1. The Catholic Church Shakes—Along with the Epstein Estate and Others—as Sex Victims Act Opens Window of Justice  Daily Beast
  2. Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church  New York Post
  3. Child Victims Act, A$AP Rocky case, Julián Castro’s anti-Trump ad: 5 things to know Wednesday  USA TODAY
  4. New York opens "lookback window" for child sex abuse victims  CBS News
  5. New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act  New York Post
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New York State’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect a midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate onslaught of electronically filed supreme court lawsuits -- the majority of which targeted Catholic dioceses across the state.Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, public schools and hospitals are among the many institutions expected to be named as defendants in the suits.The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, public schools and hospitals are among the many institutions expected to be named as defendants in the suits.

New York’s Child Victims Act could bring suits against Catholic Church, Boy Scouts - National | Globalnews.ca

A new statute of limitations will soon take effect in New York. Victims of child sexual abuse will get a one year window to file a civil lawsuit, regardless of their age now. Nikki Battiste reports.A new statute of limitations will soon take effect in New York. Victims of child sexual abuse will get a one year window to file a civil lawsuit, regardless of their age now. Nikki Battiste reports.

Victims of child sexual abuse seek justice with New York's Child Victims Act - CBS News

New York sex abuse victims get new chance to seek justice, A$AP Rocky to receive verdict on assault case in Sweden and more things to start your Wednesday.New York sex abuse victims get new chance to seek justice, A$AP Rocky to receive verdict on assault case in Sweden and more things to start your Wednesday.

Child Victims Act, A$AP Rocky case: 5 things to know Wednesday

“Watch: New York lawmakers reveal stories of sexual abuse as Child Victims Act starts https://t.co/eGHkqm3Pgb via @ChadGArnold”

Joseph Spector on Twitter: "Watch: New York lawmakers reveal stories of sexual abuse as Child Victims Act starts https://t.co/eGHkqm3Pgb via @ChadGArnold"

“✨Today is the day sexual abuse survivors of ANY age can file a civil lawsuit against their abusers in New York. This “lookback window” is open for 1 year, a condition of the Child Victims Act. https://t.co/phaKR4UTAg”

Corina Knoll on Twitter: "✨Today is the day sexual abuse survivors of ANY age can file a civil lawsuit against their abusers in New York. This “lookback window” is open for 1 year, a condition of the Child Victims Act. https://t.co/phaKR4UTAg"

“Our report into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church was 884 pgs long -- uncovering decades of abuse & cover up. It exists because victims were willing to share their stories. To face the institution that failed them and say -- no more. Demanding better for future generations.”

AG Josh Shapiro on Twitter: "Our report into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church was 884 pgs long -- uncovering decades of abuse & cover up. It exists because victims were willing to share their stories. To face the institution that failed them and say -- no more. Demanding better for future generations."

“Church digs in as Victoria forces disclosure of abuse revealed in confession https://t.co/Net2WxwerN < After all the evidence of church collusion to silence child abuse victims and families, they are still fighting this basic protection??”

Wendy Tuohy on Twitter: "Church digs in as Victoria forces disclosure of abuse revealed in confession https://t.co/Net2WxwerN < After all the evidence of church collusion to silence child abuse victims and families, they are still fighting this basic protection??"

A day of reckoning has come for sex abuse survivors. Beginning Wednesday, victims of any age are allowed to file civil suits against their alleged abusers, thanks to a new state law known as the Child Victims Act. It erases the statutes of limitations for one year in sex abuse cases. Attorneys representing victims in Rochester and Buffalo began filing once the clock struck midnight at a law office outside Buffalo.A day of reckoning has come for sex abuse survivors. Beginning Wednesday, victims of any age are allowed to file civil suits against their alleged abusers, thanks to a new state law known as the Child Victims Act. It erases the statutes of limitations for one year in sex abuse cases. Attorneys representing victims in Rochester and Buffalo began filing once the clock struck midnight at a law office outside Buffalo.

