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Report: California bishop wrote recommendation for abusive priest

Catholic World News - June 23, 2010

While serving as bishop of Boise (Idaho) in 1990, Bishop Tod Brown wrote a letter of recommendation to the Archdiocese of Tijuna on behalf of Father Ruben Idalio Garcia, a priest who had committed homosexual abuse of minors, according to an alternative Orange County (California) newspaper. Bishop Brown now serves as bishop of Orange.

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