Washington Catholic Archdiocese Names 28 Former Clergy Who Committed Abuse

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC. Credit: Joseph V

(From Voice of America)

The Catholic Church in Washington has released the names of 28 former clergy members that it says were “credibly” accused of sexual abuse since 1948.

A letter released Monday by the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington said the move is “a necessary step towards full transparency and accountability and the process of healing.”

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