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Retired bishop must testify in abuse case despite Alzheimer’s

February 12, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: A federal judge in New York has ruled that retired Bishop Matthew Clark of Rochester can be questioned about his handling of sex-abuse claims. Lawyers for the bishop had argued that he was unable to testify because he suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The court set strict rules for the bishop’s deposition, setting a time limit and allowing for the presence of a physician.

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