Benedict remembered for role in pushing US bishops to confront clergy abuse

January 6, 2023 | NCR

By Christopher White, Vatican Correspondent | NCR

Under intense national scrutiny after the groundbreaking reporting on clergy sexual abuse and cover-up in the Boston Archdiocese in 2002, the U.S. Catholic bishops created a new lay-run review board to advise their national conference on how to better protect children and vulnerable persons from abuse.

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