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Michael Hill

Michael Hill is an author at Religion News Service.

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NY diocese facing flood of lawsuits files for bankruptcy

By Michael Hill — March 17, 2023
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Albany diocese is dealing with a deluge of lawsuits dating to when New York temporarily suspended the statute of limitations on childhood abuse.

Religious vaccine exemption stays for NY health care workers

By Michael Hill — October 12, 2021
New York will continue to be barred from enforcing any requirement that employers deny religious exemptions. Additionally, the state cannot revoke exemptions already granted.

NY let childhood sex abuse victims sue; 9,000 went to court

By Michael Hill — August 13, 2021
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For two years, New York temporarily set aside its usual time limit on civil lawsuits in order to allow victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue churches, hospitals, schools, camps, scout groups and other institutions and people they hold responsible for enabling pedophiles or turning a blind eye to wrongdoing. That […]
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