What a Committee Reviewing Abuse Allegations against the Catholic Church Learned

By Vermont Public Radio
Jand Lindholm and Ric Cengeri
August 22, 2019

Diocese of Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne joins "Vermont Edition" to discuss the findings of a lay commission that reviewed files for allegations of child sexual abuse by a member of the clergy.

As the clergy abuse scandal in the Catholic Church continues to unfold, Vermont has not been immune. Last fall, Bishop Christopher Coyne of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington created a committee of lay people to examine the files of Vermont priests for reports of child sexual abuse. We'll hear what they found.

Joining us are Bishop Coyne and John Mahoney, a member of the committee, to discuss how the review was conducted and allegations substantiated.








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