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Brooklyn Diocese Settles Sexual Abuse Case with AG James, Pledges Reform 

The AG's office found that the Brooklyn Diocese failed to adequately protect children from sexual abuse in 11 churches and 84 schools across Brooklyn and Queens.

A secular monitor will oversee the Diocese of Brooklyn’s compliance with new and stronger sexual abuse policies as part of a settlement agreement with Attorney General Letitia James. The agreement was announced Tuesday as a means to address what James’ office called “years of mismanaging clergy sexual abuse cases” and failure to adequately investigate and respond to accusations of sexual abuse. The Office of the Attorney General opened an investigation of all eight Catholic Dioceses in New York back in 2018. Click here to read more on