Editor’s take note: This tale consists of graphic details of sexual abuse.
The Catholic Diocese of Peoria is when yet again going through scrutiny for the history of sexual abuse by its clerics.
The Illinois Lawyer General’s Workplace not long ago launched a spectacular report that found above 2,000 kids have been abused within Illinois Catholic church buildings by in excess of 450 clerics amongst 1950 and 2019.
The Catholic Diocese of Peoria, which addresses 26 counties from Rock Island in northwest Illinois to Vermilion on the Indiana border, was no tiny player in the report.
In a scathing and specific investigation, the condition Lawyer General’s Office paints a picture of how previous Peoria Archbishop John Myers assisted produce a net of lies, mishandled accounts of abuse and disregarded victims.