OUR OPINION: North Dakota dioceses should release names of priests

OUR OPINION: North Dakota dioceses should release names of priests

By Tom Dennis, January 27, 2016, Grand Forks Herald

To weeks ago, the Archdiocese of Seattle published a list of its clergy and other employees who'd been credibly accused of sexually assaulting children.

The archdiocese took this step on its own—not because of a court ruling, not because a legal settlement forced its hand, but because the publication was the right thing to do.

"This action is being taken in the interest of further transparency and accountability, and to continue to encourage victims of sexual abuse by clergy to come forward," as the archbishop of Seattle wrote in a letter to the archdiocese.

North Dakota's two Roman Catholic dioceses should follow the Seattle archdiocese's lead, and  . . . 

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  • commented 2016-01-28 17:39:13 -0600
    IN THE ALBANY NY CATHOLIC DIOCESES SO MANY AT THE SAME TIME RAPED BY FATHER MECURE,WHO TOOK VICTIMS OUT OF STATE LIKE MICHAEL SHOVOH ,WHO HAS SUED THE DIOCESES AND WHILE THEY WERE IN COURT WE OBTAINED THE SEALED RECORDS ON A MOTION IN COURT LIKE MOVIE SPOTLIGHT-FATHER DAVID BENTLEY ALSO WAS RAPING WITH 3 OTHER PRIEST AT PARSONS HOME FOR CHILDREN,THOSE 3 BROTHERS (OATHOUT) RECIEVED SETTLEMENTS AND FATHER BENTLEY LEAVING FREE IN KENTUCKYGENE HUBERT THE JANITOR RAPED SO MANY VICTIMS YOUR EYES WILL SPIN—HE TOOK RAPED VICTIMS SUCH AS STEVE ERICKSON IN HIS VOLKSWAGEN AND PICK UP OTHER COLONIE SCHOOL KIDS AND TAKE THEM TO CAMP PARADOX LAKES AND RAPED THEM—-HUBERT HAD FAMILY AND PROPERTY UP THERE—IN MY CASE I WAS RAPED BY JANITORCAME FORWARD IN 2010,JANITOR DIED IN 1997—DIOCESES OFFERED ME 60,000 I REFUSED BECAUSE I WOULD HAVE TO SIGN MY RIGHT AWAY TO SUE THEM—-TEACHERS AT SAINT TERESA OF AVILA KNEW WHAT WAS GOING ON—IN CLASSROOM STEAMED WINDOWS CLASSMATES WROTE JACK+GENE ON WINDOWSWRITING ON BACK OF WOODEN DESK ONLY TO HAVE JANITOR SAND PAPER THEM EVERY NIGHT—-RANDAL RENCH HEALTH TEACH WHO STILL WORKS IN SCHOOL DISTRICT TOOK ME IN FRONT OF CLASS TO SHOW CPR AND LEANED AND WHISPERED IN MY EAR DONT WORRIE I WONT TELL GENE—-THIS SCHOOL HAD SO MANY CRIMINALS WORKING THERE THAT SO MANY CHILDREN WERE SEXUALLY ABUSE AND MANY HAVE A BAD LIFE AND SOME HAVE TAKEN THIER OWN LIFE—-IT WAS BAD REAL BAD AND THEY STILL WONT RELEASE RECORDS AND WE ALL KNOW WHY—-WHEN PUBLIC KNOWS THE WHOLE TRUTH THEY WILL BE IN PRISON WHERE SO MANY OF THOSE CRIMINALS DESERVE TO BE AND WE ARE FIGHTING FOR OUR LIFE TO GET JUSTICEBUT IN NY THE #1 CORRUPT CITY IN USA -POLITICANS SUCH AS DEAN SKELOS IS REASON WE CANT GET JUSTICE -HE IS GOING TO BE SENTENCE TO PRISON SOON-NOW WE HAVE TO KEEP OUR EYES OF HIS BUDDIE SENATOR FLANAGAN AND SEE WHAT HE WILL DO WITH CHILD VICTIMS ACT WITH 1 YR WINDOWSENATOR FLANAGAN REFUSES TO ANSWER WHERE HE STANDS ON BILL——-CORRUPTION CONTINUES
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