If you’re Roman Catholic, you may be asked to put just a little extra in the collection plate:
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hundreds of people who claim they were abused by clergy affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles can expect to be paid more than $1 million each in a $660 million settlement of their lawsuits. The deal, by far the largest settlement in the church’s sexual abuse scandal, was reached Saturday, said Ray Boucher, the lead plaintiff’s attorney.
Did Michael Jackson join the priesthood or something? What did I miss?