The deal settles all 508 cases that remained against the archdiocese, which also paid $60 million in December to settle 45 cases that weren't covered by sexual abuse insurance.I wonder what "cases that weren't covered by sexual abuse insurance" means here ? I will be happy to hear from you if you have details. Not surprisingly, a google for "sexual abuse insurance" shows up lots of church websites with details on how to take this particular insurance. For example, the Church Mutual Insurance states the following in their insurance booklet, under the multi-peril liability coverage section,
Reports of sexual misconduct and molestation, especially child sexual abuse, occur with frightening frequency at worship centers, schools, camps and day care centers.
Purchasing insurance for this exposure is a wise financial decision. It should not be viewed negatively...
Isn't it ridiculous that the Vatican idiots are content with paedophiles and happy excommunicating priests who perform gay marriage ? Organized religion and moral ethics, MY FOOT!
Here is a list of church insurers I came across
- GuideOne, a major insurer of Protestant Churches
- CatholicMutual, a major insurer for Catholic Churches
- ChurchMutual, another leading worship insurer