600 Children Were Sexually Assaulted By Baltimore Catholic Church

  • On Wednesday, a Maryland prosecutor accused Catholic Church authorities in Baltimore of covering the sexual abuse of over 600 children for decades. State Attorney General Anthony Brown has issued a report that lists several priests who “preyed upon” youngsters over the course of several years. The 463-page study details the abuse and what the priests did.
  • “Time and again, members of the Church’s hierarchy resolutely refused to acknowledge allegations of child sexual abuse for as long as possible,” according to the report.
  • “When denial became impossible, Church leadership would remove abusers from the parish or school, sometimes with promises that they would have no further contact with children. Church documents reveal with disturbing clarity that the Archdiocese was more concerned with avoiding scandal and negative publicity than it was with protecting children.”
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