Wednesday, March 30, 2011

3rd report

http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/2011/03/victims-group-releases-3rd-report-priest-abuse
Victims group releases 3rd report on priest abuse
By: The Associated Press 03/29/11 2:46 PM
The Associated Press
By: AP Photo/Matt Rourke
Barbara Blaine, President of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), displays childhood photographs of adults who say they were sexually abused, during a news conference Tuesday, March 29, 2011, in Philadelphia. The national victims group SNAP has released a previously undisclosed grand jury report on sexually abusive priests in Philadelphia.
The national victims group SNAP has released a previously undisclosed grand jury report on sexually abusive priests in Philadelphia.
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests says the 2003 document affirms what two later grand juries found: that abusive Roman Catholic priests were protected and transferred among parishes.
She says it's an interim report from a grand jury whose 18-month time limit had expired. A second grand jury continued the investigation; it released a scathing 2005 report that includes material from the 2003 document.
Another grand jury report this year led to criminal charges against three priests and others.
The Philadelphia Archdiocese declined comment due to a gag order.


Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/2011/03/victims-group-releases-3rd-report-priest-abuse#ixzz1I59fpsdy

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