New Bishop Directs Springfield Diocese To Expand List Of Clergy Credibly Accused Of Abuse

New England Public Media

December 11, 2020

By Nancy Eve Cohen


The Springfield Roman Catholic Diocese said it will expand which clergy accused of sexual abuse it lists on its website.

Up until now, the diocese published only the names of clergy it considered credibly accused when they were alive — with one exception, the late Bishop Christopher Weldon.

Early in 2021, the diocese said, the list will include clergy accused after they died.

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