Catholic Church facing potential multi-million dollar payouts as sex abuse victims sue [Jan 16]

THE Catholic Church is facing a potential multi-million dollar bill as dozens of angry sex assault victims sue, demanding it pay for their suffering.In the last 12 months, 19 ­Supreme Court lawsuits have been filed against former Ballarat bishop Ronald Mulkearns, who was in charge when some of Australia’s most notorious paedophiles were active in…