Title

Priests are not the only abusers: Report should be wake-up call for all of society

Document Type

Editorial

Publication Date

2-26-2004

Abstract

On Friday, the John Jay Report on clergy sexual abuse in the American Catholic Church will be released to the public. It is an independent audit conducted by John Jay College in New York of all of the cases of clergy sexual misconduct of minors in the approximately 200 Roman Catholic dioceses throughout the United States. The report does not include priests or religious brothers who are members of the various religious orders such as the Jesuits, Dominicans, or Franciscans.

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San Jose Mercury News