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Eric Schmitt's report said that Catholic dioceses have less oversight over religious priests than their secular counterparts.
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.