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California bill would remove reporting exemption for priests in confessional

February 26, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The bill, sponsored by State Senator Jerry Hill, has the stated purpose of “requiring clergy to make a mandated [child abuse] report even if they acquired the knowledge or reasonable suspicion of child abuse or neglect during a penitential communication.”

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