DIOCESE OF CAMDEN NJ
Priests with Substantiated Allegations: 40 (of which
33 had "substantiated" allegations, and 7 had allegations "determined
to be unfounded by the Diocesan Review Board"
Total Priests: 1,416 diocesan and religious order priests
Persons Making Substantiated Allegations: At least 70
(of which 63 making "substantiated" allegations, and at least
7 making accusations "determined to be unfounded by the Diocesan
Cost: $5,654,197 paid in legal claims
See the Dallas Morning News database entry on former Bishop
Nicholas DiMarzio, recently installed as bishop of Brooklyn NY. The
June 2002 database examined the records of bishops and identified those
who had allowed accused priests to continue working or had otherwise protected
priests accused of sexual abuse. The database is relevant to the bishops'
"Nature and Scope" study because the bishops who prepared the
surveys for the study are in many cases responsible for the "scope"
of the problem.
See 2/27/04 letter
from apostolic administrator Monsignor Thomas J. Morgan and the accompanying