Catholic Order Settles Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Catholic Order Settles Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

By Associated Press, June 1, 2018, The New York Times

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A Catholic order in New Jersey has settled lawsuits with five men who claim they were sexually abused by monks and a headmaster at a private school.

The Order of St. Benedict of New Jersey settled with the men who said they were abused while attending the Delbarton School in Morris Township, The Record reported Friday. Six other lawsuits are pending against the order that name faculty at Delbarton and St. Mary's Abbey, which runs the school. Details of the settlements were not disclosed.

The abuse allegedly took place while the victims were students at Delbarton or St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Linden, which was managed . . . 

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