How the Archdiocese Handles Priest Abusers

Information supplied by the Catholic Accountability Project •    66 priests acknowledged by AD as abusers •    27 laicized, 17 sentenced to “prayer and penance” •    2  “defrocking” cases pending •    Rev. James J. Brennan and Rev. Robert L. Brennan http://archphila.org/protection/Updates/update_main.htm Laicization •    No records are kept of their whereabouts. (Editor's Note: The Dioceses of Detroit … Continue reading How the Archdiocese Handles Priest Abusers

Expert Weighs In With Heavy Words On Lack of Progress

"The Scandal Continues: Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis," by Anne M. Burke, U.S. Catholic, April 27, 2011 Burke is an Illinois Supreme Court Justice who served as interim chair of the National Review Board, the board of lay Catholics that was charged by the U.S. bishops to oversee their compliance with the reforms they had pledged … Continue reading Expert Weighs In With Heavy Words On Lack of Progress