Camden NJ Diocese settles abuse claims
The Diocese of Camden has made financial settlements to resolve claims of Catholic priest sexual abuse involving parish priests in the 1950s and 1960s, a lawyer said Monday.
The payments took place after two men alleged they were sexually assaulted in separate incidents when they were children, said attorney Mitchell Garabedian of Boston. He gave no details but said each settlement was “in five figures.”
A Boston attorney says the Diocese of Camden has settled a claim that a priest abused a boy at the former St. Maurice Church in Brooklawn.
One man, now in his 70s, alleged that the Rev. Joseph Brennan sexually abused him from 1957 to 1959 at the former St. Maurice Parish in Brooklawn, Garabedian said.
The man was 12 to