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Bishop Saltarelli releases 20 namesEdit
130 lawsuits filedEdit
Altogether, more than 130 lawsuits have been filed against the diocese or Catholic religious orders in Delaware. 
Allegations against Oblates of St. Francis de SalesEdit
A Superior Court jury ruled the operators of Salesianum School -- the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales -- were liable under the Delaware Child Victim's Act of 2007, but their actions were not the proximate cause of the harm to James Sheehan.
Diocese files for chapter 11 bankruptcyEdit
Retirement benefits for abusive priestsEdit
The diocese said it is obligated to keep paying retirement benefits to six priests who church officials have confirmed are pedophiles. Similar controversial payments were reportedly given in Ireland to abusive priests in that country.
In a November 2009 statement, the diocese asserted that an independent audit showed it was in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, adopted in 2002 by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 
- ↑ "Bishop Releases More Names of Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse". Bishop-Accountability.org. 2006-11-16. http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2006/11_12/2006_11_16_BishopAccountability_BishopReleases.htm.
- ↑ Soulsman, Gary (2008-01-27). "The people's priest who became a bishop". The News Journal. http://delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080127/NEWS/801270387.
- ↑ Delaware Church, Abuse Victims Agree to Trial Halt
- ↑ Delaware: Oblates won't pay in priest abuse lawsuit
- ↑ Diocese seeks Chapter 11 protection in sex abuse cases
- ↑ Diocese: Pedophile priests should get benefits
- ↑ Catholic Church supporting 15 priests accused of child sexual abuse
- ↑ Diocese says it's following anti-abuse charter