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Connecticut high court orders diocese to publish abuse files

May 26, 2009

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered the Diocese of Bridgeport to unseal approximately 12,000 pages of documents related to abuse lawsuits. “It's hard to think of another case, except perhaps out in Los Angeles, where the Church has fought so hard to keep files secret,” said Terence McKiernan, president of BishopAccountability.org. “These documents will likely expose current Church employees who suspected child sex crimes and either ignored them or concealed them,” the national director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests added.

 


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