New Orleans Archdiocese to pay more than $1 million to resolve fraud allegations -U.S. Justice Dept

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WASHINGTON – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has agreed to pay more than $1 million to resolve allegations it submitted false damage claims to the U.S. government for payment after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Chris Reese)