Less-Redacted Maryland Report Still Redacts Several Names of Church Leaders

Maryland’s attorney general released some previously redacted names in its staggering report on child sex abuse in the Archdiocese of Baltimore on Tuesday, but the names of five Catholic church leaders remained redacted amid ongoing appeals, prompting criticism of the church by victims’ advocates. While the names of the high-ranking church leaders already have been … Read more

Maryland Probe Finds 158 Abusive Priests, Over 600 Victims

An investigation by Maryland’s attorney general identified 158 Catholic priests in the Archdiocese of Baltimore who have been accused of sexually and physically abusing more than 600 victims over the past 80 years, according to court records filed Thursday. Attorney General Brian Frosh announced that his office has completed a 463-page report on the investigation, … Read more