NCR research: Costs of sex abuse crisis to US church underestimated

The U.S. Catholic church has incurred nearly $4 billion in costs related to the priest sex abuse crisis during the past 65 years, according to an extensive NCR investigation.

Analysis

Survey finds serious flaws in diocesan financial management

Analysis: With most diocesan priest pension plans significantly underfunded, questions over where the money comes from to support priests may point to a major crisis in the making.