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By Diogenes (bio - articles ) | Feb 17, 2004

The BishopAccountability.org website posts a PDF file of the survey forms the U.S. dioceses were asked to complete for the John Jay study, including detailed instructions. It's interesting that the manuscript itself appears to be a copy faxed from Stephen Brady's Roman Catholic Faithful.

Especially significant is that the data requested -- concerning the victims and the offenders and the circumstances of the offense -- are quite detailed and specific. It will be particularly noteworthy, when the results of the survey are made public on February 27th, what data the National Review Board, and the bishops, see fit to reveal or conceal, to foreground or to pass over lightly.

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  • Posted by: Fatimabeliever - Feb. 18, 2004 7:19 PM ET USA

    These men should have never been allowed to be in the Priesthood in the first place; but since they were, now is the time that they be dismissed and sent away to jail. The Bishops should not let them hurt our young anymore nor do any more damage to the Priesthood and it shouldn't matter who they are. That horrible sin was their choice and they diliberately broke the law of God. Worst of all, they DAMAGED the young in their care!!

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