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A safe family environment

By Diogenes (bio - articles ) | Jan 05, 2004

Let's say you get sick and tired about all the stories on sexual abuse by the clergy, and-- just for a break-- you take the family to Disney World.

How do you feel when you learn that one of the "greeters" there is a priest, removed from his pastoral assignment because of sex-abuse charges?

If US bishops have been lax in protecting children against abusers (and they have been), what does this say about Disney?

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  • Posted by: extremeCatholic - Jan. 05, 2004 9:50 AM ET USA

    As a person who hires employees, there's due diligence involved in determining from the employment history whether the reason why an employee left a previous job is connected to the job the person is applying for. Clearly Disney dropped the ball. Even if Disney was lied to, there's a public record to inform them.

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