May 11, 2005

Labrador properties won't be sold: diocese

CANADA
CBC News

WebPosted May 11 2005 04:42 PM NDT
CBC News

CORNER BROOK Plans to amalgamate Roman Catholic parishes in Labrador with the Diocese of St. Georges are on hold until compensation for sexual abuse victims is determined.

The St. George's diocese says it will need to sell many of its assets to raise the $13 million compensation package it reached to compensate victims of sexual abuse.

The package involves 38 victims of Father Kevin Bennett and one victim of another priest.

Bishop Douglas Crosby, who is responsible for both dioceses, says properties in Labrador will not be involved.

Posted by kshaw at May 11, 2005 05:03 PM