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$4 Million Settlement in Sex-Abuse Case

The Catholic Diocese of Pueblo and the Marianist religious order have settled on a $4 million pay out to 23 men who were allegedly sexually assaulted by one of the former staff members of an all boys school.

Roncalli High School in Pueblo, Colorado was an all-boys catholic school where the 23 men attended school in their youth. According to the MSNBC article, the 23 boys (at the time) were lured into the band room by Brother William Mueller. There, Mueller asked them to participate in an experiment about trust. He placed a cloth soaked in ether, a compound used for anesthesia, over their mouths, then sexually abused them as they lay helpless, according to the lawsuits.

The MSNBC article goes on to later speak of other instances where Mueller has been involved with similar cases. Mueller has denied doing said act.

The Examiner.com article was merely a background informative article. It just gave the simplest of facts, never even stating the names of the people involved except for the attorney's names.

The MSNBC article is much more in-depth. It gives information such as the teacher involved and background information on him and his past. It also has quotes from people who are involved. Overall, this is a much better article.


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