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NCR Today: Fr. Tom Eichenberger, cleared of an allegation that he abused a boy 38 years ago, said he feels no joy, just relief, that he has been found innocent.
The archdiocese has put forth what it hopes is the final settlement plan that will end the church's nearly 5-year-old bankruptcy case. Sex abuse victims are stunned by the proposal.
The settlement is expected to end the Milwaukee church's four-and-a-half year bankruptcy proceedings.
Lawyers for the man, identified only as John Doe, said the archdiocese had provided false information in getting the man to agree to an $80,000 settlement in 2007.