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Philadelphia Archdiocese Says it has Spent $11.6 Million in Legal Fees Over 21 Monthsposted on June 7, 2012
The Associated Press’ Kathy Matheson reports on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s financial statements. According to these documents, which were released Tuesday, the Archdiocese has spent $11.6 million on legal fees in less than two years, most of it on priest sex abuse cases. Yet this sum does not include the costs of the ongoing trial of Monsignor William Lynn, “charged in a groundbreaking conspiracy and cover-up case that is now in a jury’s hands,” writes Matheson.