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Victim settles with Archdiocese for $1.65 million
Still a child, he was molested recently by Fr. McCormack
It's the first of several civil lawsuits against Archdiocese to be resolved
Church officials ignored clear abuse reports & kept predator in ministry
On July 2, McCormack pled guilty to child molestation. Prosecutors say he assaulted one 11 year old boy "on an almost daily basis" from Sept. 2005 until Jan. 2006. Cardinal Frances George kept McCormack in ministry for years despite several reports of child sexual abuse, including repeated written and verbal ones from a Catholic nun seven years ago to archdiocesan staff.
Last year in an unrelated incest case, Dicker won a $2 million settlement on behalf of a young victim.
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests