"Cardinal Sean O'Malley has released an online list of the names of priests in the Archdiocese of Boston who have been accused of sex abuse within the last 60 years.
"The archdiocese is continually evaluating its policies and practices to ensure that our child protection and abuse prevention efforts are further strengthened," the cardinal wrote in an Aug. 25 letter explaining his decision.
"Consistent with that effort, I have studied suggestions that we enhance the present Archdiocesan policy with respect to sharing information about clergy accused of sexually abusing minors."
Cardinal O'Malley said that although 248 of Boston's priests and two deacons have been accused of child sex abuse since 1950, he decided against releasing 91 of the names." -Read More...