abuse by clergy in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee - more than in any of the other U.S. dioceses that have filed for bankruptcy protection, according to a lawyer involved in the Milwaukee case.

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Wis. priest removed after sexual abuse allegation

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An Elm Grove priest has left active ministry while authorities investigate whether he molested a child in the 1970s. Spokesman Jerry Topczewski tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel the allegation was made to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee last week and turned over to the district attorney’s office. If no charges are filed, he said, the archdiocese will conduct ...

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