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Lawyers Timothy J. Conlon, left, Richard A. Cappalli and Carl P. DeLuca represent victims in 36 sexual-abuse lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, which just reaches a $13.5-million settlement, abruptly ending what is believed to be the longest stretch of litigation over clergy misconduct in the nation.

Lawyers Timothy J. Conlon, left, Richard A. Cappalli and Carl P. DeLuca represent victims in 36 sexual-abuse lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, which just reaches a $13.5-million settlement, abruptly ending what is believed to be the longest stretch of litigation over clergy misconduct in the nation.