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Milwaukee archdiocese to pay $21m​ to abuse survivors

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee in Wisconsin today won court approval for a plan to emerge from bankruptcy four years after it was swamped by compensation claims filed by victims of sexual abuse committed by predator priests. 

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Bells toll in memory of school shooting victims

Bells tolled at houses of worship across the country Friday morning — including most prominently at Washington National Cathedral and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception — in memory of those who died tragically in Newtown, Connecticut, last week.