Eric Schmitt's report said that Catholic dioceses have less oversight over religious priests than their secular counterparts.
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Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the U.S. bishops' conference, said, ‘It is my hope and prayer that … the Church will help model ways of addressing and bringing to light the darkness and evil of abuse wherever it exists.’
Drawing on lessons learned from the clergy-abuse crisis, U.S. communities use safety plans and risk analysis to deal with the issue.
In the United States, they follow the same Dallas Charter guidelines as dioceses, except that a limited number of offenders have been allowed to remain with restrictions in their communities.