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Diocese of Covington: 59 Priests Sexually Abused Children Since 1950

A nearly year-long review of records at the Diocese of Covington found that 59 Catholic priests and 31 others associated with the church have sexually abused children since the 1950s.

A report summarizing the findings of the review was released Friday on the diocese’s website, along with a list naming the accused and a letter of apology from Covington Bishop Roger Foys.

“There are no words to adequately express the sorrow and shame I feel,” Foys wrote. “I can never apologize enough to those who have been harmed by any representative of the Church. I beg your forgiveness in the name of the Church.”

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