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From Bishop O'Connell: A response to recent reports about the sexual abuse of minors by clergy

Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., published the following message Aug. 16 on diocesan media and has asked that it be read during all Masses the weekend of Aug. 18 and 19:

As Bishop of the Diocese of Trenton, I share with our faithful and clergy of the Diocese the revulsion, disgust and anger you feel at all the recent revelations of the sexual abuse of minors by clergy in past decades. 

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Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Monday, April 22, 2013
From the Bishop
A response to recent reports about the sexual abuse of minors by clergy

Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., published the following message Aug. 16 on diocesan media and has asked that it be read during all Masses the weekend of Aug. 18 and 19:

As Bishop of the Diocese of Trenton, I share with our faithful and clergy of the Diocese the revulsion, disgust and anger you feel at all the recent revelations of the sexual abuse of minors by clergy in past decades. 

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Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Friday, August 17, 2018
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