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Essential lessons for conducting grand jury investigations of clergy sexual abuse

Commentary: Currently, at least 14 attorneys general are investigating clergy abuse of minors in their jurisdiction. As seen with the Pennsylvania grand jury report, future efforts to seek the truth will be undermined as long as the investigations and any resulting reports move forward using faulty practices.

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Curb the crisis: 10 essential lessons for investigating church leaders

Commentary: The faithful question how the church can restore trust without transparency and accountability. If true healing and restoration is to occur, legal privileges must be waived and some significant disclosures must take place.