Jury foreman: Vt. bishop showed “no real remorse’

The foreman of a jury that last week awarded a Maryland man $3.6 million in a case of sexual abuse by a priest says the current Vermont Catholic bishop’s attitude during a videotaped sworn statement may have hurt the church’s case.

Former altar boy awarded $3.6 million

A former altar boy is offering to donate a $3.6 million priest sex abuse award, if the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington posts the photos of pedophile priests on its Website.

Vt. bishop writes letter on abuse verdict

Vermont’s top Roman Catholic clergyman has written to parishioners around the state, apologizing to the victim in a priest sex abuse case but saying the church will appeal last week’s $8.7 million verdict against the Diocese of Burlington.