New Ulm diocese reaches $34M settlement with abuse victims

Published 7:46 am Thursday, June 27, 2019

NEW ULM — The Diocese of New Ulm in Minnesota has reached a $34 million settlement in its bankruptcy case with 93 people who say they were sexually abused by priests and others.

Attorney Jeff Anderson, who represents many of the survivors, says it includes contribution of $8 million from the diocese and its parishes with the rest coming from insurance carriers.

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