Abuse conference focuses on bishops' accountability

McElwee, Joshua J.
May 2012
National Catholic Reporter;5/25/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p9
Information about the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Inc. summit held at Santa Clara University in California on May 11, 2012 is presented. Topics include the accountability of bishops who do not report abuse or follow the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People recommendation, failure of bishops to deal with sexual abuse and actions for clergy who abuse children. The summit featured several notable people including Tom Reese, Kathleen McChesney and Michael Merz.


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