National Catholic Reporter

December 1, 1995

page 4



The Ad Hoc Committee on Sexual Abuse submitted Restoring Trust: Part II, with information on sexual offender treatment centers, results of a survey among bishops on their satisfaction level with such centers, victim/survivor stories and additional articles.

Committee chairman, Bismarck, N.D., Bishop John Kinney was asked after a news conference what happens the very first time a priest offender returned to ministry commits another offense? He replied;

Outside the meeting, Tom Economus of the Survivors of Clergy Sexual Abuse LINKUP, said,

The treatment center determined Calicott

said Economus,

Econumus said LINKUP knows of nine sex-offender priests back in ministry. [----------------]