Archbishop Aymond held a day of prayer, fasting and atonement on Friday, Oct. 23 and encouraged the Catholic faithful to participate, especially those feeling wounded.
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Allegations against the composer first surfaced in May concerning serial spiritual manipulation and sexual misconduct.
Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said in the report’s preface that all of these allegations were reported to law enforcement.
The lawsuit alleges that after Villarreal reported the abuse, diocesan employees began to harass him, referring to him as “the mole [spy,]” cutting his hours and benefits, and taking away his master key.
In addition to providing a legal window, The Child Victims Act also adjusted the statute of limitations for pursuing criminal charges and civil suits against sexual abusers or institutions.
Archbishop Schnurr said that although retired, Bishop Binzer will continue to serve in the archdiocese with the title of “Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus.”
According to the victims, there has been insufficient progress in making meaningful changes since the 2019 summit.
While this week’s court ruling is only a partial victory, in terms of securing a full review of the cardinal’s sexual abuse conviction, sources say it could be a ‘turning point’ in favor of his ultimate acquittal.
It was not announced when Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio would begin his apostolic investigation of the diocese and beleaguered Bishop Richard Malone.