July 31, 2020
By Kim Schupp
The Diocese of Covington released the names of priests, deacons, and lay employees who have been accused of sexual abuse of a minor.
The diocese said the list is the product of a comprehensive and independent review of thousands of diocesan records dating back to 1950.
“After over a year of deliberations and planning, the Diocesan Review Board presented a process of review to Bishop Roger Foys for implementation. These deliberations were prompted in November 2018 by the recommendation of the National Review Board for all dioceses to conduct an independent review of all files — going back to 1950, if possible — and making these results public, including publishing the list of names of all clergy offenders,” they said in the release.
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