By revealing clergy sex abuse list, Archdiocese of New Orleans to publicly reckon with crisis

The New Orleans Advocate

October 30, 2018

By John Simerman

There may be names on the list that sicken New Orleans-area Catholics, exposing once-revered men of the cloth as child predators based on allegations that never saw daylight.

The sordid histories of about 16 other clerics should be familiar to many, though, having been revealed in previous eruptions of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal by the diocese itself — or in spite of its silence.

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