LA Archdiocese Discloses 70 Years of Sexual-Abuse Accusations

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LA's Cardinal Roger Mahony said again today that apologies are not enough for the -incalculable harm- done by pedophiles in the Catholic clergy. He promised, -I will do all in my power to prevent sexual abuse by anyone serving our archdiocese now and in the future.- With that, he released a list of 244 Los Angeles priests, deacons, brothers and seminarians accused of molesting 656 minor children since 1931. The report is the latest move in a crisis of confidence in America-s largest Catholic archdiocese. Is the Church doing all it can to stop child abuse? Is celibacy the root of the problem? We hear from victims- groups and others about an unprecedented accounting.
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