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Brothers abused by priest allege bigger church cover-up

6:36 PM, Mar. 22, 2013
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Voicing frustration with what they call a flawed justice system, sex abuse victims Todd and Troy Merryfield are accusing the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay of covering up similar misconduct by as many as 50 other priests.

The two brothers, who were both abused in the 1970s by the same Catholic priest in Outagamie County, said Friday they accepted a $700,000 civil settlement from the diocese because the courts would not allow broader disclosure of other alleged abusers.

But the brothers said during a news conference outside the Catholic cathedral in downtown Green Bay that the diocese should ...

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