Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Programs

U.S. Dioceses

Diocese of Allentown

Independent Administrators Award $16.02 Million to 97 Applicants

103 claims were deemed eligible. 6 offers were rejected for a total of $1.18 million.

Diocese of Brooklyn

The process is ongoing.

As of August 14, 2019, the diocese settled "almost 500 claims, and has paid over $90 million . . .."

Diocese of Buffalo

The diocese has provided a detailed summary of the program.

There were 127 claims deemed substantiated; 127 awards issued.

The Diocese of Camden

The diocese suspended the program in August 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of that date, it had paid out $8.1 million to 71 victims.

Earlier update: As of January 2020, 95 claims out of 560 total claims received by all five NJ Catholic dioceses were deemed eligible.

Diocese of Colorado Springs

In this coordinated IRCP of dioceses in Colorado, 81 of 98 claimants were deemed eligible for compensation

Archdiocese of Denver

In this coordinated IRCP of dioceses in Colorado, 81 of 98 claimants were deemed eligible for compensation

Diocese of Erie

The program began in February 2019 and ended in August 2019.

As of December 10, 2019, 57 claims were deemed substantiated. 50 claimants were paid a total of $5.9 million.

Diocese of Fresno

Established in May 2019

In this coordinated ICP of the CA dioceses, there have been 39 compensation settlements totaling $3.94 million, as of Jan. 23, 2020.

Diocese of Greensburg

This program opened in February 2019 and closed in May 2019.

As of October 15, 2020, 72 claimants received $5,908,293.

Diocese of Harrisburg

This program opened in February 2019 and closed in May 2019.

112 claims were deemed eligible. 106 claimants accepted compensation totaling $12.1 million.

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Established in May 2019

In this coordinated ICP of the CA dioceses, there have been 39 compensation settlements totaling $3.94 million, as of Jan. 23, 2020.

Diocese of Metuchen

Established in February 2019, the deadline for submitting a claim was February 15, 2020.

As of January 2020, 95 claims out of 560 total claims received by all five NJ Catholic dioceses were deemed eligible.

Archdiocese of New York

The archdiocese shares information about their IRCP program on their website.

The program has been slowed by COVID-19.

As of November 30, 2017, 189 claimants accepted compensation, totaling $40,050,000.

Archdiocese of Newark

Established in February 2019, the deadline for submitting a claim in thecoordinated New Jersey program was February 15, 2020.

As of January 2020, 95 claims out of 560 total claims received by all five NJ Catholic dioceses were deemed eligible.

Diocese of Ogdensburg

As of October 4, 2018 approximately thirty-seven victims have resolved their claims and have received $5,495,000 in compensation.

49 claims were deemed eligible; 39 awards issued.

Diocese of Orange

In this coordinated ICP of the CA dioceses, there have been 39 compensation settlements totaling $3.94 million, as of Jan. 23, 2020.

Diocese of Paterson

Established in February 2019, the deadline for submitting a claim in thecoordinated New Jersey program was February 15, 2020.

As of January 2020, 95 claims out of 560 total claims received by all five NJ Catholic dioceses were deemed eligible.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

The Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program process is ongoing.

As of May 31, 2020, 250 claims have been deemed eligible.

Diocese of Pittsburgh

The diocese has set up an FAQ about their IRCP program.

It opened in January 2019 and closed in October 2020.

297 claims were deemed eligible. 224 claimants were paid over $19 million.

Diocese of Pueblo

In this coordinated IRCP of dioceses in Colorado, 81 of 98 claimants were deemed eligible for compensation

Diocese of Rockville Centre

The diocese's program closed on September 25, 2020.

As of September 20, 2019, 277 claimants accepted compensation totaling over $50 million.

Diocese of Richmond

The program opened in February 2020 and closed in October 2020.

60 claims were deemed eligible; 9 of those 60 were denied by the Administrator. 51 claimants received compensation of $6,300,000 total.

Diocese of Sacramento

In this coordinated ICP of the CA dioceses, there have been 39 compensation settlements totaling $3.94 million, as of Jan. 23, 2020.

Diocese of San Bernadino

In this coordinated ICP of the CA dioceses, there have been 39 compensation settlements totaling $3.94 million, as of Jan. 23, 2020.

Diocese of San Diego

In this coordinated ICP of the CA dioceses, there have been 39 compensation settlements totaling $3.94 million, as of Jan. 23, 2020.

Diocese of Scranton

The program opened in January 2019 and closed in September 2019.

249 claims were deemed eligible. 213 claims were paid a total of $24,460,000.

Diocese of Syracuse

From February 2018 to April 2019, 79 claims were resolved for $10,922,500. There were 88 total claims (79 resolved; 3 ineligible; 4 non-responses; 2 declined).

Diocese of Trenton

Established in February 2019, the deadline for submitting a claim in the coordinated New Jersey program was February 15, 2020.

As of January 2020, 95 claims out of 560 total claims received by all five NJ Catholic dioceses were deemed eligible.

With thanks to Lisa Cumming, who provided some of this information. More details are posted at Catholic Dioceses in Bankruptcy.