Diocese of Covington releases report on clergy sexual abuse

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Diocese of Covington has released a report on sexual abuse that found 59 Catholic priests have sexually abused children since the 1950s. The report also says there were and 31 others associated with the church that committed abuses. The Kentucky Enquirer reports it was released Friday on the diocese website along with a list naming the accused. In 2006, the Diocese of Covington paid more than $81 million to sexual abuse victims in a court settlement. Of the accused priests, all but 14 are now dead.

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