The Manchester Archives
The Manchester Archives -- some 9,000 pages of diocesan files and investigative
material -- offer a comprehensive look at sexual abuse committed by the
priests of the Manchester NH diocese. The archives also provide extensive
information about how the diocese responded or failed to respond to allegations
of abuse by its priests. Unlike the excellent
report issued by the attorney general, which because of time pressure
was restricted to assessments of 8 priests, the Manchester Archive presents
information on 60 priests.
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