November 1995 | BOSTON GLOBE — In this Globe report, Phil Saviano reveals publicly, for the first time, his sexuality, his illness and his determination not to agree to any confidentiality agreements when settling his lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Worcester. READ ARTICLE ON PDF
November 18, 1995 | Phil Saviano makes a public statement about settlement terms of a lawsuit he has filed against the Diocese of Worcester, MA. Although he is in precarious health and thousands of dollars in debt, he is refusing a $15,000 settlement offer because he would have to give up his right to speak about his childhood abuse experience. He asks, “What is the diocese doing about this problem besides paying people to be silent about it?