March 19, 2019

“What we are going to see is perhaps a broader array of legal avenues to hold the dioceses responsible,” Mary G. Leary, a law professor at the Catholic University of America, said of the West Virginia case...

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The West Virginia attorney general filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a retired top bishop and the state’s only Roman Catholic diocese, saying that they “knowingly employed pedophiles,” the latest in a string of attempts by law enforcement to hold officials accountable for sexual abuse in the church...

Read more at The Washington Post.

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