November 26, 2019

Kurts Martens, professor, canon law, was quoted in The Washington Post about West Virginia’s new bishop calling for his predecessor, to pay a restitution package for alleged financial and sexual misconduct.

..."Kurt Martens, a canon law professor at the Catholic University of America, said this is the only case he’s heard of involving a bishop being made to pay restitution — publicly or privately.

'It’s pretty revolutionary in a way. It’s challenging the old boys’ network,' Martens said. 'I think that will mean a lot for victims.'"...

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