Disclosure of Settlements Paid
Updates to Financial Report
The Diocese will issue an annual update to the settlements paid as a result of allegations of sexual abuse of minors as a part of the Financial Report issued on November 1, 2018. The first annual update will be issued by November 30, 2019.
Appendix 3: Clergy On Whose Behalf Settlements Were Paid
Credibly Accused Clergy with diocesan assignments (unless noted) on whose behalf settlements were paid regarding an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor
Jose Daniel Alberran
Stanley Bonaszek (Maryknoll)
William J. Fletcher
Lawrence Jensen (Eparchy of St Maron)*
Bartholomew J. Laurello
*Not a diocesan priest or a visiting priest in the Diocese; however, Diocese named in lawsuit and cooperated with Eparchy in settlement in 2019 due to location of Maronite Parish within the Diocese of Bridgeport.
In the cases of the clergy listed below, a settlement was paid without a determination of credibility of the accusation. The settlement may have been paid as part of a larger global settlement, or for administrative efficiency purposes without there being a finding of credibility
Joseph Kettner (LaSalette)
George Maslar (Franciscan)
*Settlement amount paid by Christian Brothers as a part of bankruptcy of Christian Brothers