Friday, February 17, 2006

CNS on recent changes in the archdiocese of Chicago

Catholic News Service has published a good compehensive article on the situation:

CHICAGO – The Archdiocese of Chicago has hired an investigator to conduct an independent overview of its handling of recent abuse cases and asked for a complete review of its policies and procedures for monitoring clergy accused of sexually abusing children.

Both moves came as Cardinal Francis E. George named Jimmy Lago, chancellor, as the person responsible for overseeing the efforts of all employees and offices to make sure children are protected.

Read the rest.