Feinberg is expert at evaluating nuances, and his experience with Penn State and the BP oil spill leave him well-prepared to slog through the mire of New York's Catholic clergy sex abuse cases, but ethical and moral questions abound. A church is not a university or a corporation. A priest is not a football coach. Where's the God?
Friday, October 7, 2016
Cardinal Dolan's Year of Mercy Plan to Address Clergy Sex Abuse Crimes in NY Archdiocese
"Master of Disaster" Attorney Ken Feinberg of 9/11, Penn State (Sandusky) mediation and settlement fame has been retained to have the last word on cash awards. He's a top-of-the-line hire who appears not to be Catholic. According to Dolan, Feinberg will have the last word on cash settlements and will scrutinize only those cases that the Catholic trio deems legitimate. Feinberg explains how bringing cases will work: