TITLE

Church lobbyists battle to limit abuse suits

AUTHOR(S)
Feuerherd, Joe
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
National Catholic Reporter;3/31/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20397904

 

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