Commission member urges Portuguese bishops to suspend priests who have committed abuse
March 08, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: A psychiatrist who served on the independent commission that produced a report on abuse in Catholic institutions in Portugal has urged the nation’s bishops to suspend priests who have sexually abused minors.
“Each name is known to the dioceses,” said Daniel Sampaio, according to Portugal Resident, a weekly English-language newspaper.
According to the head of the commission, more than 100 priests suspected of committing sexual abuse remain in active ministry.
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