US Catholic Faith in Real Life

The return of the sex abuse crisis

Bryan Cones | Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

Just when you thought the big sex abuse settlements were over and done with, the Jesuits of the northwestern United States have filed for bankruptcy, listing assets of only $5 million and liabilities of a staggering $62 million, according to the Associated Press. Even more shocking: The province faces 200 sex abuse lawsuits or threats of lawsuits, a truly staggering number.