Sexual misconduct by Roman Catholic priests has cost the church in lost faith and broken lives. Yet the damage from the scandals has been financial as well as spiritual.
Sex abuse has cost the U.S. church at least $2.1 billion since 1950. Here are some of the largest known payouts to victims since the crisis erupted in 2002 in the
Archdiocese of Boston:
<<< Click the states for some examples of costs already incurred.
Source: Compiled from Associated Press reports.