Archive for April 2015

Diocese of Helena posts names of clergy accused of abuse

HELENA, Mont. — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena has posted on its website the names of former priests and other employees who were accused of sexually abusing children. The list, posted Wednesday, is one of the conditions of settling lawsuits filed by hundreds of people who said they were abused by priests, nuns, and…

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When Bishops Lie About Child Sex Abuse

Harry Truman’s famous phrase “the buck stops here” is often quoted when talking about taking ultimate responsibility for issues, problems, and their solutions. Often “the buck stops here” is used by presidents, committee chairpersons, directors of divisions or programs. Bishops and archbishops are directors of their dioceses. In many ways, bishops and archbishops are the…

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