Zero Tolerance Policy

July 10, 2014

Archdiocese of St. Louis Settles ‘False’ Abuse Claim

Prosecutors declined to pursue charges against former priest Joseph Ross, who was laicized in 2002, because they believed they could not prove Jane Doe 92’s case.

February 15, 2011

Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

There’s no quick fix when clergy abuse cases are dismissed. Many priests cleared of allegations ‘retire’ in good standing rather than go back to working with children.