Even death doesn't diminish former bishop's arrogant legacy
By David Rutter, January 8, 2016, Chicago Tribune Lake County News-Sun
In 2005, this was a snippet of Bishop Joseph Imesch's then-sealed sworn deposition detailing two decades of child sexual abuse by Joliet Diocese clerics under his management:
Imesch: "As far as I can remember, I think (priest) Gary (Berthiaume) admitted to me that he had done it before the conviction."
Lawyer for abuse plaintiffs: "If he had told you that he had committed the offense against the child, isn't that evidence of the crime?"
Imesch: "That's a job for the police. I'm not going to . . .