Monday, June 15, 2009

Bridgeport Diocese Seeks Reconsideration on Disclosure Ruling

The AP reported, "The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport asked the Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday to reconsider a ruling that would make public thousands of pages of documents that detail alleged sexual abuse by priests." The diocese argues that "the ruling fails to uphold the privacy and constitutional rights of all parties to lawsuits, especially when cases are sealed, and contends the disclosure of the sealed documents is barred by the religious clauses of the First Amendment." Read more.

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