GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- Two brothers will receive $700,000 after the Diocese of Green Bay settled a lawsuit brought by the men.
Todd and Troy Merryfield alleged the diocese withheld knowledge of a former priest's prior sexual misconduct.
The Rev. John Feeney later was convicted of sexually abusing the brothers in the late 1970s when they were boys.
The Post-Crescent reports a judge dismissed the lawsuit, based on the agreement.
Bishop David Ricken issued a statement apologizing to the Merryfields and all victims of child sexual abuse.
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