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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.
for Vermont’s Roman Catholic Church say they’ll appeal an $8.7 million verdict.
On Tuesday, a Chittenden Superior Court jury found in favor of a Colorado man who says he was repeatedly abused by a priest in
a Burlington church in the 1970s.
inspectors still don’t know what caused the blaze that destroyed St. Mary’s
Church in Mount Holly the Sunday after Christmas. Parishioners
are grateful that no one was hurt and that foul play is not suspected. But
as VPR’s Nina Keck reports, they worry about the church’s future and whether
their tiny community can stay together.