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Two Families Seek Church Accountability in Abuse Cases: Relatives of Slain Men Fault Lack of Safeguards Against Troubled Priests

Date: November 14, 2005
Author: Alan Cooperman
QUOTE: They want a mechanism for punishing seminary rectors and bishops "who recklessly ordain troubled seminarians." They want disclosure of the names and whereabouts of "every admitted, proven or credibly accused Catholic cleric." They want each bishop to publicly acknowledge his mistakes, meet with victims and support legislation in all 50 states to lift the criminal and civil statutes of limitations in child sex abuse cases.

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