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300 Perpetrators Accused of Sexual Misconduct in New Jersey Dioceses; New Jersey Catholic Bishops Sued for Nuisance

5/6/2019 10:04:00 AM
Law Firms to Release Names of
300+ Perpetrators
Accused of Sexual Misconduct in the
New Jersey Dioceses

New Jersey Bishops Sued for Maintaining a Public Hazard in
Concealing the Names and Histories of Known Perpetrators

WHAT: At a news conference today in New Jersey, a sexual abuse survivor, attorneys and advocates will:

•    Release a report containing the names and histories of over 300 perpetrators accused of sexual misconduct in the Archdiocese of Newark, Diocese of Camden, Diocese of Metuchen, Diocese of Paterson and Diocese of Trenton;
•    Announce the filing of a lawsuit by a sexual abuse survivor against all of the New Jersey Catholic Bishops and the New Jersey Catholic Conference for maintaining a public hazard by keeping secret the names of all clergy accused of sexual misconduct in New Jersey;
•    Demand that all five New Jersey Bishops release the identities, background information and histories on all clergy accused of sexual misconduct with minors, which has largely been concealed.

WHEN: Monday May 6, 2019 at 1:00PM ET

WHERE: Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel – Salon A
               1000 Spring Street
   Elizabeth, NJ 07201

NOTES: The event will be live-streamed on YouTube at and Facebook

Contact:   Jeff Anderson: (646)759-2551 (office); (646)499-3364 (cell)
                 Greg Gianforcaro: (908)859-2200 (office); (908)310-4624 (cell