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1995 | Worcester, MA Diocese Settlement Agreement with Confidentiality Reqs

In Documents, Letters, Etc by PhilSaviano

Settlement, Release and Confidentiality Agreement

This agreement is made _, 1995, by and among The Roman Catholic Bishop of Worcester,
A Coporation sole (hereinafter “The Corporation”), Bernard J. Flanagan (hereinafter
“Flanagan”) and Philip Saviano (hereinafter “Saviano”);

WHEREAS, Sviano has made certain allegations directly or indirectly relating to The Corporation, Flanagan and certain priests which he alleges or could allege would entitle him to be compensated for alleged injuries and damages; and

WHEREAS, Saviano has commenced a lawsuit entitled, Barry Navin, Paul F. Roughan, Philip Saviano and William Schultz v The Roman Catholic Bishop of Worcester, A Corporation Sole, Bernard J. Flanagan, and David Holley, Docket No. 93-2255-C in the Suffolk Superior Court; nd

WHEREAS, The Corporation and Flanagan deny that they or any other person, priest, or entity related in any way or manner to them has any liability whatsoever to Saviano whether based on disclosed or undisclosed allegations or on any other basis; and

WHEREAS, The Corporation, Flanagan and Saviano desire and intend to terminate any disputes that may exist between The Corporation, Flanagan and

image of a document entitled "settlement, release, and confidentiality agreement" by the Roman Catholic Church for Phil Saviano to sign

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b) Saviano agrees that he will not disclose (nor permit disclosure of ) any information, facts, allegations or other material of any nature, oral or written, concerning the Releasees which is or may be related in any manner, shape or any activity of the Releasees which is or may be contrary, in whole or in part, to proper and authorized functions of the Releasees; or which would cause scandal, embarrassment, ridicule or the like to the Releasees; or which would subject the Releasees to any claims of third persons; or which relate in any way to the subject matters covered by this agreement.

Another key image of the settlement document the Catholic Church wanted Phil Saviano to agree to. Basically that he would not disclose any info about this agreement between the Church and him.