Youngstown Diocese releases names of 31 religious leaders accused of abuse


October 29, 2018

Bishop George Murry said the diocese has received allegations from 76 victims

Bishop George Murry, of the Youngstown Catholic Diocese, held a press conference Tuesday, releasing a list of priests and clergy members who have been removed due to sexual abuse.

Leaders say they are doing everything they can to help victims of abuse at the hands of clergy who, at one time or another, served in the local diocese.

Since 1943, there have been 31 out of 1,026 priests and religious leaders accused of behaving inappropriately, Murry said.

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