The Archdiocese of Bridgeport was ordered to make public its documents related to sexual abuse allegations. And they suggest that Cardinal Edward Egan, who stepped down from the NY Archdiocese earlier this year and was Bridgeport's Bishop between 1988 and 2000, and his predecessor "either ignored complaints against...abusive priests, or simply did not believe them." The NY Times writes, "Throughout the testimony, Bishop Egan showed himself as an administrator who could be demanding of his staff, but at times felt limited in his ability to remove men from the priesthood despite several abuse complaints."
Cardinal Egan's Testimony In Sex Abuse Cases
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