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Brooklyn diocese names eight priests who sexually abused children / The New York Times

“The Brooklyn diocese hid Father Lara’s secret from the public, but quietly posted Mr. Lara’s name on its website on Thursday morning, confirming that he had been laicized, or defrocked, for the abuse. Later in the day, the diocese posted the names of seven more former priests who were defrocked for child sexual abuse offenses, in an effort to protect children who might come into contact with them.” (The New York Times)

In the Vineyard: November 13, 2017

In the Vineyard :: November 13, 2017 :: Volume 17, Issue 20

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VOTF Study Reveals Wide Disparity in Online Financial Transparency of U.S. Roman Catholic Dioceses

VOTF recently released the results of a study that reveals a wide disparity in online financial transparency for U.S. Roman Catholic dioceses. The study was conducted by the Finance Working Group of Voice of the Faithful®.