NJ bishop: Independent avenue for reporting abuse is needed

Posted August 9, 2018 7:50 pm by Editor

NJ bishop: Independent avenue for reporting abuse is needed

Metuchen, N.J., Aug 9, 2018 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In light of a scandal involving one of its former bishops, Theodore McCarrick, the Diocese of Metuchen is working to establish an independent avenue for victims to report abuse conducted by Church leaders, including bishops.

“I continue to be saddened and ashamed… by reports of the abhorrent events we have been learning about in regard to Archbishop McCarrick – I know you must be, too. Our efforts to evangelize, and spread the Good News of Christ, have been hobbled by these atrocities,” Bishop James Checchio of Metuchen said in an Aug.

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