October 18, 2018

Mary Leary, professor, law, was quoted in a Washington Times story on the Department of Justice’s investigation of clergy sexual abuse in Pennsylvania.

... Mary Leary, a former federal prosecutor and law professor at Catholic University, said law enforcement needed to act because church leadership had failed to protect children for decades.

“There have been ample opportunities for leadership to put into place and execute necessary measures to prevent child sexual abuse, but it has been a mishandling at best and a cover-up at worst,” she said. “The fact that the Catholic Church is reflective of this new reality is not shocking; it’s just sad.” ...

Read more in the Washington Times. 

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