Reports Point to Frosh Requesting Confidential Church Documents

WCBC Radio
October 16, 2018

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Although his office will not confirm it, a number of sources have reported that Maryland's attorney general is delving into records of the Baltimore archdiocese as part of an investigation into child sex abuse accusations. If true, Maryland would be the latest U.S. state seeking confidential church files since a Pennsylvania grand jury released an explosive report alleging widespread abuse and a cover-up scandal.  Archbishop William Lori said in a statement that he has written priests and deacons in the archdiocese advising them he's been informed by Attorney General Brian Frosh of "an investigation of records related to the sexual abuse of children.''  Unlike other U.S. states including New York that have recently announced probes into clergy sex abuse, Frosh's office only said it doesn't confirm or deny the existence of any investigations…


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