Sex abuse victims seek justice, apologies | WHAM

Sexual abuse allegations against two retired city priests were substantiated by Catholic church leaders who brought in health professionals, mental health experts and ex law enforcement officers to help with their probe, officials said Tuesday.Sexual abuse allegations against two retired city priests were substantiated by Catholic church leaders who brought in health professionals, mental health experts and ex law enforcement officers to help with their probe, officials said Tuesday.

Brooklyn Diocese sex abuse probe finds claims against 2 priests ‘credible'; clears 2 other priests - New York Daily News

Beginning today, victims in New York have one year to file civil lawsuits against their abusers or the institutions that enabled them.

NY Child Victims Act ‘look-back window’ opens, allowing lawsuits in old sex abuse cases - syracuse.com

Thanks to the Child Victims Act, survivors of decades-old abuse cases in New York can now have their day in court.Thanks to the Child Victims Act, survivors of decades-old abuse cases in New York can now have their day in court.

Catholic Church, Boy Scouts To Be Slammed With Hundreds Of Lawsuits In New York | HuffPost Canada

Mark Rozzi was surprised to receive the first one, and then another letter from the Allentown Catholic Diocese. The letters were a reminder that the deadline to apply for the compensation fund for victims of child sexual abuse was fast approaching. The 48-year-old Berks County Democrat, who has served inMark Rozzi was surprised to receive the first one, and then another letter from the Allentown Catholic Diocese. The letters were a reminder that the deadline to apply for the compensation fund for victims of child sexual abuse was fast approaching. The 48-year-old Berks County Democrat, who has served in

A year later: Pennsylvania report on Catholic sex abuse still making an impact | TribLIVE.com

A new state law takes effect tomorrow that vastly expands the ability of child sex abuse victims to bring their abusers to justice.

New law opens one-year 'window' for lawsuits by adult survivors of child sex abuse | RiverheadLOCAL

Thousands of San Diego clergy members will meet Tuesday for a first-of-its-kind gathering to address sexual abuse of children within the Catholic Church.Thousands of San Diego clergy members will meet Tuesday for a first-of-its-kind gathering to address sexual abuse of children within the Catholic Church.

For 1st Time, Thousands of SD Catholic Diocese Members Gather to Discuss Abuse Within Church - NBC 7 San Diego

It’s been a year. One year since the scope of the Catholic church sex scandal was dragged into the light of day. One year since Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro released the grand jury report that detailed 70 years of children being abused — first when their bodies were touchedIt’s been a year. One year since the scope of the Catholic church sex scandal was dragged into the light of day. One year since Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro released the grand jury report that detailed 70 years of children being abused — first when their bodies were touched

Editorial: What happens now with church abuse | TribLIVE.com

A year-long opportunity for victims of past child sexual abuse to file suit against their abusers began Wednesday.A year-long opportunity for victims of past child sexual abuse to file suit against their abusers began Wednesday.

Child Victims Act: Day One brings hundreds of lawsuits

MADISON — The Catholic League says a bill introduced last week by three Wisconsin lawmakers assaults the seal of the Catholic confessional. One of the bill’s proposers, state Rep. ChrisMADISON — The Catholic League says a bill introduced last week by three Wisconsin lawmakers assaults the seal of the Catholic confessional. One of the bill’s proposers, state Rep. Chris

Catholic League opposes proposed mandatory reporting law for clergy | Local News | journaltimes.com

The one-year window opens August 14 for adult victims of childhood sex abuse to bring lawsuits forward.The window to file claims is now open.

Several Child Victims Act lawsuits to be filed in Buffalo | wgrz.com

Buffalo Diocese Bishop Richard J. Malone apologized again Tuesday evening to clergy sexual abuse victims hours before many of them planned to file lawsuits agai…Buffalo Diocese Bishop Richard J. Malone apologized again Tuesday evening to clergy sexual abuse victims hours before many of them planne...

Bishop apologizes to abuse victims before Child Victims Act lawsuits are filed – The Buffalo News