Clergy Sex Abuse Survivors Put Statute of Limitations Reform in the Spotlight in New Video

Boston Globe
August 27, 2018

In a new video, Catholic clergy sex abuse survivors demand lawmakers act to reform the state's statute of limitations with a retroactive window.

"We don't need your apologies," survivor Todd Frey says to the camera.

"We don't need your prayers," survivor Shaun Dougherty says.

"We need justice," survivor Mary McHale says, emphasizing each word.

The three joined other abuse survivors in the video released on YouTube this week. Judy Deaven, mother of Joey Behe, who died in 2015 from an accidental drug overdose from pain medication he was prescribed for injuries he suffered when he was raped by a priest, also appears in the video, urging justice for "all victims."

The video was produced by CHILD USA, a nonprofit th








Any original material on these pages is copyright © 2004. Reproduce freely with attribution.