The visitation comes amid criticism of Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki’s handling of sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Cologne.
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Unlike the report released in December 2019, the new document includes the full names of some of the priests who committed sexual abuse.
The composer, a layman, is a central figure in the “contemporary liturgical music” movement that began in the 1970s, along with composers Marty Haugen, Fr. Michael Joncas, Dan Schutte, and the “St. Louis Jesuits” group.
The BSA now joins Church dioceses in filing for bankruptcy over sex-abuse claims, although the legal contexts are different in some respects.
Assembly Bill 1030, designed to inform female patients about what to expect during pelvic examinations and enable them to identify illegal predatory behavior, has been tabled.
Mark Matzek, 56, says Bishop DiMarzio and another priest, who is now deceased, repeatedly abused him when he was an altar server in the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey.
Bishop Bransfield categorically denied that inappropriately touched a 9-year-old girl during a pilgrimage to Washington in 2012.
Eric Schmitt's report said that Catholic dioceses have less oversight over religious priests than their secular counterparts.
The cardinal’s legal team has said it will thoroughly examine the over 300-page judgment before deciding whether to petition the Australian High Court in Canberra.