By Susan Hogan/Albach
The audits of 191 of the nation's 195 dioceses were commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to ensure the implementation of the sexual-abuse charter adopted in Dallas in June 2002.
To read the report, go to www.usccb.org/ocyp/audit2003/report.htm.
As of Dec. 12, the following dioceses were "not fully" following the charter: Archdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska; Archdiocese of New York; Archdiocese of Omaha, Neb;. Byzantine Eparchy of Passaic N.J.; Diocese of Alexandria, La.;Diocese of Arlington, Va.; Diocese of Bismark, N.D.; Diocese of Honolulu; Diocese of La Crosse, Wis; . Diocese of Lincoln, Neb.; Diocese of Memphis, Tenn.; Diocese of Richmond, Va.; Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio; Eparchy of St. Maron in Brooklyn, N.Y.; Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle in Michigan; Melkite Greek Catholic Eparchy of Newton, Mass.; Syriac Catholic Diocese of Our Lady of Deliverance, Union City, N.J.; Syro-Malabar Eparchy of St. Thomas of Chicago; Ukranian Eparchy of St. Nicholas of Chicago; Ukranian Eparchy of St. Josephat in Parma, Ohio.
These dioceses didn't participate in the audits: Apostolic Exarchate
of Armenian Catholics The Diocese of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; Armenian
Exarchate of New York; Diocese of Davenport, Iowa.
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