5 new clergymen named in alleged abuse case
Mike Springer 6:35 PM MST Dec 09, 2014
Five new clergy members accused of sexual abuse are believed to be publicly named for the first time in a motion filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
The motion seeks financial and insurance statements from the province of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the province of St. John the Baptist.
Court documents name . . .
50 State AG Call for Grand Jury
Any investigation must be:
- independent of and separate from the church
- must have subpoena powers and ability to compel testimony under oath
Anything short of these criteria is a sham and whitewash.
In addition, write letters to the editor, make phone calls to politicians as they can apply pressure to keep them responsive to our demand. We need to make efforts to ensure that they follow up on what the state is doing to investigate these crimes.
The Attorneys General of forty states have inquired about the grand jury process in Pennsylvania. Let's get statewide investigations going in fifty states.
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