Catholic Church: No Obligation to Report Abuse

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The Catholic Church is allegedly telling newly ordained bishops that they have no obligation to report child-sexual-abuse allegations to law-enforcement officials, saying instead that the decision to take such claims to the authorities should be left to victims and their families.

The policy was first reported by a veteran Vatican journalist at Catholic news website Crux, who cited a presentation given by French Monsignor Tony Anatrella.

More here: http://time.com/4216974/vatican-guidelines-sex-abuse-bishops-training/

Image from: http://www.jihadwatch.org/2016/02/catholic-church-tells-bishops-they-are-not-obliged-to-disclose-child-sex-abuse

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