July 21, 2020
By Ben Hall
The Catholic Diocese of Nashville is defending how it handled a sexual abuse allegation against a priest who served as chaplain on the Dominican Campus in Nashville.
An adult female student at Aquinas College claims the priest sexually assaulted her in 2017.
On Friday, a Catholic newspaper questioned why the Nashville Diocese did not open a formal investigation after the victim came forward.
The article in the London-based Catholic Herald is titled “Adult Abuse Case: Accusations of Grave Mishandling Across Church Jurisdictions.”
It focused on sexual abuse allegations against Father Kevin McGoldrick, who served as a priest on the Dominican Campus in Nashville from August of 2013 until June of 2019.
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