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Puerto Rico diocese loses court right, must hand over abuse records

May 01, 2014

A Catholic diocese in Puerto Rico has lost a court battle to stop release of internal records concerning sex-abuse allegations.

The Diocese of Arecibo had brought suit to block a prosecutor’s request for diocesan records. The court, rejecting that suit, ordered the diocese to hand over the records within two weeks.


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  • Posted by: jg23753479 - May. 01, 2014 6:56 PM ET USA

    If they have nothing to hide, then.... But, of course....