Catholic Diocese Denies Responsibility for Overseeing Priest Charged with Sex Abuse

By Julia Green
Catskill Mountain News
May 17, 2010

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany has filed an affidavit in answer to a civil suit filed on behalf of alleged victims of sex abuse and their families, claiming the Diocese is not responsible for overseeing Father James J. McDevitt in his role as priest at the Sacred Heart Parish in Margaretville.

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