Local Lawyer Posts Names of Priests Accused of Abuse

Kudos to Boston lawyer Mitchell Garabedian, a fellow advocate for victims of child sexual abuse, for releasing more than 100 names of people in the church who have been accused of abuse. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley announced in March 2009 his plans to make these names public. That has not occurred.

The Boston Archdiocese’s excuse for this 22-month delay is that officials must “continue to evaluate the complexities of this initiative.” However, other archdioceses across the country have managed to release their own lists.