Church lobbyists battle to limit abuse suits

Feuerherd, Joe
March 2006
National Catholic Reporter;3/31/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 22, p5
The article discusses the issue on the consideration of lifting the statutes of limitations against child abuse. Clergy sex abuse victims and church lobbyists are contending to limit abuse civil suits against alleged abusers including those who covered their crimes after several years. It tends to be more open-ended and is subject for legislative scrutiny. It is also hoped that the church will look into its responsibilities towards the victims through compensation.


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