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Boston Archdiocese Explores Bankruptcy Option

The Catholic Archdiocese of Boston says it is not any closer to filing for bankruptcy due to unresolved clergy sex abuse cases. But NPR's Tovia Smith reports the archdiocese is exploring the option as a way to settle the claims of 450 alleged victims of sexual abuse by priests.

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Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR National Correspondent based in Boston, who's spent more than three decades covering news around New England and beyond.