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....In Spotlight, Cardinal Bernard Law was forced to resign as Bishop of the Archdiocese of Boston after The Boston Globe interviewed victims and published legal documents showing that church authorities had protected priests from prosecution. Law later worked at the Vatican. Lauren Elise McNamara, communications director of Restore Our Humanity, says these types of promotions after cover-ups are familiar to some accused of sexual abuse within the LDS ecclesiastical community.
“It is beyond negligent of the LDS Church to protect perpetrators of sex crimes. Putting these usually men in trusted positions of leadership further endangers everyone in the congregation especially those most vulnerable like the children in their care,” said McNamara....
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